Moss Agate

Moss Agate is often called the Gardener’s Stone. It is tied to the earth, agriculture, and our hearts. Those who work in the fields of botany, agriculture in general, or those who just have an affinity for plants will benefit from having Moss Agate in their crystal toolkit. We often discuss energy as masculine or…

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is considered the ultimate crystal to support the heart Chakra. Rose Quartz opens the heart through all of its levels, bringing support for deep healing. It provides soft reassurance and is an asset when experiencing emotional trauma. Love and Rose Quartz are obvious partners. The beauty of their deep connection is that it…

Clarity Through Pendulum Dowsing

Dowsing Dowsing is the use of a specific tool to access information. Dowsers typically use rods or pendulums. Dowsing rods can vary from bent copper to a twig. They can be used to show things from the location of underground aquifers to the perimeter of an energy field. Pendulums can be elaborate and made from…

Your Body Knows

You Already Hold the Answer Your body knows what is in your best interest. Your physical body is in constant communication with your energetic body. Your energetic body is receiving and sharing information with other energies around you. This exchange of information can lead to what we call a gut feeling. A gut feeling, or…

The Hexagon

A triangle is one of the weakest shapes, however, if you combine six triangles, you end up with what is widely considered to be the strongest of shapes, the hexagon. A hexagon consists of six equal sides, six equal angles, and six corners. There is no wasted space. This is one of the reasons that…

Smoky Quartz

Smoky quartz, in my opinion, is one of the ten crystals that everyone needs. Gentle, grounding, and supportive, Smoky Quartz offers a wide range of benefits. It signifies balance when it appears in The Stone Vision Oracle. (Learn more about the Stone Vision Oracle.) Smoky quartz resonates with earth based energies bringing balance to the…

The Platonic Solids, Elements and the Chakras

Plato was a philosopher in ancient Greece, and for the purposes of what I am sharing today, he was a mathematician. He lived in the years 424 – 348 BC and started the Academy, the first center for advanced education in the Western world. Geometry is a branch of mathematics connected to things like shape,…

Pyrite

Pyrite, or iron pyrite, is a metallic mineral made up of iron and sulfur. It is a mineral that is commonly found and it occurs in a number of forms. Pyrite lands somewhere between 6 and 6.5 on the Moh’s hardness scale. That means that, while it is easily scratched, it takes at least something…

Crystal Books on My Bookshelf

There are so very many crystal related books on the market that it is difficult to narrow it down. I also strongly believe that books are often best used to identify the gemstone, mineral, or fossil in front of you. The books can be used to confirm what your intuition shares with you regarding the…

Clearing Your Crystals

One of the most common questions that I am asked is “How should I clear my crystals?”. This is usually closely followed by “How often should I clear my crystals?”. This post is to answer both of those questions for you, but I am going to answer them in reverse order.  How Often Should Crystals…