Topaz is the birthstone for the month of December, and thestone given in celebration of the 4th and 19th anniversaries of marriage. Topaz is a symbol of love and affection, and has been said to be an aid to ones sweetness and disposition.
Labradorite (also called Spectrolite sometimes) is a considered by mystics to be a stone of transformation and magic. It is said to clear, balance and protect the aura, as well as being an excellent stone for general protection. It is purported to help provide clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as attract success. It is used in metaphysics for dream recall, and finding ways to use dreams in daily life. Mystically, energies of stress and anxiety are said to be reduced by labradorite, possibly due to is energy of self-confidence.
Iolite is popularly known as water sapphire, although it is not a type of sapphire at all. It is, however, one of the best stones to use in psychic, healing, and spiritual activities. It can open one to psychic talents and expand them.
Iolite is also called the Viking Stone. It was said that it was used in thin sheets by the ancient Vikings as a “lens” to see during their ocean voyages, as the one of the world’s first polarising filter, and is often known as the Viking stone.
Iolite is also an excellent stone for meditation and astral travel. It helps one grow spiritually in a gentle fashion. It is considered a very strong “Shaman” stone, and can stimulate clear psychic visions.