Magickal Compendium – Stone Meanings – Crystals of the Gods

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Gods Carved In Stone


Since prehistoric times gods and goddesses have been carved from stone and precious gemstones. Just like every part of nature, you will find masculine and feminine energy represented in the mineral kingdom.

How To Work With Crystals Of The Gods

You can work with these crystals in many ways, depending on you and your spiritual practice or tradition. They could be worn, carried on you and meditated with. Alternatively, you could place them on your altar or sacred space.

In addition, you could work them into rituals, crystal grids or combine them with other spiritual tools. Maybe you have a special oracle or Tarot deck that connects you with this god? You could keep the associated crystal with them.

6 CRYSTALS FOR PAGAN GODS


ZEUS (Jupiter)
Crystal: Chevron Amethyst

The Greek god Zeus was known as Jupiter to the Romans. He was the god of the sky, weather, thunder and lightning. Zeus is seen as the king of the gods of Mount Olympus. He was the father of many other powerful gods and demi-gods. As a divine ruler, he seems to have been involved with maintaining cosmic law, order and justice.

Chevron Amethyst is a combination of clear or white Quartz with Amethyst. The zig-zag layers resemble thunderbolts. Zeus is sometimes associated with the colour purple which is also connected with his planet, Jupiter in astrology. Energetically, this is a powerful stone that offers strong spiritual protection.

GANESHA
Crystal: Aragonite Star Cluster

Ganesha is also known as Ganapati or Ganesh among other names. He is a Hindu deity originating from India. Ganesha has the head of an elephant and is generally known as the remover of obstacles. He supports new beginnings, new projects and brings success and opportunities. You will see his statue at the gates of many temples. Ganesha is also a god of wisdom and writing among other things.

Aragonite Star Clusters have crystals that radiate in all directions. This represents moving beyond limits and the many paths and opportunities we have to get to where we need to be. Aragonite is a wonderful crystal to help you clear stubborn blocks. It clears the aura and motivates you to keep pushing forward.

THOTH
Crystal: Record Keeper

Thoth is the ancient Egyptian god of wisdom and the moon. He is the guardian of knowledge and writing who is said to have given humans hieroglyphics. Thoth is often shown with the head of an ibis. He records the story of each person’s life and is involved in the judgement as souls enter the afterlife.

Record Keepers are crystals with a natural triangular indent on the surface of them. This is usually on one of the faces of a Quartz crystal point, but they also appear on other stones like Sapphires and Rubies. Record Keepers hold records from ancient civilizations, including Egypt. They also help you access the Akashic Records where all history is stored.

MERCURY (Hermes)
Crystal: Blue Lace Agate

Mercury or Mercurius is a Roman God also known as Hermes to the Greeks. As one of the sons of Jupiter (aka Zeus), Mercury is considered the messenger of the gods. Mercury is also the god of trade, travel and the wind. The planet Mercury is named after him. He is usually portrayed as a young man with a caduceus, winged hat and sandals.

Blue Lace Agate is an air element stone that looks a bit like clouds in a blue sky. Agate has been associated with Mercury as a God and the planet in astrology. Blue Lace Agate opens the throat chakra and enables clear communication. Its light energy also supports expressing yourself calmly and peacefully.

ODIN
Crystal: Hawk’s Eye

Odin is also known as Othin is a Nordic and Norse god. He’s chief of the sky gods and the god of victory and wisdom. He is portrayed as an older man, blind in one eye, carrying a runic spear and accompanied by a raven. He is also seen as a truth-seeker, wise shaman and a shapeshifter. Odin was said to wander the Earth disguised as a mortal traveller.

Hawk’s Eye is also known as Blue Tiger’s Eye. It is a black and blue-grey form of Tiger’s Eye. It works with Odin’s energy because of the eye association and because it works with your inner sight. Hawk’s Eye tunes you into your intuition and supports self-reflection. It is also useful if you are avoiding unwanted attention.

POSEIDON (Neptune)
Crystal: Aquamarine

Poseidon is a Greek god also known as Neptune to the Romans. He is the god of the sea, mariners and surprisingly, horses. Poseidon is also associated with storms, sea weather, mermaids, mermen and earthquakes. A brother of Zeus, Poseidon is shown holding a trident and lives in the sea. Poseidon is represented by the blue planet Neptune in astrology.

Aquamarine is a cardinal water element stone with a deep connection to the sea and oceans of our planet. Mermaids are sometimes associated with this aquatic looking gemstone. This blue-green crystal offers protection and can assist you in keeping calm. It balances the emotions and helps cool anger.