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Sandstone is basically sedimentary rock composed of grains of sand, which are then cemented together by either quartz (silica), calcite, feldspar or clay. Colors range from white, cream, and tan to deep browns and reds (sometimes purples and pinks!). The presence of iron or manganese oxides creates the lovely reds, yellows and rusty-browns of some sandstones.

Because Sandstone is created by either wind or water, it is often called a stone of creativity.


Use Sandstone to keep you from getting distracted, especially during mediation.


A cheerful stone, Sandstone helps keep mood swings under control. It is beneficial for people with high anxiety, adhd, or add.


When used on the Sacral chakra, Sandstone can help you discern the truth among those around you and to keep your mind clear when making decisions.

Sandstone helps to build and strengthen the cohesiveness and solidarity within relationships. It encourages truth and promotes clarity in thought and sight.


Sandstone balances one’s reality and facilitates ease of movement and change.


It promotes loving acceptance of humanity and self.

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