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  • Turquoise: Uniting Mother Earth and Father Sky

    Turquoise

    Turquoise, the traditional birthstone for December, is a light blue to sky blue to medium green stone found in copper and silver mines. It is a hydrated copper aluminum phosphate and grow as microcrystalline masses or nodules. It has a hardness of 5 – 6. Turquoises’ coloration depends on the amount of copper (creating green) […]

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  • Pyrite: Fool’s Gold, Wise Protector

    Pyrite

    Often referred to as “fool’s gold” because of its brassy gold appearance, Pyrite grows independently as a mass, as striated cubes, as dodecahedral crystals or as a replacement mineral supplanting many other minerals forming beforehand. It is a composition mineral of iron and sulfur. Pyrite acts as an excellent shield and protective defense against negative […]

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  • Vanadinite: Helping you accept the third dimension

    Vanadinite

    Vanadinite is a lead chloride mineral growing in small hexagonal crystals or fibrous masses. It grows as bright red0orange to yellow or brown. It can be transparent to translucent with a resinous luster. The mineral is soft, with a hardness of 2.75-3 on the Mohs scale. This is one of those minerals that you should […]

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  • Shungite: The Wonder Stone

    Found in only one place near Lake Omega in the Shunga region of Karelia, North West Russia, the mineral Shungite is a semi-hard black amorphous coal like material composed of more than 95% carbon. Regarded as a “wonder stone” it is said to kill and absorb everything that does harm to people and to concentrate […]

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  • Rhodizite: a powerhouse for empowerment and healing

    Rhodizite

    Rhodizite is a small stone with great power and potential. Reflective of our own human qualities, this little powerhouse resonates with the Third and Crown Chakras. It both adjusts and strengthens confidence and personal power. Rhodizite is a perfect mineral vehicle for working with the amplification of the new life energies we are all experiencing […]

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  • Jade: Solid Grounding in the Earth

    Jade

    Jade grows in a multiple of colors, but is most known for its deep green formations. It is not a particularly high vibrational stone, but more deeply enmeshed with the earth and the resonance of Earth’s formations and adjustments through time. Holding jade allows you to become settled or calm and in doing so it […]

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  • Aquamarine: Essence of the Angelic Realm

    Aquamarine

    Aquamarine is a pale blue to blue-green beryl. It is mined in Brazil, Afghanistan, Australia, Africa and the US. Aquamarine is cooling and calming. It can relieve depression, anger and negativity. Aquamarine represents an essence of the angelic realm, and creates peace to those who wear it or carry it with them. While wearing an […]

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  • Fluorite: Crystal of Connection

    Fluorite, stone of the month for May 2018

    Fluorite grows in cubic, octahedral and dodecahedral patterns alongside quartz, calcite and barite. It forms in clear, pink, green (the most common), yellow, blue and purple colorations. Multiple color variations will occur within one formation or specimen. It can be found in China, Mexico, the USA, Germany, and England. This is a very gentle mineral […]

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  • Apophyllite: Bringing Spiritual Resonance into the Physical

    Apophyllite, Stone of the Month for April 2018

    Apophyllite enables the light-body to hold more spiritual resonance in the physical. This is a great stone for the current changes and accelerations we’re experiencing. Apophyllite creates a positive atmosphere while in a negative environment or situation. It reminds us that there is no place for fear or negativity when we are surrounded by light […]

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