An Easy Guide to Natural Crystal Shapes

Crystals grow in regular patterns and often these patterns are apparent to the naked eye. I've compiled a quick summary of some natural shapes, these mainly apply to the quartz family, such as amethyst, clear quartz and citrine. Point A naturally faceted point at one end. Can be used to direct energy and activate grids…

Broken Beauties – Why Crystals Break and What to do Next

WHY HAS MY CRYSTAL BROKEN? Many people hate throwing broken crystals away. Like books, it seems wrong somehow. But why do they break and how should you treat them when they do? There are a few possible reasons, and understanding why, will tell you what to do next: Crystals are a natural product. As such,…

Aura Crystals

You may have heard of such magical sounding stones as angel aura quartz or aqua aura and if you've seen them you would certainly know as they are so pretty and iridescent. Aura quartzes are made by electrostatic bonding of clear quartz with precious metals so in one respect they are not "natural". However, they are incredibly…