Crystals can help with addiction


Crystals for Addiction. Crystals can help! – When we hear the words addict or addiction, our minds begin to create images of a drug addict we met on a street corner or a drunk person we saw sleeping rough somewhere along our travels because of the power of the media. We associate the word “addict” […]

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Crystal History Series : Amethyst


Amethyst Origin Amethyst is a semi-precious stone which derives its name from the Ancient Greek word “μέθυστος méthystos” denoting drunkenness. This was in reference to the belief that Amethyst protects its owner from becoming inebriated. A stone worn on the body had a sobering effect, not only for the inebriation but in over-zealousness in passion. The religious […]

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Crystal History Series : Amber


Amber Origin Amber is fossilised tree resin, appreciated for its colour and natural beauty since ancient Neolithic times. It is used for decorative pieces, jewellery, as an ingredient in perfumes and as a healing agent. The molecular polymerisation occurs during high pressure and heat by overlying sediment transforms the resin into copal, continually heat rids terpenes […]

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Crystal History Series : Agate


Agate Origin Agate derives its name from the Greek philosopher and naturalist who discovered the stone along the river Achates’ shoreline in the 3rd century BC. Many colourful agates and chalcedonies were obtained from the river now called Dirillo in Sicily. Evidence from the Neolithic period suggests that it was used as healing amulets and […]

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Crystal History Series: Topaz Insight


The fiery stone Topaz was thought by some to be derived from a word in the ancient Sanskrit language. Tapaz or topas, meaning , you guessed it: fire. More commonly it is thought the captivating topaz stone was named for the small island in the red sea; Zabargad. Zabargad was previously called Topazios and this […]

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Crystal History Series: Obsidian Insight


This strikingly dark and sharp mineral, obsidian, is the result of a fabulous volcanic flow formation and was utilised extensively in certain Stone Age cultures as tools for cutting and engraving. To produce artefacts, weapons and other tools. It is still used in certain industries today due to its cuttingly sharp qualities.   This is […]

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Crystal History Series: Carnelian Insight


Carnelian is the stone that sends a ‘good luck’ message to the world! The Carnelian has been a talisman of luck throughout the ages. It was worn as a positive wish stone in a variety of eras. Most notably the royal environments of the 18th Century French and English regimes. Carnelian is a stone that brings […]

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Crystal History Series: Rose Quartz


The ultimate heart stone, the stone of unconditional love! Rose quartz has, for hundreds of years, been heralded as a talisman of the positivity of love and relationships. The beauty of the dusky pink quartz has incorporated its rosy, mythical properties into ancient legend as far back as 600- 700 BC. The crystal is an […]

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Crystal History Series: Turquoise Insight


When you see or hear the word turquoise, thoughts can automatically turn to the vibrant blue hue of the aqua shaded colour that the name emits. Then we think of the crystal that supports that colour. A crystal that has been a significant gem stone throughout history where it has been a feature in many […]

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Crystal History Series: Peridot Insight


There’s something about the vivid green hue that flares from the Peridot as the light refractions capture an almost x-ray insight as it moves through various and alternative angles. Many civilisations throughout history thought there was something too. In fact the ancient Egyptians referred to it as ‘the gem of the sun’. The meanings and […]

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Crystal History Series: Malachite Insight


Malachite is both a stunning and rare crystal that has increased its rarity due to its popularity way back through time. This copper carbonate hydroxide mineral has a spectacular visual appeal comprised of deep vibrant green and black bands that have enchanted civilisations throughout history. The malachite stone was thought to increase wealth, protect the traveller […]

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Crystal History Series: Lapis Lazuli Insight


With a mining history dating as far back as the 7th Millennium BC in the Sar-i-Sang mines in the Badakhstan region of northeast Afghanistan, Lapis Lazuli has garnered popular appeal from multitudes through the ages. The exquisitely deep blue stone, often attractively flecked with the gold hue of pyrite, has been used time and time […]

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Crystal History Series: Famous Ruby History and Insight


The rich royalty of the colour of the ruby has attracted the eyes of many throughout the ages. With the name derived from the Latin word, ruber, which means red, the deep colour of the ruby has signified passion, lust, anger and intensity that has mirrored the association with the colour red in many other […]

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Crystal History Series: Amethyst Insight


The Amethyst Crystal: A Glimpse into Greek Mythology Amethyst history is what myth and legends are made of! This stone carries the theme of protection against intoxication. All through history, these amethyst tales are the foundation of symbolism and rituals that have been carved through time and firmly embedded into the present. This is not […]

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