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Crystals for Protection

With all the crazy in the world, we’re all in need of an extra layer of protection. This isn’t limited to protecting against external negativity or threats. At times we need protection from ourselves and the negative thinking that can be a lot more detrimental to our well being.  Even more importantly, sometimes to move forward we need to cleanse ourselves of pre-existing negative energies or intentions. This page includes our top picks for crystals and stones for protection.

6.) Labradorite


Benefits of Labradorite: Labradorite is known for its beautiful flash, which comes in a spectrum of colors. However, it is very effective as a protective stone.  It repels unwelcomed energies and intentions and prevents leakage of one’s energy. It aids in alleviating fear and insecurities. It encourages imaginative thinking and soothes an overactive mind. Labradorite helps facilitate change and transformation. It enhances inner strength and perseverance. It assists in bringing suppressed or forgotten memories to light. It encourages perseverance and inner strength.


Obsidian Specs

  • Color(s): Comes in a wide spectrum of colors

  • Element: Wind

  • Zodiac(s): Cancer

  • Chakra(s): All

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Benefits of Serpentine: Historically, serpentine was used to identify and protect against evil and shield against bad luck. It is commonly used when breaking curses and removing malicious intent directed at you. It dispels negative energy and encourages inner peace and compassion. It is a psychic detoxifier. Additionally, serpentine is an earthing stone. It aids in gaining better control of one’s life. It addresses both mental and emotional imbalances.

Serpentine Specs

  • Color(s): Varies greatly 

  • Element(s): Earth

  • Zodiac(s): Varies based on type.

  • Chakras): All



Benefits of Obsidian: Obsidian is volcanic glass. It is molten lava that cooled very quickly before having time to crystalize. Because of the extreme method in which it was formed, it works relatively quickly.  Obsidian is widely known for its powerful protective qualities. It absorbs negative energies and protects against geopathic stress and psychic attack. It helps in releasing past hang-ups and helps facilitate change. It is very effective in uncovering hidden truths. However, it should be used with caution, as its ability to surface truths and uncover one’s skeletons can be overwhelming for some. For those able to stomach it, obsidian helps to face these truths head on and overcome shortfalls.


Obsidian Specs

  • Color(s): From black to silver sheen

  • Element: Wind

  • Zodiac(s): Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn

  • Chakra(s): Root

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best crystals for protection


Benefits of Amethyst: Amethyst is probably one of the most diverse and multi-purpose crystals around. It is truly the "Jill of all trades". Amethyst is part of the quartz family and one of the most plentiful crystals in the world.  Amethyst is extremely effective as a protective stone, and is commonly used to ward off negative energies.  It is a highly spiritual stone and excellent for meditation and connecting with the divine. It aids in deepening inner connection with one’s self.  Amethyst is coveted for its tranquilizing and cleansing effects. It is great for someone who tends to have an overactive mind, as it can help in easing ones thoughts. It promotes intuitive thinking and is great for alleviating brain fog and offering a sense of clarity.   Amethyst is a powerful stabilizer, and not only can be used to stabilize one' emotions and energy, but it can also be used to stabilize the energies of other crystals. It is a fantastic crystal to work with when needing to overcome grief, fear, or anxiety.

Amethyst Specs

  • Color(s): Varying shades of purple

  • Element: Wind

  • Zodiac(s): Aquarius and Pisces

  • Chakra(s): Third eye and crown




Benefits of  Black Tourmaline: Black tourmaline is the ultimate detoxifier and purifier and a staple in any crystal collection. It's a highly protective stone. It purifies negative energy and creates a protective shield around one’s aura. It is a common crystal to use to break curses and protect against physic attack. It can be used to balance all chakras.

 It clears the aura and removes blockages. The iron content in black tourmaline protects against electromagnetic fields (EMFs). This makes it a great stone to keep near your computer or other electronic devices. Additionally, it mitigates fear and instills self-confidence. It promotes and attracts compassion, prosperity, acceptance, and creativity. It also brings mental balance.

Black Tourmaline Specs

  • Color(s): Black but tourmaline, itself comes in a variety of colors.

  • Element: Earth

  • Zodiac(s): Capricorn

  • Chakra (s): Root

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crystals for protection



Benefits of Smoky Quartz: Smoky quartz is one of the most powerful grounding and cleansing stones.  It is highly protective in nature and one of the best detoxifiers. Smoky quartz shields against geopathic stress and absorbs electromagnetic smog. It aids in dissipating stress, depression, worry, and fear. It encourages positive vibrations and neutralizes negative ones. Additionally, it aids in mitigating  nightmares. It is a great crystal to work with for those needing to overcome dark or negative thoughts .It aids in clearing one’s mind and encourages positive thinking and gives off a calming energy.


Amazonite Specs

  • Color(s): Varying shades of brown and grey.

  • Element: Earth

  • Zodiac(s): Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn

  • Chakra(s): Root

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