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In Healing Crystals

Toxic Healing Crystals & Minerals

Red Crystal

This list is not comprehensive. Please research crystal and stone constituents before handling them.  I personally do not handle any minerals with mercury, arsenic, or vanadium (even in polished form). Most problems occur from mineral dust inhalation after grinding (such as shaping stones for jewelry, etc) or ingestion. This is why I only recommend the indirect method for gem essences. It’s important to note that many of the elements (such as aluminum) occur naturally in soil, water, and air. Adamite…

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In Healing Crystals

Tiger’s Eye – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Tiger's Eye

Enhance Your Inner Power with Tiger’s Eye Tiger’s Eye is a gemstone that is usually golden to red-brown, and exhibits chatoyancy.  Chatoyancy is exhibited by bands of reflective light, and the chatoyancy in Tiger’s Eye is caused by constant cracking and sealing of Quartz and Crocidolite.  The common belief was that the Crocidolite was replaced by Quartz, as in pseudomorphous replacement by silica of fibrous Crocidolite (blue Asbestos).  However, a more recent study was done that determined it was more likely…

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