Onyx, Garnet, Black Tourmaline and Pyrite – Both Onyx and Garnet energize the Earth Star and first chakra. Extremely protective and energizing, they help to both ground you and awaken your power. Garnet is known as a stone of strength and safety, whereas Onyx is known to be a great protector. This combination can help to infuse you with the strength you may be lacking. Black Tourmaline is the ultimate protective stone. Helping to protect your aura, it enables you to be more open to accepting the energies of strength without any interference. It also protects from electro-magnetic frequencies (EMF), again another way to shield your aura. Pyrite symbolizes protection, clarity and the utmost in personal power. Whereas the other crystals awaken your power, pyrite grounds it.