March 2013

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Q&A: Cleansing Pyrite

This is a really practical question I received recently about cleansing pyrite specifically & think its a great 1 to share: Q: What’s the best method to cleanse pyrite?  I wouldn’t want to do a salt bath on it, so I’m supposing sound?     A: You don’t want to go with water on any iron-containing stones (like pyrite) b/c you’ll cause them to rust. No bueno. So, yep, I’d say sound. In fact, this is my favorite method for […]

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8 Crystal Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

8 Crystal Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

In our crystal practice, we may have collected many various crystal tools for this, that or the other. Next thing you know you have a ton…but I find that there are a select few that I end up using most often. I call them my Go-To Crystal Buds. I’ve mediated with them, have a closer bond with them & seem to pull them out for working with most often. they’re like my Inner Circle Crystals. So, how about  a behind-the-scenes […]

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Q&A: Healing & Get Well Mojo

Q&A: Healing & Get Well Mojo

Here’s a great question from 1 of our thoughtful & caring Crystalline Cohort students (seems they’re all like that!!) on how to provide crystal healing to someone who may not be familiar or open to it specifically for some “get well” mojo. I thought many could benefit from this Q & A. So let’s share! Q: My landlady is pretty sick, and she has had some health issues lately. She’s going in for surgery on Friday, and I wanted to […]

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5 Tips for Crystal Shopping & Bargain Hunting

5 Tips for Crystal Shopping & Bargain Hunting

OK, I’ll tell you right now. I don’t like shopping. I never have. Nope, never got my sox off at strolling through the mall & ogling at purses, shoes & clothes. In fact, I avoid malls like the plague. BUT…take me crystal shopping…that’s a whole ‘nother ball game. I’m all in! Perhaps its b/c its not quite as easy as just driving over to the mall & this makes it more like a hunt. You have to wait for a […]

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Q&A: Mojo Bag Crystals for Flying

Here’s a question I recently answered for one of my Crystalline Cohort students & its actually a question that I get asked frequently. Q: My wife has to fly this week & is dreading it.  She gets really air sick & nervous about flying, so I was thinking about making her a little bag, but I’m not sure what to put in it. I was thinking lavender (she loves the smell), carnelian, citrine & rose quartz. Any suggestions that would be […]

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Escape from Stress by Using Crystals for Stress Relief

Crystals for Stress Relief We all experience stress from time to time. No one’s immune from it, especially not in our Western culture. Its when we let it spiral out of control that stress may become too much for our bodies to handle; bamboozling our health. Stress causes energetic imbalances. If those imbalances aren’t dealt with, released or redirected that energy becomes denser & begins to manifest as poor health, injuries, inflammation, etc….in essence it’s saying: “Oh! You’re not going […]

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Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2013

If you’ve been following me for a bit you know that late January/ early February is TUCSON TIME!! This is when my Sweet Hub & I make an annual trek to Tucson, Arizona to shop for the most exquisite crystals in the world for all my GORGEOUS SPARKLY Crystal Hotties. This was our recap from last year. Now on to Tucson 2013!! You know, this sacred crystal biz that I’ve created for myself…its the BEST GIG in the WORLD!! I […]

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Crystals for Spring (or Autumn) Equinox

Spring equinox is coming up!! Do you know what crystals to use with this event? No, I don’t have a religion or dogma that I subscribe to but I’ve said it before, I really feel a strong pull towards following the cosmic cycles. Back to nature, ya know? Back to what the ancients intuitively did & many still do. There’s a reason it worked so well for so long. When it comes to feeling what resonates with my soul, I […]

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