Crystals #1

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Most crystals grow deep down inside the earth’s crust.  Minerals form under the earth’s surface as a result of geological influences.  These conditions include extreme heat,  pressure and fluid interaction which takes place over thousands to millions of years.  As a result, stones accumulate their own powerful energies from the various minerals that create them.  Every stone contains their own properties and personality. they are thought to have been first discovered around 27,000 years ago, the first minerals known to man are amber, amethyst, emerald, garnet, jade, lapis lazuli and turquoise. It is believed that These “precious gems” benefit and heal us on all levels of our being including physically, emotionally, mentally, psychologically and spiritually. (Geodes, Agate Slices, Hexagonal Crystals)

1 cristalGeodes are fascinating! They can be formed in many different ways. Once split, the inside is an open cavity lined with crystals. Geodes are usually filled with different types of quartz, but amethyst can be found as well.  Geodes start their lives as a hollow bubble inside a layer of rock. The bubble could be from air inside explosive volcanic rock or it could come from the hollow remains of animal burrows or tree roots. Geodes are found throughout the world, but the most concentrated areas are located in the deserts. Volcanic ash beds, or regions containing limestone, are common geode locations. 

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Agate slices : There are various types of minerals that can be sold and displayed this way. But the most typical is agate. It is one of the tightest microcrystalline quartz that looks like smooth spiraling waves, sometimes littered with tiny clear crystals at the center. Protection, Strength, Harmony, It’s most noticeable properties  overall are balancing  energy, courage, protection, healing, and calming. The  Metaphysical and Healing Properties Lore of any specific type of  agate depend to some extent on the color. It is a stone of strength and was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armour to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle.

 

3crisHexagonal crystals come either as Rose Quartz, Gypsum, or Amethyst. Rose quartz is often called the “Love Stone.” It’s energetic hallmark is that of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra. This makes Rose Quartz a stone for every type of love: self-love, family, platonic, romantic, and unconditional.  Gypsum crystals give mental clarity it  enhances mental flexibility and enables strong decision making abilities. Amethyst is a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, sobriety, balance, patience, and peace.

 

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