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2017 Witchy/Woo-Woo Gift Guide: for the Crystal Kids

crystal grids

Today, we’ll look at some gift ideas for the people obsessed with crystals and minerals. Rock-solid gift suggestions: You’re bound to win with pretty much anything from Lavish Earth: crystal affirmation cards, gorgeous crystal and mineral specimens, magical moldavite pieces in wee soapstone boxes……

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Head spinning from Crystals 102

I spent yesterday taking a crystal class with the amazing Kimberly Barrett of Light Upon the Lotus. While crystals 101 covers the basics (which I skipped), Crystals 102 gets more into different crystal formations, the reasons you’d work with a particular crystal, and grid work.…

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Mineral Monday: Lapis

lapis lazuli properties

When I started working with crystals back in high school, lapis lazuli was one of the first stones that caught my eye. The intense blue with flecks of gold seemed so exotic, so magical. Now I have an even greater appreciation for this stone and its powerful…

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Mineral Monday: Moss agate

moss agate properties

Think about moss. More specifically, think about where it grows: in the dark of the forest, on rocks and trees, on frigid mountaintops in the cracks where nothing else thrives. Moss is resourceful. It creates a rich life for itself out of seemingly nothing. This…

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Mineral Monday: Tiger’s Eye

golden tiger's eye

While tiger’s eye comes in yellow/golden, red, and blue, most people initially think of the rich golden tone that gives this crystal its name. This post will focus on the properties and meanings of golden tiger’s eye. This stone has rich caramel and yellowy gold stripes or…

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Mineral Monday: Amethyst

amethyst healing properties

Amethyst is one of the first crystals I remember seeing. It’s my mother’s birthstone–as long as I can remember, she’s always had beautiful amethyst rings and necklaces. As a child, I loved the purple color and thought there was something magical about it. Forty…

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Mineral Monday: Elestial Quartz

elestial quartz

When you hear the word “elestial” you may immediately think “celestial.” You’re on the right track–if you want to connect to angelic realms, elestial quartz is one of your best crystal allies. Hey there, super high vibes. Fortunately, it’s not that hard to get your hands…

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