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Self-Care with Crystals

Self-Care with Crystals

Crystals can be a great addition to - or starting point for - self-care! There are a number of ways that you can incorporate the beauty, function, and energy of crystals into your self-care routine. 

Click on the link above to learn about just a few!

Amethyst: Its Properties, Lore, and Uses

Amethyst: Its Properties, Lore, and Uses

The gorgeous, deep purple hues can draw you in instantly - and keep you wanting more! But amethyst is more than just a pretty stone. It has a rich history, is loved in jewelry, and is a must-have in the crystal-loving community. 
10 Quartz Facts You Need to Know

10 Quartz Facts You Need to Know

Quartz is a stone that almost everyone is familiar with – whether they realize it or not! It has a long history of lore, tradition, and practical uses – let’s take a look at some of these, plus a few fun quartz facts!
New Year, (Even) Better You

New Year, (Even) Better You

It's a new year: what does that mean to you? Do you set resolutions? Do you dream about what the year could hold? Do you celebrate?

How are you going to make 2018 amazing?

Crystal Basics: Quartz

Crystal Basics: Quartz

Quartz is easily recognizable as a white (opaque) or clear (translucent) crystal that is often found in clusters of points, tumbled or raw chunks, or cut into various shapes.

But did you know that not all quartz is "just" quartz? Click on the image above, to keep reading!

Smoke Cleansing & Space Clearing

Smoke Cleansing & Space Clearing

Have you ever wondered about how or why to "clear" your space or your crystals? Let's look at some of the reasons why you might want to, and a few easy ways you can!
In Search of the Queen

In Search of the Queen

Last night, I made my second annual visit to see the Queen of the Night - the night-blooming cereus, whose flowers blossom en masse on one night each year. The blooms begin to open at sunset and only last until dawn - making her a very rare beauty! Keep reading to learn more and for some beautiful pictures!
Mala Beads: What They Are & How to Use Them

Mala Beads: What They Are & How to Use Them

Mala beads (also called malas, japa malas, and meditation beads) are popular in the yoga community; but what are they? Read on to learn more about malas and how they are used!
Aura and Other Treated Crystals: Why I Love Them (Now)

Aura and Other Treated Crystals: Why I Love Them (Now)

I haven't always loved treated crystals. In fact, for a long time, I considered myself a gemstone "purist." But I've come a long way since then. Somewhere along the line, I decided to give them a chance: Here's why I think you should, too.
Citrine: All About Natural and Treated

Citrine: All About Natural and Treated

Let's chat about citrine for a minute. Everyone loves citrine, right?? And what's not to love? Citrine is the stone of abundance, manifestation, cr...