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What Are Chakras And How Are Gemstones Related?

by Samar Agarwal 17 Jul 2024
What Are Chakras And How Are Gemstones Related?

Have you ever thought your body has energy centers? Yes, you heard it right. We are talking about chakras — the energy centers of your body.

Chakras play a pivotal role in controlling the energy flow in your body. They primarily affect your body, mind, and health in too many ways. 

Further, you will be curious to know how these chakras are behind the blocking or unblocking of your happiness, mental peace, financial growth, and personality development. 

But there is a reviving point to it, gemstones are the healing crystals to balance chakras and there are different gemstones for manipulating them.


7 main chakras

Here in this blog, you will learn what exactly chakras are, the 7 different chakras, which gemstones are specified for each chakra, and how they are controlled.

  • What are chakras?
  • 7 chakras of body and their gemstones
  • How do gemstones work for balancing chakras?
  • Final thoughts

    What are chakras?

    In Sanskrit, the term chakra refers to disc or wheel, chakra meaning they are the energy centers of the body.

    Chakras are invisible whirling wheels located in different yet main parts of your body.

    They pull in and pull out energy in the body with their spinning discs. In Ayurveda, chakra system is recognized as Prana(Life) as it fills energies in the human body.

    Each of your organs corresponds to 7 different chakras. Together they function to bring a balanced flow of energy, emotional, and spiritual well-being. 

    Often, chakras go out of sync leading them to get blocked and unresponded. This is why sometimes you feel emotionally exhausted and not in the right state of mind. As they negatively impact your physical, emotional, and psychic aspects. 

    There are seven different and main chakras, present in your body. It starts from the base of the spine as the root chakra and goes up to the top of the head as the crown chakra. In between, there are remaining important chakras that are full of energy. 

    Let’s discover more about chakras in the body meaning and their representing precious stones below.

    7 main chakras and their gemstones:



    Muladhara Chakra

    Ruby or Garnet.

    Svadhishthana Chakra

    Orange Coral or Natural Pearl

    Manipura Chakra

    Red Coral or Yellow Sapphire

    Anahata Chakra


    Vishuddha Chakra

    Pukhraj and Blue Topaz

    Ajna Chakra

    Blue Sapphire, White Sapphire and Diamond

    Sahastrara Chakra

    Blue Sapphire or Opal


    1. Muladhara Chakra (Root Chakra) -

    The Sanskrit name Muladhara is also known as the Root or Base Chakra. This lies at the base of the spine and is linked to the prostate, ovaries, and testes.

    The root chakra meaning is the foundation of the human body chakras. If in any way the root chakra location is weak, the whole body would come at a dysfunction.

    Fear affects this chakra, and therefore, it is only possible to control it with the colour red. The colour red is prominent in natural gemstones such as Ruby or Garnet.

    These gemstones would invoke your courage, strength, and confidence by healing and energizing the root chakra unblocking. 

    2. Svadhishthana Chakra – (Sacral Chakra) -

    The Sacral, or Svadhishthana Chakra, is located between the pancreas and lower abdomen.

    The chakras explained profound emotions. Moreover, it evokes creativity, passion, and sexual desires.

    The colour of this chakra is orange. An orange Coral or natural Pearl are the best gemstones to heal and energize this chakra.

    These gemstones open and unblock the meanings of different chakras. 

    3. Manipura Chakra – (Solar Plexus Chakra) -

    Manipura, or Solar Plexus Chakra, is located in the stomach or navel area.

    This chakra eases tensions and welcomes focus to the mind. The colour of this chakra is yellow.

    Controlling and balancing this chakra can be done with either Red Coral or Yellow Sapphire.

    Further, such gemstones can strengthen and energize the chakra with youthfulness and positive energies.

    4. Anahata Chakra – (Heart Chakra) -

    The heart, or Anahata Chakra, is found in the center of the chest or close to the heart. This chakra manifests love, desires, compassion, and affection.

    One of the gemstones that heals or unblocks this chakra, is Emeralds, as green is its cosmic colour.

    5. Vishuddha Chakra – (Throat Chakra) -

    The Throat or Vishuddha Chakra is the one connected to the throat that excels in verbal communication.

    However, it is even associated with telling truths and lies, good judgements, and improved self-expression.

    The colour that this chakra holds is blue. Natural gemstones like pukhraj and Blue Topaz can set the emotions of this chakra's location and meaning right.

    6. Ajna Chakra – (Third Eye Chakra) -

    Ajna, or Third Eye Chakra, or Brow Chakra, is located above the eyebrows or between the eyes.

    This chakra is special for its connection to intuitions, insights, commands, and concentration. Indigo is the colour of this chakra.

    The ultimate gemstones to recover this chakra from blockages are Blue Sapphire, White Sapphire, and Diamonds. 

    7. Sahastrara Chakra – (Crown Chakra) -

    The topmost is Sahastrara or Crown Chakra, which is located at the top of the head or pituitary gland. This chakra connects you to the universe and mystical energies.

    It connects you spiritually with yourself, others, and the rest of the world.

    The colour of the chakra is purple. Open up this chakra with gemstones like Blue Sapphire or Opal.

    How do gemstones work for balancing chakras?

    If you are feeling low frequently, you may think that your chakras are the sole reason to cause this.

    Meanwhile, you have heard about different gemstones for unblocking or balancing chakras from us.

    Just that you have the names of gemstones for specific chakras, but still, you have no idea how to use them to regulate the seven chakras of body.

    There are different ways to work with gemstones for the chakras. The gemstone for the root chakra won’t be performing the same for the heart chakra and can lead to adverse effects.

    Below, we listed three different unique ways to use gemstones for healing and balancing the seven chakras location.

    Chakra Meditation With Gemstone:

    Chakra meditation is to meditate with a chakra gem close to you. Alternatively, you can think of lying on your back and placing 7 different gemstones on their specific areas or chakras(mentioned above).

    For example, place a Blue Sapphire stone on the crown chakra(top of your head). You may put other gemstones on each chakra, lined down your body.

    Now that you have placed them, just close your eyes and feel while your chakras are getting filled with the healing energies of gemstones.

    Hold the chakra gemstone tightly to its corresponding location while sitting cross-legged.

    For instance, hold a coral or pearl below the belly button or at the lower abdomen for balancing and healing of the sacral chakra.

    Wear Gemstone Jewellery for Chakra:

    Gemstone jewellery is truly hassle-free for incorporating chakra gems into your life. It is simply a stylish and useful way of incorporating chakra gems in the form of jewellery.

    Get a piece of jewellery that can lay on or near the chakra. Like a chakra gem necklace that lays on and close to heart and throat chakras.

    Even chakra earrings are good for third-eye or crown chakras.

    Align your chakras with a chakra gemstone bracelet with 7 different gemstones for each chakra.

    Include Chakra Gemstones in Home Decor:

    Surrounding yourself with a decor in the significant shape of a chakra gem is a great way of healing and balancing your weak chakra.

    For balancing your throat chakra in the workplace, place a throat chakra gem showpiece on your desk to make excellent communication with people around you.

    Final thoughts:

    With that, you got to know about the 7 main chakras of your body and their respective gemstones that you might not be well aware of before reading this.

    Now that you know about the seven chakras' meaning and importance, you can seek the particular gemstone for an imbalanced chakra.

    After all, a balanced chakra is all you need to live your life to the fullest without further worries.

    Open up yourself with chakra gemstones and gemstone jewellery that we have for you in our store, Luxaore.

    We put faith in our chakra gems that are specially designed for chakra balancing and chakra healing and meaning. 

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