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Inside this Issue August 2020 Newsletter

        

            


Going Big in August with our Specimen!

Specimen Sale August 2020 featuring an Inclusion Quartz Specimen

This August we are offering 20% off select Specimen Crystals! This is something we are incredibly excited about and we cannot wait to share with you some of the amazing specimen we have. They're perfect for collectors but also such amazing pieces to have in your home or space. Before, you could only see our specimen, cathedrals, geodes and clusters by visiting the Showroom and now, we're bring them to a screen near you!

There may also be something special this month to celebrate Back to School or Home School for many familes *wink* so keep your eyes peeled on Facebook and Instagram for the announcement!

In addition, there is going to be a smorgasbord of crystals and items on sale which you're NOT going to want to miss!

Love and Crystal Blessings always,
The Healing Crystals Online and Showroom Team


Crystal Talk in August

It's National Watermelon Day on the third and to celebrate this day in a cheeky way, let's dive into Watermelon Tourmaline!

Watermelon Tourmaline

I know it must seem like I'm on a Tourmaline train as last month Black and Champagne Tourmaline were on the frontline to offer us support during all the retrogrades, but I couldn't help and be a little bit out of the box. I had to seize the day when I saw it was Watermelon Day and all I could think of was Watermelon Tourmaline!

Watermelon Tourmaline is generally pink with green rind, just like a watermelon, and sometimes it's green with pink rind.

As a balancing stone, it brings together that beautiful feminine (pink) and masculine (green) energies, helping you to bring more balance to yourself. Maybe you need to be little more strict in your boundaries and say no, or maybe you need to soften and open your heart a little bit. It can help support you to remove insecurities if you're scared and it can help to inspire both creativity and practicality.

This is a stone associated with the Heart Chakra and also supports:

  • Cleansing and removing blockages.
  • Calming emotions.
  • Attracting love and resolving relationship issues with joy and love.
  • Making room for new ways of thinking, outside of the box *wink*

Watermelon Tourmaline makes room to be fun, to be outside of the box but to also be logical and if you're someone who needs a little more balance right now in whatever way in your life, this may be the stone to befriend with your Heart Chakra.

Watermelon Tourmaline tells me: "be sweet, be juicy, be delicious and have fun!"

Creative Crystal Blessings,
Siobhan


This month we have two, awesome articles to share with you:

We share a video from HibiscusMoon where she shares How to Meditate with Crystals - A Simple Guide. This is going to be perfect for all our new readers but also some of the veteran subscribers who may be looking for some refreshing tips to meditating with their crystals. It's never too late to pick up a crystal you're drawn to and meditate with it. It's one of the easiest methods to work with a crystal!

For some time now there has been this debate about Selenite and Satin Spar. Jen from Crystal Guidance shares her post: Selenite VS Satin Spar. This is a post you are going to want to read and watch as there is a video too! Let Jen break it down beautifully!

 

How to Meditate with Crystals – A Simple Guide


(16 minute watch)

How to Meditate with Crystals // Grab my FREE Easy Guided Crystal Meditation mp3 here: Crystal Meditation Guide

In this video, I'm sharing 5 easy steps to meditating with crystals. And if you are someone who feels like they just can't meditate, I've got you covered with my 4 step meditation progression. I guarantee, by the end of this - you will be able to do this meditation. Make sure you stick around until the end for an amazing free gift!

HAVE QUESTIONS? Make sure to pop them into the comments on my companion blog post here: Crystal Meditation Guide (Companion Blog Post)

 

ABOUT HIBISCUS MOON:
This is the place to learn all about the art & science of crystal healing. We enjoy exploring the physics & metaphysics behind crystal therapy while having loads of FUN. The academy is taught by me, Hibiscus Moon, best-selling author of the book Crystal Grids: How and Why They Work. Visit her WebsiteFacebook PageInstagram or YouTube.


Selenite VS Satin Spar

There has been some debate in regards to Satin Spar and Selenite. Are they they same? How do they differ? What do you need to look for to know which one you have? In this article and video I am going to teach you more about the differences and visually show you side by side these crystals so that you can easily tell which on you have in your collection.

Selenite vs Satin Spar by Crystal Guidance

MOH’s Hardness
Selenite: 2
Satin Spar: 2

Streak:
Selenite: White.
Satin Spar: White.

Color and Mineral Content:
Selenite: Selenite is a transparent and colorless (or very lightly colored) variety of Gypsum that forms in distinct crystals. (source: minerals.net) The name ‘Selenite’ is mostly synonymous with Gypsum but has been used historically to describe the transparent variety, as opposed to Satin Spar Gypsum for the fibrous variety and Alabaster for the fine-grained massive form. (source: mindat.com) Selenite can be found as colorless, white, gray, brown, beige, orange, pink, yellow, light red, green. Selenite has the chemical composition CaSO4 · 2H2O (Hydrous calcium sulfate). (Click here to read more about Selenite/Satin Spar.)

Satin Spar: Satin Spar is a fibrous form of Gypsum. It is generally white, silky and translucent with pearly or milky appearance although you can also find peach/orange commonly sold as well. The name Satin Spar was first used for a variety of Calcite (Satin Spar Calcite). It has since been used to cover varieties of Aragonite and Selenite. It is best to use this name as an adjective in conjunction with a mineral name rather than as a specific variety name of its own (ie: Satin Spar Selenite). Satin Spar has the chemical composition of CaSO4 · 2H2O (Hydrous calcium sulfate). (Click here to read more about Selenite/Satin Spar.)

(10 minute watch)

 

Jen is the owner and creator of Crystal Guidance. She proudly shares her passion for crystals and healing energies with the world. In addition to sharing crystal tips, prescriptions, crystal information and comparisons, she also sells many things such as crystals, her Crystal Guidance Oracle deck, crystal healing jewelry as well as Reiki healing sessions. She also has a Patreon Membership. Visit her WebsiteFacebook PageInstagramYouTube and Patreon.

 




Posted on August 01, 2020
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