Crystals for protection
Protection crystals are some of the most powerful crystals available to us. These crystals can help protect our energy fields, whether our auric fields or our physical environments. Many of these crystals are dark in colour but not always. Here is a list of the 10 most common protection crystals available.
Black tourmaline is an aluminum-based crystal, with a hardness of 7-7.5 on the Mohs scale. It is associated with the root chakra. Another name for black tourmaline is Schorl.
Black tourmaline helps remove negativity from your environment. It purifies and protects. It aids in grounding and clearing your auric field. Black tourmaline also offers psychic protection. It acts like a vacuum to pull out the negative energy.
Carry black tourmaline on your body, in a pocket or in jewelry form. You can also place it inside your pillowcase to help clear your auric field and remove negative thoughts and self judgement while sleeping.
Black tourmaline can also create a protective grid for your home. Place a piece of black tourmaline in the four corners of your home or property to create the grid.
Black obsidian is volcanic glass or rock, with a hardness of 5-5.5 on the Mohs scale. It is associated with the root chakra.
Black obsidian offers psychic protection and cleanses the auric field. It helps to dissolve negative attachments. It also helps to bring your shadow self to the surface so you can release what is no longer needed. It can assist to heal your body and spirit while keeping you grounded. It encourages personal growth and increases courage.
Black obsidian is good to use while meditating, or scrying. You can also carry it or place it in your pillowcase. You can place a piece of black obsidian beside your entrance doors to help remove any negative energy from coming into your home.
Smoky quartz is a silicon dioxide mineral with a Mohs hardness of 7. It is associated with the root chakra. It comes in a range of shades from light tan to very dark brown.
Smoky quartz is a great grounding crystal and helps to transmute negative energy. It protects and assists you to feel positive. It helps to remove negative energy in the environment. Smoky quartz can help fight stress, remove fear and unwanted energy. Smoky quartz has a more gentle energy.
Smoky quartz is good to use while meditating. It helps to still the mind and keep you grounded. You can also wear it and place it in your environment.
Black kyanite is an aluminum-based crystal with a hardness of 4.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale. It is associated with the root and 3rd eye chakra.
Black kyanite helps protect you from negative energies and blocks psychic attacks. It also grounds you and helps to block EMF pollution. Black kyanite assists you to feel safe and secure. It helps to clear the auric field and remove unwanted energies. Helps to increase your vibrations and keep you balanced.
Black kyanite is good to use while mediating, it can help bring vividness to your images and heals you from inner trauma. It is great to use when doing past life regression mediations, it will keep you grounded. You can also use black kyanite blades as a broom to sweep away any unwanted energies.
Chalcedony is a silicon dioxide mineral with a Mohs hardness of 7. It is associated with the root, sacral, throat and third eye.
Chalcedony offers psychic protection by purifying and cleansing the auric field. It blocks your aura from outside harm. It helps to restore balance and calm, while offering comfort. It provides gentle protection. Chalcedony grounds and brings stability. It can turn negative into positive.
Wear Chalcedony or carry it with you.
Labradorite is a feldspar with a 6-6.5 hardness on the Mohs scale. It is associated with the 3rd eye and crown chakras.
Labradorite helps to protect you against negative energies and helps you to form personal boundaries. It also aids with releasing fear and assists you to keep the faith. Labradorite strengthens your aura and averts psychic attacks.
Labradorite is good to use while mediating. You can also wear it in jewelry or carry it with you.
Onyx is a variety or chalcedony and has a Mohs hardness of 7. It is associated with the root, solar plexus, and 3rd eye chakras.
Onyx is a great grounding crystal and helps you to control your own personal power. Onyx shields you from negativity and from fear. Onyx has a calming quality and encourages persistence. It helps you to master your fate.
You can carry an Onyx with you or wear it.
Silver Sheen Obsidian
Silver sheen obsidian is volcanic rock and has a Mohs hardness or 5-5.5. It is associated with the root chakra.
Silver sheen obsidian helps to protect you against psychic attack and helps you face your fears. Silver sheen obsidian also helps you to see yourself in others.
You can carry it with you or wear it in jewelry.
Shungite is carbon rich crystal. It has a 3.5 hardness on the Mohs scale. It is associated with the solar plexus, 3rd eye and crown chakras.
Shungite protects from EMF frequencies. It helps to modify negative to positive. It cleanses and purifies your aura field. Shungite protects against psychic attacks and negative energies. It helps to keep you grounded. It can also bring light to the dark.
Keep Shungite next to computers, cell phones or any other device that emits EMF frequencies. Shungite has also been used to filter water. Shungite can also be worn or carried.
Snowflake Obsidian is a volcanic rock and has a 5-5.5 on the Mohs scale. It is black with white spots. It is associated with the root chakra.
Snowflake obsidian helps to protect you from harmful energies and breaks up stagnant energies. It helps ground you and can also shield against EMF’s. Snowflake obsidian clears negativity and helps you to make the best of your situation. It encourages you to overcome and release your problems. It can also assist you to see both sides of any situation.
Snowflake obsidian is good to use while mediating. You can also wear or carry it with you.
These are just some of the most common protective crystals available. If you find the crystal just does not seem to be working that well anymore. Try cleansing your crystal. You can place it in bowl of brown rice for 24 hours. (Throw rice away afterwards, DO NOT EAT) place under some sage smoke, use sound, ring a bell around the crystal or use a singing bowl. To read more ways of cleansing read my article on how to cleanse. Now go out and conquer the world. You are protected.