Healing Crystal Guides

I've created a wide range of beautiful handmade healing crystal and sterling bracelets and rings, here's a helpful guide the meanings and symbolism behind these stunning healing stones.

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Amber's warm yellow to orange tones draw positive energy to its owner, pushing negative and dark emotions away to leave one cleansed and balanced.

Created from prehistoric tree resin, Amber is more fossil than gemstone, its association with the sacral chakra means its thought to be associated with positive energy and healing.

Perfect for tired minds and souls, Amber is said to be a perfect pick me up, helping its owner to recover from colds, fatigue and pain.


Everything in nature has its own subtle, vibrant energy which can be harnessed to aid in healing the mind and body. Amethyst is the stone for clarity and calming the mind.  It promotes understanding and can help decision making and balancing emotions.

My Amethyst jewellery collection is a key staple of the My Silver Wish Healing crystal collection. Incorporating Amethyst beads into my 925 sterling silver charm bracelets and rings not only adds a pop of colour to my classic designs, but also improves the overall health and wellbeing of those wearing it.

Find out more in my 14 questions answered about Amethyst healing crystals Blog post where I've unearthed the secrets of amethyst healing stones, to answer some of the most popular questions about this beautiful purple crystal.


Peace and healing are the words most associated with aquamarine gemstones. Historically used by sailors to protect them in battle and give them good luck, this cool blue crystal is thought to support its owner to:

  • Naturally recover from negative emotions, trauma and anger.
  • Calm anxiety and place a protective energy field of tranquility around its owner.
  • Be particularly beneficial to sensitive people to help them manage complex emotions
  • Stay calm in stressful moments and particularly beneficial to students taking exams.

Aquamarine is the birthstone of people born in March.

Black Tourmaline

Beautiful black tourmaline is the ultimate grounding stone, setting the owner's mind at ease and reducing the symptoms of stress and anxiety.

Associated with the root chakra, black tourmaline is thought to absorb negative energy to balance emotions and therefore reduce extreme emotions such anger, jealousy or fear.

Keeping black tourmaline close as jewellery is said to keep mind, body and soul balanced enabling clear and confident thinking, making anything possible!


Calcite forms in various shades of yellow orange and red is known as an energy and confidence booster.

Calcite is thought to act as a body and mind cleanser, providing its user with a blank canvas to challenge themselves and push out of their comfort zones to experience all things new and exciting.


A great crystal for both personal strength and wellbeing as well as promoting a number of dietary and health benefits, this divine red or orange stone is known to offer a number of benefits to its owner including:

  • Activating your bodies metabolism and is even thought to aide digestion of vital vitamins and minerals
  • Protecting from negative thoughts, both your own and others around you
  • Encouraging motivation and avoidance of laziness
  • Boosting fertility and encourages sexual expression.


Bursting with positivity energy and vibrant optimism, Citrine crystals, also known as the Sunshine Stone, shimmers with warmth in hues of yellow and orange.

Citrine is often associated with financial abundance and is a popular choice for job interviews and business meetings.

Associated with the solar plexus and sacral chakras, citrine is a robust gemstone, perfect for everyday wear.

Wearing citrine on your right hand wrist is often recommended with the added bonus of helping to release toxins from body.

Full of positive energy and light, Citrine is like a burst of vitamin C, and is thought to cleanse and healing its owner of common ailments such as colds and digestion problems.

Clear Quartz

The super adapter, clear crystal is thought to boost the properties of other healing crystals and is understood to help cleanse and empower other crystals nearby. Its properties are thought to include:

  • Providing a barrier against negative energies and emotions
  • Balancing its owners mind, body and spirit
  • Strengthening its owners immune system and protecting from illness.
  • Helping spiritual growth, whether its aiding meditation or helping its owner to make their dreams come true.


Best known for its grounding and protecting properties, Hematite, a root chakra stone is thought to:

  • Promote stability and self confidence in its owner
  • Encourage strength and boosts a body's energy levels
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Combats shyness and promotes self esteem


Iolite is known as a vision stone associated with a number of positive properties including:

  • Clearing the mind and opening up the owner to intuitive thinking
  • Promotes independent thought and self confidence
  • Detoxification of the body, a helpful friend when dieting
  • Can aide recovery from colds and headaches


This gorgeous green gemstone associated with the heart chakra, Malachite is also the birthstone of Capricorns.

Malachite known to be an absorber of both emotional and electronic negative energies.

Malchite is an amazing stone to ground the mind and spirit to provide balance and calm for its owner.

Malachite is also thought to be a helper and healer, said to improve recovery time for illness as well as an aide to cramps during the menstrual cycle.


Moonstone healing crystal is a super power stone a women's body, mind and soul.

Moonstone is the June birthstone and comes in a variety of tones of white to yellow, sometimes with a hint of blue or pink.

This mystical stone is associated with the third eye chakra and solar plexus chakra.

Just like the symbolism behind a new moon, Moonstone is closely linked with new beginnings and a stone packed with the confidence to take the next step in your journey.

Moonstone is thought have to a number of benefits, both aiding improved digestion whilst removing toxins from the body. And, a great healing stone to support pain relief during those bad time in the menstrual cycle.


A powerful protection stone, black onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. 

Black onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.

Onyx gives strength.  It promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina.  Imparts self-confidence, helping you to be at ease in your surroundings. 

Onyx banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making.  It encourages happiness and good fortune.

Onyx treats disorders of the bones, bone marrow and blood.  It is beneficial for teeth and the feet.

Rose Quartz

Rose quartz is believed to help with emotional health conditions, including:

  • Improving relationship problems with family or friends
  • Helping people to understand and empathise with each other
  • Encouraging a positive outlook and attitude
  • Promoting a sense or calm, relaxation, peace and self confidence

I love designing jewellery with rose quartz healing crystals and that’s why I’ve created a collection of rose quartz stacking charm bracelets and rings at My Silver Wish. The warm pink of rose quartz blends beautifully with sterling silver making it an irresistible compliment to my designs. There’s so much more to rose quartz though, and in this article I’ve set out answers to the top questions about this unique stone.

Find out more in my Rose quartz healing crystals: 23 questions answered blog post


The brilliant blue healing crystal is best known for its ability to encourage its user to be confident and speak their truth.

Sodalite's top characteristics are believe to be its ability to:

  • Help clear the mind to make clear confident decisions
  • Encourage emotional balance including aiding a peaceful night's sleep
  • Supports its user to learn new skills and develop positive habits


Sunstone helps to clear and energise all the chakras but particularly associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra, and is linked to luck and good fortune.

Sunstone allows the real self to shine through happily. It dissipates fearfulness and alleviates stress whilst also increasing self-worth, confidence, joy and happiness. 

Tiger's Eye

Tiger's Eye is the healing stone that will get you out of bed in the morning full of vitality and ready to take on the World!

Available in a wide variety of tones and shades from golden yellow to blue, Tiger's Eye has long been the favourite good luck token of warriors in need of strength and protection.

Tiger's Eye is thought to boost courage and decisiveness for its owner, to take on the challenges of life without fear or nervousness.


Turquoise is the birthstone for December and is believed to promote good luck and peace of mind.

Bathed in beautiful blue tones. turquoise is thought to be a powerful healing stone to protect from evil and negative energy nearby.

It's also an amazing gemstone supporting positive and open communication, a real peace-maker, so ideal for improving family relationships and friendships.

What's more turquoise is even thought to support with mental health conditions such as depression as well help control addictions like alcoholism.