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    Cleansing your Crystals

    » The Moon: The full Moons energy will gently cleanse and re-charge your crystals! Place your crystals either outside or on a windowsill when there is a full moon. The full moon energy lasts for 3 days; the day before, the day of and the day after, you can let your crystals soak up all three days or just one day depending on how long you feel is needed.

     

    » The Sun: The Sun has a powerful energy that will cleanse and re-charge your crystals. Be aware that some crystal will fade if left out in the sun for too long, for those that do you can place them in the sunlight either during sunrise or sunset when the rays aren’t as strong. Place your crystals either outside or on a windowsill for a few hours or as long as you feel is needed.  (Amethyst, Ametrine, Aquamarine, Citrine, Celestite, Fluorite, Opal, Turquoise are examples of crystals that fade in the Sun)

     

    » Smudging: Smudging cleanses and removes negative energy from crystals and the environment around them. Using either a stick or loose sage, hold your crystal over the smoke, slowly rotating so that the crystal is immersed in the smoke for 30 seconds or as long as you feel is needed.

     

    » Water: Water can be a quick way to energize your crystals. Hold your crystals in running water so that each side is cleansed, it is preferred that the water be natural and untreated by chemicals. You can also place your crystals in a bowl of water for a few hours, again natural water is preferred, i.e water from the rain, rivers, lakes or well water. Be aware that some crystals should not be cleansed with water; Desert Rose, Selenite (Gypsums), Tourmaline, Himalayan Salts, Calcites.

     

    » The Earth: The Earth offers a grounded energy and gives a powerful charge to your crystals, especially those that are connected to Earth energies! Bury your crystal in a garden, outside, or in a potted plant for as long as you feel is needed. You can also place your crystals just on top of the soil.
    (If burying your stones make sure to mark where you’ve buried them so that they don’t get lost!)


    It is important to cleanse and re-charge our crystals regularly as they absorb negativity and unnecessary energy from not only ourselves but from the environment they’re in as well. Cleaning your crystals regularly will ensure they’re functioning at the highest vibrational level for its use, keeping its intention clear.


    Note: Every crystal is different, it is recommended to do a bit of your own research on how to cleanse each one of your crystals specifically and to develop a relationship with them to feel out what it is that works for them. 



    Crystal for Happy, Healthy Plants

    Moss Agate Moss Agate connects to nature and brings Earth healing, while brings vitality to plants. 


    Clear Quartz Quartz is a universal master healer that will boost plant life and other crystals. 


    Citrine Cleanses and energizes your plants. 


    Tree Agate Tree agate brings Earth energies of comfort and security, while promoting positive growth, especially in difficult growing conditions. 


    Green Calcite Green Calcite is for those not so green thumbs. It brings encouragement and fertility. Green Calcite replaces ones negative belief of ‘I cant” with a more positive perspective, bringing growth and transformation to ones plants/ gardens. 


    Malachite≈ Brings fertility and abundance while protecting against EMS.

    Crystal Meanings

    Abalone Shell

    Abalone Shells have been tossed in the flow of the ocean for many years, giving it a slow calming vibration connecting one with the sea. Abalone brings energies of protection, emotional balance, and tranquility. It enhances feelings of peace, love, and compassion, bringing harmony and balance to ones-self and relationships. Bringing protection, strength, and courage, it allows one to view situations from a more understanding viewpoint, enhancing expression, and allowing feelings to flow freely. Used as a smudging bowl it combines Air, Earth, Fire and Water to cleanse and bless a person or space. In Native American cultures Abalone shells are used as smudging bowls, and believe the shell and sage will carry their messages up to the heavens.

    African Turquoise

    Considered the stone of evolution, African Turquoise brings about great change and transformation within life. Its encouraging energy opens minds to the possibility of newness. This stone helps us to see the need for development and metamorphosis, and provides the balance and confidence necessary to further the process of self- development. It will renew your spirit, energy, and path in life. African Turquoise aligns the Third Eye bringing wisdom.

    Agate

    Agate is a strengthening and stabilizing stone that calms and uplifts ones energy. Agate can help you find peace and rejects negative energies, keeping you more positive. Agate increases inspiration, creativity, motivation and production. It fills your life with joy and optimism. Agate is grounding helping reduce anger. Agate can also be very beneficial for relationships, making them run more smoothly by allowing you to talk about things that may be uncomfortable, and promotes love and positivity within relationships. 

    Pink Agate- promotes love between parent and child. 

    Purple Agate- clears the mind (crown/3rd eye chakra)

    Red Agate-  Agate is a strengthening and stabilizing stone that calms and uplifts ones energy. It helps to stabilize the aura and rejects any negative energy that you may put off or be receiving, keeping you more positive. Agate promotes self-acceptance and confidence, increasing inspiration, creativity, motivation and production. It fills your life with joy and optimism. It is very grounding helping reduce anger or fear. Agate brings harmony to relationships, helping them run more smoothly by opening up clear communication, allowing you to talk about things that may be uncomfortable. It promotes love and positivity within relationships. Red Agate in particular brings peace and calmness to ones life.

    Amazonite

    Amazonite is a stone of courage and truth. It is extremely calming and soothing allowing the mind to overcome any worries or fear and helping to overcome past traumas. It increases ones self-esteem and reduces self-neglect. Amazonite balances all emotions and helps to prevent anger and aggression, allowing one to manifest universal love. It helps one to communicate with true thought and feelings in a calm rational manner. Amazonite opens the Heart and Throat chakras.

    Amber

    Amber is a product of nature making it an organic gem, it is formed from a protective resin that oozed from living trees and fossilized over millions of years. Amber is a powerful cleanser and healer; it holds its own electric charge bringing an overall feeling of warmth both physically and emotionally. It draws off negative energy, replacing it with empowering positivity. It alleviates stress, anxiety and depression, helping to clear any fears or phobias. Amber brings balance and stability, helping to remove any obstacles that may be holding one back and allowing the courage to set boundaries where necessary. It strengthens ones belief in their self, aiding in manifestation and bringing prosperity to ones life.

    Healing – Amber is one of the most effective energetic healers, useful during illness, as well as in healing from illness. It draws out toxins, pain, and disease from the body. It stimulates the immune system and other mechanisms of healing the body uses to restore and heal itself. It is beneficial in treatments for: kidneys, bladder, spleen, liver and gallbladder. It eases joint pain, tooth pain/aches, and bronchial issues.


        Folk lore/Legend - Amber is a talisman of beauty, protection and renewal, it is one of the oldest treasures dating back thousands of years and used in many ancient cultures in a variety of ways.        

         Amber was traditionally a protective stone for children; it was used as a necklace to keep them from harm or negative energies, and helped to reduce pain from teething infants. 

       In other traditions it was used to honor the dead because it preserved life within the gem, it was thought to guard the soul in the afterlife.  

       Amber was ground into powder and mixed with water, oil or honey to be made into an elixir or ointment for curing a number of things including fever, stomachaches and pains, wounds and infections, and the plaque. 

        Amber can also be burned as a form of resin; the smoke was believed to ward off evil spirits and enchantments. Sailors often burned it on their ship to ward off sea serpents and other perils of the sea.           

         In the Baltic region Amber was referred to as “gold of the north” and used as a fair trade good that was traded and transported.     

         In Greek the term for Amber was electron, referring to the sun and Ambers ability to hold an electric charge. It is believed to be the origin of the English words electron and electricity. 

    Amethyst

    Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone. This stone is beneficial for anyone with an over active mind; it calms the mind, allows you to become more focused and helps with decision making. Amethyst enhances memory and improves motivation. It helps dispel any anger, fear or anxiety and alleviates sadness or grief. Amethyst has a sobering effect and should be used by anyone with addictions.

    Angelite

    Angelite is a soothing peaceful stone with a strong connection to the angelic realms. It clears the throat, third eye and crown chakras, helping to open the higher chakras and allows spiritual growth. It allows clear communication, specifically aiding in spiritual based communication. Used in meditation is enhances intuition and allows for a deeper more peaceful state. It is also a great aid in discovering and developing new gifts/abilities. Angelite gives off a very soothing vibration helping to ease any tension, anger and stress. It aids emotional healing and is particularly good for healing grief and guilt. Sleep with Angelite under your pillow for a peaceful sleep and to help with remembering and interpreting dreams. 

    Apache Tear

    Apache Tear is a gentle form of Black Obsidian, known to relieve grief, sadness, and helping to accept forgiveness from yourself and others. It offers comfort and support in times of loss and grievance, allowing one to heal from both new wounds and long held grievances. It allows negative energy and emotions to be released helping to bring balance back to ones emotional state, relieving fear, panic, anxiety and shock. Apache Tear provides one with an understanding of the loss of a loved one. It allows room for hope and creates the ability to look toward the future with a more positive state of mind and ability to deal with change. 

    Apatite

    Apatite is a stone of manifestation, helping to promote personal growth and a humanitarian outlook. Apatite balances ying and yang energies, restoring balance to ones physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies. It is extremely useful in past-life work as well as future insights. Apatite is a powerful tool in meditation, awakening ones inner or higher self, and aiding in the rise of Kundalini energy. Apatite promotes openness and social ease, making it beneficial for communication, especially in groups. It soothes sorrow, anger and fear, and helps to overcome self-consciousness and self-doubt. Apatite stimulates ones intellect to expand knowledge and truth. It improves concentration, memory and creativity, helping one to achieve their goals.

    Apophyllite

    Apophyllite is a very powerful and calming stone for spirituality, assisting in opening up the Third Eye and Crown chakras. It increases clairvoyance and intuition, assisting one in connecting with higher domains and finding their spirit guide. It gives off high vibrations of peace and love, helping to create a safe space and amplifying the energy of a space and crystals around it. Apophyllite soothes any anxiety, fear or worry, especially when held through mediation. It calms an anxious mind by absorbing and changing negative thought patterns, replacing them with structure and organization in daily life. Apophyllite rebalances ones aura, leaving an overall calm and feeling of wellbeing. 

    Aquamarine

    Aquamarine is a calming stone of courage and communication. Meaning “water of the sea” it protects anyone who may travel by, over, or near water, and in ancient folklore it is said to be the treasure of mermaids and was used by sailors as a talisman of good luck and protection. Aquamarine has a gentle compassionate energy that helps to cleanse and heal emotions, allowing one to communicate clearly, inspiring truth, trust and letting go. It helps us to understand our emotional patterns and to release old patterns that are no longer useful. Aquamarine balances fear, worry and anger, clearing past emotional, physical or verbal abuse. It heals the effects of past judgments and relieves panic attacks that may be caused by guilt or feeling inadequate. It helps to overcome fear of speaking, bringing out truth and wisdom. It is great for helping one to move forward in times of transition or change. 

    Aragonite

      

    Aragonite is known as a conservation stone and brings caring and healing to the Earth. Aragonite builds a stronger and more supportive connection to Earth. This stone brings feelings of stability and reduces stress, anxiety and when placed under the pillow at night helps with insomnia. Aragonite promotes concentration and focus and brings peace and serenity. When used in mediation it can help with spiritual growth in the root and Earth chakras and increase overall vibrations in the body. When carried daily it can also help focus on your true spiritual purpose. 

    Atlantasite

    Atlantasite is a relatively new found stone. It is a mix of serpentine and purple stichtite. Atlantasite helps energize you with calming vibration to bring feelings of peace and tranquility to your environment. Atlantasite is great in meditation helping you receive ancient information and wisdom from past lives. Atlantasite brings inner peace and strengthens love and compassion for others. It increases a sense or serenity and stabilizes your mood. Atlantasite helps ease stomach and kidney pain, helps metabolic functions and treats infertility. 

    Aventurine

    Aventurine is a very positive stone of prosperity, luck and success. It has a soothing energy that helps to protect and heal the heart. It aids in resolving any emotional blockages, allowing one to release old habits and welcomes personal growth and opportunity.  Aventurine helps to calm nervousness and dissolve the stresses of everyday life. It increases motivation and creativity while reinforcing ones decisions bringing out natural leadership. It teaches you about yourself and guides you to understand your universal purpose. 

    Axinite

    Axinite has been known to be a friendship stone. It helps to bring trust between people, especially in hostile environments. It also helps improve communication, while eliminating resentment. Axinite is a great stone for harmonizing emotions and reduces fatigue, stress and tension. Axinite helps you understand and interpret your dreams to help you find its true meaning. Axinite is a grounding stone that helps align the root and third eye chakra. 

    Black Obsidian

    Black Obsidian is formed when lava is cooled quickly and holds the power of water, fire and earth. This stone reveals truths and secrets, whether in the inner or outer world. Helpful in deep, long-term healing, it enhances the personal strength and patience required for the process. This stone seals the aura and removes negative energies from within and without. This stone cuts to the chase, quickly revealing inner demons, negative thought patterns and unresolved emotions while providing the grounding and protection needed to experience and release them.

    *This stone honors karmic principles:

    What goes around comes back around*

    Black Tourmaline

    Black Tourmaline is a highly powerful protection and grounding stone. It protects against negative energies, entities or destructive forces. Black Tourmaline can neutralize negative thoughts and inner conflicts, creating clear rational thought that inspires a positive attitude. It’s helpful for those who have self-harming tendencies or thoughts, bringing ease to feelings of anxiety and anger that may stem from feeling unworthy. Black Tourmaline is protective against radiation, electromagnetic smog and environmental pollutants.

    Bloodstone

    Bloodstone is a highly protective and grounding stone as well as a great healer. Bloodstone calms the mind, increases mental clarity, aids in decision-making, heightens ones intuition and increases creativity, boosting ones motivation. It assists in stimulating dreams as well as relieving mental exhaustion. Bloodstone reduces feelings of loneliness and confusion in those who may be bullied or abandoned. It brings nourishing feelings of self-worth, self-confidence, and self-sufficiency helping to find ones true-life path. Bloodstone works through the Root up to the Heart balancing the lower chakras. 

    Blue Calcite

    Blue Calcite is a very comforting and calming stone. It clears negativity of all kinds helping to bring peaceful rest and relaxation. Its gentle calming energy helps to sooth nerves and anxiety, and reduces stress. Blue calcite enhances ones intuition and inner sight, bringing inspired thinking and enhancing creativity. It brings clear communication and encourages one to be optimistic. Blue Calcite is known to help ease and dissolve any pain. It has a strong link to the Throat and Third Eye chakras.

    Blue Goldstone

    Blue Goldstone is a man-made crystal, made from quartz infused with copper, cobalt, manganese and chromium. This stone should be used when looking for a job to increase job opportunities or can be used to advance your career. Blue goldstone relieves fears of darkness and is a good reflector of unwanted energies. Blue goldstone is also helpful for any long term healing.

    Blue Lace Agate

    Blue Lace Agate is a wonderful healing stone with soothing and calming energies that help to uplift the spirit. It is a stone of encouragement and support that helps to stimulate emotions, bring out a positive effect. It helps one to overcome negativity and bitterness by healing the heart and releasing repressed anger, giving one the courage to start over. It counter acts feelings that stem from past fears, judgments and rejection helping to dissolve patterns of self-doubt, allowing growth in self-expression, self-confidence and self-acceptance. It is particularly effective for activating the throat chakra, aiding in communication and allowing the highest truths to be expressed.

    Blue Obsidian

    Blue Obsidian is not formed by crystallization but is a natural volcanic glass with magnesium and iron impurities. Blue Obsidian aligns the throat chakra, enhancing brave confident speech, better public speaking, and overall better communication. Blue Obsidian gives you mental clarity, slowing thought process and allows you to focus on one thing at a time. Blue Obsidian blocks negative energy, especially in sensitive people. Blue Obsidian increases creativity and prevents you from becoming lost. 

    Blue Tiger's Eye

    Blue Tiger’s Eye (or Hawk’s Eye) is a calming and protective stone. It has powerful earth healing energies that allow grounding and perspective in times of chaos. It allows one to see all aspects of a situation, providing insight to conflicts. Blue Tiger’s Eye encourages emotional balance, helping to reduce stress and anxiety as well as relieving any fears, phobias, or quick tempers. It provides insight to internal conflicts, increasing ones self-understanding, and increasing clairvoyance. Blue Tiger’s Eye protects one from any ill wishing and wards off nightmares.

    Botswana Agate

    Botswana Agate is very comforting and protective, it helps sooth anyone who may be lonely, easily hurt or grieving. It helps you to look for solutions rather than dwelling on problems, helping you to look at the bigger picture. Botswana Agate helps overcome depression making it excellent for balancing emotions and your physical energy. Botswana Agate helps to balance the Root chakra and open the Crown Chakra.

    Brandberg Quartz

    Brandberg Quartz is found only in Brandberg area. It is a blend of Amethyst, Clear and Smoky Quartz. This stone has a high vibration and can be a talisman for healing of all kinds. Brandberg heals the heart and brings in unconditional love and divinity. It can be used to dissolve past life heartbreak. Brandberg Quartz heals and amplifies energy within you to balance your energy perfectly. Brandberg is a deep Earth healer and connects to consciousness. Brandberg helps with grief over a lost love one. Brandberg helps open the Chakras and stimulates the higher Chakras. 

    Brecciated Jasper

    Brecciated Jasper is a highly grounding stone for bringing strength and vitality. It helps to stabilize the emotions when dealing with any conflict or difficulty in day-to-day situations. It brings clarity and focus to the mind when feeling overwhelmed, increasing organization, creativity, and promoting self-confidence. Brecciated Jasper helps to remove any negativity around you and in any space. It is a great detoxifying stone, promoting health and helping with healing and recovery from illnesses.  

    Carnelian

    Carnelian has a warm bold energy that grounds and anchors. It improves clarity and perception making way for positive life choices, as well as giving you the courage to welcome positive life change. It teaches you how to trust yourself and your perceptions. Carnelian encourages love and helps to protect against rage, envy and resentment from yourself and others. It helps one to overcome negative conditioning and abuse of all kinds. Placed with other stones Carnelian cleanses and charges them. Carnelian balances and aligns the Root and Sacral chakras 

    Cat's Eye

    Cat’s Eye is a variation of Chrysoberyl and is also called Cymophane. Cat’s Eye is a protective stone commonly worn as a talisman to protect from ‘evil eye’. Cat’s Eye is most commonly known for being a good luck stone, helping one with good life and business choices. Cat’s Eye should be picked and the same piece should be used for many years to increase its abilities. Cat’s Eye can increase intuition, perception of others and good intentions. It also increases determination and can bring financial success over time and help one be healthy, strong minded, have healthy children and build good relationships. Cat’s Eye can also be used to rid of any negative experiences and help one on their spiritual path, while healing any emotional wounds. 

    Celestite

    Celestite is a powerful healing stone known as a “teacher for the new age”. With high frequency vibrations connecting to the Angelic realms, it allows a flow of energy through the throat, third eye and crown chakras opening the higher chakra. Used in meditation it calms the mind allowing a deeper state and opens communication to higher realms, heightening divine intuition and stimulating spiritual and psychic gifts. Celestite brings harmony and balance, helping to maintain inner peace and serenity. It helps to relieve stress, anxiety and nervous behaviors, and brings mental calm in times of chaos. It is also a wonderful stone for those who may have stage fright or nervousness in crowds, replacing fear with courage. 

    Chalcopyrite

    Chalcopyrite is known to be a stone of happiness and joy. It helps you turn to a positive direction and stay on that path while uplifting you on a day-to-day basis. Chalcopyrite is one of the best stones to use in mediation and chakra healing. It completely opens up the crown chakra and channels flow of information and energy to the other chakras. When used in meditation it helps silence the mind and protects in times of energy healing. Chalcopyrite can increase inner knowing and protects us in all aspects.

    Cherry Quartz

    Cherry Quartz is a very positive stone, bringing strength and empowerment to life. Working with the heart chakra it encourages living joyfully, bringing healthy and positive emotions and thinking. It helps to boost energy, confidence, creativity, motivation, and concentration. Cherry Quartz gently encourages one to ease into emotional healing allowing honest and pure insight while self-reflecting, and helping to align one with their true feelings. It helps ease negative energy and brings peaceful healing to any grief or sadness, keeping you grounded and centered.  

    Chrysocolla

    Chrysocolla is a stone of tranquility and communication; it opens and activates the higher chakras while energizing, recharging and aligning all 7. Chrysocolla teaches one to speak through truth and knowledge in order to help others who may benefit from ones own experiences. It allows one to see the value of communication through knowledge and teaches the value of living and speaking through truth and wisdom, offering insights in a loving way. It inspires creativity through inner-balance and self-awareness. Chrysocolla draws off negative energy and helps to strengthen and balance the emotions. It assists in soothing anxiety, depression and feelings of guilt. It is particularly good for easing the nerves of those who may be fearful or uneasy of being alone, providing stability and inner strength. 

    Citrine

    Citrine is a powerful cleanser and regenerator, carrying the energy of the sun it helps energize every aspect of life. Citrine brings wealth, prosperity, and success helping to manifest all good things. It is excellent for overcoming depression, fears and phobias, helping you to bring balance to emotions. It assists in raising self-esteem and confidence, improving your motivation and creativity. Citrine cleanses and aligns the Sacral, Solar Plexus and Crown chakras.

    Crazy Lace Agate

    Crazy Lace Agate is known as the Laughter stone or “Happy Lace” bringing joy, support, encouragement and optimism into your life. Crazy Lace creates a circular flow of energy that helps stimulate the mind and attitude, teaching you to live in the moment. It’s great for balancing emotional, physical, and intellectual energy helping to overcome depression, negativity and bitterness. Crazy Lace creates security in the self and brings stability, maturity, self-confidence, and self- esteem. It promotes you to speak your truth and look within yourself to uncover hidden emotions that interfere with your well-being. Crazy Lace is a great stone for the workplace, bringing unity and fun to the space and promoting mental agility, liveliness and encourages flexibility in yours thoughts and actions.

    Desert Rose

    Desert Rose is a variety of selenite that is formed in salt water basins where the water evaporates over thousands of years and is a combination of water, wind and sand. Desert Rose has a lot of the same properties as Selenite however has some of its own unique properties. It is said that each piece of Desert Rose contains a spirit guide, making it a protective talisman and great tool for meditation. It is a powerful energy healer, with a calming and rejuvenating effect that clears any blockages, cleansing the mind/body, increasing self-confidence, self-worth and creativity. Desert Rose neutralizes negative energy from a person or space and provides a calming effect that rids of fear, anxiety doubt, and phobias. It reminds us to live life to our fullest by providing us the power to let go of any thing or emotions that may be holding us back. 

    Dog Tooth Calcite

    Dogtooth calcite is a unique calcite for it has lots of small points that resemble dog teeth. This stone has a high vibration that helps you connect to the Divine. It has calming energies that help to increase a better meditative state. Dogtooth calcite helps us connect to mother earth and teaches us how to care and show concern for our plant. Dogtooth calcite can help with achieving goals, small or big, and dismantles defence walls that do not serve you. The high vibrations of this stone can be helpful but it should be paired with a grounding stone. 

    Dumortierite

    Dumortierite increases ones patients and helps to calm during difficult times. It enhances intellectual abilities especially when learning math and language. Dumortierite helps with organizational skills and removes emotional and mental clutter. It eliminates irrational fears and enhances courage. Dumortierite brings stability and security while eliminating depression. It brings good luck and helps with problem solving. It is helpful for those studying astrology and allows a clearer picture for those reading tarot.  

    Emerald

    Emerald is a stone of the heart. It stimulates mercy, compassion and universal love. Emerald manifests a peaceful loving existence and protects against negative energy. It symbolizes growth and renewal, which gives romantic life a feeling of freshness and inspiration. Emerald can strengthen commitment to your romantic partner and helps with infertility issues. It can help relieve stress, increase memory and metal clarity. Emerald will balance physical, mental, emotion and spiritual aspects. It will increase energy flow connecting the upper and lower chakras while making you feel more energized. Place Emerald with Ruby and Quartz to revitalize Emerald. 

    Fancy Jasper

    Fancy Jasper brings balance to the physical body, and brings balance to the mind and intellect. It helps bring calm to and overactive mind and emotions bringing a more focused thought. Fancy Jasper prevents the mind from focusing on past and future worries, inspiring you to live in the now and boosting creativity and insight. Fancy Jasper helps to align all chakras. 

    Fire Agate

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    Fluorite

    Fluorite is highly protective and stabilizing, it is linked to the mind and makes an excellent learning aid. It heightens ones intuition and focuses the mind, helping to organize and process information. Fluorite helps to over come chaos and reorganizes the physical, emotional and mental body, allowing one to create structure in their daily life. It draws off negative energy and stress, and cleanses and purifies anything within the body that isn’t in perfect order. Fluorite is also a powerful stone against computer and electromagnetic smog.

    Garnet

    Garnet was worn as a protective talisman long ago. Used with other crystals Garnet activates and amplifies their effects, placed under a pillow it can help alleviate bad dreams. Garnet fortifies, activates and strengthens the survival instinct bringing courage. It opens up the heart, bestows self-confidence, and brings serenity and passion. It has a powerful energizing and regenerating effect used to balance the chakras. 

    Geode

    Geodes are said to amplify the crystal that it contains. Geodes are a great aid in meditation, group work, communication and protection. Geodes help to increase creativity, decision-making, serenity, compatibility, cooperation, tolerance and spiritual growth. Geodes also help decrease any emotional tension and eliminate negativity. Geodes also help to align the Chakras. 

    Golden Healer Quartz

    Golden Healer Quartz carries the magnifying and healing properties of clear Quartz. It has a high vibration that raises the bodies’ vibration releasing blockages and unwanted energies. Golden Healer Quartz brings balance increasing peace and harmony. It aligns yin and yang and the chakras to help you connect with the Divine. Golden Quartz clears the Auric field and fills it with golden healing light and opens your consciousness to receive information and guidance form higher dimensions. Golden Healer Quartz heals, on an emotional, physical, mental and spiritual level and helps release old habitats, conditions and patterns.

    Goldstone

    Goldstone is a manmade glass with flecks of copper suspended in it. It is believed to originally be created by French monks. This is the Stone of Ambition. It builds energy, courage and a positive attitude. Use Goldstone when you feel lost, literally or emotionally. Physically Goldstone eases joint pain, increases circulation and balances the metabolism.

    Green Calcite

    Green Calcite is a great mental healer, helping with self-discovery. It assists in achieving mental balance, dissolving any negative patterns that have been holding one back. It helps in times of change or transition, allowing one to look at situations with peace of mind, finding the positive outcome of bad situations. Green Calcite teaches you to embrace yourself and your flaws, turning what you may consider to be a weakness into strength. It removes any negative energy that may be blocking positivity. Green Calcite strengthens the connection to the heart, allowing you to release what doesn’t benefit your well-being. 

    Green Chalcedony

    Green Chalcedony is most well known for being a nurturing stone. It’s great for cleansing your-self and your environment removing negative energy from both, and bringing positive energies in. Green Chalcedony also helps relieve tension and feelings of sadness. It brings insight, better communication, and helps align the body, mind and spirit for better meditation. 

    Green Kyanite

    Green Kyanite is a highly spiritual stone and is useful to anyone who is trying to align with his or her spiritual path. Green Kyanite strongly connects with the Heart Chakra and connects with your deepest truth. This makes this stone great for finding truth in yourself and others. When used in meditation Green Kyanite can connect Third Eye and Heart Chakra. Green Kyanite can relieve depression and offers hope and support in its place. Green Kyanite is great for connecting with nature spirits and should be used when hiking or camping. If placed in plants it can help with healthy growth. Green Kyanite can also be used when doing dream work. 

    Green Obsidian

    Green Obsidian opens and purifies the Heart and Throat Chakras and helps to break unwanted ties. Green Obsidian promotes confidence while bringing in feelings of relaxation and peace. Green Obsidian reduces stress, insomnia and protects against nightmares. This stone will help you go with the flow and helps heal the gallbladder and heart. 

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    Healer's Gold

    Healer’s Gold is a combination of Pyrite and Magnetite making it highly protective. Its powerful positive energy activates and harmonizes the body. It assists those who are indecisive to make clearer, more confident decisions, and encourages confidence, creativity and manifestation. It is also believed to provide protection from harmful radiation emitted by elect

    Hematite

    Hematite is a highly effective protection and grounding stone. It helps to transform negative energy into positive energy, as well as preventing one from absorbing negativity from others. It has a strong link to the mind helping to balance and bring focus, making it easy to organize thoughts and develop logical thinking. It calms the mind in times of stress or worry, helping to dissolve anxieties and strengthening self-confidence. Hematite releases self-imposed limitations, heightens will power and self-control making it an effective aid in overcoming addictions. It is also beneficial to those who may have blood conditions, anxiety or insomnia.  

    Honey Calcite

    Honey calcite shows you how to harness and use your personal power while encouraging leadership, accountability and responsibility. It encourages self-worth and helps you recover from harmful, abusive relationships. It helps increase confidence, strength and courage while helping you overcome person and professional obstacles. Honey Calcite stimulates intellect.; and directs, grounds and focuses energy to achieve your goals. Honey Calcite helps break old patterns, overcome challenges, move through transition periods and releases fear. It encourages relaxation, mental awareness and reduces stress. Honey Calcite removes blockages and eliminates negative energy from the mind and heart. It gives you mental energy to think clearly and tackle relationship problems. Honey Calcite boosts the immune system and helps with reproductive issues. 

    Howlite

    Howlite is a powerful calming stone, teaching patients and eliminating feelings of anger or rage. Howlite increases your ambition and aids in achieving new goals. It strengthens positive traits within yourself while eliminating selfishness. Howlite allows calm and reasoned communication and gets rid of unreasonable thoughts. Howlite helps relieve stress and anxiety and brings in peace, happiness and contentment into your life. Howlite helps process emotions, strengthen the ability to let go of unhealthy attachments and old emotions. In meditation Howlite helps you to focus your mind and think clearly. It is recommended to carry Howlite in your pocket to relieve stress and anxiety, and placing it under your pillow at night to ease insomnia. Howlite pairs well with Blue Lace Agate.

    Iceland Spar

    Iceland spar is a type of transparent calcite or crystalized calcium carbonate, also known as Calcspar, Clear Calcite, Iceland crystal, Optical Calcite or Sunstone. It was originally brought from Iceland to demonstrate the polarization of light and is important in understand how light works as a wave. It is also believed to be the sunstone crystal the Vikings used to navigate in cloudy weather. Iceland Spar is said to be a cleansing crystal and helps energy flow through the body to help with mental expansion. It helps with large life changes and learning new things. Iceland Spar helps increase intuition, wisdom and spirituality. 

    Jade

    Jade has been a highly valued gemstone throughout the world and used in many different ways throughout multiple cultures for over 6,000 years. It is most commonly known for its metaphysical properties of protection, luck, prosperity, and friendship as well as a “Dream Stone”. As a dream stone, Jade assists one in gaining insight, helping one to remember and understand ones dreams, and aids in accessing the spiritual world. Jade sooths the mind helping to release negative thoughts and irritations, allowing one to heal and move past any self-imposed limitations. It provides one with confidence, self-reliance and self-sufficiency, helping to build ambition. Jade encourages you to find yourself and see who you truly are. Jade increases love and nurturing, bringing harmony and happiness to relationships of all kinds, and attracts prosperity to business. 

    Jasper

    The Egyptians buried Jasper with their dead to provide safe passage to the afterlife. Jasper varies drastically in color. It is considered a spiritual stone of courage and wisdom. It is a protective and grounding stone connecting to Earth’s energy to heal. Jasper is a nurturing stone bringing peace, happiness and a clear mind. Jasper helps treat disorders in the stomach, liver, kidney, bladder and spleen. 

    Green Jasper- Stimulates the Heart Chakra. Releases obsession and disease. 

    Brown Jasper- Brings stability and balance. Facilitates deep meditation. Helps you to quit smoking. 

    Purple Jasper- Stimulates Crown Chakra. 

    Blue Jasper- Stimulates Throat Chakra. Connects to spiritual world. 

    Jet

    Jet is formed from fossilized wood that has been immersed in water for thousands of years. Jet is most known for its effectiveness in healing grief. Jet protects a person and space from negative energy, drawing out the negativity that may affect the way you think and act. It provides strength and support when feeling weak or vulnerable, bringing balance and harmony back to ones life. Jet helps one let go of unwanted emotions and thoughts, allowing the release of any anger, fear, stress or worry in a healthy and positive way. It allows one to see their mistakes and hardships as life lessons, making their purpose more clear. It is an ancient stone of protection, said to be attracted by those who have an “old soul” with many incarnations.

    Kyanite

    Kyanite is great for increasing connections, opening up your mind to new ideas and enhances telepathic and psychic abilities. Kyanite helps heal the throat chakra by increasing communication and encouraging self-expression and to speak your truth. Kyanite helps you receive healing energies and does not hold any negative energy, making it a stone that never needs to be cleansed. Kyanite encourages loyalty, fair treatment and aids in healing damaged relationships, disagreements and disputes. Kyanite also helps with destructive behaviour and helps you stay on your true-life path. This stone can cleanse your other crystals, for crystal gridding and many other metaphysical uses. 

    Labradorite

    Labradorite is a mystical stone known for transformation and change, awakening awareness, inner-spirit and physic abilities. It is very protective against negative energies, assisting you in strengthening and balancing the aura to create an energy shield. Labradorite heightens and balances ones intellect and intuition bringing clarity and wisdom. It calms an overactive mind while energizing the imagination and bringing new ideas, helping one to navigate through day-to-day change and challenges. Labradorite helps to heal old memories, enhancing self-worth and strengthens ones will. It’s very powerful in healing addictions and breaking any unhealthy habits. 

    Lapis Lazuli

    Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after and highly regarded stones throughout the history of mankind, in many different cultures. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of truth and friendship, encouraging honestly and bringing harmony in relationships. It helps to create deep connections with calm and loving communication. Lapis Lazuli stimulates ones desire for knowledge, enhancing intellectual abilities, and bringing out wisdom and good judgment. It helps to reveal inner truth and promotes self-awareness allowing emotional healing, and encouraging true self-expression. Lapis Lazuli shields one against negativity helping to release stress and depression, while welcoming in peace and serenity. 

    Larimar

    Larimar holds the calming energies of water. Is calming energies bring relaxation, tranquility and peace. It cools tempers, calms any fears and relieves stress making it great nurturer for the physical and emotional body. It helps to remove self-imposed blockages and dissolves self-sabotaging behaviour, allowing one to gain control of their life. Larimar brings clear communication, providing strength, courage and confidence to speak from the heart. Larimar helps to open the Throat charka.

    Larvikite

    Larvikite is named from the Larvik Reigon of Norway, and is often mistaken for Labradorite or Black Moonstone. It is a powerful stone for intelligence, helping one to be more grounded. It helps to remove negative energy from a person or space, allowing positive energy to flow. Larvikite increases ones intellect and clarity, stimulating creativity while bringing focus and concentration, assisting one in achieving their goals. It brings strength and wisdom, helping to deepen ones understanding of life. Larvikite helps one to keep their composure, by calming the nerves and grounding any uncertain or unstable emotions/thoughts.

    Lava Stone

    Lava stone (or Basalt) is highly grounding and protective, with powerful connection to the earth and fire elements. Its calmness helps to stabilize emotions and moods swings aiding in bringing strength to the mind. It’s fiery element helps to bring transformation and support one in exploring the inner self while undergoing life changes. Lava stone provides stability and grounds the Root chakra. Lava stones can also be used for absorbing and diffusing essential oils.

    Lemurian Seed Quartz

    Lemurian Seed Quartz is believed to have been sent to Earth by the high priestesses of Lemuria and holds the rich and powerful spiritual knowledge of the lemurains. It can help increase your vibration with a soothing and gentle energy. Lemurian Seed Quartz is a good amplifier and improves inner vision, while providing clarity. Lemurian Seed Quartz is a powerful healer, correcting imbalances, clearing blockages and helps heal circulatory system, spinal disorders, detoxes the body and eliminates abnormal growths. It can provide clear connections with guardian angels and spiritual guides and is useful in yoga, meditation, reiki or chants. Lemurian Seed Quartz can increase concentration, balance the emotions and open you to receive unconditional love. 

    Leopardskin Jasper

    Leopardskin Jasper is a powerful protection stone and is excellent for those who wish to connect and communicate with the animal kingdom, both in a physical and spiritual sense. It assists in the discovery of ones power animal and how to work with them. Leopardskin Jasper is a self-healing and nurturing stone that helps to strengthen ones sense of self. It provides strength and vitality, bringing stability to those who may be feeling any chaotic energy. It allows one the ability to filter out desires and to focus on needs, attracting positive situations, people and energy that will help direct one to their true path of personal growth. Leopardskin Jasper brings harmonious vibrations, unifying all aspects of life. 

    Lepidolite

    Lepidolite carries calming energies that relieve anxiety, stress and depression. Lepidolite helps one through hard times, times of change and times of mourning. It helps to relieve emotional suffering and helps you find happiness in these hard times. Lepidolite provides emotional comfort and helps you focus on the positives in life. It promotes joy, gratitude and self-love. Lepidolite will connect you to the higher divine to show you your place in the universe. 

    Mahogany Obsidian

    Mahogany Obsidian is a stone of closure, growth and protection. It helps those who feel vulnerable to strengthen the aura against negativity and repeated problems. Mahogany Obsidian has a gentle frequency that brings wounds that others have inflected to the surface, allowing you to heal from past shame, humiliation or abuse. It releases feelings of unworthiness and loneliness, bringing self-acceptance and self-confidence. Mahogany Obsidian provides stability and strength in times of need, helping to increase ones drive, initiative and focus. It aids in decision-making and helps one to prioritize, allowing one to make the changes in life that are necessary but may be challenging.

    Malachite

      

    Malachite is a powerful stone with intense energies, it is known as a “stone of transformation”. Malachite is very protective, absorbing negativity and pollutants from a person and space. It is useful in deep energy cleansing, drawing out impurities and allowing one to heal both physically and emotionally. Malachite breaks unwanted ties and outgrown patterns, encouraging needed risk-taking for one to change situations. Malachite battles depression and anxiety, heals emotional abuse, and helps one to overcome fear, especially fear of confrontation. It encourages expression of feelings and supports empathy, helping to create healthy relationships. It brings one strength to find their rightful place and purpose in the universe. 

    *Malachite absorbs and holds negative energy, so should be cleansed often*

    Moldavite

     Moldavite is a form of natural glass, created from the impact of a meteor to our Earth, which crashed 14.8 million years ago in Czechoslovakia. A fusion of Earthly and extraterrestrial energies, it vibrates at a very intense frequency. Moldavite brings dramatic transformation to ones life, enhancing spiritual development, and connecting one to the gifts of the universe. It allows the heart and mind to work together, allowing one to make well thought out decisions and inspiring unexpected solutions. Moldavite releases any beliefs or emotions that are holding us back and no longer serve us. It allows past traumas and emotional wounds to come to the surface so that they can be honored as a part of us and released. Moldavite is a powerful tool in meditation and dream work, increasing ones intuition, telepathy and helping one to understand guidance they may be receiving from a higher power. It is beneficial to star children and sensitive souls, allowing them to understand their purpose on Earth, easing any feelings of homesickness, doubt, worry and anxiety.
    *It is important to use a grounding stone while working with Moldavite* 

    Mookite

    Mookite is a calming stone relieving worries and fears. Mookite reminds you that you are strong and makes you feel as if you can do anything. It eases feelings of loneliness and sadness while increasing feelings of joy, excitement and hope. Mookite is uplifting and raises self-esteem and confidence. Mookite can help with a broken heart or difficult times in your life. Mookite increase creativity and helps with decision-making. Mookite boosts the immune system and decreases stress. It is a great stone for pregnant women, for building a connection with your baby. Mookite can also help build a connection with your spirit. 

    Moonstone

    Moonstone is a stone of new beginnings and is strongly connected to the moons intuition and energy. It is believed to be a powerful protective talisman for those traveling at night or overseas. Moonstone calms, encourages, and sooths the emotional body, teaching us the natural rhythms of life. Moonstone has a strong feminine energy affecting the female reproductive system, enhancing fertility and promotes ease in pregnancy and childbirth. Moonstone also helps encourage sleep, drives away nightmares and calms hyperactive children.
    It opens and balances the Crown chakra.

    There are many types of Moonstone  including: Cats eye, Gray, White, Peach and Rainbow moonstone. 

    Cats Eye: Brings clarity of the mind and helps focus and emotional patterns. 

    Gray Moonstone: Carries mysteries and power of new moon, where all exists as potential. 

    White Moonstone: Helps drive away nightmares and insomnia. Holds energy of new moon. 

    Peach: Soothes worry and anxiety, brings out the best in people and encourages loving energy. 

    Nuummite

    Nuumite is one of the oldest minerals on earth, also referred to as the “Sorcerer’s stone” it attunes to the Earth and draws its energies for grounding in times of need. It is highly protective against negative energies from outside sources as well as ones that may be coming from within. Nuummite allows deep healing for those who are ready to face what they may have been avoiding about themselves. It allows one to see their self clearly by helping to develop a deep connection to the psyche. This allows one to discover hidden fears, guilt, shame or hurt, which helps one to understand and heal what lies beneath our mind and actions. It increases ones insight and clairvoyance by helping to reprogram ones thought process and rids of what holds us back in order to reach our highest potential. Nuumite is a powerful stone for Shamans, as well as anyone who is undergoing spiritual growth.

    Ocean Jasper

    Ocean Jasper has a strong connection with Water, drawing out its soothing energies to bring peace and tranquility. It is believed to be linked to the ancient city of Atlantis and holds mystic knowledge, helping one regain spiritual wisdom and insight to past lives. Used in meditation and healing it promotes focus and to be both physically and spiritually present, allowing you to become more grounded and centered. Ocean Jasper is a talisman for patience for yourself and others. It helps bring acceptance and responsibility when dealing with projects or any aspects of life that you may have been avoiding. Ocean Jasper eliminates negative energy and offers a gentle release of built up emotions. It allows you to let go of stress and harmful thoughts that may create nightmares. Ocean Jasper honors the karmic principle that what one puts out in the universe will come back.

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