Crystal & Stone Identification

There are several stone identification apps on the market to help with crystal and rock identification.  These apps are helpful to an extent, but often fall short in nailing down a definitive identification.  With roughly 3800 known minerals, you can see why it may not be so easy for an app to spit out the […]

Crystals & the 7 Chakras

A while back I wrote a blog on Crystal Colors and Chakra Healing.  This is a short follow-up blog with informational graphic that may come in handy as a quick reference.  I often get asked ‘How do you know which crystal goes with what chakra?’.  I hope this graphic is helpful.  Please note, there are many […]

Crystal Wands As Healing Tools

Wands have been the traditional healing tool of shamans, healers and metaphysicians for centuries, dating all the way back to ancient Greece!  Wands are a great way to direct and focus energy and can be very powerful healing tools. Having the right tool for any task is not only helpful, but essential.  For example, can […]

Crystal Newbie Basics

You’re Totally Crystal Obsessed, Now What? Can’t stop thinking about crystals?  You’re not alone.  There is a strange phenomenon that occurs once you feel a connection to the stones.  I’m not quite sure what to call it or why it happens.  All I can say is welcome to the wonderful world of crystals! You’ve taken […]

How To Spot A Fake Crystal

I belong to a few different online crystal and mineral focused groups, and a recurrent theme I have noticed is the increase in posts about fake crystals.  Not a day goes by where someone doesn’t post a pic of their crystal and ask if it’s a fake.  It seems this whole crystal imposter syndrome is taking […]