Protect Your Peace & Your Energy With These Top-Notch Protection Crystals

Protect Your Peace & Your Energy With These Top-Notch Protection Crystals

You’ve seen them everywhere — from side tables and desks to dainty jewelry accents on earrings and necklaces. For centuries, crystals have been used as a tool for healing and spiritual practices, but in recent years have become essential assets to keep on hand for our self-care practices and spiritual toolboxes.

Let’s be honest: sometimes, in life, negativity seems to come at us in random and unavoidable ways. From road-raging drivers that cut you off in traffic to a nagging boss that just can’t seem to get off your back, in the face of this resistance, it’s always nice to have a little companion in your pocket that can help rid of any messy juju and allow you to remain grounded, balanced, and centered.

While these dazzling stones are beautiful to admire, they are known to carry powerful weight in spiritual protection, love, abundance, and healing. But no matter where these crystals fall in your self-care style, finding the right ones to offer protection from negative energies and promote positive energy flow can be a helpful step to shield yourself from negative vibes.

So if you’re on the hunt for the best bad vibes repellants, look no further because we've put together a list of the perfect crystals for protection.

Let’s get into it:

Black Tourmaline

This powerful crystal is said to be the boss of absorbing negative energy and creating a protective shield around the wearer. Black Tourmaline is a popular crystal that is often related to grounding and stabilizing, helping to reduce anxiety and promote a sense of calm.

One way to use Black Tourmaline as a protection crystal is to carry it with you in your pocket or wear it as jewelry. You can also place it in your home or workplace to create a protective barrier against negative energies.

Smoky Quartz

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This trusty stone is thought to transmute negative energy into positive energy. It's said to absorb and transmute negative energies, making it an effective tool for creating a protective shield around yourself or your environment. It is also believed to help release negative thought patterns and emotions, promoting a sense of calm and balance. Because we all know when you think positively, positive things come right back to us, so keep the Smoky Quartz in your rotation.


Amethyst is special for its ability to promote a calm and peaceful environment. These calming effects are believed to affect the mind and emotions, which can help alleviate anxiety and stress. It is believed to promote spiritual awareness and enhance intuition, making it a popular choice among those who practice meditation and other spiritual practices.

Clear Quartz

When it comes to Clear Quartz, this powerful and versatile crystal is believed to be one of the most effective crystals for protection due to its ability to cleanse, purify, and amplify energy.

Clear Quartz is said to work by absorbing and neutralizing negative energy and environmental pollutants while also enhancing the positive energy around it. One of the ways in which Clear Quartz can be used as a protective crystal is by placing it in areas where negative energy is present, such as near electronic devices, your car, or in the workplace.


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Citrine is believed by some to be a powerful crystal for protection, as well as for attracting abundance, enhancing creativity, and boosting self-confidence. It is said to have a bright and joyful energy that can help dispel negativity, clear the mind, and promote feelings of happiness and positivity.

For protection, citrine is thought to be effective at shielding the aura and deflecting negative energies, including electromagnetic radiation, from electronic devices. Some people also believe that it can help to protect against psychic attacks and negative thought forms — so if you feel those negative vibes, definitely stock up on citrine.

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