Below you will find some information of the purported powers and benefits of the stones and gems commonly used in Marché Noir Organics jewelry.

Amethyst is the stone of tranquility and sobriety. It had been used for centuries to help fight additions or obsessive behaviors. Its energy can bring a peaceful clarity to your meditations as well. 
Aligned with Wind and the Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), and Etheric (8th) Chakras. 
Amethyst works especially well when left around a home or work space. Pair with Black Tourmaline for physical healing, or Tiger’s Eye for emotional. 

Carnelian is the stone of courage. It aligned with Fire and the Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), and Navel (3rd) Chakra. 
Wearing Carnelian can help you to find courage and passion for life. This stone helps to tie you to the vital energies of the lower three Chakras and draw from you own personal power. 
Use with Chrysocolla and Sodalite for public speaking. Or with Red Aventurine and Citrine for virility. For career advancement, use with Pyrite, Green Aventurine, and Sunstone.

Clear Quartz is the stone of energy. It is aligned with the element of the Storm and all the Chakras. 
The key to Quartz’s strength and popularity is its versatility. Unlike most stones which have a distinct energy of their own, Quartz’s energy is easily “programmable”. So these crystals are great for storing, amplifying, and directing energy. 
Add Quartz to any stone working to boost the overall energy of the other stones. It can also be used in cleansing to help absorb negative energy. Quartz strongly resonates with the nervous system and is useful in many pain reduction techniques.  

Green Jade is the stone for healing the heart. It is aligned with the Earth and the Heart (4th) Chakra. 
It is an extremely tough stone that was valued in ancient Chinese and Mexican cultures to strengthen the body during life and the soul after death. Green Jade is a great stone to help bring the beauty of the Earth into your life. Its vibrations help you to cherish the little joys of the physical world around you; this is where its healing comes from. 
Pair with Rose Quartz and Green Aventurine to bring love to you. Or with Unakite and Amethyst for emotional healing. Use with Moss Agate and Picture Jasper for Earth Magic. 

Hematite is the most effective stone for grounding. Carry this to counteract a spacey nature and confusion. It can help one manifest the energy of your spiritual work in your physical life. It is also highly effective at absorbing negative energy. 
Aligned with Earth and the Root (1st) Chakra. 
Can be helpful in the recovery of any ailment of the blood or detoxification. Pair with Amethyst to bring peace and balance.

Labradorite is the stone for magic. It is aligned with Wind, Water, the Fae, and the Third Eye(6th) Chakra. 
Carrying it can help a person to discover latent magical abilities or to hone ones that they have. Working with this can also help you to give up the desire for control over others, or any outside force in your life, and focus only on control over the self. It is a useful stone to have in any magical working, particularly with divination. Large specimens of this stone may even be used for scrying. 
Use with Sodalite to increase your intuition during divination. Or pair with Moonstone to bring the presence of the Divine Feminine into your work.

Leopard Skin Jasper is the stone of Shamanic journeys. It is aligned with the Earth and the Root (1st), Heart (4th), and Crown (7th) Chakras.
This version carries Jasper’s nurturing qualities over into the animal and astral realms.  For thousands of years, Shamans have used this stone to aid them in their astral journeys and to connect with animal spirits and totems. I can also be a powerful protection stone when dealing with spirits. 
Carry this stone with you if you are looking to connect with your animal totem. Pair it with Lapis Lazuli and Picture Jasper to help with astral work. 

Petrified Wood is the stone of understanding time. It is aligned with the Earth, and the Root (1st) and Third Eye (6th) Chakras. 
Petrified Wood will connect you to the ancient energies from its formation. While it is very useful in helping to connect you to your ancestors, it is most valuable as a spiritual teacher. These stones were once living things that have made the transformation into immortal stone. Because of this they can help you to have patience with your own spiritual growth. 
Pair with Snowflake Obsidian and Lapis Lazuli for ancestral or past life work. Use with Hypersthene and Sodalite for educational pursuits. 

Picture Jasper is the stone for connecting with the Earth. Meditating with it can help you to tap into the energies of the Earth, especially concerning the areas around sacred sites. Because of this it can also be very helpful in astral projection journeys. 
Aligned with Earth, and the Third Eye (6th) and Root (1st) Chakras. 
Pair with Moss Agate and Hematite for grounded Earth work, or with Lapis Lazuli and Nuummite for Spiritual/Astral work. 

Rose Quartz is the stone of love. It radiates a soothing energy that encourages a love for all living things.  It is a great stone to have around to improve the environment of your home.
It is aligned with Water and the Heart (4th) Chakra. 
Pair with Jade and Turquoise for romantic love; with Amethyst and Hematite for tranquility or with Unakite for emotional healing. 

Snowflake Obsidian is the stone of guidance. It is aligned with the Earth and the Root (1st) and Third Eye (6th) Chakra. 
Snowflake Obsidian can help to calm a mind prone to self-pity and help you to see the guidance all around you. Because of this, it is a good stone to help attune you to past life memories or messages from your ancestors. It can also give you courage and persistence. 
Use with Petrified Wood and Lapis Lazuli for ancestral work. Or pair with Hypersthene and Hematite to calm and ground an overactive mind.

Tiger’s Eye is a stone of paradox and polarities. It can help you to see both sides of an argument without becoming biased. In spiritual work it can enlighten the mind to aid in understanding the paradoxes of the higher consciousness. Because of this, it is an excellent stone for meditation. 
Aligned with Fire and Earth. As well as the Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), and Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakras. 
Tiger’s Eye can help you find balance between extremes, because of this it is often used to lift depression or in mediating family disputes. It is also an excellent stone for protection. 

Turquoise is a stone of beauty and truth. It was one of the first stones to be used in jewelry. It can help you to find wholeness and truth, and also to accept even the most troublesome of traits as part of the divine. 
It is aligned with Water, Storms, and the Throat (5th) Chakra. 
Pair with Chrysocolla to encourage open and honest communication. Or with Rose Quartz and Jade to bring compassion and forgiveness to a relationship.