Smoky Quartz Spiritual Properties: Stone of Stability

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Smoky Quartz – (Root Chakra) – (Zodiac of Capricorn & Sagittarius) This is a gemstone I use if I’m having trouble focusing during meditation. It is mildly grounding, but also uplifting, so it helps me release thought and just be. I find it very soothing to hold and tend to meditate with it when my…

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Red Jasper Spiritual Properties: Stone of Energy & Protection

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Red Jasper – (Root & Sacral Chakra) – (Zodiac of Taurus) Red Jasper is another stone that I grew up with. It was plentiful on the Oregon Coast. During our frequent weekend camping trips on the coast, my family would gather buckets of stones from the shore, bring them home, and polish them. Red Jasper…

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Black Tourmaline Spiritual Properties: Stone of Protection

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Black Tourmaline (Schorl) – (Root Chakra) – (Zodiac of Capricorn) This crystal is one massively protective bodyguard! Even tiny bits will provide quite a strong shield against attack and negativity. This is one crystal I recommend for everyone’s Gemstone Toolkit. Even if you don’t currently feel like you are in crisis or need protection -…

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Green Aventurine Spiritual Properties: Stone of Heart Healing

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Green Aventurine – (Heart Chakra) – (Zodiac of Aries) Aventurine was one of the very first stones I started working with when I started jewelry making.  It’s a beautiful green, and stones are readily available and affordable. There is something warm, nurturing and natural about this particular shade of green and it reminds me of…

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Selenite Spiritual Properties: Stone of Expansion

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Selenite – (Crown Chakra) – (Zodiac of Taurus) By far, I have more Selenite in my home that any other gem, crystal or mineral. It is such a wonderful, overall purifying and protective stone and is easy to find in many forms.  Selenite comes in large chunks and wands, but can also be easily carved…

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