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April’s Crystal of the Month: Diamond

Diamonds are coveted for their incredible sparkle, steep value, and energetic power that few stones can claim to rival. Metaphysically, diamonds are associated with the month of April, Aries and Taurus astrological signs, and the birth of the zodiac calendar year. It is apt that diamonds are associated with the spring season in the Northern…

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Crystal of the Month: Aquamarine

The arrival of March brings the transition to spring and the peak of Pisces season. Aquamarine, named for its mermaid-inspired shade, is the honorary crystal to compliment this hopeful month, and is also linked with airy spring and peaceful Piscean energy. Aquamarine is utilized for harmonizing purposes: Its protective power surrounds its companion while traveling (particularly over…

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Crystal of the Month: Amethyst

February’s crystal is Amethyst, a divine purple-hued stone though to enhance endocrine health, spiritual thought, and emotional healing particularly during periods of grief.  Working through strife, anxiety or depression? This crystal’s ability to move emotional energy while bringing calmness to the mind boosts mental focus under stress. Creative flow gets a boost as well, making…

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Crystal of the Month: Garnet

Garnet aligns with the energy center in the at the base of the spine. The deep red gemstone is thought to align the root of the body and soul. This alignment forms a base in the body, radiating deep healing in areas of instinct, passion and connection. The deep red hue of garnet is reflective…

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Crystal of the Month: Turquoise

December’s crystal is turquoise!  This opaque, greenish-blue gemstone is formed from the phosphates of hydrated copper and aluminum. Found in varying parts of the world including China, Australia, and Iran, turquoise is coveted amongst cultures that include Ancient Egyptians and the Pueblo people of the North American Southwest. This rare and valuable gem offers a…

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Crystal of the Month: Citrine

Citrine’s hues reveal its essence: bright, energetic, uplifting and positive. White, gold, yellow, and flashing orange hues encourage meditative vibes, creativity, empowerment, and self-control.  As a “happy” stone, Citrine is ideal for keeping in your pocket or on your person. If you manage depression or anxiety, citrine will cleanse your body of negativity. It’s one…

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Crystal of the Month: Opal

Linked with the month of October, opal is linked to the Libra and Scorpio in the zodiac, carrying a magic that preserves beauty and healthy relationships. Libra represents balance, leading intimate relationships to see a boost in the presence of opal energy. Scorpio is a sign that exudes grand sensuality, and thus, opal can be…

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Crystal of the Month: Sapphire

Sapphire gemstones are associated with the month of September and the signs of Virgo and Libra. Due to its indigo blue hue, mystical sapphire is linked with the third eye chakra. This energy center is our point of intelligence, foresight, clarity, and meditative focus. Therefore, sapphires are keen for improving the functioning of this area. …

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Crystal of the Month: Peridot

When you think of what you’d discover in outer space, you might conjure a color that resembles peridot stones. Interestingly enough—these lava-born gems are not only popular on Earth, they’ve also been discovered on Mars!  There are many cool things to note about expansive peridot. Read on to absorb seven notable facts about these fascinating…

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