I recently picked up a large chunk of natural rose quartz. It was my first real crystal purchase. Davy has been collecting and working with crystals for some time, but I am relatively new to it. Now that I am learning Reiki, I am drawn to crystals and using them to enhance my practice. Rose […]
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I recently picked up a piece of peanut wood from my local crystal boutique. It has quickly become one of my absolute favorite stones! Peanut wood is a type of petrified wood with a dark, chocolate-brown color and cream-colored, peanut-shaped spots running throughout. It is classified as a fossil gem. An in-depth article on Geology.com […]
Orange calcite is one of my favorite stones. It’s a chunk of petrified, happy sunshine! Plus, I LOVE the way that calcite feel in the hand. They are not only pretty to look at, but soothing to hold. Orange Calcite Meaning & Properties Orange calcite is a stone of creativity, optimism, and joy. Orange calcite […]
Black tourmaline, also called schorl, is one of my favorite crystals. While it is not as brightly colored as other stones, it is still shiny and interesting to look at. I have two pieces of black tourmaline in my collection. One is a large, raw chunk (pictured above), and the other is a small river-tumbled […]
I recently acquired my second green kyanite stone from my favorite crystal shop. I already had a small tumbled green kyanite, but this larger flat stone called out to me and I had to get it. I also love these flat stones because they slip so nicely into a pocket. What was it about green […]
I’m into crystal healing! There, I said it. I’m coming out of the closet, er…crystal cave. But here’s the real surprise – I’m a skeptic. I have a staunch, naturalistic worldview, and while my love of natural history sparked my crystal obsession, I am not what you might expect as a healing crystal fanatic. But […]