Essential Oils & Crystals #2 ~ On Guard ~ Protection & Immune System

Essential Oils & Crystals #2 ~ On Guard ~ Protection & Immune System

Following on from last week's highly successful blog on Lemon & Crystals for Mental Clarity & Focus, this week we're exploring how to protect our energetic, physical/immune systems alongside upholding healthy boundaries with those we interact with on a daily basis. I was asked this week how an Essential Oil actually works, which is a fair … [Read more...]

Lapis Lace Onyx/Scheelite ~ A Stone of Connection

Lapis Lace Onyx/Scheelite ~ A Stone of Connection

This fascinating mineral blend of 'Scheelite' or 'Lapis Lace Onyx' as it is being sold on the market is very interesting indeed. I've had some beautiful pieces put aside for months as we've been waiting for test results to confirm exactly what it is. Interestingly, this gorgeous mineral doesn't contain any Lapis Lazuli, nor is it a form of Onyx. … [Read more...]

Step Out of the Rat Race

Step Out of the Rat Race

Hello There It's been awhile since I've blogged as life has been 100mph for almost a year now! So much so, it's been a struggle to maintain my balance & energy in 2018. The word 'simplicity' has been whispered time and time again, yet I've been moving too fast to really pay attention. As happens often, it took an intuitive trigger and nudge … [Read more...]

Shungite – The Master Cleanser

Shungite – The Master Cleanser

Shungite was discovered in the 1800s in Russia. The above picture is Shungite lying in situ in the Ural Mountains, Russia. As a 98% form of Carbon, it has been used since the early 18th century in medical treatments and to purify water. Peter the Great set up Russia's first spa to make use of the water purifying properties of Shungite, which he … [Read more...]

Pinolite ~ A Funky Crystal Friend!

Pinolite ~ A Funky Crystal Friend!

Pinolite is a generic name for a rare mixture of Dolomite, Graphite & Magnesite found only in Austria and some very small deposits in British Columbia, Canada.  The small white flecks in the grey/black matrix look like pine kernals or little seeds and the literal translation of Pinolite means 'pine stone'. Although Pinolite was discovered in … [Read more...]

Ancestralite ~ A Stone of Grounding, Clearing, Healing, Protection & Karma

Ancestralite ~ A Stone of Grounding, Clearing, Healing, Protection & Karma

Ancestralite is an unusual, new addition to the Mineral Kingdom. Originally found in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, it is slowly becoming one of the most popular minerals of recent times. Ancestralite is a pseudomorph of Martite, which is a variety of Hematite formed under increased oxygen activity. It also has some similarity to Magnetite and … [Read more...]

Black Tourmaline ~ The Master Protector

Black Tourmaline ~ The Master Protector

Black Tourmaline is THE strongest protection crystal in the mineral kingdom. It deflects negative energy away from a person or area very effectively and is also the best protection crystal to use when carrying out spiritual work or to protect an altar, home or area. The word Tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese word Thuramali, which refers to … [Read more...]

Turquoise ~ The Traveller’s Stone

Turquoise ~ The Traveller’s Stone

Turquoise ~ such a beautiful colour and such a beautiful stone!  There are so many different variations and colours of Turquoise, but for general purposes and the ease of writing a blog that doesn't take all day........ I'll try and stick to those that are most readily available in the market today. The word turquoise comes from the old French … [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...]