always been considered unusual and powerful items, and they have many
roles in modern spiritual life.
They can be used to represent the Earth element for your altar, direct
or store your personal energy or energy you draw from other sources,
serve as a focus for meditation or scrying, and much more.
Many believe that each type of crystal has a vibration associated with
it that can be used to help 'tune up' your own physical body. They are
also thought to have affinities for particular types of spellwork; some
stones are recommended for drawing love to you, or prosperity, for
And of course, they're quite beautiful, which is a kind of power in its
Select them by holding them in your cupped hands and asking them if
they want to come home with you - you can often feel the answer through
your palms. Use crystals for cleansing, healing, dowsing, drawing or
directing, or just admire them for themselves.
ARTICLE: Moldavite - the Extraterrestrial Stone
This stone is sometimes called the
Crystal from Outer Space or the
Stone that Fell to Earth, to reflect its putatively extraterrestrial
origins. It is found only in the Moldau Valley in the Czech Republic,
the result of a meteor strike some millions of years ago. The crystal is
translucent and a clear green color, darker than peridot, and of a
slightly 'olive' shade. (more