Love all the crystals from The Nail Art Snob but not sure which one is right for you? Well this guide is designed to help you find the perfect one (or two!) for your collection. This is a basic rundown of each stone, but if you want more detailed information, you can also read the individual posts about each stone.
The stones are listed in alphabetical order.
Amazonite | Connected to the Throat & Heart Chakras, this stone is a phenomenal multi-tasker. It helps soothe the mind from traumatic experiences, worry, and fear. Amazonite can improve self-esteem, bouts of loneliness, and even help with regulating over-emotional responses. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can attract prosperity, protect against EMF pollution, and develop personal boundaries.
Amethyst | Connected to the Crown Chakra and is believed to provide relief from stress and anxiety. Amethyst is known to support oxygenation of the blood and skin, helping to reduce pain, swelling, and irritation (especially in those suffering from arthritis). Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also enhance your mood and outlook with its calming and tranquil properties.
Carnelian | Connected to the Sacral Chakra, it is one of the premier stones for romantic love, passion, and fertility. It is said to be excellent for detoxing harmful substances and stabilizing the body with healthy habits. Because it is seen as the crystal of action, it can promote courage and positive life choices. Carrying this gemstone (roller) can enhance gut feelings of intuition and allow energies to “go with the flow”.
Clear Quartz | Connected to the Crown Chakra, Clear Quartz is known as the Master Healer Stone. It is said to help with mental clarity, enhanced patience, and stimulating positive thoughts. It is known to amplify the properties of other stones near it, and increasing the energies surrounding it. Carrying this gemstone (roller) can protect the aura against negative frequencies and the body against radioactivity.
Green Aventurine | Connected to the Heart Chakra, Green Aventurine is an excellent source for circulatory healing as it thought to improve various heart conditions, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and assist with rapid recovery from illness. This stone also has strong anti-inflammatory properties that are said to be perfect for those suffering from disruptive skin conditions like acne, eczema, and rosacea. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also improve your emotional health and is believed to also bring luck and prosperity.
Jade | Connected to the Heart Chakra, Jade has been believed to be great for alleviating pain from arthritis and skin/bone ailments. It is especially important with assisting in decision-making and restoring balance within one’s personal energy levels. Carrying this gemstone (roller) is believed to bring good luck, abundance and prosperity.
Labradorite | Connected to the Throat Chakra, this stone is used to temper negative emotions and thought processes. Labradorite is known to support the respiratory system, lower blood pressure, and assist with pain relief. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also awaken your third eye, enhance your self-awareness and transmute insecurities.
Lapis Lazuli | Connected to the Brow & Throat Chakras, this ancient talisman is known for connecting people with knowledge, truth, understanding, and life-long learning. This stone is believed to improve circulation, normalize blood pressure, reduce inflammation and can even alleviate migraine headaches. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also enhance your communication skills.
Obsidian | Connected to the Root Chakra, this stone is perfect for absorbing negative energies while holding space for positive ones. Obsidian can be used to relieve stress, ease muscle tension, and assist with pain relief. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can help you regain your own power and a sense of safety and stability.
Opal | Connected to the Heart & Crown Chakras and is believed to assist with healing from past traumas and resentment while allowing one to let go of behaviors that no longer serve them. Opal is known to emotionally support pregnant women and new mothers, as well as newborns. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also enhance your ability to stop absorbing other people’s negative energies.
Rainbow Fluorite | Connected to the 3rd Eye Chakra, this mineral is THEE stone for improving focus, clarity, and understanding. It is great for improving self-sufficiency, while helping to absorb new information. This mineral is believed to reduce EMF emissions from cellphones and computers, while repairing and cleansing the auric field. Carrying this gemstone (roller) helps with getting attuned to spirit and becoming more observant and reflective.
Red Jasper | Connected to the Root Chakra and is thought of as a meditation and prayer stone. Red Jasper is said to be excellent for manifesting new ideas and encouraging motivation, while also improving circulation and strength. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also stimulate vitality and stamina in everyday endeavors.
Rose Quartz | Connected to the Heart Chakra, Pink Quartz or Rose Quartz is the most known Quartz crystal variety, next to Clear Quartz. It is renowned for its ability to help relieve stress and promote love in all forms. It has been used to clear skin and encourage restful sleep. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can strengthen empathy and sensitivity, and provide comfort during times of sadness and anger.
Tiger’s Eye | Connected to the Solar Plexus, Sacral, and Root Chakras, this gemstone is great for boosting creativity and luck. This stone is believed to possess balancing properties that help comfort those who are going through a transition of some type. Carrying this gemstone (roller) with you can also enhance your sense of hope and confidence.