Faden Quartz

Faden Quartz

Faden Quartz is a tabular form of quartz, that differs from other quartzes due to a fuzzy white line running through the crystal. Faden is the German word for fiber and the name of these crystals comes from the resemblance of the internal white line to a piece of cotton fiber. The line is straight and between 1mm and 1" thick. The line is usually … [Read more...]

Enhydro Crystals

Enhydro Crystals

Enhydro Quartz is quartz, or sometimes Agate, that contains bubbles of water that got trapped inside the crystal as it grew.  The most prized Enhydro's are those that contain moving bubbles, where there is an air pocket in the crystal and a little bubble of water can be moved up and down within the pocket ~ it looks like the water bubble on a … [Read more...]

Tantric Twin or Soulmate Crystals

Tantric Twin or Soulmate Crystals

A Twin, Tantric Twin or Soulmate crystal is a crystal with two terminations at the same end, which have developed from one base. Tantric Twin crystals can also help us gain insight into the underlying problems of a relationship and guide us through working things out. They cover all relationships whether romantic, family or friends. These are … [Read more...]

Pendulum or Dowser

Pendulum or Dowser

A Pendulum, often known as a Dowser, is usually a pointed or shaped crystal on the end of a length of chain. It can also be a piece of metal or wood and, in fact, we could even take a pendant off if we were wearing one and use that on its chain. Some pendulums have circles of metal, others have little crystal balls at one end with the larger piece … [Read more...]

Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz Crystals are simply amazing. Rutilated Quartz is quartz that has strands of a different element or metal running through it, which crystallizes in the form of prismatic crystals, or in this case, as needle-like crystals. Quartz forms and then stops forming for whatever reason (usually the water supply dries up for some time). … [Read more...]

Window Crystals

Window Crystals

A window crystal is usually a clear quartz crystal that has a small, rectangle or diamond shape where the sides of two faces meet. They are usually found between the main body of a crystal and the tip.  We can find windows on other types of quartz, such as Amethyst or Citrine, but they are most commonly found on Clear Quartz points and this is also … [Read more...]

Wands – What Are They & How Do We Use Them?

Wands – What Are They & How Do We Use Them?

Crystal wands are solid pieces of crystal that have been carved and smoothed into a ‘wand’ shape. These can be a simple, smooth, pure piece of crystals  Or it can be as fancy as you like, with crystals fit into a piece of wood or metal, which then has other crystals, feathers or items attached to it. Copper, gold and silverwire are commonly used to … [Read more...]

Laser Wands

Laser Wands

A Lazer Wand is a long slender crystal with small faces at the termination. The crystal is wider at the base than at the tip and the angles of the sides of the crystal are  often (but not always) slightly curved, rather than straight. These crystals have an intimate relationship with both inner and outer energies and are excellent for healing or … [Read more...]

Record Keeper

Record Keeper

A Record Keeper crystal is distinguished by triangle shaped markings on one or more of the crystal's faces. The "recorders" (as the markings on these crystals are referred to) may look like a raised area on the face, but if we run our hand over it, we often can't feel it at all. This is why record keepers often go unnoticed, and will sometimes … [Read more...]

Key Crystal

Key Crystal

A key crystal is recognized by a three or six-sided indentation somewhere on the crystal. It looks as if a large chunk has been removed or another crystal has been broken off, although that is not the case. The Key is a natural growth part of the crystal. A key crystal can be used to unlock the doors to healing as it provides the 'key' or answer … [Read more...]