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Quick Start Guide for Using Crystals in Reiki Healing

Using crystals for healing and balancing the body’s energies is nothing new – we’ve been doing it for several millennia.
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Moonstone – romance and friendship

The gemology term moonstone is a bluish silver or purplish white semi precious stone consisting of alkali feldspar which are silica minerals commonly found in
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Emerald – an exceptional gemstone

Emerald is regarded as the traditional birthstone for May, as well as the traditional gemstone for the astrological signs of Taurus, Gemini and sometimes Cancer. One of the quainter anecdotes on emeralds was by the 16th-century ……
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Aries and Garnet

When garnet gets excavated from the dark pit into the bright daylight, it must first be polished by expert hands to expose its radiating true beauty. Probably few other than those familiar with mineralogy, know that the colour of garnet does not have to necessarily be red as the name is only a generic term for …..
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Garnet and Aries Picture Gallery

The colour of garnet does not have to necessarily be red as the name is only …..
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Seriphos Quartz

Seriphos Quartz

The Seriphos Quartz can only be found in Seriphos in Greece. Seriphos is a small island, in the Cyclades island group in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Athens. It is apple to olive green, and this green colour comes from inclusions of the fibrous mineral Hedenbergite. There is a couple of those for sale at Gemoholic.
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Cactus Amethyst

This Cactus Amethyst is one of the most amazing mineral specimen. Did you know that Cactus Quartz/Amethyst can only be found in one place, which is Magaliesberg in South Africa? It is near Johannesburg, and a friend of ours lives there. When we visited the last time I had no idea that that is the place to find these wonderful crystals.
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red tiger eye from australia

australian red tiger eye gemstone

here the red variety of tiger eye
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tiger eye from australia

tiger eye from australia

of course we didn’t forget tiger eye
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cat’s eye quartz from australia

cat’s eye quartz from australia

those are really interesting looking crystals – that is crystal quartz with asbestos inside.
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