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Crystals & their Correspondences

ANXIETY
• amethyst
• carnelian
• charoite
• chrysoprase
• jasper

AURA STRENGTHENING
• celestite
• jasper
• labradorite

AWARENESS
• azurite
• creedite
• jasper
• kyanite

BALANCE
• agate
• amazonite
• amber
• aventurine
• calcite
• rhodochrosite
• smoky quartz
• tourmaline 

BEAUTY
• aquamarine
• clear quartz
• lepidolite
• rose quartz
• sapphire

COMMUNICATION
• amethyst
• ametrine
• aquamarine
• blue calcite
• celestite
• citrine
• kyanite
• topaz
• turquoise

COMPASSION
• angelite
• celestite
• lapis lazuli
• rose quartz
• sodalite

COURAGE/CONFIDENCE
• agate
• carnelian
• citrine
• sugilite
• tourmaline

CLARITY
• agate
• calcite
• citrine
• sapphire
• tigers eye

CLEANSING
• celestite
• chrysoprase
• jasper
• kyanite
• moonstone
• selenite
• shungite
• sunstone

CREATIVITY
• agate
• amazonite
• amethyst
• aventurine
• carnelian
• howlite
• lapis lazuli
• opal
• topaz

DEPRESSION
• amber
• calcite
• chrysoprase
• fluorite
• lapis lazuli
• pyrite
• rainbow quartz
• rose quartz
• tigers eye

DREAMS
• amethyst
• hemimorphite
• herkimer diamond
• jade

ENERGIZING
• agate
• amber
• calcite
• carnelian
• garnet
• rose quartz
• topaz

FEMININE ENERGY
• cherry quartz
• garnet
• jade
• lapis lazuli
• moonstone
• rose quartz

FERTILITY
• agate
• aventurine
• jade
• moonstone
• pearl
• red carnelian
• rose quartz
• smoky quartz
• turquoise

FOCUS
• emerald
• fluorite
• pearl
• tigers eye

FORGIVENESS
• blue agate
• blue chalcedony
• chrysoprase
• dioptase
• moonstone
• sugilite

FRIENDSHIP
• amethyst
• barite
• carnelian
• desert agate
• jade
• lapis lazuli
• rose quartz
• strontianite

GENEROSITY
• chrysoberyl
• orange jasper
• sunstone
• topaz

GRIEF
• apache tear
• danburite
• epidote
• onyx
• peridot
• sodalite
• rose quartz
• ruby

GROUNDING
• agate
• hematite
• obsidian
• smoky quartz
• tigers eye

HARMONY
• agate
• amazonite
• carnelian
• emerald
• jade

HAPPINESS
• agate
• amber
• chrysoprase
• rose quartz

HEADACHE
• amethyst
• lapis lazuli
• rose quartz

HEALING
• agate
• amethyst
• aquamarine
• blue lace agate
• carnelian
• citrine
• clear quartz
• hematite
• lapis lazuli
• rose quartz
• selenite

IMAGINATION
• aventurine
• blue pietersite
• citrine
• fulgurite
• iolite
• malachite
• rose quartz
• sugilite
• topaz
• ulexite

INSIGHT/INTUITION
• amethyst
• aquamarine
• citrine
• dumortierite
• euclase
• green prehnite
• iolite
• moonstone

INSOMNIA
• amethyst
• ammonite
• angelite
• black tourmaline
• clear quartz
• hematite
• jade
• labradorite
• rose quartz

INSPIRATION
• agate
• charoite
• opal

INTELLIGENCE
• agate
• calcite
• charoite
• green aventurine
• yellow tourmaline

LONGEVITY
• amethyst
• agate
• carnelian
• citrine
• garnet
• quartz
• tourmaline

LOVE
• amazonite
• chrysoprase
• jade
• malachite
• rose quartz

LUCK
• aventurine
• carnelian
• citrine
• rhodonite
• rose quartz
• tigers eye

MEDITATION
• amethyst
• calcite
• celestite
• elestial quartz
• labradorite
• lapis lazuli
• rutilated quartz
• selenite

MOTIVATION/DETERMINATION
• aventurine
• carnelian
• citrine
• garnet
• jasper
• tigers eye

NEGATIVE ENERGY (repel/absorb/protect)
• amethyst
• apache tears
• black tourmaline
• carnelian
• chrysoprase
• jasper
• onyx
• smoky quartz
• tigers eye

NURTURING
• amber
• calcite
• jasper
• pearl
• rhodochrosite
• rose quartz

PHYSICAL STAMINA
• amazonite
• lace agate
• hematite
• jasper
• red amethyst
• red spinel
• tigers eye

PROSPERITY
• agate
• carnelian
• chrysoprase
• citrine

SELF ESTEEM
• agate
• amethyst
• amazonite
• aventurine
• charoite
• chrysoprase
• dumortierite
• garnet
• jade
• malachite
• sodalite
• tigers eye
• variscite

SPIRITUAL AWARENESS
• amethyst
• bloodstone
• calcite
• chrysoprase
• howlite
• kyanite
• lapis lazuli
• moonstone
• pyrite
• smoky quartz
• selenite
• turquoise
• unakite

SPONTANEITY
• hiddenite
• opal

TRUTH
• agate
• aquamarine
• celestite
• charoite
• danburite
• iolite
• pietersite
• sapphire
• scheelite
• tigers eye

VISUALIZATION
• iolite
• imperial topaz
• green tourmaline
• kyanite
• magnesite
• petalite
• pietersite
• ruby
• selenite
• ulexite

WEALTH/ABUNDANCE
• agate
• chrysoprase
• citrine
• green aventurine
• jade
• moss agate
• ruby
• tigers eye

OTHER INFO:

Essential Oils & Correspondences

Healing Chakra Imbalances

Off Colors and the Crystal Gems

Quick quick post before sleep - there are some distinct parallels between the Off Color crew and the original Crystal Gems.

First of all, they have quite a similar collection of gem types as they did in the group when Steven was born (a Ruby, a Sapphire, and a Pearl), just in a slightly different formation.

A “defective” former functionary

A “scandalous” outlaw fusion. (Obvious color-scheme overlap)



And a “freak” who came out wrong (interesting that Ame’s whip has two pointed heads on the end…)

Then, you have their “leader,” a much larger, gentle-seeming gem with a mixed, mysterious past…


Yeah, that feels intentional. (Also… “Fluor”ite - sounds a lot like “fleur,” right?)

“that’s my word”

peridot has a surprisingly emotional reaction to garnet teasingly calling her a clod, and at first i didn’t get why. i brushed it aside as a funny moment.

however, when i thought about it… of course peridot is emotional. garnet just showed her, in terms peridot can understand, how much she likes her.

peridot obviously has trouble with reading other people’s emotions, knowing how they feel about her, and how to make her own feelings known.

she has a lot of strategies to cope with this, some of which are obvious, like the tape recorder, some of which are not. one of the little things that i don’t think all the crystal gems have picked up on - she mimics their speech

the most obvious example is steven - where she has this now-infamous expression of gratitude from:

Originally posted by stanandford

she also picked up “cool” from him, and the tongue-out gesture all the way back in friend ship. steven was the first person she trusted among the crystal gems, and for a while, her only ally.

and he’s not the only example! remember how in barn mates, peridot said stuff like “holy smokes”, “i got yo numbah”, ect? i think we can be pretty sure that was amethyst’s influence. they’ve been hanging out more, and it’s pretty clear peridot considers her the “best” of the crystal gems. 

Originally posted by charnamefic

again, this tells us that peridot parrots the people she likes! this is a very subtle, maybe not entirely conscious decision. again, i don’t think most of the other crystal gems have picked it up. 

however… i think garnet gets it. ever since log date, she’s been making a conscious decision of trying to understand peridot.

of course, this isn’t one-sided! garnet says it herself, peridot made an effort to understand her. i think garnet wants to do the same. 

in log date, we also saw she’s getting pretty good at understanding peridot’s needs; putting her relationship in terms she can understand (”i’m percy and pierre”), helping her calm down, and telling steven the tape recorder is important to peridot, so he should return it.

so when garnet uses peridot’s word, “clod”, she’s giving her what she needs - reassurance that garnet really does care about her, and has been paying attention to her. she’s doing exactly what peridot does to the people she likes - mimicking her words. 

because peridot was worried, peridot was scared, and garnet wants her to know she cares. peridot might struggle to understand others, but she gets it when they make the effort to understand her, and express love like she would.