Therapeutic Properties of
Many ancient cultures believed that jet provided protection against illness,
the evil-eye and
personal attacks. Jet was believed to absorb any illness or negative energies,
thereby protecting its wearer. Medieval Healers believed burning Jet would cure
fevers and all manners of illness.
In the 16th Century, Jet was used in Rosary Beads to invoke the favor of God.
Greeks believed that wearing Jet will ensure the favor of Gods.
The Pueblo Indians buried Jet with their dead. They believed that Jet would
protect them in the
According to a popular legend, Jet worn next to the skin, will absorb some of
the person's soul.
Personal Jet was carefully guarded to avoid giving someone else their power.
Jet is an important gemstone for the 1st Chakra. It provides protection from
illness and violence and strengthens psychic awareness.
Jet is considered one of the most powerful absorbers of "negative energy,
Because it absorbs so much negative energy, jet should be frequently cleansed of
the acquired negative energy by exposure to sunlight.
Jet is considered beneficial for toothaches, and to victims of domestic
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