Crystals and stones can also protect you against hostile spirits, vengeful ghosts, psychic attacks and curses. Learn which crystals and stones will help you out in a pinch.
We’ll update this list as we discover more protective stones and as we discover them in our research.
Here they are, listed in alphabetical order:
Agate is one of the best stones for protection. It can drive away spirits, protect you from psychic attack, and stop magic. Tawny agate is thought to be the strongest protective kind of agate.
Beryl is known for magical protection and it can help you find faeries.
Okay, it’s not a stone, but diamonds are known to banish all sorts of negative energy. A couple of paranormal sites said diamonds also amplify your personal energy to help in interpersonal conflicts.
Garnet builds up your willpower and can reinforce your protective herbs. Carry them with you for added protection from spirits and ghosts.
Yes, it’s a metal, but it’s one that can amplify the effects of your protection techniques. Use it with herb burning that drives away evil spirits. That means use gold incense holders or burn protection herbs on a gold platter. FYI – Gold-plated items won’t help.
See our post on this iron and its protective properties.
Jade is one of the most powerful stones for protecting you against psychic and magical attacks. It will deflect the attack on the sender with 3x the power.
If you need protection against shadow people, Jasper will quickly dispel them. It will also disrupt magical attacks.
Jet is a kind of coal that has protective properties against ghosts, evil spirits and other earthbound entities. A few sources say you can burn it to enhance your herb defenses, too.
This is one of our favorite stones: Magnetite is a great all-around protection stone. You can wear it as a bracelet, pendant, ear rings, ring or necklace to keep the bad spirits away. It works against psychic attacks and magical ones, too.
Malachite is another good general protection evil spirits and magic. It’s in the copper family and has a deep green color.
Obsidian and Magnetite have a lot of the same powers. We use both for a powerful protective shield from evil energies.
Use Onyx to help separate an attached entity. If you think something followed you home from a ghost hunt, wear onyx ASAP to break free.
Ruby is known to amplify your personal life force. Apparently, it will make your chi radiate, and it could attract a psychic vampire. We say use it to recharge after a night of ghost hunting. Some spirits use bits of your energy to manifest. Ruby should help you recover.
While it’s not a protective stone, sapphire has been said to wash negative energy out of your system. You place it in a glass of water, then drink the water after 5-10 minutes to purify the negativity. Remember, don’t swallow the stone. You can take it out after the purification process (about 10 minutes).
Okay, we’d never heard about this stone before. Sardonyx is a combination of onyx and sard. It makes the wearer invisible to magical attacks…if you wear it on your skin. So, get a bracelet and you should be fine!
Topaz is another strong general protective stone. It works especially well against psychic vampires and hostile magic.
This stone is known to provide a strong defense against hostile magic. However, it’s not known to protect you against ghosts, evil spirits or demons.
I think we referenced 50 sources from all over the Web for this article. If you really want a great resource on protective stones, then we’d recommend “Encyclopedia of Natural Magic” by John Michael Greer. The book has great info about herbs, metals, stones and more natural protection solutions against paranormal entities, psychic attacks and magical hijinks.
Jacob Rice began investigating and writing about the paranormal in 2007. He has published 3 books on ghost hunting, ghost stories and paranormal protection. His podcast, Ghostly Activities, dives into these topics even more. You can also watch his ghost hunts on the Ghostly Activities YouTube channel. He lives in Olympia, Washington.