Great to wear or carry as an amulet to deflect harm and danger.
Guards against ongoing control, criticism and manipulation by a partner, parent or employer.
Lends the power to resist without becoming angry or upset, changing the balance of power.
In the home or workplace it energizes the area around it and imparts an immediate increase in vitality.
May overcome intellectual fatigue due to overwork and tiredness of the nervous system by stimulating blood flow to the brain, increasing mental clarity, focus and recall.
Inspires creativity in art, mathematics, science, architecture and many nature-based disciplines.
Enhances qualities of ambition, commitment and perseverance, making it an ideal stone for students.
Encourages leadership qualities and is an ally for managers and those working toward promotion.
Enhances protective and assertive male energies in both men and women: women: boosts women’s self-worth and ability to overcome tendencies toward servitude and inferiority, men: instills confidence in one’s masculinity and supports the enthusiastic expression of male eroticism.