The word Selenite comes from the Greek “Selenites”, meaning “moon stone” or “moon rock”, with the root word “Selene” meaning “Moon”, and for good reason – the mineral Selenite is the near transparent and colorless crystal form of Gypsum that exudes a pearly luster which glows and can very much resemble the moon. The Greek Goddess of the Moon is named Selene, Selenite contains feminine energy and is often used to… Continue reading
Quartz is a gemstone everyone knows about and many people will have many types of quartz. I intend to talk about the general uses of quartz without going into what each formation of quartz can be used for. The formations of quartz, will be talked about separately.
Quartz can transform mechanical energy into elector magnetic energy (and vice versa), which makes it useful in devices such as microphones, crystal radios, watches, etc.
Clear Quartz is sometimes called Rock Crystal and is generally the most… Continue reading
Ah, amethyst how I love thee like so many have for thousands of years. Long viewed as a stone of royalty it has been set into crowns, scepters and even rings for bishops. It is said to even have been the ninth stone in the breastplate of the High Priest of Israel and one of the ten stones upon which the names of the tribes of Israel were engraved.
Amethyst’s name is derived from… Continue reading
I know I say this nearly everyday when I post a stone, today is no different. I really love Sodalite. From it’s beautiful marbling of blues, black and white with some grey that are the most common to the overall general feeling of well-being I have when I work with it.
Sodalite can be used to help in the decision making process by helping you through the elimination of confusion to stimulate the rational and intellectual mental processes within a situation.
It is an excellent stone to use in group situations as it will facilitate qualities of companionship, fellowship and… Continue reading
Sunstone is an oligioclase feldspar with a hardness of about 6.
Sunstone is a stone of personal power, freedom and expanded consciousness, reflecting like no other stone the qualities of solar energies and light. Some of these qualities are benevolence, warmth, strength, mental clarity, the awareness and ability to bestow blessings upon others. In this you also see qualities of leadership. Those… Continue reading
Celestite is such a peaceful stone, I thought I’d share mine with you. I’ve had this stone near me for quite sometime. This particular piece I purchased at my former local store The Crystal Garden, in Boynton Beach FL. Margaret has an amazing eye for beautiful gemstones and this cracked open geode piece spoke to me right away.
Celestite is also known as Celestine and can be found in clear, white, blue, green, yellow or gray colors. While these colors are all available the most common… Continue reading
I have a long standing love affair with Labradorite. It moves me. It assists me through transitions.
Labradorite is a type of feldspar that crystallizes in the form of masses, grains and ‘tab’ crystals. The colors of labradorite range from white, yellow, and grey with an amazing spectrum of colors that radiate from within from peachock blue, coppery red or golden rays.
Within labradorite you get not only the properties of feldspar but also protection of your aura, helps to keep the aura clear and balanced. It assists in aligning the subtle bodies and… Continue reading