tanzanite (photo by raike), the “stone of magic” helps us bring perfect balance of our personal power and to bring it to actualization.
tektite is not considered a gemstone, but a mineral. it has been called the stone from outer space, it is a meteorite. the word tektite is from the greek tektos, meaning molten. tektites are formed when a large meteorite strikes the earth.
thomsonite (photo by rob lavinsky) protects against betrayal, brashness and laziness.
thulite aka rosaline (photo by dave dyet) helps us relearn what we may have forgotten. also see the properties of zoisite.
tiger eye has been used as protective stone against the evil eye and curses for ages. it is a combination earth and sun stone, so it strengthens self-confidence. strong self-confidence will turn back any ill will.
tiger iron is sometimes referred to as mugglestone. it is a strong grounding and protection stone.
topaz is a stone that can help you focus. topaz is one of the twelve breastplate stones of the high priest referred to in the book of exodus. the breastplate stones are considered sacred to twelve mighty angels who guard the gates to paradise. see also imperial topaz, silver topaz, blue topaz.
tourmalinated quartz jewelry should be worn for short periods of time. has all the general qualities of quartz and tourmaline.
tourmaline is one of, if not the most significant group of minerals for spiritual use. the big specrum of colours also means a broad energy spectrum. additionally, tourmaline is very popular in jewlery, some of the varieties achieving prices higher than diamonds.