18 Crystals for Love
Written by Mari Rivera, February 2, 2022 - Updated February 14, 2023
Love is a universal thing. It connects us with ourselves, brings families and friends close together, and helps people live long and happy lives. However, sometimes it can be easy to focus on the hate and negativity in the world, especially when we have been hurt or let down in the past. To remind you that the world can be a beautiful place and there is much to love about it, yourself, and others, no matter what the past has taught you, here are 16 crystals for love and healing.
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Amazonite - Stone of Communication and Courage
Amazonite, named for the Amazon River in Brazil where it was originally discovered, is a blue-green variety of microcline Feldspar. It can encourage truth, sincerity, and trust as clear communication with yourself and others. Bringing clarity, it can also assist in manifesting love for everything and is supportive in overcoming loneliness and anxieties. Amazonite is a perfect stone to handle change and clear up miscommunication, especially in your love life.
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Amethyst - Stone of Healing and Peace
Amethyst is a very common purple variety of Quartz that is known as a master healer stone. Usually known for its ability to enhance restful sleep, vivid dreams, psychic wisdom, and mental abilities, it is also very healing in love. It can turn negativity like stress, depression, irritability, fear, and rage into love, peace, and selflessness. In all aspects, Amethyst is a protective stone that can help heal pain to grow love.
Pink Calcite - Stone of Pure Love and Truth
Pink Calcite, Mangano Calcite, and Cobaltoan Calcite are all pink forms of Calcite with different chemical compositions, but they do share a few properties. In terms of healing, they can all reveal suppressed emotions and show you what brings you pure happiness. It can bring soft comfort to help release these emotions and encourage you to be your true self. This confidence can fill you with love for yourself and bring back an innocent sense of love for the world.
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Chrysocolla - Stone of Communication and Tranquility
Chrysocolla is a blue-green mineral that contains copper. It is helpful for painful times of change as it can promote peace and tolerance. It can also enhance honesty, hope, intimacy, and gentleness to let go of the past and heal. Chrysocolla is the perfect stone to alleviate guilt and increase your capacity to love after tough transitions like breakups.
Chrysoprase - Stone of Emotional Healing and the Heart
Chrysoprase is a green cryptocrystalline Chalcedony that gets its color from small traces of Nickel. It is deeply connected to the heart, filling it with strength and helping you get in touch with your emotions to truly understand them, feel them, and let them pass. This cleansing of negativity can make space for joy and love for the world, attracting success and abundance in all forms, but most importantly in love.
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Citrine - Stone of Abundance and Success
Citrine is a golden, sparkly Quartz that is commonly referred to as the "Lucky Merchant's Stone" as it is most commonly associated with success in business. However, it can also bring success in love. It can stimulate passion and joy and increase self-esteem, energy, and creativity to promote manifestation, especially in love, both for yourself and others.
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Emerald - Stone of Love and Success
Emerald, a green variety of Beryl, colored by traces of chromium and/or vanadium, is one of four precious gemstones (including Diamond, Ruby, and Sapphire). Associated with the goddess Aphrodite, it is known for bringing success in love by opening up the heart to heal. It can promote loyalty, patience, romance, and unity while also bringing clear vision and communication. Emerald is a perfect stone for stable relationships and partnerships.
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Garnet - Stone of Healing and Revitalization
Garnet is a silicate mineral that is highly values in many indigenous cultures. It can ignite passion, inspire love, increase good health, and influence connection with truths of the past to heal. It can also energize and promote strength on all levels. Garnet is a common stone that can encourage commitment and bring hope for the future, especially in romantic relationships.
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Green Jade - Stone of Healing and Luck
Jade refers to two different minerals (Nephrite, a calcium magnesium silicate, and Jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate) with similar appearances and metaphysical properties. Just like Green Aventurine, it is also one of the luckiest stones and can bring abundance in love. It promotes harmony with the Earth and protection of your environment to encourage peace and emotional healing. Jade is a symbol of purity and unity and can attract luck and fortune in relationships and friendships.
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Ocean Jasper - Stone of Protection and Self-Love
Ocean Jasper, also known by other names such as Orbicular Jasper, Sea Jasper, and the "Atlantis Stone", is a Jasper (an opaque form of Chalcedony) that can be found in a large array of colors. Deeply connected to water and the ocean, it can resurface past emotional issues to be healed and can bring patience, similar to symbolism of the tides, and remind you to make yourself a priority. It can encourage self-love, empathy, hope, and taking responsibility for your actions. Ocean Jasper is a soothing stone internally to make external realities work out.
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Kunzite - Stone of Achievement and Love
Kunzite, known as the "Women's Stone" and, more specifically, "Pink Kunzite", is a pink form of the lithium aluminum silicate Spodumene. It is a particularly protective stone for feminine energy and can encourage acceptance of the world and acceptance of our innate ability to nurture and heal it. It can help us appreciate to world around us, bringing back childlike wonder and revitalizing the heart to bring abundance in universal love.
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Malachite - Stone of Protection and Transformation
Malachite is a carbonate mineral of copper that is commonly intergrown with Azurite or Chrysocolla. It can build positive self-esteem, dig into your internal feelings towards love, and remind you to put yourself first before others. By making changes to heal and understand your emotions, it can protect you from future pain and protect your future relationships with yourself and others. Malachite opens up your heart to unconditional love by getting to the heart of the problem.
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Moonstone - Stone of Self-Love and Tranquility
Moonstone is a Feldspar mineral named for its moon-like sheen. It is a calming stone that can help to embrace your divinity, channeling your energy to connect with your higher self. It can also encourage you to embrace your inner beauty and self-expression. Moonstone is a divine and nurturing stone that is perfect to mend a broken heart with patience, selflessness, and hope.
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Rose Quartz - Stone of Healing and Universal Love
Rose Quartz is the common rosy, pink variety of Quartz. It is one of the perfect stones for unconditional love as it can inspire love for yourself, your friends, your family, and your partner. It can help bring comfort and reassurance in times of grief and heals heartbreak by encouraging you to be calm, kind, and care for and get to know yourself. Rose Quartz has a motherly and supportive energy that is perfect for all forms of love.
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Rutilated Quartz - Stone of Healing and Growth
Rutilated Quartz is all Quartz that contains Rutile, a mineral that give it shiny strands inside. It can enhance determination, communication, and openness to be vulnerable and work towards deeper connections. It can also help manifest goals by reminding you to be calm and grounded while also being hopeful and dreaming. Rutilated Quartz heals negativity and balances energies to create healthy relationships between two people.
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Rhodochrosite - Stone of Compassion and Self-Love
Rhodochrosite is a Manganese carbonate mineral in the calcite group that comes in many forms. Not only is it visually diverse, but it is also energetically diverse, bringing love in many forms, from self-love, to compassion, to friendship. It can heal heartache and enhance dreams to reconnect with joy and balance negativity towards yourself. Rhodochrosite is one of the perfect stones for love in general as bringing love for yourself prepares you for love from and to others.
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Rhodonite - Stone of Healing and Universal Love
Rhodonite, although similar to Rhodochrosite, is a Manganese inosilicate. It is very emotionally healing in situations of love as it can help you let go of blockages that are stopping you from achieving the love you want and deserve, whether that be from yourself or others. It can encourage you to give compassion and gratitude, promote empathy and selflessness, and inspire self-confidence and relaxation. Rhodonite can help release codependency and self-destructive behaviors to attract love of all forms.
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Sunstone - Stone of Abundance and Vitality
Sunstone is another variety of Feldspar, with a sheen reminiscent of the sun's rays. It can inspire you to embrace your sensuality to love yourself and explore what makes you feel alive and passionate. It can also bring luck, self-confidence, independence, and originality. Sunstone is revitalizing stone, especially when it comes to passion and zest for life to attract romance and success while also helping you love yourself.Credits:  Askinosie, Heather. "The Best Crystals for Love: The Road to Love Begins with You". energymuse, Energy Muse Jewelry Inc., 9 November 2021, https://www.energymuse.com/blog/love-crystals-stones-and-crystal-grids.  Caryl. "Gemstone & Crystal Healing Properties". Charms of Light, https://www.charmsoflight.com/gemstone-crystal-healing-properties.  Davis, Faith. "Crystals for Love: 5 Crystal Healing Stones That Inspire Love". cosmiccuts, CosmicCuts.com, 18 June 2019, https://cosmiccuts.com/blogs/healing-stones-blog/crystals-for-love-5-crystal-healing-stones-that-inspire-love.  Mildon, Emma. "4 Loving Stones For Attracting & Keeping Your Soulmate". mbgmindfulness, mindbodygreen, 25 January 2021, https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-24860/how-to-use-crystals-to-attract-your-soul-mate.html.  "Crystals A to Z: Learn About Crystals". Crystal Council, Crystal Council LLC, 2018 - 2023, https://thecrystalcouncil.com/crystals.  "The Crystal Encyclopedia". Crystal Vaults, https://www.crystalvaults.com/crystal-guide/.