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Why Crystals are so Important at this time

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I had an epiphany the other day regarding crystals that I thought I'd share. It was about why crystals are so important at this time. But before I get into that, I'll explain a little bit about my path to crystals. A few years ago, I was visiting my sister out of state. I still remember standing up in her kitchen and she opened a few small bags that contained a few crystals that she had just bought. She works at a hospital and they had a few pop-up stores located down in the lobby. One of the people was...

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Rose Quartz - The Ultimate Love Crystal

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Rose Quartz There is no doubt as to why Rose Quartz is one of the most widely known crystals. It is the ultimate crystal of love. Although it might seem subdued with its delicate pink color – be well assured that this crystal is a powerful healer! This week we are taking an in-depth look at why this crystal is currently so important. The Basics First, let’s look at some basics. Rose Quartz is part of the quartz family. So, what exactly is quartz? Quartz is a silicon dioxide – SiO2 and is the second most common mineral on Earth....

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Black Tourmaline – An Empath’s Best Friend

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This week we are focusing on black tourmaline. In my last post, we talked about anxiety and how anxiety could be caused by being sensitive to energy (an empath). One of the tools that we mentioned to use in order to manage energy from other people is to keep a piece of black tourmaline with you. One of the purposes of this blog is to share information and introduce people to the world of crystals. So I’m starting out with my deeper dive into the individual crystals with the one crystal that has helped me the most – black tourmaline....

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Crystals 103 - Crystals for the Chakras

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In this article - we will go over the crystals that are associated with each chakra.

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Crystals 102 - Crystal Shapes and Their Uses

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One of the first things you will notice when you begin your exploration into the world of crystals is their various shapes. In this article I’ll discuss a few of the key shapes and how they are used. Tumbles: When people first begin their journey into the crystal world – they usually start with tumbles. Tumbles are small pieces ranging in size from usually about ½ inch up to 2 inches. They are an easy way to start to use crystals because they are usually inexpensive and accessible. The price of the particular tumble is always reflective of the cost...

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