Tapping into the power of stones is a great way to celebrate and capture the essence of the season. You can make a crystal grid, meditate with them, wear them as jewelry, or even carry them in your pocket are some simple ways to work with stones in general. These methods are by no means the only way to work with them. Let your creativity and intuition guide you.
Below are stones that correspond to the different aspects of the Summer Solstice. There are keywords to give you a bit more information about what other properties they can be used for.
Stones corresponding to the Sun & Fire Energy
Since the Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year, the sun is said to be at its peak. The sun is also fire energy, which also corresponds to creativity, passion, drive, and adventure.
Carnelian: Creativity, Motivation, Fertility
Fire Agate: Stimulation, Removal of Fears, Self Expression, Motivation
Malachite: Prosperity, Luck, Endurance, Protection
Sunstone: Leadership, Clear thinking, Protection, Boosts vitality
Ruby: Boosts desires, Increases courage, increases concentration, Protective/Shielding
Garnet: Promotes Courage and Joy, Attracts abundance, Emotional Balance, Spiritual Devotion
Tiger Eye: Confidence, Protection, Boundaries, Inner Strength, Courage
Lava Stone: Grounding, Fertility, Strength, Connection to Mother Earth
Honey Calcite: Attraction, Improves decision making, Accomplishing goals, Learning new skills
Topaz: Truth, Courage, Awakening, Wish Stone, Success
Stones corresponding to Rain & Water Energy
Summer is also a time when we need the rain. The heat of the day can cause crops to fail, it can also cause people to feel stagnant or irritable. To help temper the heat, we call to the water energies with these stones. They are calming and soothing.
Aquamarine: Calming, Communication, Soothing Tempers, Protection, Courage
Prehnite: Unconditional Love, Calming, Promotes Peace, Aids in Decluttering,
Blue Lace Agate: Trust, Loyalty, Boosts confidence, Being Present, Holding space for others
Amazonite: Soothes trauma, Harmony, Self Expression, Setting Clear Boundaries
Blue Calcite: Soothes Anxiety, Strengthens Memory, New Perspectives
Emerald: Love, Heart Chakra, Prosperity, Wisdom, Friendship
Lepidolite: Positive life change, Soothes distrust and stress, Astral Travel, Coping with Change
Blue Aventurine: Calm and balance emotions, Inner Peace, Intuition, Clairvoyance
Larimar: Eases anxiety, Relaxing and calming, Communication, Self Discovery
Sapphire: Intuition, spiritual power, Calms the mind, protection
Rainbow Moonstone: Divine Feminine, Intuition, Promotes happy home, wisdom
Stones corresponding to Love
Summer can also be a time for leisure, vacation, even love and romance. These stones will assist with self love, relationships, and the love of the present moment.
Moonstone (Nude, Peach): Intuition, Cycles, Romance, ForgivenessEmerald: Loyalty, Balance, New Beginnings, Unity, Understandings
Rose Quartz: Self Healing, Self Love, Dispels Negativity, Self Worth, Self Trust
Rhodonite: Boosts creativity, unconditional spirit love, Perspective
Rhodochrosite: Boosts passion, Expands Love and Compassion, Healing, New Beginnings
Thuilite: Joy, Happiness, Compassion, Peace
Pink Opal: Attracting love, breaking old patterns, Emotional Support
Morganite: Inner Strength, Divine Love, Calming, Truth
Fuschite: Compassion, Self-Awareness, Generosity, Patience
Sugilite: Joy, Intuition, Inner peace, Protection, Transformation