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How to Choose the Right Healing Crystal for You   ( Jan 03, 2020 )
Have you been wondering about how to choose the right healing crystal for you? Maybe you want to choose one, but you don’t know how or where to start? With so many reasons to want to incorporate a healing crystal in your life and so very many stones available, you may want to know just how to choose the right one for you. We use crystals in our daily lives for healing purposes, as...
The Best Crystals for Protection   ( Nov 20, 2019 )
Did you know that the mineral kingdom offers some of the best crystals for protection? Our energy fields are open to the many vibrations around us each day, at times causing us to absorb negative and unwanted energies. It can leave us feeling drained, cranky and unlike ourselves. Using crystals for protection, we can help to bring balance and harmony to our spiritual, physical or...
Crystals and Minerals - Life's Essential Tools   ( Sep 17, 2019 )
Crystals and minerals offer so many different uses in our world and are a part of our everyday needs in a variety of ways. Our food, medicine, structures, objects and healing tools are often made from various minerals. When it comes to crystals and minerals, many of us may not know exactly how they are created. We may know them as the beautiful and healing stones that they are; however,...
Tumbled Stones: Vibrant and Versatile Healing   ( Jun 13, 2019 )
Healing crystals and stones come in so many forms, and tumbled stones are one of the most vibrant as well as versatile types. Beautiful pieces of stone formed from raw rocks in nature, tumbled stones radiate gentle energy through their polished and smooth shapes. With so many colors and varieties to choose from, it helps to know how  tumbled stones are created and what kind of...
Healing Crystals: Naturally Transforming Your Health   ( May 16, 2019 )
The allure of healing crystals comes in many shapes, sizes and forms - from radiant and glowing to lackluster or raw; our planet holds an abundant variety of healing crystals formed within the earth’s many layers. Often beautiful, at times mysterious and enchanting, these crystals are brimming with an abundance of healing properties to explore. With so many gems to admire and...
Amethyst Geodes: Hidden Beauty Inside   ( Apr 24, 2019 )
Have you ever experienced the hidden beauty of amethyst geodes? Imagine a plain rock, ordinary and nondescript. Now imagine splitting this rock open only to reveal a breathtaking interior, filled with amethyst crystals and beautiful bands of agate to behold. That is what happens when you encounter the amazing gems known as amethyst geodes. What Is An Amethyst Geode? What...
Clear Quartz Crystals: The Universal Stone   ( Apr 15, 2019 )
Imagine healing stones so powerful, so inclusive, that ancient cultures believed it to have been the force behind creation; those stones are clear quartz crystals. In modern times it is used to run technology, and people through the ages have harnessed its energy to increase their overall well-being. Clear quartz, a universal and all-embracing healing stone. Quartz is so potent that it...
Crystals and Breast Health   ( May 31, 2018 )
When I was first asked to write this article, I had balked at the idea. After all, it is a subject that hit a little too close to home for me. I had been through what I like to call the “BCS” or “Breast Cancer Scare” when I was just 38. Although I was spared the “Big C” this time around, I did need to have a lumpectomy done on my right breast...
Crystals for Seniors   ( Jan 08, 2018 )
Crystals for Seniors By Sonia Acone   With the incredible abundance of crystal information available today, there are literally thousands of crystals that can be used to help anyone and almost everything, from information on crystals for children, crystals for our homes and crystals for our pets. There are even crystals to use for our cars and places of business....
Protecting Your Property with Crystals and Sage   ( Dec 11, 2017 )
Protecting Your Property with Crystals and Sage (Or, How to Keep Your Neighbors Guessing) By Sonia Acone   A couple of months ago, a nor’easter blew up the east coast, the remnant of a hurricane that slammed Florida and the southern states a few days before. Living in northeast Pennsylvania, we were going to feel the brunt of it as well. The media was...
Crystals to Combat Fatigue   ( Dec 06, 2017 )
Crystals to Combat Fatigue By Sonia Acone   In the aftermath of extreme physical or emotional exertion, the ensuing effects of fatigue are sure to follow. Periods of tiredness can last a few hours or, in extreme cases, much longer. And, in today's trying times with stress bombarding us from all sides – work (or lack thereof), family, children (or teenagers,...
Herkimer Diamond Mine By Allison LaBarbera   ( Dec 04, 2017 )
  Herkimer Diamond Mine By Allison LaBarbera My latest manifestation has been to mine my own crystals for my jewelry making business, Vibing High. There is something about mining your own crystals and cutting out the middle man that I'm crazy about. I love to be able to tell my customers exactly where that crystal came from and how I mined it. I am able to...
How to Solder Your Own Wellness Pendants   ( May 16, 2017 )
How to Solder Your Own Wellness Pendants By Allison LaBarbera I’d like to start out by saying I am no expert on soldering and jewelry making. My resume consists of being a Jr. Account Coordinator at an advertising agency and I currently work per diem for a Long Island hospital system as a registered vascular technologist. I started this crystal wellness journey last...
Crystal Shapes by Stephanie Arnold   ( Dec 31, 2016 )
Crystals can be found in many different shapes that are either naturally created or polished and shaped by people. The shapes of crystals can impact the flow of energy from the object and also affects the general energy of the crystal, such as loving energy emitted from heart-shaped crystals. Common Crystal Shapes: Angels: Increase connection to angelic beings and guidance....
Beginner's Guide to Meridians and Crystals - Part 2   ( Sep 19, 2016 )
Remedies for the Meridian Imbalances This system is much more complex than displayed here, but is a good representation of the relationships between the basic roles of the meridians, emotions, affirmations, and crystals. It is a good starting point for self-healing and those who wish to learn more may look at the books recommended.   The Lung Meridian: Element:...
Beginner's Guide to Meridians and Crystals - Part 1   ( Sep 19, 2016 )
I received my first acupuncture treatment when I was 19 and became immediately fascinated with the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Since then I have studied these principles formally and informally in different settings and started actively working with this system in my healing practice. What follows is a concise description of just a few aspects of a very complex system that...
Essential Oils, Crystals, and Intentions   ( Jul 05, 2016 )
by Stephanie Tingle Below, you will find a list of crystals that complement various essential oils, along with the intention that this combination can be used to help support and focus on. Other combinations are endless though and, as always, please allow your own intuition to be your guide! Essential Oils are arranged in Alphabetical order and followed by their companion crystal...
Discover more about Malachite, Azurite & Chrysocolla   ( Feb 09, 2016 )
Discover more about Malachite, Azurite & Chrysocolla By Sonia Acone Combinations of two or more gemstones are not only beautiful, but they also become more powerful as healers, since the properties of each crystal become combined as a whole. An excellent example of this type of alliance is Malachite-Azurite. Both are composed of Copper Carbonate Hydroxide and their...
Crystals and the Tarot: An Energetic Partnership   ( Feb 03, 2016 )
Crystals and the Tarot: An Energetic Partnership By Tara Mideaker   All of us are seekers of knowledge and are constantly looking within and without to find answers.  While some look for guidance from outside forces, I believe that the answer to every question from why we are here to which dress I should buy can be found within ourselves.  That's...
Crystal Suggestions for Headaches   ( Jan 27, 2016 )
Crystal Suggestions for Headaches By Rachel Niemczyk Headaches can be caused by a variety of things from sinus pressure, metabolic changes, menstruation, tension, or stress. They can be physically debilitating in the form of migraines. Some people are more susceptible to them than others, but whether you are getting a headache for the first time or dealing with headaches...
Natural Illumination: The Power of Candles   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
Natural Illumination: The Power of Candles By Tara Mideaker For over 5,000 years, candles have provided us with light and warmth.  Beginning with the Egyptians, candles were a practical solution to harness fire and illuminate the dark. They have been an integral player in our celebrations and rituals throughout centuries and cultures.  The symbol of placing a candle...
Moldavite, the Gemstone from Outer Space! By Nicole Boatright   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
                                      Moldavite, the Gemstone from Outer Space! By Nikki Boatright   Moldavite is a form of Tektite, a natural green glass which was formed over 15...
A Dog and A Special Crystal   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
A Dog and a Special Crystal By T. Renee Richardson Admittedly, my skills as a photographer aren’t my forte. The healing wand pictured, including crystals I’ve gotten from you wonderful folks at Healing Crystals, facilitated the amazing story I’m sharing. I’ve included a couple pics of the puppy referenced as well. His name is Ka’nui. I call him...
A Girl and Her Wand   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
A Girl and Her Wand By T. Renee Richardson T. Renee, the chocoholic in Hawai’i, here again with another beautiful healing crystal story! Last week while I was at my vendor table at the Kaua’i Coast Resort in Kapa’a, a little girl about 7 years old came up to the table. She honed in on a small Rose Quartz gemstone wand that she felt drawn to right away....
Grounding Crystals   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
In metaphysical communities the idea of grounding is often tossed around, but rarely clearly defined. Consequently, many people don’t understand the importance of grounding. What is Grounding? So what does it mean to be grounded?  In the strictest sense, to be grounded is to be connected to the planet.  It means having your base and earth star chakras open and...
Clearing Energy Techniques without Tools By Lourdes Lebron   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
Clearing Energy Techniques without Tools By Lourdes Lebron   There are many times that we find ourselves subjected to negative energies and may not have any of our vibrational cleaning tools handy.  This article gives ideas, tips, and suggestions on how to remove unwanted vibes from yourself and others just by using your own mind and body. Showers - Showers...
Aventurine: A Peaceful Stone of Balance and Harmony By Brenda Durbin   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
Aventurine: A Multi-Faceted Stone By Brenda Durbin When considering a crystal for the Spring Equinox or St. Patrick’s Day, we often think of Green Aventurine.  Many crystal lovers instantly recognize Aventurine in its most familiar color variety-Green.  Aventurine is a variety of sparkling quartz with inclusions of various minerals which create the various...
More Crystals For 2013: Time For A Re-do By Tara Mideaker   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
More Crystals for 2013:  Time for a Re-do By Tara Mideaker   A new year is always met with enthusiasm and expectations.  We are confident that this is the year that everything is going to be different.  That all changes so quickly when things do not go as expected.  We did not make the changes that we promised we would or see the results that we...
My First Moonstone By Lourdes Lebron   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
My First Moonstone By Lourdes Lebron I love shopping for crystals and have done so since I first became interested in them. On one shopping trip to an out-of-state mall, my family and I came across a store that sold African artifacts and lots of crystal jewelry.  I am really blessed to have a tolerant husband and patient kids as I honed in on that store like a missile to...
Psychic Cleaning for Your Home By Lourdes Lebron   ( Jan 26, 2016 )
We all want our homes to be a refuge, but there are times when the energy at home can be stagnant, oppressive, and even negative. Energy may come in with people invited to our homes, the land itself, or even objects we take in. The following article will give suggestions and recommendations on how to clean the energy of your home. When working to remove “vibrational...
Agates   ( Jan 25, 2016 )
What is an Agate? Agates are a confusing bunch. Is Moss Agate truly an Agate? How about Blue Lace Agate? Tree Agate? In fact, only one of the three listed above is truly considered an Agate (Blue Lace Agate). Traditionally, the Agate is defined as a fibrous cryptocrystalline variety of Quartz (SiO2, or Silicon Dioxide). Cryptocrystalline is identified as a "rock texture...
Overcoming Obstacles and the Crystals to Help You Bounce   ( Jan 17, 2016 )
Overcoming Obstacles and the Crystals to Help You Bounce By Tara Mideaker Recently I came across a tennis match on television.  The announcer explained that this was a pivotal match.  It was a tennis star's first game in several years after she had dropped out following a chronic illness.  This tournament was her return to the sport where she had always...
Zodiac Cards for Stress   ( Dec 20, 2015 )
Our Astrology/Zodiac cards for stress can be bought at this...
*2016*Gem and Mineral Shows   ( Dec 07, 2015 )
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Add Some Color and Creativity to Your Life   ( Dec 03, 2015 )
Add Some Color and Creativity to Your Life By Stephanie Arnold Our coloring books called Coloring Crystals  and Chakra Crystals Coloring Book are available at your local newsstands, pharmacies, grocery stores and major discount stores (such as Walmart and Kmart). If you can't find them locally, you can get them HERE. Small children naturally...
Block that Negativity!   ( Jun 23, 2015 )
By Stephanie Arnold Wouldn’t it be great if you could protect yourself from that negative co-worker at your office? You can! There are many different crystals that can help with this. Wearing them, carrying them in your pocket, or even placing them on a shelf in the room can help draw off negativity that can adversely influence you. Negativity can manifest itself through...
Crystals for Compassion and Empathy   ( May 31, 2015 )
Crystals for Compassion and Empathy By Susan Jolley I have talked a lot about forgiveness.  This is a difficult concept for many to grasp; I understand this completely.  I was talking with a friend last week who is having difficulty forgiving her mother and she wanted to know how I gained the ability to forgive mine.  Since Mother’s Day is approaching and...
Bringing Luck & Abundance Your Way   ( Feb 27, 2015 )
Bringing Luck & Abundance Your Way By Rachel Niemczyk Luck and abundance are very popular topics in metaphysical communities for good reason; who doesn’t want to be lucky in life or have a lot of abundance flowing to them? Unfortunately, most people have a very limited way of viewing luck and abundance, and that actually prevents them from attracting luck and...
Pendulum Dowsing   ( Feb 27, 2015 )
Dowsing has been used for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians used dowsing to locate minerals and ground water. However, it is widely believed that dowsing originated much earlier than this. Different tools can be used to dowse, such as dowsing rods, a forked branch or a pendulum. Pendulum dowsing was used by Marines during the Vietnam War to locate underground tunnels and...
Love Cards 2015   ( Feb 13, 2015 )
Our Love Cards contain suggestions for crystals and minerals that support the intention of...
Mini Tower Size Graph Tower   ( Feb 10, 2015 )
The printable chart below helps give a visual reference for the various crystal sizes that we offer. Please follow the guidelines at the bottom of the chart for the most accurate results when...
Do Crystals Really Work?   ( Oct 21, 2014 )
By Stephanie Arnold When first hearing about the healing abilities of crystals, often some of the first questions asked are, “Does it really work?” and “Can a crystal really heal me?” The answer to both of these is yes, but often we, as humans, need to have experiences with crystals ourselves to fully believe and understand them. It can be challenging to...
Black and White Crystal Grid Templates   ( Oct 08, 2014 )
Black and White Grid Templates. Pictured below are grids for various goals. The first picture shows the grid and the 2nd one shows how to charge the grid. To charge the grid start at #1 and follow all the numbers in numerical sequence until you finish. Follow the sequence 3x around the grid and feel your intention flowing into the crystals/minerals as you around the...
Colored Crystal Grid Templates   ( Oct 08, 2014 )
Please click on each picture below to view a full size, printable grid template!   Abundance, Energy, Positive Outlook Spirituality, Balance Wellness, Calmness Energy for Healthy Eating,...
Fall Equinox Cards   ( Sep 23, 2014 )
Crystals for the Fall Equinox/Transitions By Tara Mideaker The changing of seasons is an excellent time to look at ways that the Universe supports us during transitions.  Pluto is the Planet of Transformation and its energy can be extreme as it deals with matters of life, death, rebirth and the inevitability of change.  Ultimately, its purpose is to help us manage...
Crystals as Gifts   ( Jul 14, 2014 )
Crystals as Gifts By Sarah Duni Bourland Crystals make wonderful gifts for you or for others.  They are easy to appreciate, they last forever and bring good energy, and they can be given for practically any occasion.  The first crystal I purchased was a small blue geode slice I got on vacation when I was a child while traveling around the southwest.  At the...
The Energy of Light - Crystals for the Summer Solstice   ( Jun 01, 2014 )
About the Summer Solstice The Summer Solstice, which falls between June 20th-23rd every year (June 21st this year in the northern hemisphere and December 21st in the southern hemisphere), is known in many cultures and as many names - Midsummer, Litha, St. John’s Day, Gathering Day, Drying-Up Moon, and many others. No matter what it is called, the Summer Solstice has been...
Crystal Forest Meditation   ( May 29, 2014 )
Crystal Forest Meditation By Tara Mideaker  We all know that meditation is a valuable tool to help us manage the stress of daily life.  For many of us it can be a challenge to find the time - and sit still long enough - to reap the benefits of meditation.  So here is a simple Guided Meditation that can be done quickly (I like it before I get up in the morning)...
Crystals for Men   ( May 01, 2014 )
In today’s world, men are often conflicted in regards to how to balance the expectations placed on them in their professional and personal lives. As the famous psychologist and world-renowned author John Gray, Ph.D. suggests in his latest book, Venus on Fire, Mars on Ice, men and women are hormonally wired to think and behave in different ways. Men typically find...
Native American Teachings   ( Apr 16, 2014 )
This page contains information about, Animal Totems, Native American traditions, including instructions for how to create your very own medicine bag!   What's in Your Bag? Grandfather Teachings Part 1: Animal Totems by Susan Jolley Part 2: Animal Symbolism & Animal Totem Meanings by Lizzy...