Detailing the spiritual and healing qualities of 390 members of the mineral kingdom, The Pocket Book of Stones is condensed reference guide to crystals and gems based on the bestselling The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach. This portable A-to-Z guide features beautifully lit, full-color photos of each stone to aid in identification and to showcase the beauty of the crystals and gemstones. This updated edition describes 47 new stones not covered in the original Pocket Book of Stones and contains a comprehensive index of the spiritual, emotional, and healing qualities of the stones.
Every entry contains a vivid color photo, quick-look list of keywords, elemental and chakra correspondences, plus the beneficial physical, emotional, and spiritual qualities of each mineral, crystal, or gemstone. Robert Simmons provides a description of each stone, including scientific data and the story of each stone's spiritual and healing qualities, as well as recommendations for other stones that combine harmoniously with it.
This book provides an ideal introduction to stones and their energies for those who are new to the field as well as an invaluable portable reference for well-versed readers.