Gemological info: Jet is sedimentary rock of organic origin consisting predominantly of carbonized plant remains. It can be polished and used for ornamental purposes. It has a velvety luster and when rubbed, it becomes electrically charged. It is found in many antique jewelry pieces and beads.
Metaphysical Properties: This stone is associated with the crown and root chakra, although it can be used to align and energize all the chakras. Like Amber, Jet is thought to possess a certain talismanic virtue, so it is worn in amulet form. Throughout history, Jet ornaments were worn and believed to be a part of the very body and soul of the wearer, and therefore is guarded with jealous care. Jet is used to dispel fears and protect against violence and illness. It is a good choice for protection during travel, as it also prevents jet lag. Is also helpful in treating headaches, stomach pains and epilepsy.
Astrological sign: Taurus