Though usually green or bluish green, beryl may be found as a yellow, gold, pink, white, or transparent stone. This silicate of beryllium and aluminum naturally occurs in a hexagonal prism and is quite hard.

Beryl assists in filtering out distractions, relieves stress, and calms the mind. It is especially beneficial for those who need to attain some semblance of calm when used with emeralds or lapis lazuli. Said to bring hope, beryl will assist in any battle or litigation by sharpening the intellect. This stone is also a cure for laziness. Associated with Venus, the goddess of love, if the love between two married people is flagging, this stone can help reawaken it.

Bixbite, a red beryl, has sometimes been called "red emerald" due to its brilliance, quality, and rarity. It is a rather new discover, having only been found in the early 1980s in Colorada. It establishes ones progression toward wisdom and enlightenment

Crystal System:
Cell Salt:
Beryllium aluminum silicate, frequently with sodium, lithium, and cesium
Brilliant Green (Emerald); blue, green-blue (Aquamarine); bright yellow (Golden Beryl); yellow-brown (Heliodore); red, pink (Morganite); white and colorless (Goshenite)
Receptive and Projective
Jupiter/Sagittarius; Mercury/Virgo; Moon
Water, Earth, Air, and Fire
Associated Herbs:
Seeweed (Any type)
Poseidon, Neptune, Tiamat, Mara
Love, psychism, healing, energy, antigossip
Magical Uses:
  • Wear while on water to protect against storms
  • Protects wearer from drowning or seasickness
  • Wear to prevent deliberate psychic manipulation or persuation.
  • Makes its wearer, unconquerable, fearless, optimistic, and happy
  • Wore to win debates and arguments via amicability and understanding
  • Used to increase ones psychic awareness
  • Place on altar during Full Moon to increase energy
  • Used to locate lost objects.
  • Worn to strengthen relationships and to attract love
  • Used to halt gossip, and to aid in conscious memory retention
  • Used to reconcile differences and attract friendship
  • Used to heal liver ailments, glandular ailments, and eye disease
  • Used to promote activity and end lethargy
Stone Lore
Beryl is found in the United States, Mexico, Russia, Brazil and India.
Beryl spheres or eggs were used for scrying during the Renaissance. The ancients used beryl in rain-making rituals. It is said that beryl was worn as protection against storms, drowning and seasickness when traveling by water.
In the early 1200s, beryl was thought to help in courtroom litigation as well as on the battlefield.
There is a "gem city" in Greek myth, called the City of the Islands of the Blessed, where beryl formed the temples of the Gods.
Medicine Uses:
In general, beryl increases psychic awareness and heightens the human potential by expanding the mind to grasp the laws of Nature. It quickens the mind, cures inertia, and rekindles romantic love in marital relationships.
This stone may also be used to enhance prophetic visions and to converse with water spirits.
There are many varieties of beryl, usually categorized by color. In all cases beryl should be worn in a silver setting, in a necklace or on the left ring finger.
Golden Beryl
Magical Property:
The God, safety and power of the male, happiness, humor
Yellow Beryl
Magical Property:
memory, breaking mental blocks, accelerated learning, intellect, attraction, study, divination
Pink Beryl
Magical Property:
romantic love, emotion, healing, affection, romance, emotional partnerships, maturity, nuturing
White Beryl
Magical Property:
peace, spirituality, higher self, protection, purification, a substitute for any other color
Transparent (Clear) Beryl
Magical Property:
intuition, dreams, communication, telepathy, astral energies, female power
Red Beryl (Bixbite)
Magical Property:
energy, strength, passion, courage, career goals, lust, love, survival, health
Green Beryl
Magical Property:
fertility, tree & plant magick, earth, physical healing, personal goals, money, growth, employment
Color: Golden Yellow, yellow with brown, green with red
Appearance:Tabular transparent crystals. Alexandrite appears green in natural light and red in artificial light. Cat's Eye or Cymnophane is banded or eye like.
Rarity: Chrysoberyl readily available, Cat's Eye may be expensive, Alexandrite rare.
Source: Australia, Brazil, Myanmar, Canada, Ghana, Norway, Zimbabwe, Russia.

Attributes: A form of Beryl, Chrysoberyl is a stone of new beginnings. It brings compassion and forgiveness, generosity and confidence. Aligning the solar plexus and crown chakras, it incorporates the mind into spiritual endeavor and opens the crown chakra, increasing both spiritual and personal power, and is excellent for creativity
Psychologically, Chrysoberyl strengthens self~worth and releases outworn energy patterns. Mentally it helps you to see both sides of a problem or situation and to use strategic planning. Emotionally it encourages forgiveness for those who have perpetrated injustices.
Healing: Used with other crystals, it highlights the cause of dis-ease. It supports self-healing, balances adrenaline and cholesterol, and fortifies the chest and liver.

Magickal Properties:
Alexandrite is a crystal of contrasts. It opens intuition and metaphysical abilities, creates a strong will and personal magnetism. Regenerative, it rebuilds self-respect, and supports rebirth of the inner and outer self. It centers, reinforces, and realigns the mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies. It brings joy, expands creativity, expedites change, and enhances manifestation. An emotional soother, it teaches how to expend less effort. It stimulates imagery, including dreams and the imagination. In healing it aids the nervous system, spleen, pancreas, and male reproductive organs and regenerates neurological tissue. It treats nonassimilation of protien, side effects of leukemia, and relieves tension from neck muscles. It has powerful detoxifying action and stimulates the liver.
Cat's Eye
Magickal Properties:
Cat's eye has magickal properties. It is a grounding stone but stimulates the intuition. It dispels negative energy from the aura and provides protection. It brings confidence, happiness, serenity, and good luck. Cat's eye treats eye disorders and improves night vision. It relieves headaches and facial pain. Wear on right hand side of the body.
Magickal Properties:
This form of cat's eye stimulates and stabalizes the intellect and supports mental flexibility. It also enhances unconditional love.