The underworld is the most enchanting of places and it is symbolic of the subconscious mind, the mothers womb were all creations are forged, nurtured, and cradled till birthed into physical manifestation.
It is also strongly connected to the shadow-side of our existence and houses all memories (both of this present life, past lives, and lives yet come to pass). All karma related events, traumas, pains, and wounds quietly wait in the hidden corridors and corners of this realm, often directing and dictating our life unconsciously until the day we venture, bravely, into its darkness with lantern in hand.
Threw out the day we visit this domain, often unconsciously, by means of daydreams or whenever we begin to 'drift off '. When this happens it is important to remember you are still creating your reality and is wise so be mindful of these dreams you are creating.
Below you will find six crystals ruled by the underworld with a direct rulership (also indirect by means of astrological signs) held by the planet Pluto, the lord that holds dominion of the underworld, subconscious-mind, and death/rebirth. These crystals will help to enhance your creative potential, thus enhance your manifestations, develop your psychic and astral senses, along with helping to aid in shadow work of all kinds.
Smoky Quartz - A wonderful stone to assist in dissolving emotional blockages.
It also helps to refine the vibratory energies when one is in a state of meditation and used extensively during active contact with other worlds. Its effects are long and lasting and strengthening to the intuition. Promotes personal pride and joyful living.
Obsidian - Is volcanic glass with it holding the energetic property to reflect ones flaws and promote a clear picture of the changes which are necessary to eliminate these flaws. Very helpful during shadow work to produce blunt answers and promote inner vision, guiding the individual on the appropriate corse of action to balance and heal. It provides keen insight into the cause of dis-ease. A very grounding and centering stone that naturally shields one against negativity, neutralizing and transforming these vibrations into a higher state.
Snowflake Obsidian - Resembling snow fall on a cold and dark winter night,
this specific obsidian crystal helps to amplify conscious awareness while entering the subconscious mind for magick work. Great to strengthen your lucid dreaming abilities and all conscious dream work. It is also very purifying, allowing one to re-design ones thought patterns to provide relief from undesired conditions. Helps to actualize serenity in an isolated space and promotes balance on all levels, body, mind, spirit.
Black Tourmaline - Is a powerful stone with an energy connected to each chakra, acting to clear, maintain, and stimulate each of the energy centers of the body. Used and considered sacred to the Native Americans, it helps to both repel and protect against negativity and can be used to break hexs and spells. Black tourmaline and mica, used together, returns the negativity to the originating source. Can be used to attract inspiration, diminish fear threw understanding, and encourage self-confidence. A balancing stone particularly between the male and female energies.
Kunzite - Is a stone with strong astrological ties to scorpio, taurus, and leo. It is
a stone of the heart and great to implement into shadow work. Energetically working from the inside out to remove emotional blockages and obstacles from ones path. It also reveals the steps needed to attain the desired end result and acts as a facilitator in the physical, emotional, and intellectual realms. It assists one in attaining deep meditative states as well as stimulating the intuition and creativity during meditation.
Kyanite - One of the few minerals in the mineral kingdom which never need cleansing or clearing, as it will not accumulate or retain negative vibrations. Among one of the most balanced stones, the energy of kyanite is unlimited in application. It helps to align all chakras automatically and immediately and brings one into a state of tranquillity, restoring calmness to the whole body. It stimulates communication and psychic awareness on all levels, dispels anger and frustration through restoring mental clarity, promotes awareness and linear reasoning.