Spinel Meaning: The name Spinel is from the Latin word “spina” which means spine. This refers to the stone’s needle-like formations. Spinel stimulates kundalini energies to travel up your spine. Spinel is the stone of Energy Renewal. A great stone for workaholics or those recovering from trauma or illness by releasing stress and worry, replenishing depleted energy, providing strength and stimulating physical vitality. The energy of spinel is the energy of beauty. Spinel is a gemstone that is treasured for its own beauty, it’s wonderful brilliance, and wonderful range of spectacular colors. It is known as a “stone of immortality”, bringing freshness and hope to all endeavors. It can inspire new ways of thinking and give one strength to accept life’s challenges by increasing one’s endurance and persistence. Spinel eases signs of exhaustion in body, heart, mind, and spirit.
Spinel occurs in a range of colors, such as rose pink to rich red, lavender to deep violet, light to deep blue, orange, yellow, brown, and black. The Red Spinel is sometimes assumed to be ruby and often being called “Ruby Spinel”. Red Spinel is colored by chromium, the same trace element that colors ruby and emerald. These sparkly and transparent ruby-colored red Spinel crystals sit at home in these smooth feeling white marble towers. With curved tops and flat bottoms, they are shaped to stand as the perfect piece of adornment. Along with aligning and stimulating the root chakra, it helps one move through fear and moments of panic and anxiety. Red Spinel is excellent for increasing vitality, confidence, and leadership.