Legendary healer Diane Stein shares her extensive knowledge of gemstones in this concise agate-to-zircon reference. Each listing includes the stones common name, its corresponding color and chakra, and a concise resume of its healing properties. Stein suggests ways to use stones to support physical and psychic well-being, from simply carrying or wearing one to more advanced practices like the laying on of stones. She also teaches how to clear, dedicate, and maintain crystals to maximize their beneficial effects, and includes a glossary of terms. 288 pp.