Fairy Stone

Learn about the crystal meanings and metaphysical properties of Fairy Stones from Quebec, Canada.

Alternate Names & Spellings for Fairy Stone: Calcite Fairy Stone, Harricana

Crystal Meanings  of Fairy Stone

Keywords: Healing, Practicality

The name of Fairy Stone is said to come from Native Americans who used them for good luck. 

These stones embody nurturing energy for the Earth and those upon it. They are children of the Earth Mother and bring to light the concerns for her and her well-being.

Fairy stones have a deep practicality, bringing  pragmatic answers to seekers. This can manifest itself as prosperity and other practical benefits for daily life.

Spiritual and Psychic Properties

Fairy stones are used for channeling that is grounded and practical. They are less likely to be helpful for un-grounded energy work.

These stones are excellent for meditation, and meditation on the shape and energies of a particular stone can bring its own specific insights. Fairy stones are also used for protection from evil spirits, psychic protection, and protection during ascension by staying connected to the Earth's center.

Fairy stones are said to adopt people rather than the other way around. For those they adopt they are said to be "little helpers."

Mental and Emotional Properties

Fairy stones are used to bring positivity to the mental and emotional life. They are said to heal trauma and its symptoms and to stop fight or flight syndroms. One of its lessons is to respond positively to situations of all kinds, even when it seems difficult at first glance. It is also used to rid one of maladaptive defense mechanisms to go through and past issues into calm emotional well-being. They are also said to calm or dispel anger and other negative feelings.

Physical Conditions Properties Lore

Fairy stones are used in crystal heaing for arthritis pain, dissolve calcifications, sound overall health, lessen inflammation, recovery from radiation or chemotherapy treatments, reduce fever, heal wounds

Please note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Related Chakras

Fairy stones are related primarily to the root and crown chakras.

More on Fairy Stones From My Personal Perspective

I read somewhere that these stones are addictive and boy are they. I have a pair of them and can't keep my hands off them. I highly recommend them as "worry stones" for anyone who needs something to do with their hands. 

Other Information

Also see Calcite for additional energetic metaphysical properties.

Rock Lore & Tidbits:  

Fairy stones are concretions of glacial  of sand, clay and calcite (calcium carbonate) "cement". This type of fairy stone, aka Calcite Fairy Stone, is only found in Quebec, Canada. It is not the same as staurolite which is also called fairy stone.

These fairy stones have a natural shape of smooth, flattened discs with one or more discs growing together. These discs range from white to grayi-beige to gray. Usually one side is smooth and the other side having irregular markings from fossil micro-organisms which may resemble ancient heiroglyphs. 

Fairy Stones Example

Fairy Stones Example

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Triple Fairy Stone Example

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Hattip to Rita Albrecht and the additional resource(s) on Fairy Stone below for select metaphysical, spiritual healing and/or mineral information.

The Crystal Bible Vol 2 by Judy Hall

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