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Gemstones for Creativity & Inspiration

Creativity refers both to a flow of inspiration from beyond the Self, and the physical actions that manifest those dreams in the real world. These gemstones help you access one or the other of these levels, helping you clear the way for inspiration, focus on what you want to create, and follow through on creating it. A great all-around stone for creativity is Citrine. If you are looking to boost your creative confidence, try Sunstone. If you find yourself creatively blocked (i.e. writer's block), try Golden Obsidian.
Apatite Meaning

Apatite

Green apatite helps sooth the nervous system and maintain inner balance. Blue apatite enhances psychic awareness and opens the mind to insight and inspiration.

Calcite Meaning

Calcite

There are many varieties of calcite, and each has specific properties. In general, calcite is gentle and revitalizing and works to clear energy blockages in the body’s energy systems. Pictured is orange calcite, which works with the 2nd and 3rd chakras, healing and giving energy toward creativity, sexuality, and the will. You can match the color of calcite to the chakra it works with: Blue = Throat, Green & Pink = Heart, Red = Root.

Citrine Meaning

Citrine

To manifest your dreams, you first need to know what they are. By activating both your imagination and your will, citrine helps you clearly envision what you want, and then gives you the persistence to see it through.

Fluorite Meaning

Fluorite

Fluorite clears and clarifies mental clutter. If you are confused and distracted by too many ideas, or worries about the future, fluorite will put your mental mess in order, enabling you to focus on what really matters. It’s a support for work that involves making subtle distinctions, or a lot of decisions in quick succession.

Golden Obsidian Meaning

Golden Obsidian

Golden Obsidian (also called Gold Sheen Obsidian) activates the third chakra and aligns it with Divine will. This supercharges your ability to manifest and create success in the world. It can help in all issues related to the will, such as clearing the negative effects of abuse of power, clarifying your true motivations, and helping you express your gifts in the world.

Iolite Meaning

Iolite

Iolite supports and facilitates inner vision, including shamanic journeying. It serves as a bridge between the rational mind and non-rational energies such as the heart, intuition, the depths of your unconscious, and your soul. Through this blending it helps you understand and release issues from the past, including past lives, and brings forth your innate creativity.

Pyrite Meaning

Pyrite

Pyrite strengthens and activates the third chakra, the seat of the will. The result is increased confidence, assertiveness, creativity, and the ability to do what it takes to create what you want.

Sodalite Meaning

Sodalite

Sodalite stimulates the mind and consciousness to create enhanced intuition, creativity, and powers of analysis and observation. It can enhance the ability to be an objective witness of your internal processes, therefore assisting in meditation and inner journeying. It can be a guide in looking deeply inside to discover where you are on your life’s path and where you need to go.

Spinel Meaning

Spinel

Spinel is a stone of hope, revitalization, and feeling the joy of being alive. It brings new energy, perspectives, and appreciation for the wonderful world around you. If you feel called to re-align your life to one of joy and inspiration, fully backed by the supportive hands of the Universe, spinel is the stone for you!

Sunstone Meaning

Sunstone

Sunstone embodies the generosity and expansiveness of the sun, supporting and motivating creativity, leadership, and vibrant aliveness.


Disclaimer: Gemstone and Crystal Properties and Spiritual Gemstone Meanings listed here are not a substitute for medical care. If you have a physical or mental illness, please see a doctor or mental health professional.