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Sulfur – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Sulfur Meaning

Sulfur for Stubbornness Sulfur is a bright yellow crystalline solid at room temperature, and can be found in different sizes and shapes. The bright yellow energy makes it especially great to work with for the solar plexus chakra, which is associated with personal power.  In ancient times, sulfur was found near volcanic regions in Sicily, Italy and is still sourced from the region today. Sulfur is an essential element for all life, and is created inside enormous stars!  It can be used to…

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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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Onyx – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Onyx Healing Crystal

Reconnect to Yourself with Onyx Onyx is a type of chalcedony (quartz), and usually is found in the colors: black, black with white bands, and red with white bands.  Since chalcedony is easily dyed, many shades of colorful Onyx are also common. Onyx stabilizes each energy vortex within the energy body, starting at the root chakra. It’s great for grounding, and connects the individual energy system to the Earth. It allows you to tap into eternal universal energy, while aligning…

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Malachite – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Malachite Healing Crystal

Clear Barriers with Malachite Malachite is striking green mineral that is characterized by reflective light/medium green patterns in its polished form. It is commonly used in balancing the Heart Chakra, although it may be used with any. Malachite-Azurite is a common combination, which is ideal for the Heart/Throat/Third Eye Chakras. Once you have established a goal, Malachite can help clear blockages encountered along the way to reach that goal. It also is effective at facilitating loyalty and trust in relationships.…

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Black Obsidian – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Black Obsidian Meaning

Journey into the Depths of Your Being with Black Obsidian Black Obsidian is actually volcanic glass, formed from volcanic eruptions.  It is not technically a crystal or stone! Obsidian can be found in different colors, such as blue, black, rainbow, and mahogany.  Black Obsidian is easily faked, because it is glass and glass is easily created from man-made processes.  Therefore, you must be cautious when sourcing your obsidian. Even though the molecular structure of Black Obsidian is not as perfect…

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Azurite – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Azurite

Enhance Your Third-Eye with Azurite It’s easy to be drawn to the alluring azure color of Azurite, especially if you are in need of help accessing your intuition.  Azurite is a crystal that is mostly made of copper and is created from the weathering of copper ore deposits.  Because of this, it is safer to handle Azurite in its tumbled form as opposed to raw or rough form.  Azurite is frequently found with Malachite, which is also a form and…

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Wollastonite – Metaphysical Meaning & Properties

Wollastonite Healing Properties

Wollastonite: The Key to Moderation Wollastonite is a calcium silicate mineral, and was named after William Hyde Wollaston, a British chemist and physicist.  Wollastonite is fairly uncommon in crystal healing, because it is used more in industrial applications. Wollastonite is associated with Calcite, Diopside, and Epidote. It also exhibits fluorescence, similar to Fluorite.  Wollastonite can be found in colors ranging from white to light green, and light pink (Manganowollastonite). Metaphysically, Wollastonite can assist with opening yourself up to revealing your…

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