Loving yourself truly and embracing self-love is a journey and a challenge.
Thankfully, crystals can make the process of self-love and self-acceptance a bit easier.
Crystals interact with your energy fields or chakras and with their unique vibrations (read more: Seven Chakras guide) can unblock stagnant energy, and promote positivity, transformation and flow.
As you practice self-love with your crystals you will start to be more aware of your needs and take action towards supporting your wellbeing to a healthier, more fulfilling life.
Here are some of our favourite crystals for love and self-love:
The Classic Crystals for Self Love
The following crystals for self-love need no introduction. They are well known and classic options when it comes to self-love and self-acceptance. We will briefly mention each one of them before moving on to some of the lesser-known crystals for self-love that you might not be aware of!
Rose Quartz - the stone of unconditional love, great for opening the Heart
Rhodochrosite - the stone of compassion, great for forgiveness and releasing inner child trauma
Rhodonite - for love and emotional support, great for letting go of dependencies and destructive patterns
Citrine - stone of success and prosperity, great for inviting joy and playfulness to
Amethyst - for protection and a balanced mindset, great for letting go of addictions
Moonstone - the stone of new beginnings, great for new mothers and warm feminine energy
More Amazing Crystals for Self Love
Agate is a great option when working on self-acceptance and self-confidence.
Its use dates back to ancient years and it has been treasured for its stabilizing energy and soft vibrations that instill confidence, optimism and determination. Agate will help you approach situations with a clear head and analytical mind and strengthen your self-belief.
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Amazonite is an amazing stone to work with if you are struggling with setting
boundaries. It strengthens your connection to the Heart Chakra that allows you to lead with gratitude, compassion and appreciation for yourself and will bring objectivity and calmness to your inner thoughts. Plus, it works as a shield against electromagnetic pollution - just in case you needed an extra reason to keep this one near your bed!
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Discovered fairly recently in Madagascar, Black Moonstone is a stone of
transition and empowerment - perfect when you are just starting out on the journey to self-love. This is also a great stone for women in general, due to its connection to all things lunar that will allow you to connect to your divine feminine energy. Black Moonstone can be used during meditation and resonates with the higher chakras, so you can reach and feel connected to the cosmic energies of the universe.
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Emerald is more than just a pretty stone used for jewellery making. It is the
stone of harmony, self-love and positivity that will invite loving vibrations into your life. The stunning colours of emerald are linked to the Earth element and provide emotional well-being, allowing you to unlock and connect to your higher self and love yourself unconditionally.
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If you are looking to connect to your Heart Chakra, Prehnite is the stone for you.
This wonderfully calm and loving crystal allows you to align your feelings with your actions and lead from a place of compassion and self-acceptance. With Prehnite by your side, you will feel empowered to work towards your dreams and trust in your inner wisdom to get you there.
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This is one of the most powerful stones for love, passion and sexual energy.
Garnet is a stone used to manifest your heart's true desires and protect you from bad energy and karma. This crystal will assist you in developing your inner strength, boost self-confidence and open your Heart Chakra to allow love to flow through your chakras and enter your life.
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Lapis Lazuli is the stone of harmony, peace and truth. Loved for its deep blue
hues and once associated with ancient gods and royalty, Lapis Lazuli is a symbol of strength and courage. Not only will Lapis Lazuli show you how to trust and believe in yourself but it is also a great stone of expression so you can speak your mind without fear and be honest with yourself and those around you.
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For the times when we feel stuck, emotionally and physically, Malachite is there
to promote positive changes and allow you to recognize your potential. This stone of transformation is mesmerizing and its warm and gentle vibrations will instantly take away any anxiety or fears that are limiting your ability to act. An amazing Heart Chakra stone, Malachite brings unconditional love and empathy to your relationships and is an essential stone to have in your crystal collection.
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We all get stressed from time to time. Aquamarine flows through you like water,
washing away the stress and anxiety of everyday life and carrying away your emotional burden. As a Throat Chakra stone, Aquamarine invites you to share honestly and clearly without hiding behind the lies we tell ourselves. Great for creative thinkers, strengthening willpower and determination and controlling impulses.
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When we struggle with self-love, everything from our personal lives to our
professional opportunities is affected. Kunzite allows you to work through your irrational fears, doubts and limiting self-beliefs and invite divine intuition, unconditional love and acceptance. With its soft lavender pink and pale mint colouring, this Heart Chakra stone allows for loving communication and empathy to grow. If you have been struggling to find balance, Kunzite will help you take better care of yourself and your needs.
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What are your favorite self-love crystals? Please let us know!
Love & Light
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