Healing Crystals in Your Pockets: How to use Pocket Rocks

Why Use Pocket Rocks? There are some ways to interact with healing crystals that are easier than others.  It’s hard to beat wearing jewelry as a strategy to interact with crystal energy because ~who doesn’t like a little bling~ but pocket rocks have a very specific usefulness to them.  Let me count the ways. 1) The Location […]

Amazonite is Amazing-ite – No, Seriously. It is.

Amazonite is a blue-green, teal, turquoise colored feldspar, which puts it in the family of groovy and exotic moonstones.  I pretty much consider it “blue moonstone”, although whenever someone is using that term, they are really describing rainbow moonstone with a blue flash.  To-may-to, to-mah-to.  (That doesn’t work as well in writing as it does […]

Sacred Geometry: The Seed of Life, Vesica Piscis, and the Merkaba

What is the “Seed of Life”? The “Seed of Life” is a contemporary name for an ancient geometric figure.  It consists of seven overlapping circles with the same diameter.  Six of them are regularly spaced within the seventh, producing a rosette with eighteen lens shaped petals: six smaller ones inside and twelve larger ones outside. This figure can be […]

Amethyst Meaning: Crown Chakra Healing

The entire quartz family is amazing, but Amethyst is definitely the one wearing the crown.  Crown chakra, that is. Amethyst is a purple colored quartz that is probably, by far, one of the most beloved healing crystals from the mineral kingdom. It has a few things in it’s corner, such as, it is the birthstone […]

The Metaphysical Properties of Ocean Jasper ®

 Deciphering the Meaning of Ocean JasperTM By Christopher Lee Matthews (Rough and polished examples of Ocean JasperTM.   Center:  Its orbs can resemble bull’s eyes, starbursts, or dots when polished.  Right: They may be spherical, botryoidal, or druzy.  Left:  They can even produce more geometric shapes when they touch one another.) (Small Ocean JasperTM spheres in a […]

Rose Quartz Crystal – All Day Every Day

Rose Quartz: All Day, Every Day Rose Quartz is my favorite stone.  I have often said that if I could live in a rose quartz house and sleep on a lepidolite bed, that I would be the most happy girl in the world. Rose quartz is, by far, my most recommended rock for anyone for […]

The Geology, Varieties, and History of Ocean Jasper® Part One

An Introduction to Ocean JasperTM  by Christopher Lee Matthews (A selection of flat Ocean JasperTM  pebbles showing its range of colors, patterns, and translucency, sometimes even in the same piece.) Looking for the metaphysical properties of Ocean JasperTM ?  Check out my other blog here. What is Ocean JasperTM ? Ocean JasperTM  is a trademarked name […]