Hope for a better future or life is what keeps most of us going. If you’re feeling tired, lost, or frantic, certain crystals can help get your groove back. What stone represents hope? How do you use the best crystals for hope? What crystal to use for emotional healing?

The best crystals for hope work by unblocking emotional, physical, and spiritual blockages in your seven chakras. Some may uplift you, and others might bring healing, courage, ambition, motivation, optimism, strength, love, or peace.

The Best Crystals for Hope:

Today we’ll learn about the best hope crystals and how to activate them. 

1. Amazonite Crystal for Hope and Healing

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Amazonite is one of the master-healer stones known as the “Stone of Hope.” It helps you heal emotional wounds and find your authentic self. It is especially effective for moving away from toxic friends and closer to real ones. 

Amazonite works like magic for improving self-expression, optimism, and positivity because it rules over the heart and throat chakras. 

Metaphysical Properties of Amazonite:

Metaphysical Properties of Amazonite

How to Use Amazonite for Hope and Healing?

Infuse the healing energy of Amazonite in a glass of water by making a Crystal Elixir. 

You can make indirect infusions because Amazonite isn’t safe to soak for a long time. Here’s more about how to make DIY crystal elixirs directly and indirectly. 

Consume the Amazonite gem water to clear your chakra blockages from within.

2. Epidote Crystals for Courage and Hope 

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Epidote is an amplifying stone that fills you with confidence, focus, motivation, and leadership skills. This green crystal helps to release negativity.

The most interesting thing is that Epidote varieties collectively activate all seven chakras. That’s why you’ll feel stronger, more energetic, and safer when using Epidote compared to other crystals. 

Metaphysical Properties of Epidote:

Chart of Metaphysical Properties of Epidote

How to Use Epidote for Courage and Hope?

Epidote wands and palm-sized clusters are excellent for clearing negativity. 

To use the Epidote wand for hope, activate it with positive affirmations like the following:

  • I trust in myself and the universe.
  • I manifest protection and safety around me. 
  • I conquer my fears. 

3. Tiger’s Eye Crystals for Ambition

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Let’s face it, hope is hard to find without a clear goal. 

If you find it hard to plan ahead of the day, get a Tiger’s Eye crystal ASAP.  Tiger Eye makes you sharp, focused, and motivated to achieve realistic goals.

Did you know Tiger Eye was used in ancient times for success in battles and politics? It simultaneously opens the third eye, solar plexus, sacral, and root chakras to awaken your life force or kundalini energy. 

Metaphysical Properties of Tiger Eye:

Metaphysical Properties of Tiger Eye

How to Use Tiger’s Eye for Ambition and Hope?

The ruling element of Tiger’s Eye is fire, and this crystal is ideal for activating it for ambition, hope, or spirit with fire. You can light a candle and hold the Tiger’s Eye stone in front of the flame for a few seconds before wearing it. 

4. Lepidolite Crystals for Motivation and Hope 

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Although Lepidolite is not well-known to beginners, it’s an expert’s go-to crystal when feeling low. It’s especially good in winter when you need to fire up your inner power, goals, and hopes. 

Lepidolite opens the crown, third Eye, heart chakras, and can sometimes activate all the primary chakras. It helps you see what you’re capable of by opening your seventh chakra(the crown). 

Metaphysical Properties of Lepidolite:

Metaphysical Properties of Lepidolite

How to Use Lepidolite for Motivation and Hope?

The best way to use Lepidolite for motivation is by holding the crystal in your palm and meditating with it for a few minutes. You can keep your eyes open or closed based on what helps you focus better. 

5. Citrine Crystals for Hope and Luck

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Whether you want prosperity, luck, or hope for a richer tomorrow, Citrine is your best bet. As Citrine opens the root, sacral, solar plexus, or the crown chakra, it makes you confident, courageous, and lucky.

Citrine clears hurdles and negativity in your path to attract opportunities that lead to abundance and success. 

Metaphysical Properties of Citrine: 

Metaphysical Properties of Citrine

How to Use Citrine for Hope and Luck?

The best way to use Citrine for luck and hope is with a crystal grid set in the southeast corner of your home. You can also use Citrine wands as focus and activation stones to amplify their vibrations.

6. Ocean Jasper Crystals for Hopes and Dreams

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Ocean Jasper is one of the ideal stones for resetting the flow of life force energy in your body, spirit, and mind. It activates the solar plexus, heart, and throat chakras to clear  out bad mojo, nightmares, negative people, and negative self-talk. 

As a tranquilizing stone that helps you see the positive side of things, it broadens your mind and manifests your dreams. 

Metaphysical Properties of Ocean Jasper: 

Metaphysical Properties of Ocean Jasper

How to Use Ocean Jasper for Hope and Healing?

The best way to cleanse and charge Ocean Jasper is in a salt bath. 

As it’s safe in water, salt, and salt water, you can soak it in wet salt between 3-12 hours or dry salt for up to a week. Place the charged Ocean Jasper under your pillow before sleeping for dream therapy. 

7. Clear Quartz Crystals for New Beginnings 

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Clear Quartz is one of the best self-cleansing crystals. While it can awaken all the seven chakras as it is available in different shades, it’s a crown chakra stone.

It’s good to use Clear Quartz for drawing out negativity and cleansing other crystals for hope. You can take it with you to new homes, offices, rooms, and places to welcome new energies of positivity and hope.

Clear Quartz also amplifies good vibes at home.

Metaphysical Properties of Clear Quartz: 

Metaphysical Properties of Clear Quartz

How to Use Clear Quartz for New Beginnings and Hope?

The best way to charge Clear Quartz for new beginnings is with moonlight. All you need to do is place the crystal near an open window or balcony overnight during the Full Moon

8. Prehnite Crystals for Hope and Positivity

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Did you know that Psychologists call green the color of optimism? Green is also universally recognized as the color of wellness, healing, and prosperity

Prehnite balances the heart and solar plexus chakras. Prehnite also works on the body and mind by improving strength and patience.

Metaphysical Properties of Prehnite: 

Metaphysical Properties of Prehnite

How to Use Prehnite for Hope and Positivity?

The best way to charge Prehnite is through smudging it with incense or smudge sticks

You can light the tip of the stick for a few seconds and blow it out to waft the sacred smoke over Prehnite. Wear or carry the charged Prehnite on your dominant side to see your destiny unfold in full throttle!

9. Bloodstone Crystals for Hope and Toughness

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When you’re looking for a complete detox of your mind, body, and soul, Bloodstone is the ultimate crystal. It connects with the root and heart chakras to change your perspective, give you strength, and actualize your destiny. 

Did you know some say Bloodstone came from Christ’s blood that fell on a Jasper at the foot of the Holy Cross? Soldiers and warriors also wore it before going to war. 

Metaphysical Properties of Bloodstone: 

Metaphysical Properties of Bloodstone

How to Use Bloodstone for Toughness and Hope?

Bloodstone is used widely by practitioners for Reiki healing techniques. You can also activate Bloodstone by burying it in soil overnight. 

According to crystal body layouts, you should place Bloodstone in the center of your chest to improve emotional intelligence and mental toughness. 

“Placing specific crystals on the human body opens and spreads healing energy around the seven chakras.” Read more about where to keep crystals on the body in this article.

10. Rainbow Moonstone Crystals for Hope and Optimism 

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Rainbow Moonstone instantly fills you with a rush of self-esteem and conviction, much like its bluish sheen. This crystal enlightens you with universal knowledge and wisdom by opening the crown and third eye chakras. 

Did you know Rainbow Moonstone quickly puts you in a meditative state? From ancient Romans to Hindus and Greeks, these crystals were associated with confidence, stability, and luck.

Metaphysical Properties of Rainbow Moonstone:

Metaphysical Properties of Rainbow Moonstone

How to Use Rainbow Moonstone for Hope and Optimism?

As ether or air rules Rainbow Moonstones, it’s best activated with the healing sounds of singing bowls. 

To do this, keep your Moonstone a few inches from the singing bowl and tap the rim one to three times with the mallet to make it sing. Carry the activated Rainbow Moonstone on you.

11. Red Jade Crystals for Hope and Strength

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Red Jade is a powerful and rare crystal that opens your root chakra to prevent negativity and empower your auric shield. 

Red Jade also balances a minor chakra below the Muladhara called the Earth Star Chakra that gives you inner power. It’s great for realizing and expressing yourself. 

Dark Red Jade crystals attract positivity, commitment, and passion through activating kundalini energy. 

Metaphysical Properties of Red Jade:

Metaphysical Properties of Red Jade

How to Use Red Jade for Hope and Strength?

The best way to use Red Jade is in a wand form for charging foods. Take a Red Jade wand and circle it clockwise over your food and drinks before eating. 

12. Rose Quartz for Love and Hope

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If I say ‘name a love crystal,’ most of us think of Rose Quartz. Did you know Rose Quartz is a resilience stone? Rose Quartz was used widely for finding the strength to move on in life.

Rose Quartz clusters helped me get over my college sweetheart that I couldn’t let go of for years. Rose Quartz opened my heart chakra and I saw the bigger picture and found the support, and confidence to find loving people.

I also found a beautiful soul to be with forever soon after.

Metaphysical Properties of Rose Quartz:

Metaphysical Properties of Rose Quartz

How to Use Rose Quartz for Love and Hope

As one of the best crystals for emotional healing, Rose Quartz taps into your body, mind, and spirit with its heart chakra healing energy

Soak in a Rose Quartz crystal bath if you want to heal from the inside and attract true love. As Rose Quartz is safe in water (for up to 12 hours), you can soak in the tub for a whole hour.

13. Almandine Garnet Crystals for Hope and Healing 

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The main healing property of Almandine is putting you in the pink of health

Almandine Garnet opens the root, sacral, and solar plexus chakras at once, it teaches you healthy eating habits and lifestyle choices. 

Almandine Garnet opens all the lower chakras. It iss one of the crystals for hopelessness if you want to accelerate healing in the body.

Metaphysical Properties of Almandine Garnet: 

Metaphysical Properties of Almandine Garnet

How to Use the Best Crystals for Healing

Almandine Garnet works well as a central stone on a crystal altar, as it’s one of the best crystals for health. 

You can also add root chakra scents like Sandalwood, Frankincense, or Black Pepper to the altar.

14. Leopardskin Jasper for Hope and Faith

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Leopardskin Jasper opens your eyes by helping you tap into your self-esteem and faith via connecting you to Mother Earth. It’s a strengthening stone that boosts your connection with other people, nature, and the cosmos. 

Did you know Leopardskin Jasper combines the powers of the root, sacral, and heart chakras? If you ask me, that’s the best chakra-combination for inner power and universal connection simultaneously.

Metaphysical Properties of Leopardskin Jasper:

Metaphysical Properties of Leopardskin Jasper

How to Use Leopardskin Jasper for Hope and Faith

Leopardskin Jasper works well with breathwork. 

Hold the crystal a few inches from your mouth and take deep breaths to charge your Leopardskin Jasper with breathwork. 

Chant the following while breathing in and out.

  • When inhaling, chant the mantra “I inhale support.”
  • While exhaling, chant the mantra “I exhale doubts.”

Carry the stone in your purse, wallet, bag, or pocket for a week or two.

Start Using Crystals for Hope NOW!

Hope begins where faith rests. It’s also a combination of optimism, positive thoughts, strength, mental toughness, and emotional intelligence. 

Getting frustrated or tired of failures is not rare. It happens to all of us. The difference is how we manage to get back on our feet.

Crystals for hope help you find your footing, voice, identity, power, strength, and destiny in life. You can charge hope crystals with your thoughts, mantras, sounds, singing bells, fire, water, soil, and scents to manifest your dreams. 

We learned the best crystals for happiness use the heart chakra and the best crystals for health use the lower chakras.

The 14 best crystals for hope and how to use them:

14 best crystals for hope and how to use them

Which is your favorite crystal for optimism and hope?

Author

Hiya, I am Ceida Uilyc, JewelryTalk’s in-house crystal expert, metaphysics junkie, an avid nature enthusiast, and a jewelry maven. I believe crystals are the fruits of Mother Earth and there’s nothing that makes me happier than sharing my experiences, and knowledge about them. When not making spells and potions, I love wandering around my garden or tripping on trendy new necklaces and rings.

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