Colour: Silver, red or gray when unpolished; shiny when polished.
Source: Britain, Italy, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, Switzerland.
Heavy Hematite is particularly effective at grounding and protecting. It harmonizes mind, body and spirit. Used during out-of-body journeying, it protects the soul and grounds it back into the body. This stone has a strong yang element and balances the meridians, redressing yin imbalance. It dissolves negativity and prevents negative energies from entering the aura, restoring peace and harmony to the body. Hematite helps you to come to terms with mistakes and to accept them as learning experiences rather than disasters.
Source: Italy, Mexico, United States, Russia, Brazil, South Africa
Colour: Black, grey, white, blue, brown, yellow, red
Additionally: Onyx is strength-giving. It provides support in difficult or confusing circumstances and during times of enormous mental or physical stress. This stone promotes the vigour, steadfastness, and stamina. Onyx helps one to follow the path alone, promoting the recognition of personal strength and assisting one in the understanding of the reality of the moment. It helps one to become the master of one’s own future.
Source: Red corals grow on rocky seabottoms with low sedimentation, typically in dark environments—either in the depths of the ocean or in dark caverns or crevices. The original species, C. rubrum (formerly Gorgonia nobilis), is found mainly in the Mediterranean Sea.
Colour: Red, black, pale rose
Red Coral is known for vitalizing the life energy by supporting the strong circulation of energy in the human body.This special red colour symbolizes “blood.” This gemstone is useful when you want to have energy for your life or sweep away sluggishness.
Diplomacy and concurrence are Coral attributes. It quiets the emotions and brings peace within the self; it facilitates intuition, imagination and visualisation. Coral expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge. Other than this, red coral gemstones can be worn to purify blood and protect the individual against cuts, wounds and injuries. Wearing red coral can bring good health, power, position, authority, social respect and commanding as well.