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Rock tumbling is smoothing and polishing rough rocks and crystals to create beautiful, polished pieces. It involves placing the stones in a barrel-like tumbler with abrasive grit, water, and a polishing agent. The tumbler rotates the rocks for several weeks, grinding down their sharp edges and corners until they become smooth and glossy. Tumbling brings out the natural beauty of the stones, revealing unique patterns and colors unseen before. What kind of rocks can you…

Malachite is one of the crystals similar to Moldavite, as they share a similar green tone. Moldavite has recently skyrocketed in popularity and demand and, due to this, it has become expensive and hard to find. Many unethical vendors are selling Malachite as Moldavite to unknowing buyers, so it is essential to know the difference between these two stones. Malachite Crystal What is Malachite? Malachite is a copper hydroxide mineral that is considered a rock.…

Moonstone is a sodium-potassium aluminum silicate mineral in the feldspar family. It is also known as Hecatolite. This stone receives its name from its moon-like shine, giving a visual effect similar to the Moon. Moonstone commonly occurs in white with a blue hue, giving it the appearance that it radiates light. However, you can also find this stone in gray, yellow, brown, pink, and green varieties. Opalite is a stone made out of glass and…

Using the Moon and crystals for manifestation is becoming more and more popular. New Moon rituals help you set intentions. You can use crystals during a New or Full Moon to amplify the power of your moon rituals. New and Full Moons that occur in zodiac signs that you have personal planets in have a powerful effect on you and your life. Every month, the New Moon occurs in a different zodiac sign. Each year,…

With increasing numbers of crystal enthusiasts in the new age, the crystal industry is growing and is worth billions of dollars. When looking at your beautiful crystal jewelry or gems on display, the last thought on your mind is probably, Were these gemstones ethically sourced? What is the meaning of ethically sourced crystals? In the crystal industry, there are often unfair and harsh labor practices and conditions through which crystals get mined. Here is an…

Jade is a powerful gemstone that brings you life force energy, inner harmony, the ability to give and feel unconditional love, and the ability to heal yourself and others. This stone connects to the Heart Chakra. There are two types of Jade: Nephrite and Jadeite. Nephrite Jade has a hardness of 6, and Jadeite has a hardness of 6.5 to 7. To identify what type of Jade your crystal is, tap it with a hard…

Some crystals have a much more powerful effect on you and your environment than others. Crystals do have vibrations. Low-frequency crystals are calming and work well to soothe the mind and emotions. High-vibration crystals give you more energy, uplift your spirit, and have much more intense metaphysical and spiritual healing properties. Although high-vibration crystals are powerful, they are not better than others, and each crystal has unique benefits. High-vibration crystals are excellent when you feel…

Crystals can improve your life by altering your energy, mind, and habits. Like batteries, however, crystals have finite power and become depleted of energy over time. This makes charging and cleansing your crystals at least once a month essential to ensure they function at their best. Many crystals draw in and hold on to negative energy, so they need to be cleansed and charged with new, positive energy. If your crystal has not been cleansed…

The law of attraction is the act of manifesting your desires into reality. Adopting a law of attraction mindset is powerful, and you can use crystals to attract the conditions needed to manifest your intentions. The more positive your mindset is, and the more balanced your emotions are, the easier it is to be productive and to create the life you need to actualize your dreams. Crystals have different properties that allow you to let…

Rose Quartz is known as “The Stone of Love.” Wearing and using Rose Quartz invites unconditional love into your heart, allowing you to love others and yourself greatly. The heart chakra connects to this stone. Using Rose Quartz can help balance and heal the heart chakra, allowing you to radiate love and compassion. Like most crystals, you should cleanse Rose Quartz crystals and jewelry at least once a month to keep them functioning in tip…