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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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Mineral Monday: Fluorite

fluorite magical properties

Fluorite wasn’t on my radar for a long time, then suddenly, one day… everywhere I looked: Fluorite. I picked up two pieces of raw green fluorite at a shop in Portland, Maine on a trip… I was feeling stuck and didn’t really know what…

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Mineral Monday: Blue apatite

blue apatite properties

Blue apatite’s magical properties include all the things you’d expect from a stone of this color–and then some. Like most blue stones, it facilitates personal expression, aids communication, boosts focus and eliminates confusion. But blue apatite doesn’t stop there… think bigger. Deepening meditation. Connecting to…

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Mineral Monday: Lepidolite

Lepidolite

When you learn about the healing properties of lepidolite, you’re going to want to rush out and get some. And by some, I mean LOTS. Lepidolite is a type of mica… a delicate, iridescent pinky-purple sparkly thing. It’s every bit as soft as its…

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Mineral Monday: Garnet

garnets

This week, we’ll explore garnet’s magical properties. If you’re like most people, you immediately think of red or pink stones. But garnet comes in a variety of colors, all with different names: Color Name red-brown or deep red pyrope deep violet red almandine red-orange spessartine…

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Mineral Monday: Ammonite

ammonite fossil

I never gave much thought to the healing properties of ammonite until I saw one at a rock and mineral show earlier this year–and couldn’t tear myself away from it. The spiral, the earthy colors, the pattern like oak leaves at the bottom of…

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