The stones of peaceful slumber

I sleep with rocks under my pillow. It sounds crazy, trust me, I know. Even my husband teases me about it. As part of my crystal healing studies, though I have learned the stones that are meant to bring calming energy and peaceful dreams. Having a few of these comforting crystals in a small medicine…

Stones of the serene spirit

These are the stones of the serene spirit. In combination these stones are protective and can provide access to personal healing, past life recall, joy and connection with loved ones who have crossed the veil. Desert Rose Selenite – Calms anxiety, offers access to angels and spirits of positive energy and past life remembrances. Crazy…

Favorite Things: The Velvet Lotus

My good friend Seja has an absolutely amazing crystal shop on Etsy. I’ve heard her refer to it before as her “little rock shop.” Well, let me tell you, The Velvet Lotus is so much more than just a rock shop. The Velvet Lotus is nothing but pure magic. I have a number of crystals…

How I got into crystal healing

  I have had a thing for rocks from the time I was a small child. I was always picking up pretty stones from the creek on my uncle’s property or tumbled stones purchased from museum gift shops. Now that I am an adult, my obsession with rocks is one that not only brings me…

The joyful goddess

Stones of the joyful Goddess. Bumblebee Jasper – A solar plexus chakra stone to awaken the Goddess within. Shiva’s Eye – A stone of third eye awakening and divine protection. Red and Green Rutilated Quartz – A stone to bring healing and grounding to the healer, to the woman who takes it all on herself….

Blue healers

I’m missing the ocean today so I think I was drawn to pull these stones in various calming shades of blue to be my companions today. Blue Kyanite – Aligns all chakras. Campitos and Indian Creek Turquoise – Turquoise offers us so much, wealth, luck, healing and protection. Blue Tiger’s Eye – A calming stone…

The grounded heart

Stones for the grounded heart. Rhodonite (left) a stone of heart healing, forgiving ourselves and loving ourselves, a stone of accepting both the light and dark parts of our nature. Almandine Garnet (right) a stone of grounding and connection with ancestors. Can also aid in increasing stamina and strength. Shiva Lingam (bottom) hailing from the…

Sacred creativity

Today’s stones are the stones of protection for the creative spirit. Goldstone (top center) for sunshiney, sparkly creative energy Snowflake Obsidian (right) for energy clearing and protection Lapis lazuli (bottom) the queen stone for power Smoky  Quartz (left) for transmuting negative energy Snakeskin Jasper sphere (center) for releasing what does not serve

Treasured gifts

The stones I have with me today are very special treasures to me. These were all gifts to me from a dear friend who has her own magical shop on etsy. Aside from the properties each stone carries, I always think there is extra magic when the stones were gifted. Chalcopyrite, also known as Peacock…

New jewels

I love jewelry. No, really, it’s sort of an obsession. A few years ago I discovered a jewelry designer by the name of Charles Albert. It’s sort of become my summer tradition to buy a new Charles Albert piece each summer while on vacation. This year’s piece is a huge green turquoise pendant. What I…