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

Crystal Care

Caring for crystals

By Mary Ancillette |

Essential Crystal Care Guides Proper care for your crystals – both physically and energetically – is essential for maintaining their healing properties. In this section, I’ve written guides to cleansing, charging, storing, and cleaning your crystal collection. Care Guides for Specific Crystals Crystals vary in chemical structure and appearance, which affects how you should care … Read more

How To Tell If Rose Quartz Is Real

How to tell if rose quartz is real

By Mary Ancillette |

Rose quartz is a beautiful healing crystal that’s associated with love and peace. It’s linked with the Heart Chakra and is often used for self-love, managing grief, and manifestation. While rose quartz is one of the rarer forms of quartz, it’s still quite abundant and easy to find. For this reason, it’s not a commonly … Read more

How to Cleanse, Charge, And Activate Moldavite

How to charge moldavite

By Mary Ancillette |

Moldavite is a fascinating crystal that’s associated with good fortune, spirituality, and protection. As moldavite is a powerful crystal with a high vibration, it’s important to care for it correctly. This includes: Cleansing moldavite to remove unwanted or negative energy Charging moldavite to restore its healing energy Programming moldavite to align its healing energy with … Read more

How to Cleanse Clear Quartz Crystals

How to cleanse clear quartz

By Mary Ancillette |

Which Methods Should You Use for Cleansing Clear Quartz? You can use almost any cleansing method for clear quartz, including visualisations, sound waves, smudging with incense or herbs, and running water. However, it’s best to avoid sunlight cleansing, as this can cause the stone to become brittle. Why Should You Cleanse Clear Quartz? All healing … Read more

How Often Should You Charge Crystals? [Quick Answer]

How often should you charge crystals

By Mary Ancillette |

How Often Should I Charge My Crystals? As a general guideline, you should charge crystals every 2-4 weeks. Crystals you use or wear a lot should be charged more frequently (I recommend weekly charging). You may also want to recharge a crystal after an intense healing session, as focused healing can quickly drain the gemstone. … 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