Gemstones and Crystals are a key element of the natural world and play an important role in physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Gemstones and crystals have been used in natural healing for more than 5,000 years in China, India and other ancient cultures.
Children of all ages have an natural attraction to crystals. They are drawn to their unique beauty, energies and colours. There are many crystals that are suitable for children, and our Crystal/Gemstone and Lava Healing Bracelets are a great way for child to be introduced to the wonderful healing benefits of crystals.
Below is our top selection of crystals/gemstones which we feel are suitable for children; however you may find the your child will be instinctively drawn to the perfect crystal just for them and we find this true everyday when a child visit's our store. They continue to amaze us and what they are drawn to in-store.
Online - Let your child explore our website and the bracelets we offer, let them choose the crystal that they think will be best for them ( this we find is generally never wrong). The world of crystals and gemstones is a wonderful way for child to explore the raw and unique beauty of what nature offers us, its processes and the energies involved.
Why are children drawn to crystals?
Children can experience the unique and subtle energy of crystals from a young age and quiet easily as they are drawn towards their gorgeous colours and textures. Crystals/Gemstones can assist in giving your Child a calming and stable energy which may assist them to deal with their different emotions and feelings. The subtle energy of crystals may help them understand and interpret the world from a more grounding perspective and combining this energy with the therapeutic benefit of essential oils this is a winning combination for all children in our opinion.
Below we have listed crystals that we love, and would be benefit your child in their own unique spiritual journey.
Lava beads begin their journey to your jewellery as molten rock beneath an active volcano. At over 1,000 degrees Celsius the molten rock begins to melt and finally erupts out of the volcano. Once the lava meets the cooler air it solidifies and becomes this beautiful piece of jewellery. Lava beads promote strength & fertility - driving away anger, and assisting one in the understanding of a problem while strengthening our connection to Mother Earth.
Amethyst Protection, Purification, Spirituality – the master healing crystal. It has the ability to purify and transmute all forms of negativity. Amethyst will help children in the midst of a transition (i.e. a death in the family, parent going back to work, moving). For children with various disabilities or with either emotional or physical pain, an Amethyst cluster in their room will help clear unwanted energies, bringing the room into a balanced state. For local pain, hold the Amethyst directly on or over the area for up to twenty minutes. Amethyst also helps with nightmares or insomnia. Essential Oil Pairing:Lavender and Sandalwood
Aventurine Healing, Abundance, Growth – a leadership stone. It is very loving, embracing and protective of the heart. It is an excellent stone for children who are shy and/or timid, and suppressing their leadership qualities. This stone helps them to become active and to initiate action on their own accord. Asthmatic children seem attracted to Aventurine as it opens up the lungs, giving them some relief. It balances out polar energies. Essential Oil Pairing: Spearmint, Sweet Orange, Patchouli and Cinnamon
Apache Tears (Black Obsidian) Forgiveness, Grounding, Protection – helps children with any form of sadness. Essential Oil Pairing:Cinnamon
Blue Lace Agate Communication, Stabilizing, Calming – helpful for children who are argumentative and have a short temper. It allows them to practice more peaceful communication. Essential Oil Pairing: German Chamomile and Spruce
Carnelian Agate Creativity, Physical Vitality, Grounding – can be used to help with feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem. Useful for promoting self-security and self-love. Carnelian Agate encourages love between parents and children. It helps girls to appreciate their bodies while aiding creativity. Carnelian can also be used for dermatological ailments such as acne by holding the stone over the skin and moving it in circles for several minutes, several times a day. Essential Oil Pairing:Bergamot, Clary Sage, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.
Charoite Transformation, Insight, Spirituality – aids with insomnia and difficulty settling into sleep.
Essential Oil Pairing:Lavender
Chrysoprase Hope, Compassion, Love – protects children suffering from frequent nightmares. Essential Oil Pairing:Clary Sage
Citrine Abundance, Emotional Balance, Chakra Cleanser – useful for self-esteem and self-confidence issues. Essential Oil Pairing: Rosemary and Grapefruit
Clear Quartz Healing, Enhancing, Amplification– known as the “Healing Crystal.” Its energy is unique and when a child makes contact with the right one, the natural energy of Quartz can be just enough to transform a disharmonious thought pattern, burn off some negative emotional state, or even place the spiritual seeds of one's future into consciousness. Quartz crystal clusters are also helpful to organize scattered thoughts and to deflect negative energies. Essential Oil Pairing:Peppermint, Rosemary, Frankincense and Mandarin Golden (Honey) Calcite Amplifies, Balances, Supports – a great stone for building self-esteem. It also provides courage. Essential Oil Pairing:Grapefruit, Peppermint and Ginger
Hematite Grounding, Balancing, Detoxifying – provides protection and dispels negativity. It gives children strength and courage.
Essential Oil Pairing: Myrrh, Basil, Geranium, Lavender and Jasmine
Howlite Calming, Awareness, Spiritual – a “tranquility stone”. It calms communication, enhances emotional expression, and eliminates stress, rage and rudeness. It assists with the attainment of goals by encouraging ambition and eliminating hesitation.
Essential Oil Pairing:Lavender
Jade Stability, Prosperity, Longevity – a soother of emotions. Emotionally sensitive children often need a supportive system to ensure that their feelings do not overwhelm them. Jade enhances confidence, self-assurance and self-reliance. Jade is also very inspirational in helping children achieve their desires in life.
Essential Oil Pairing:Peppermint, Lavender and Rosemary
Lapis Lazuli Communication, Intuition, Inner Power – a wonderful stabilizer for children who show psychic gifts early in life. The deep blue color stimulates expansion of consciousness in a very supportive way, promoting purification and clarify of spiritual insight. Lapis Lazuli instills self-acceptance of one's given gifts and encourages openness of one's spiritual awareness. Essential Oil Pairings: Peppermint, Lime and Basil
Moldavite Cosmic Connection, Acceleration, High Vibration – a useful stone for sensitive children who find it difficult being in incarnation on the earth and who cannot adjust to suffering and deep emotions. Many such children are “star children” who have come to aid the earth in its time of transition to a new vibration. They are not used to the heavy energies of earth and find it difficult to integrate their spiritual bodies into the physical, and need to ground. Moldavite also supports qualities such as empathy and compassion.
Essential Oil Pairing:Spearmint
Moonstone Intuition, Inspiration, Goddess Energy – a wonderful stone for children dealing with emotional overwhelm and hyperactivity. It can be rubbed over the forehead and temples. Essential Oil Pairings: Clary Sage
Pink Tourmaline Love, Inspiration, Supportive – a good choice for children recovering from abuse. It brings deep comforting love energy. It transforms negative behavior into positive. Essential Oil Pairing:Rose
Prehnite Dreams, Forgiveness, Spiritual Knowing - alleviates nightmares, phobias and deep fears, uncovering and healing the dis-ease that creates them. It is beneficial for hyperactive children and the karmic causes that underline the condition. Essential Oil Pairing: Clary Sage
Pyrite Prosperity, Protection, Deflects Negativity – an extremely protective stone.Pyrite is like a small mirror, reflecting negative energy away. It also instills a feeling of physical empowerment.
Essential Oil Pairings: Cinnamon, Peppermint, Grapefruit and Frankincense
Rhodonite Love of Self/Others, Vitality, Support – helps children who are impatient. Children should rub it in his or her hand when feeling impatient. Brings about a feeling of calm and peacefulness. Essential Oil Pairing:Clove
Rose Quartz All Types of Love, Compassion, Self Esteem – a strong healing crystal for children because it exhibits gentle positive vibrations. Rose Quartz is a good choice for those children who have a lot of hurt feelings or aggressive tendencies. It can sooth a broken heart shattered by seeing raw reality – the way things are, rather than the way one wants them to be. For hyperactive children, Rose Quartz soothes erratic emotional states, anxiety, fear, compulsions, and many other mental disorders. You can hold Rose Quartz over the child's heart, wear as a pendant, or put a piece in a pouch to wear around their neck. Serene Prehnite – the stone of unconditional love. It is a good stone for children who are overly possessive. Essential Oil Pairings: Rose, Lavender and Ylang Ylang
Rhodochrosite Compassion, Deep Love, Comfort -This is a wonderful stone for helping children transition into childcare or school, or for attending a new school or college to settle in and find friends easily. It makes a great gift for new family members, such as those acquired by remarriage or adoption. Essential Oil Pairing: Rose
Sodalite Intuition, Focuses Energy, Guidance - this deep blue stone is a great calmer, and can help children think more clearly. It is a useful stone for any student, and taking this to school or placing it where your children do their homework will help them to focus. Essential Oil Pairing: Eucalyptus
Sunstone Joy, Vitality, Empowerment – helps children who are overprotective and possessive. Essential Oil Pairings: Bergamot and Sweet Orange
Tiger's Eye Protection, Creativity, Balance – is a grounding stone. Sometimes children get carried away and get lost in their dream world. Tiger's Eye helps to pull them back. This stone is also very useful to help put thoughts into action. Tiger's Eye teaches them to listen to their intuition while providing self-esteem. It also promotes the courage to do the right thing. Tiger's Eye is also a good protection stone while traveling. Essential Oil Pairing:Sweet Orange, Peppermint, Sandalwood and Tea Tree
Turquoise Communication, Release, Healing – helpful if your child has difficulty asking others for help. Allows the child to relax and let go. Essential Oil Pairing: Frankincense and Rosemary