"Well, once there was only dark. If you ask me, light's winning." - Detective Rust Cohle
OBSIDIAN is a very protective stone, and is excellent for removing negativity. It is also excellent protection against psychic attacks. In particular obsidian protects the gentle from abuse, and is used to cut attachment cords. It is a healing and grounding stone. Obsidian is also an excellent manifestation stone. It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, and helps get in touch with buried issues before they explode.
HOWLITE is a wonder stone for calming upset states of mind and emotion. It decreases an overly critical state of mind, selfishness, stress, and anxiety, bringing calm and relaxation. Howlite also can decrease anger originating from within or externally. This calming can help one be truly comfortable as oneself without the need to pretend to be anything but what you are.
ROSE QUARTZ is a stone that opens the heart chakra to all forms of unconditional love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. The high energy of quartz gives it the property of enhancing love in virtually any situation. Bringing love in to life and daily situations not only brings inner warmth, but it also lowers stress and soothes those around it.
AVENTURINE is an energetically gentle stone that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength. It is also a mystical stof prosperity and is said to bring luck.