Gemstones of the Moon

(A 17th century engraving of Diana the Moon goddess, with an angel above her, by the French artist Nicolas Dorigny.  The crab on her head signifies the zodiac sign Cancer, which is ruled by the Moon.  Image Source: Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons.) THE PLANETARY GEMSTONES OF THE MOON Although mostly forgotten today, there are traditional […]

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 […]

The Metaphysical Properties of Ocean Jasper ®

 Deciphering the Meaning of Ocean Jasper By Christopher Lee Matthews (Rough and polished examples of Ocean Jasper.   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 Jasper spheres in a quartz […]

She Said: “Sacred Heart” Hematoid Rose Quartz

Hematoid rose quartz is pretty rare stuff from Madagascar. Sometimes it takes awhile to get back around to some of the raw readings that Christopher and I have done.  I just looked at my notes and the first pass at hematoid rose quartz was 3/28/13.  Dang, I hadn’t even left my husband yet, but the situation was […]