Crystal - One main crystal surrounded by smaller crystals clustered
around the base. Use an Abundance crystal when you want to attract
abundance into your life (prosperity, happiness or health). Using
Feng Shui energy, you may want to place the crystal in the prosperity
corner of your Home or office.
Crystals, also called Time Line or Time Link crystals,
are identified as being a slightly slanted rectangular shape. If the
rectangular face is to the right of the main face, it is called a
Right Time Line or Right Time Link crystal and denotes accessing information
from the Future. If the rectangular face is to the left of the main
face it is called a Left Time Line or Left Time Link crystal and will
assist in accessing information from the past.
Crystal - Recognized by a larger quartz crystal that is covered
or partially covered with smaller crystals. These can be randomly
attached with no discernible pattern. The larger crystal is the "old
soul" which contains the wisdom and trust which attracts the
younger crystals. This type of crystal can promote a stimulation of
family or group cooperation. It is also used to be a companion when
having lost a loved one.
Bent Crystal occurs when one or more crystals break at some
point during the growth process and then later visibly rejoin or heal
at an angle. The Bent Crystal can show us that while we may face challenges
and "feel" broken, we too, can heal. Bent Crystals signify
strength in decision making and confidence in self to face, head on,
all that challenges us. There are also natural Curved Crystals, whose
growth forms a curve during growth as opposed to Bent which are clearly
bent from a fracture and regrowth.
Crystal - A crystal that connects or bridges two crystals together.
Bridge crystals, as the name implies, bridges gaps. Its energy will
bring to light that missing piece or connection that you have been
seeking to solve a misunderstanding, problem or issue. This crystal
forms a bridge to the inner world of higher self and the outer world
of the physical/ego. It can also bridge the gap of communication between
self and angels/guides.
Crystal - Three dimensional cluster. The best specimens have crystal
points radiating from the center, with virtually no center matrix.
A true Burr is very Rare! Burr Crystals would make remarkable healing
assistants, as the energy from the crystalline formation would send
energy out in all directions, similar to a sphere. Place a Burr Crystal
in the middle of your grid for radiating energy.
Quartz , also identified as Pineapple Quartz is identified
by one prominent point with multiple parallel points stepping up
around all sides,(similar to candle drippings). Candle Quartz is
a very calming crystal. It helps us to look inwards and discover
our truth and our path. A stone of insight sometimes used for scrying,
it increases confidence and sensitivity while promoting a calm tranquility.
Quartz , also commonly referred to as a Light Library or
Cathedral Lightbrary (Lightbrury), is a crystal that holds
a record of all that has occurred on Earth. Cathedral Quartz may look
to be composed of several or separate pieces, but they are all part
of the main crystal. The Light Library can be accessed by meditating
with one of these beauties. It aids attunement to the Universal Mind
and provides access to the Akashic Records.
Face - A crystal whose main face or facets have seven outside
edges. If this crystal also has a triangular face directly opposite
of the main face (on the back side) it is called a Channeling Crystal.
The Channeling crystal allows focus deep within yourself and/or from
sources (guides, angels, higher self, etc.) that are outside the "normal"
realm. One source of information states that, "each of the seven
sides of the main face represents the seven qualities that the human
consciousness must attain in order to access and channel the wisdom
of the inner soul."
- A crystal cluster is defined as three or more crystals with
a common base. The crystals may be small or large, or a combination
of sizes. As well as the amplification properties quartz exhibit,
this type of cluster will assist in breaking up negativity within
an environment and has purification properties. It also is a protector
and promotes harmony. The crystal cluster will radiate energy out
to the surrounding environment and can also absorb unwanted energy.
Window - A Diamond window can be a four sided vertical Diamond
shaped face as one of the main six faces (Rare) or between and slightly
lower than the six main faces, making it the Seventh Face (Uncommon).
This type of crystal allow us to see the spirit realms and leads us
within. It is literally a window to the soul, as it assists us in
receiving intuitive answers to questions while bypassing ego and/or
intellect. The Diamond faced crystal can assist the balance between
the Spiritual world and the material world. It provides a doorway
(or window) into other levels of be-ing and a deep connection with
crystal ("Mother and Child") - A large crystal with
a smaller one closely attached to its "back". This type
of crystal configuration promotes nurturing and mothering energies,
be it conceiving a child or creating a new project. It is one of the
best crystal configurations to assist in gently healing the inner
child from past hurts and harms as it allows one to face these issues
while feeling safe and secure, bringing back the joy and playfulness
of the true child within.
Dogtooth crystal is a nearly diamond shaped, elongated crystal
with two opposing faces and sides. They resemble..well...Dog teeth
:) This configuration occurs after Calcite has eroded due to an over
abundance of water current. The rock crystal then forms in its place.
Use Dogtoothed Calcite as a meditation stone and focus tool. It allows
the holder to go into the piece and marvel at its landscape. Very
earthy, very grounding. Dogtoothed Calcite can assist one in facing
their fears, acknowledging them and letting them go.
(Double) Terminated - Crystals that have points at each end. Energy
may move outward in either direction or in both directions concurrently,
which is one reason why it is sought after by healers and light workers.
Doubly (Double) terminated crystals can be used for a variety of things
including, increasing and intensifying the dream state. Astral Travel
and meditation also are assisted by this crystal.
- (The proper name is Jacare or Alligator) Crystal with a surface
that may show flat to nearly flat point tips, with triangular cut
like spaces. This is a powerful crystal, with the belief being that
it can repair damaged cells in the brain and rewire damaged areas.
The Elestial can be used to assist in the mass cleansing, healing
and reawakening that is currently facing us. Elestials are also known
to bring great comfort to those in a dying process, assisting in the
release of fears. Elestiallated means that portions of the crystal
appear to be wrinkled both visually and to the touch.
- Contains a fluid, carbon or gas pocket within the crystal. The fluid
can be very old and more than likely very pure. An Enhydro will assist
one in recognizing and/or understanding the true feelings of another,
supporting the empathetic nature. It contains a life sustaining energy,
assisting in healing in many ways.
ET Crystal is identified as a crystal that has a single termination
(point) at one end and multiple terminations growing downward at the
other, which may appear to look like the tail on a rocket or comet.
ET Crystals can be used to enhance the vibrations of energy so that
communication with celestial beings, Guardian Angels and Extraterrestrial
Crystals (aka Faden Growth or Faden Veil) are identified by the
veiled milky feather like line within the structure which usually
runs through the crystal. This linear veil is found almost exclusively
in Tabular Crystals. The line represents the seed point of growth
and these particular crystals have the ability to activate new growth
within oneself or within someone you may be working with, utilizing
healing energy. This is also a wonderful example of Tabular or "Tabby"
- The Geode will hold and amplify energy in it's little "cave"
amongst all of the terminated crystals within. These crystals buffer
the energy and send it out in a smooth and steady stream.
Crystal or Merlin Crystal - Crystal with six evenly spaced
sides and six approximately equal faces that center at the tip. This
is called a Generator Point. This configuration amplifies, stores,
transmits and/or generates energy. Generators are a great tool to
use in any healing modality. They also work very well in a group setting.
Generators will energetically help to create a connection between
the members of the group, uniting the intention and focus.
Golden Healer is a crystal or crystal cluster with an iron
coating on, or under, the skin. Colors vary from pale, clear yellow
to dark mustards and light reds. It has an almost greasy type, transparent
coating. The color will not be affected by an acid bath. Golden Healers
can facilitate spiritual communications over a long distance, including
between worlds and dimensions. It is a powerful healing crystal, assisting
at all levels.
Crater - A growth crater is a four to six sided impression left
on the host crystal by the base of another crystal which has since
been separated. Growth Crater crystals signify a point of origin,
of beginning, a place of safety and security.Work with a Growth Crater
crystal when you want to access past life information/beginnings.
Also very helpful for understanding when or where in your life a particular
habit or emotional state may have begun.
Child or Penetrator Crystals are those smaller, fully
formed crystals that are half in and half out of the main crystal.
This type of crystal will assist in communications, teaching, and
a clear understanding between self and another. These crystals allow
the holder to balance between the inner world and outer, receiving
information from one (inner) and sharing it with the other (outer).
or Growth Interference - This type of crystal has various
"cuts" on the body, similar to cuts done with a trim saw.
Thin, minute, flat calcite crystals have interfered with the growth
pattern of the quartz crystal. This type of crystal formation is
believed to help remove self limitations and energy blockages.
Face - A crystal with a five sided face (normally as the front
or main face) is identified as an Isis Crystal. This crystal holds
feminine/Goddess energies and can be used by both men and women
when wanting to access the more feminine side of self. Isis crystals
are a wonderful tool to utilize when you are in the process of taking
your power back from someone or something that has in the past taken
your power from you. The Isis crystal will assist you in becoming
more aware of and understanding of the role the feminine plays for
each of us.
Laser Wand may appear to be three sided at first glance.
It will gradually decrease in size from the base to the tip. Laser
Wands "can be used to help heal relationships by cutting the
emotional cords of jealousy, insecurity, anger, sorrow or guilt.
They can also be used to assist in breaking attachments towards
people or things. When these cords are cut, one must rebuild the
identity based in self love and security."
- Characterized by a crystal growing totally inside another crystal.
Manifestation crystals help those who have had traumatic, physical
or emotional, childhood or for those who block painful memories.
They help bring the cause of the pain to the surface allowing one
to successfully deal with it, while shielding from the pain those
memories can cause. Manifestors can also assist those who are working
through current family problems or issues.
- Type of formation which proceeded in spite of an overabundance
of other materials, resulting in a crystal which may appear to be
made entirely of something else. This can happen particularly with
chlorite and /or sand. The crystal at left appears to be made up
of sandstone and other silicas, but look closely and you can see
a crystal growth formation hidden away. This crystal reminds us
that everything is not always as it appears to be at first glance.
Use this crystal when you are working on being less judgmental of
yourself and others. This is definitely a piece to use when working
on issues of self esteem and self empowerment.
Phantom crystal is recognizable by a "phantom"
or "ghost" crystal within the main crystal, usually comprised
of a white or colored mineral being partial or complete. The Phantom
can appear as an outline (ghost) or solid body within the host crystal.
The Phantom crystal symbolizes universal awareness. The energy of
the Phantom works to bring together the participants of humanity
to save the planet. Phantom Crystals may also aid one in meeting
a personal guide. Phantoms promote inner growth and transcendence.
A great crystal for "gazing" as well.
- Rainbows occur when there is a break or fracture within the crystal,
causing certain prismatic effects. The presence of a rainbow gives
additional energies which otherwise may be lacking in a clearer
specimen. Rainbows stimulate the awareness of Universal Love. They
can assist in drawing off unwanted energies and dispersing healing
to the body and/or the environment. Many feel that the Rainbow assists
in connection with the Higher Self, Guides, Angels, and a host of
Record Keeper has triangular shaped symbol(s) which can be
raised or engraved on one or more of the crystal's faces. These
are not easy symbols to see with a one time glance-- they must be
held to the light and looked at closely. Record Keepers are one
of the most sacred of all crystals because they hold the knowledge
of the Universe. When one is properly attuned to this crystal, this
ancient knowledge may reveal itself. One must be of pure heart and
open mind to access the secrets of the Record Keeper.
in Quartz or Rutilated Quartz is easily recognized by
the "needles"(usually formed from Titanium Dioxide) encased
in the crystal. The Rutilated crystal draws universal life force
energies into the body, is a regenerator and enhances energy in
other stones. Good for thos who have trouble making decisions. Rutilated
Quartz gets to the root of problems--and fast! Aids astral travel
and absorbs mercury poisoning.
Crystal - This formation is recognized by the natural crystal
forming itself around a crystal "rod" hence, the appearance
of the Scepter. The top part of the Scepter should have six edges
visible where the rod and crystal meet. This is known to be a symbol
of power and focuses energy within the heart. These crystals were
used in Atlantis and Lemuria in healing ceremonies.
Healed crystals are identified as a partial or whole crystal
that has been severed from its original matrix or cluster. Some
time later, conditions once again become perfect for growth and
a new crystal structure begins to grow over the area that was severed.
The resulting growth looks similar to terricloth. In effect, the
crystal heals its own wounds. As its name suggests, the Self Healed
crystal is here to assist and aid in self healing-- be it physical,
emotional, mental or spiritual. It is able to send supportive energies
to those who have had severe emotional, physical or mental traumas.
A wonderful piece to use when facing addictions.
or "Tabby" crystals are recognized from the flattened
or tabbed shape with "notches" on one or both sides. The
two opposite sides are twice as wide as the others. Rubbing one's
fingernail downward, across the notches, will "open" the
crystal and its information. Tabular Crystals enhance communication
and smooth energy flow and balance. Tabular Crystals (Tabbies) can
also assist in communications with nature and spirit beings.
(Soul Mate, Tantric Twin) - Two points that share a single base
or two points sharing a common side. The Twin does not need to mirror
in height or faces. These crystals promote loving contact, tender
communication and togetherness. Twins teach us to blend with all
life and realize that our soul is wed to all beings. This particular
crystal is doubly fascinating as it has two smaller crystals protruding
from the twins. These protrusions are called Inner Child crystals
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