Metal Properties

Metals, Stones, and crystals have long been known to have certain properties that affect those who use or wear them. There is no shortage of information, thoughts, and personal beliefs on this subject. In fact, there are many (or most) of the metals and other natural minerals in our own bodies. Things we must have in certain amounts to survive. Look at the back of any bottle of vitamins or the nutrition facts of any of the foods you eat to see this. Some of the following are those minerals or metals alone and some show the combination of others that make the new material. Metaphysically, we connect to these in the same way we connect with Mother Earth and everything around us. They all have some bearing on how we interact with our surroundings, the people and animals that surround us, and even in our own selves.

 

METALS
BRASS
Brass, in spiritual and metaphysical traditions is the metal that brings out the natural good and inner truth. It has healing properties to boost the immune system. It is also known to give courage. It is a metal that brings out the natural good and inner truth of a person.
It is composed of copper and zinc and has the healing powers to boost the immune system.
Wearing brass jewelry causes the pieces to take on your own body chemistry and personal energy.

COPPER
Copper is known to stimulate the flow of energy and enhance psychic abilities. It is an energy conductor copper to help move energy, amplify thoughts, assist in communicating with higher dimensional beings. Copper has the ability to ground and transfer a wide array of vibrational frequencies from the spiritual to the physical. Copper is known to support healing by keeping the pathways for healing open. The various extensive benefits of wearing copper make it a wonderful alternative to sterling silver. 
Copper is said to have the power to heal the mind and body based on the metal’s energy conducting properties. It's conductive properties also make it useful for creating crystal wands or a variety of other ways to transfer energy of crystals.
It is used to calm cramps of various kinds and promote the better functioning of the glands. Copper can also help prevent wear, tear and calcification of the joints.
Because copper can stimulate the flow of energy and move psychic energies, it helps the wearer overcome lethargic tendencies, resulting in a more vitalized person with amplified thoughts. It assists in powers of communication, channeling, cleansing, purification, increasing self-esteem and freeing the wearer of mental burdens.
Copper is considered a powerful assistant with arthritic and rheumatic diseases. It is also used for its healing properties in improving the circulation of blood, increasing energy, detoxification, reducing inflammation, stabilizing metabolism and improving oxygen use.

GOLD
Gold symbolizes purity in a spiritual sense. It aids in the development of total understanding. Gold permits you to achieve and maintain a strong connection with everything that exists and the source of all being.
Gold is associated with your third eye and crown chakras. Gold can help ease you when you are feeling overwhelmed by your responsibilities and the world around you. It also helps to fight and fend off your feelings of inferiority and can help treat depression. This allows you to understand and rid yourself of self-reproach. It will develop, cleanse, and balance your ability to amplify your thought forms. It then also helps to hold on to your newly enlightened thoughts. 
Gold is said to help you become and remain calm and composed even during rough times. Allowing your emotions to become stabilized, your stress will be alleviated. Happy and positive feelings will be amplified. You will become more in tune with nature and  the healing forces that are available in your environment. It cleanses your physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual bodies. Use it to transfer the vitality of this mineral to the affected area of your bodies.
Gold will create an energy that’s both receptive and cooperative, making it possible to use it with other stones and crystals.
It will attract and maintain the qualities which are inherent in the additional stones and provide a stabilizing energy for them.


SILVER
Silver is associated with the moon and feminine energies. It is identified with the manifestations of the Great Mother, the eternal goddess. 
Silver is known to enhance the powers of the moon, particularly during the full and new moons. IT being associated with the moon, means it is also associated with the yin and feminine energies.
It is the metal of emotions,  the psychic mind, loving, and healing. It is used to bring patience and perseverance to the wearer. Silver retains, enhances and amplifies the qualities emitted by stones it is used with. It strengthens the connection between the wearer and the stone. It helps create a soothing flow of energy between the two.
As the metal is reflective. The moon reflects the light of the sun... silver reflects negativity from the wearer. Any sliver jewelry can be worn for magical security; used to provide protection again evil intent, reflecting spells of harm back to the sender.
Silver is used to enhance psychic abilities. When it is worn, it stimulated the psychic awareness, and at the same time it calms the conscious awareness. This keeps one using silver from becoming overwhelmed. Wearing silver jewelry before sleep can be a method of producing psychic dreams. 
Use Silver to balance your life. Nurture the good and necessary while at the same time ridding yourself of whatever causes you harm or prevents growth. 


STAINLESS STEEL
Stainless Steel is still fairly new in the world of jewelry making if you consider how long jewelry has been being produced. Steel is thought to be both projective and protective. It has both defensive and offensive properties to it. Steel blocks out negative energies and brings about a balance by activating the Solar Plexis Chakra. It helps to maintain body chemistry as well as as the energies of the body. 
It has been said that steel will offer protection against nightmares and negativity. It has also been said to give protection against mischievous fairies as well as people with negative intentions.

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