According to renowned author Doreen Virtue, Archangels are messengers from our creator who guide and oversee the realm of the guardian angels and also our human physical realm. The Archangels have the powerful ability to help each of us simultaneously while offering their protection and guidance to bring about peace on earth.
"Just thinking an Archangel 's name is enough to call one to your side". She recommends developing your relationship with them to receive healings, guidance and miracles in your life. This relationship can be aided by working with the gemstone represented by each of the 15 Archangels. Reviewing the chart below will help you determine which Archangel to choose depending on their area of "specialty" and also which gemstone or crystal to begin working with to deepen your connection to these ethereal messengers.
Qualities, Colours and Gemstones of Archangels
Ariel, otherwise known as the Lion of God, counsels your fears and helps build the qualities of bravery, courage and focus with elegance. He will help boost your confidence and being involved with divine magick and miracles, help with manifestations, for he is the Master Manifestor. He aids teachers, healers and service workers, protects the environment and heals animals. He is indeed, the Patron Angel of Animals.
The Colour Associated with Ariel is Pale Pink.
The Gemstone Associated with Ariel is the Rose Quartz
Azrael, Angel of Death, but is depicted more as the Angel of Everlasting Life. He brings comfort and love to those who are grieving or dying and also messages from loved ones in heaven helping them to make contact. Azrael is the Patron Saint of the Clergy. The gemstone Calcite, with its creamy yellow is calibrated to Azrael's energy, so holding or wearing this gemstone in times of grief or fading life, may bring additional comfort. Those who have shared an encounter with Azrael describe him as dark, very quiet, and not at all menacing.
The Colour Associated with Azrael is Vanilla Cream.
The Gemstone Associated with Azrael is the Yellow Calcite.
Chamuel, He Who Sees God, helps us to see clearly and find things, situations and people. Renowned for help in finding the best career, Chamuel is The Angel Divine Love, both personal and global, and The Patron Angel of All Who Love God. In Druid mythology, Chamuel was originally the God of War. A gatekeeper of Heaven, Chamuel has charge over twelve-thousand fiery Angels of Destruction, all posted there with him at the portals of the sky and thus became known as Chief of the Angels of Destruction.
The Colour Associated with Chamuel is Pale Green.
The Gemstone Associated with Chamuel is Fluorite.
Gabriel, Messenger Angel, loves to coach and help with writing, and being able to open doors for publication, will help in the enjoyment of writing. Gabriel helps to find strength and connect with personal power, and reassures that it is safe to be powerful. He works with mothers and children and helps us to connect with our inner child and play. Gabriel is the Angel of Mercy and the Patron Angel of all who work in the field of communications. Gabriel brings the gift of Hope to keep alive in your heart. He is the Governor of Eden, the ruler of the Cherubim, the Angel of the Resurrection and the Angel of Mercy. The poet Longfellow, in his ‘The Golden Legend’, makes Gabriel the angel of the moon who brings man the gift of hope. Gabriel is the Defender of the Element of Water and of the West, the Angel of Resurrection, Mercy and Peach and the Benefactor of Messengers.
The Colour Associated with Gabriel is Copper.
The Gemstone Associated with Gabriel is Citrine.
Haniel, Glory of God, helps to connect with divine magic and powerful cycles of the moon. He helps to groom hidden talents and find true passions; to appreciate ourselves and build self-worth honouring our cycles and moods, strengths and shadows.
The Colour Associated with Haniel is bluish white.
The Gemstone Associated with Haniel is Moonstone.
Jeremial, Mercy of God, answered prayers, change - everything is happening for a reason. All is well. Helps to review life and take stock of where you have been. Helps us to heal patterns that are no longer working. Helps us to be merciful to our self and others. Jeremial helps newly crossed-over souls, as well as those still living, to review their lives. Call upon Jeremial if you wish to take and inventory of your life in order to make positive adjustments.
The Colour Associated with Jeremial is Egg Plant Purple.
The Gemstone Associated with Jeremial is Amethyst.
Jophiel, Beauty of God, helps to clear both mental physical clutter and negative thinking, clearing energy. He helps us to stay in Higher Self focus of bliss, love and joy, and encourages us to spend time in nature, experiencing more grace and peace in life. The Patron Angel of Artists, Jophiel helps us to think beautiful thoughts, thus creating, manifesting and attracting more beauty into our lives.
The Colour Associated with Jophiel is Deep Rose or Magenta Pink.
The Gemstone Associated with Jophiel is Rubelite or Deep Pint Tourmaline.
Metatron, Angel of Sacred Geometry and Numerology, (Kabbalah), helps to clear and open our chakras, cleansing psychic toxins from our bodies. He works with sensitive children, indigos and crystals and helps to organize schedules, making time for activities which are close to our heart. He is a fiery, energetic Angel who has a special place in his heart for those children who are spiritually gifted. Metratron led the Children of Israel through the wilderness to safety and continues to lead children today both on Earth and in Heaven.
The Colour Associated with Metatron is Violet or Sea-Foam Green.
The Gemstone Associated with Metatron is Watermelon Tourmaline.
Michael, He who is like God, protects and leads away lower energies in our space. He works with us while we sleep and enters our dreams to allay fears. Michael helps with the qualities of love, power, strength and unwavering faith. He gives guidance and direction for those stuck or lost in the purpose of their life career path. Michael is the Defender of the Element of Fire and of the South, the Leader of the Archangels, he and the Angel of Protection, Justice & Strength.
The Colour Associated with Michael is Royal Blue and tinges of Purple.
The Gemstone Associated with Michael is Sugilite.
Raguel, Friend of God, Clairsentience, helps to distinguish between our own feelings and those of others. He guides us towards situations, people and places that have clear and loving energy and guides us to act fairly and find win-win solutions. Raguel helps to maintain harmony and order in relationships and acts as mediator, helping us to find creative solutions. His chief role in Heaven is to oversee all the other archangels and angels, ensuring that they all work together in a harmonious and orderly fashion, according to Divine order and will.
The Colour Associated with Raguel is Light Blue.
The Gemstone Associated with Raguel is Aquamarine.
Raphael, Heavens Physician, gives guidance for a healthier lifestyle, helping with anything requiring healing, relief from burdens, and Divine guidance through intuition, thoughts, ideas & dreams. Raphael is the Defender of the Element of Air and the East and is the Angel of Love, Joy and Laughter, Custodian of The Tree of Life and of Healing Powers.
The Colour Associated with Raphael is Emerald Green.
The Gemstone Associated with Raphael is Emerald or Malachite.
Raziel, Secret of God, knows all the secrets of the Universe and how it operates. His clairvoyance through dreams and inner sight helps us gain deeper spiritual understanding and to apply it in practical ways. He will take you soul travelling in your dreams to discover truths and ancient wisdom that will become part of your subconscious and be with you when you wake up and help you understand esoteric material and increase your ability to see, hear, know and feel Divine guidance.
The Colours Associated with Raziel are All Colours of the Rainbow.
The Gemstone Associated with Raziel is Quartz.
Sandaphon, Archangel of Music and Answered Prayers, helps with communication and expression so that you may speak your truth openly, yet your words and actions be kind and gentle, if powerful. Take time for a gentle retreat to rejuvenate and connect with peace and enjoy the present moment. He will help you live in integrity with your spiritual gifts of prophecy, healing and manifestation fully awakened.
The Colour Associated with Sandalphon is Cool Turquoise.
The Gemstone Associated with Sandalphon is Turquoise.
Uriel, meaning God’s Light or Fire of God, illuminates situations, giving prophetic information and warnings. He is considered an archangel who helps us with natural disaster, perhaps because of his connections with Noah and the weather elements of thunder and lightening. Call upon Archangel Uriel to avert such events or to heal and recover in their aftermath. He provides us with Divine ideas and intellectual guidance and lights our pathway so we know which step to take next. Uriel is Defender of the Element of the Earth and the North, Angel of Nature, Visions and Instruction and Custodian of Prophecy.
The Colour Associated with Uriel is Pale Yellow.
The Gemstone Associated with Uriel is Amber.
Zadkiel, Mercy of God, helps with compassion and forgiveness. He helps to release emotional toxins and aids Clairaudience through the Brow Chakra. Zadkiel helps with memory and memorizing. He helps us let go of judgements and unforgiveness. If you’re finding it difficult to forgive yourself or somebody else, call Zadkiel to intervene.
The Colour Associated with Zadkiel is Deep Indigo Blue.
The Gemstone Associated with Zadkiel is Lapis Lazuli.