2 Black Star Diopside is a very rare crystal is used for balancing, calming and mood lifting. Black Star Diopside is associated more with the root chakra than other colors of Diopside, and brings more energies of calming stress and anxiety. Diopside is also used for calming pets at times.
It is also used for protection. It is a very important stone in meditation, Shamanic journeying and trance work. Diopside is said to induce a meditative state while keeping one safe. In trance work, it can give the confidence to step back and allow spirit guides to enter.
Diopside can be found as a beautiful deep green or black, which when polished has a reflective star on the surface.
Black Star Diopside is a very creative stone and can bring creativity to the bearer. It stimulates intellect and can also help with analysis and logic as an assistant to learning. It is also said to be related to love, commitment, and the inner heart. Diopside allows one to experience love while retaining a sense of detachment. It is traditionally said to be helpful for healing trauma, partly by bringing cleansing tears. Sometimes it's even called the "crying stone" because of this. It can help get in touch with the feminine side, which can help heal aggression and stubbornness.
Black Diopside is a stone for improving ones physical well being through the energies of the planet. Because of it's tendency to focus consciousness downward into the ground it is excellent for dowsing, assisting a person with developing the intuitive feeling for what is hidden below the feet.
Red, Yellow & Green Agate can help those who have repressed emotional issues that need to be addressed so that they can let go (release) and heal. Many feel that Agate has an anti-depressant quality. Agate promotes creativity, and encourages one to find solutions rather than focusing on negative aspects of daily challenges. Agate is a reminder that we are love and compassion in action