Chert was a very important in the ceremonies of Native Americans especially to the Algonquin cultures, as an implement with which to request Spirit Guides. This mineral symbolizes good will, stemming from the nurturing energy within the stone. Chert enhances generosity in all facets. Also, Chert can be used when one decides to either 'look back' at this life or to view previous lives. Can be used to find lost items. This is a good specimen to have suspended in pendulum use. Chert will assist you in remembering daily routines. It alleviates irritability and hostility. Chert can increase mental stability.