Sui Generis

April 30, 2006

Tarot Symbolism In Stones

Filed under: Book of Shadows,Pagan,Spirituality — by Joyful Girl @ 2:16 am

STONE TAROT

There are many ways to use stones and crystals. One way they can be used is fairly similar or as tarot only instead of cards with symbolism its stones with meanings. Mind you I am only listing the Major Arcana (those 22 cards) for correspondence with stones. If you wanted to have a full out stone Tarot deck ( including Court “cards”) I would suggest finding 10 stones per suit in relation to their element and numbering them.

Here is a list of stones, the card they represent and the qualities to the stone.

 CARD/ STONE /QUALITIES of Stone / Meaning of Card
    
       FOOL
      AGATE
      Strength, Courage,   Love, Healing
      Starting on a new journey. Leaving previous concepts, precepts and other emotional or mental judgements and baggage behind. Curious seeker.
    
       THE MAGICIAN
      CRYSTAL ( QUARTZ)
      Power, Psychicism, Healing
      Taking action to make things happen.Using or discovering your personal power. Creative power and control. Ambition.
    
       THE HIGH PRIESTESS
      EMERALD
         Mental Power,Psychism, Protection
      Intuition, Mysteries, hidden knowledge and wisdoms or influences. The subconscious.
    
       THE EMPRESS
      TURQUOISE
      Protection, Love, Courage,Healing,  Friendship
      Fertility, and abundance. Dealing with all aspects of the self as mind, body and spirit. Mother aspect. To nurture.
    
       THE EMPEROR
      RUBY
      Power and Wealth
      Leadership and Authority. To take responsibility for your own actions.
    
       THE HIEROPHANT
      TOPAZ
      Healing, Love
      Conformity. Aneed for outside approval. Feeling bound  by others expectations.
    
       THE LOVERS
     ROSE QUARTZ
      Promoting peace and happiness. Harmony.
      Temptation. Tension. Duality. A harmony or union fo the self ( male/female – conscious/ subconscious). Choices and decisions.
    
       THE CHARIOT
      STAUROLITE
      Health, Money, Protection
      Self discipline and control. Moving on in life. Strength of character. Vicory or success.
    
       STRENGTH
      GARNET
      Haling, Protection, Strength.
      Inner strength. Quiet persuasion over brute force. Listening to your gut and using you instincts.
    
       THE HERMIT
      SAPPHIRE
      Psychism, Meditation, Healing, Peace
      Looking for the truth on your own. A time for self reflection. Going within for the answers.
    
       THE WHEEL
      SARDONYX
      Peace, Courage, Happiness, Strength, Luck
      Change is coming your way. New choices and opportunities ( unexpected even). Going with the flow but not because you have to.
    
       JUSTICE
      CARNELIAN
      Peace, Healing, Courage
      Achieveing balance by letting go of things to become more objective. Fair. Justice.
    
       THE HANGED MAN
      AQUAMARINE
      Psychism, Courage, Peace, Purifiaction
      Limbo. Sacrificining yourself ( conscious beliefs) to your Higher self. Letting go. Listening to the inner wisdom of the heart. Following what you truly believe in.
    
       DEATH
      AMBER
      Luck, Healing, Strength
      Change. Something must be let go for something new to begin.
    
       TEMPERANCE
      AMETHYST
      Dreams, Healing, Psychism, Peace, Courage, Happiness
      Self control and moderation. Staying safe but still willing to take risks. Learning to work with others.
    
       THE DEVIL
      BLACK TOURMALINE
      Grounding and repelling negativity
      Self indulgence. Temptation. Letting your desires control you. Letting others perceptions delegate who you are.
    
       THE TOWER
     LAVA
      Associated with the volcano which is all about disruptive and explosive change.
      Unexpected ground breaking change that can shatter you to your foundation. The good news is that this leaves you a clean slate and a better opportunity to see things clearer.
    
       THE STAR
      METEORITE
      Protection and Astral Projection
      Hope and understanding. Optimism. Clarity and understanding  from a harmony of the conscious and subconsious working together.
    
       THE MOON
      MOONSTONE
      Divination, Psychism, Sleep, Protection
      Intuiition and instinct. Listen to them as things may not be what they seem. Wildness and danger. Trying to keep your mind in tact.
    
       THE SUN
      TIGER’S EYE
      Energy, Health, Protection, Courage
      Purity of spirit and mind. Happiness and Joy. Success.
    
       JUDGEMENT
      FOSSIL
      Past- life regression, longevity,Protection
      Spiritual Awakening. Getting out of old patterns.Karma. Facing up to your actions and consequences.Forgiveness and the power of.
    
       THE WORLD
      OPAL
      Astral Projection, Psychism, Beauty,Luck, Power
      A sense of oneness with the world (and/or with others).Spiritual understanding. Cycles and travel.
    

For Court “cards” ( Stones):

Cups = Water so Water related stones  that you can mark 1-10 and Pg ( for Page) Kt ( Knight), Q ( Queen) K ( King).

Blue Lace Agate

Azurite

Celestite

Lapis Lazuli

Selenite

Sugilite

Blue Tourmaline

Swords = Air so  Air related stones  that you can mark 1-10 and Pg ( for Page) Kt ( Knight), Q ( Queen) K ( King).

Adventurine

Mica

Pumice

Coins = Earth so Earth related stones  that you can mark 1-10 and Pg ( for Page) Kt ( Knight), Q ( Queen) K ( King).

Moss Agate

Coal

Green or Brown Jasper

Jet

Malachite

Wands = Fire so Fire related stones  that you can mark 1-10 and Pg ( for Page) Kt ( Knight), Q ( Queen) K ( King).

Red Agate

Obsidian

Onyx

Ruby

Bloodstone

Citrine

Hematite

Serpentine

Sunstone

Topaz

Again this is a general listing. If you find others that work for you then use them.

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