How to Store Healing Crystals and Stones

A guide to properly storing crystals

By Mary Ancillette |

Crystals are lovely to have around the house. They generate positive feelings and can make wonderful conversation starters. But keeping your crystals on display isn’t always the best idea. Some crystals need careful handling, whilst others need to be kept away from sunlight, water or negative influences. Your home may also have children or animals … Read more

How to Cleanse Clear Quartz Crystals

How to cleanse clear quartz

By Mary Ancillette |

Why Should You Cleanse Clear Quartz? All healing crystals need to be cleansed to remove negative energy. But cleansing is particularly important for clear quartz. This is due to clear quartz’s healing properties. Clear quartz is one of the most versatile gemstones, as it can amplify the effects of other stones and can be programmed … Read more

How Often Should You Charge Crystals? [Quick Answer]

How often should you charge crystals

By Mary Ancillette |

Why Do Crystals Need Charging? Many people know gemstones need to be cleansed, but not always that they need to be charged. This is unfortunate, as charging is essential for restoring a crystal’s natural state and healing properties. A crystal’s healing effects come from its ability to emit positive energy and raise our vibration. However, … Read more

Black Jasper Healing Properties, Meanings & Chakras

Black Jasper Healing Properties, Meanings & Chakras

By Mary Ancillette |

Black jasper is a loving stone that connects to the Earth’s energy via the Root Chakra. This makes it a fabulous stone for grounding, protection, and manifesting. In this article, I’ll discuss black jasper’s healing properties and my favourite ways to use it. You’ll also learn how to cleanse and care for black jasper. What … Read more

Can Clear Quartz Go in Water? (Fresh, Salt & Moon Water)

Can clear quartz go in water

By Mary Ancillette |

Clear quartz, known as the Master Healer, is a beautiful crystal that I think everyone should have in their collection. It’s a powerful stone that can amplify the healing effects of other crystals and regulate energy flows. Clear quartz can also be programmed for any intention, making it a versatile option. A bonus is that … Read more

Blue Quartz Healing Properties, Meaning, and Benefits

Blue Quartz Healing Properties, Meaning, and Benefits

By Mary Ancillette |

Blue quartz is a calming stone that’s linked with the Throat Chakra. It has a high energy that’s brilliant for communication, releasing fears, and improving spiritual connection.  In this article, I’ll discuss the healing properties of blue quartz, how to cleanse it, and how best to use this gemstone. I’ll also show you how to … Read more

Can Black Obsidian Go In Water? [Quick Answer]

Can black obsidian go in water

By Mary Ancillette |

I love cleansing my crystals with water, as it’s one of the best ways to ground negative energy back to earth. Unfortunately, black obsidian should not be cleansed in water. An occasional water cleanse probably won’t cause harm. But repeated exposure or long cleansing sessions could damage the gemstone’s surface. Can Black Obsidian Go In … Read more

How to Cleanse Red Jasper Crystals

How to cleanse red jasper

By Mary Ancillette |

Red jasper is a gentle healing crystal that’s linked to both the Root and Sacral Chakras. I love using red jasper for intentions related to self-growth, such as motivation, confidence, and courage. Its connection with the Earth also makes it a great crystal for grounding and harmony. Like most crystals, red jasper absorbs negative energy … Read more

Polychrome Jasper: Meanings, Chakras & Healing Properties

Polychrome Jasper: Meanings, Chakras & Healing Properties

By Mary Ancillette |

Polychrome jasper, also known as desert jasper, is a calming stone that connects with Earth energies through the Root Chakra. This means it’s good for grounding, balance and motivation. In this article, I’ll discuss polychrome jasper’s healing properties and how best to use it. I’ll also show you the Chakras and zodiac signs it’s closely … Read more

How to Cleanse Sodalite Crystal (And Methods to Avoid!)

How to cleanse sodalite

By Mary Ancillette |

Sodalite is a stunning blue gemstone that’s associated with memory, communication, and focus. I love using sodalite during crystal healing sessions, especially for intentions related to mental clarity. However, sodalite is not a self-cleansing gemstone. Therefore, it’s important to cleanse it regularly to remove negative energy that might interfere with its healing properties. Moonlight is … Read more