Barite (Baryte) ~ A Crystal of Blissful Connection

Barite (Baryte) ~ A Crystal of Blissful Connection

Barite (formerly known as Baryte) is both an individual crystal and the title of a group of crystals. Most of the Barite group have a very ethereal, angelic, high vibration and draw in feelings of blissfulness and deep connection. The name Barite is derived from the word 'heavy' in Greek. Although Barite contains the heavy metal Barium, it is not … [Read more...]

Linarite ~ Connecting Us To Our Inner Wisdom

Linarite ~ Connecting Us To Our Inner Wisdom

Linarite is an incredibly rare mineral that was first discovered in Spain in 1822. In it's purest form (see above pic) , it is a stunning, vivid, azure blue gemstone that is often confused with Azurite. The two minerals, however, are very different! Please feel free to drool over the above picture ~ a piece that size and quality would go to … [Read more...]

Aqua Kyanite ~ NEW FIND!

Aqua Kyanite ~ NEW FIND!

There has recently been a completely NEW find of Kyanite located in Zambia, Africa. Having worked with Kyanite for nearly two decades, I was so excited to come across this new blend. From what I can both see and feel (and having run it past several different rock specialists), it is believed this is a blend of very intense, dark Blue Kyanite with … [Read more...]

Smaragd Quartz ~ Healing the Higher Heart/Thymus Chakra

Smaragd Quartz ~ Healing the Higher Heart/Thymus Chakra

Smaragd Quartz is an interesting metaphysical tool. At first I wondered why someone would create a name for something that already existed, for the word Smaragd comes from the Greek word Smaragdos, meaning Emerald. Smaragd Quartz is effectively Emerald in Quartz. However, having worked extensively with Emerald for years, as soon as I touched the … [Read more...]

Lepidolite ~ Eases Depression

Lepidolite ~ Eases Depression

Lepidolite is a beautiful, shimmering, purple, mica based mineral that derives its purple colour from the metals present when it formed. It was first discovered in the early 1700s when people mined for Tin. Lepidolite is taken from the Greek word 'lepidos', which means scale and refers to the mica like scales and flakes that Lepidolite consists of … [Read more...]