Crystals Explained

Crystals Explained

Crystals are naturally occurring minerals with unique molecular structures that give them distinct physical properties, colours, and energies. They have been revered for their beauty and metaphysical properties, used in spiritual practices, healing modalities, and decorative arts. Here's an explanation of some common types of crystals:

Rose Quartz: Rose quartz is a beautiful pink variety of quartz crystal known as the stone of love. It is associated with the heart chakra and is revered for its gentle, nurturing energy. Rose quartz is believed to promote unconditional love, compassion, and emotional healing, making it an ideal crystal for matters of the heart, self-love, and relationships. It can help soothe emotional wounds, release negative emotions, and attract loving energy into one's life. This crystal is part of our Cinnamon-Eucalyptus Waxing Moon Candle.

Black Obsidian: Black obsidian is a volcanic glass formed from rapidly cooling lava. It is a powerful protective stone that absorbs and transmutes negative energy, making it an excellent tool for energetic cleansing and psychic protection. Black obsidian is associated with the root chakra and is believed to promote grounding, stability, and inner strength. It can help dispel fear, anxiety, and unwanted attachments, allowing for deep healing and transformation. Find this crystal on our Patchouli-Sandalwood New Moon Candles.

Clear Quartz: Clear quartz is one of the most versatile and widely used crystals in metaphysical practices. It is known as the master healer and is revered for its ability to amplify energy and intentions. Clear quartz is associated with all chakras and is believed to enhance spiritual growth, clarity of mind, and overall energy balance. It can be used for manifestation, meditation, energy cleansing, and amplifying the properties of other crystals. This crystal is part of our Rosemary-Lemon Waning Moon Candles.

Amethyst: Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz crystal prized for its stunning color and powerful healing properties. It is associated with the third eye and crown chakras and is revered for its ability to enhance intuition, spiritual awareness, and psychic abilities. Amethyst is often used for meditation, dream work, and spiritual protection. It is believed to promote inner peace, relaxation, and mental clarity, making it an excellent crystal for stress relief, anxiety, and insomnia. Find this crystal on our Lavender-Rose Full Moon Candles.

Selenite: Selenite is a translucent crystal with a white or clear color and a fibrous, striated structure. It is valued for its cleansing and purifying properties, making it ideal for removing negative energy from spaces and other crystals. Selenite is also associated with clarity of mind and spiritual connection.

Citrine: Citrine is a golden-yellow variety of quartz known for its uplifting and energizing properties. It is often called the "merchant's stone" because of its association with prosperity, abundance, and success. Citrine is believed to attract wealth and manifest opportunities for growth and prosperity.

Tourmaline: Tourmaline is a diverse group of crystals with various colors and properties. Black tourmaline, also known as schorl, is a powerful protective stone that absorbs negative energy and promotes grounding and stability. Other varieties of tourmaline, such as pink tourmaline and green tourmaline, are valued for their heart-opening and balancing properties.

Lapis Lazuli: Lapis lazuli is a deep blue crystal with golden flecks of pyrite. It has been prized for its beauty and spiritual significance since ancient times. Lapis lazuli is associated with inner wisdom, intuition, and spiritual enlightenment, making it a popular choice for meditation and spiritual practices.


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