Crystals for Bravery

Gain Bravery with Crystals

Sometimes it is a scary world. Things can seem so big when you are feeling very small. It is hard sometimes to face the things we do not want to deal with. We can be fearful of standing up for ourselves, asking our boss for the raise we deserve, or getting the courage to ask that special someone out.

In certain times in our lives we could use a little more bravery to aid us in acquiring the things we deserve and desire. Bravery is defined as not only a behavior we can exhibit but a piece of our character. By adding the use of crystals in your life, bravery doesn’t have to be just one act, you can make it a part of who you are.

Scarlet Crystals for Bravery

Bravery can be brought to your life by the energy of the pure red ray and the exuberance and joy of the orange found in scarlet colored crystals. Scarlet is the color of strength and vitality, both physical and spiritual. Scarlet crystals can bring you fire energy which is the energy of strength and dedication. Use the red hues of crystals to bring the sun’s power and the fire element’s energy to your life and home. Charge up a space with these crystals. Spring into action with their energy.

The fiery rays in red crystals being us fire and passion while the joyful and optimistic rays of orange crystals bring us happiness and confidence. Combine the two colors and you will see a beautiful scarlet crystal, brimming with possibilities bravery, strength, and victory. Use scarlet-colored crystals in efforts to overcome fear and improve self-reliance.


Ruby Tumbled Stone Set (Large)-134121The gorgeous scarlet rays in Ruby can help usher bravery into your behavior and character. Ruby is to be carried or worn to provide a focus for Universal Life Force to enter your spirit. It will aid you in finding new paths in life and giving you the energy you need to walk those paths.

Scarlet Ruby crystals are primarily used for their Seeker power. They should be carried on your person or worn to help you focus the Universal Life Force on specific efforts to find new paths in life.

Ruby also sustains and protects those with sensitive natures and distorted views of themselves or others. It overcomes fears of being “ugly” or unloved, and is particularly empowering for those who hold excess weight in the body in order to ground in the physical world. It releases destructive emotional holds, and is a powerful stone for developing a more loving attitude toward oneself and the physical body.

Harlequin Quartz

Brandberg Clear Quartz Harlequin Crystal-0

Another powerful crystal that can aid in adding bravery to your life is the Harlequin Quartz. Harlequin Quartz when it possesses the scarlet ray of influence is a crystal of physical energy, vitality, and protection. It carries all of the excellent qualities of quartz such as it acts as a deep soul cleanser, purifying and enhancing the body’s internal structure and surrounding subtle bodies to connect the physical dimension with the mind.

It focuses on inner negativity and stimulates positive thoughts and feelings in its place. It increases awareness and clarity in thinking, and provides enhanced energy, perseverance and patience.

The Lepidocrocite in Harlequin crystal brings some elements of a Dispeller to the Seeker energy of the Quartz and seems to bring the ability of the crystal to remove barriers to understanding when you are seeking to communicate with the heart of another person. The Harlequin crystal is associated with the Base Chakra. When it is out of balance you will feel flighty and physically adrift. This Harlequin Quartz can be used effectively in crystal healing when the Base Chakra is in need of realignment.


Crystal Energy Items for Bravery

All of these crystal items were made in collaboration with Certified Crystal Alchemists and Certified Crystal Masters.


What Other Crystal Authors Recommend

Judy Hall recommends Aquamarine which has cleansing energy to help remove resistance and aid one in overcoming fear of the unknown.

"Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. It harmonizes its surroundings and protects against pollutants. In ancient times it was believed to counteract the forces of darkness and procure favor from spirits of life. It was carried by sailors as a talisman against drowning."

Margherita suggests Chrysoprase which is a stone of courage, strength, and inspiration.

"Known as the stone of courage, this is a stone we can hardly forego. Without courage to assist us, there is not much hope to achieve any project. Learn to love your challenges. The elemental effect of Chrysoprase includes strengthening and inspiration."

Philip Permutt advocates Bloodstone which is a “stone of courage” that will aid you to find creative ways to keep your life in balance.

"Known to help with the heart chakra, Bloodstone’s healing qualities include bringing courage, vitality, and creativity. Physically it is good for balance and getting rid of toxins. As for the emotional aspects of Bloodstone, it is good for emotional centering and calming. It can help stress and aggression. It can also help to control and release a bad temper."



Bravery is necessary in many aspects of our life. Whether we are looking to ask for a raise, stand up for ourselves against adversity, or even ask out a special someone, bravery can be a component that we all can use.

When seeking out adding bravery to your behavior or to your character, you will find the use of scarlet colored crystals such as Ruby and Harlequin Quartz to be invaluable. You can also try crystals recommended by other authors such as Chrysoprase, Aquamarine, and Bloodstone.


The Crystal Healer
Permutt, Philip
(New York, NY:
CICO Books 2007)

The Crystal Lotus Handbook
(The Crystal Lotus 2010)

The Crystal Bible
Hall, Judy

(Cincinnati, OH:
Walking Stick Press, 2003)

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