Essential Crystals for Your Life

Essential Crystals for Your Life

What are some of the essential crystals that everyone should have?

There are many types of crystals. How do you select just a few of them to have in your life? It can be difficult to narrow down the list of crystals to support your daily life. Here are the crystals I think that should have in their collection: Amethyst, Aventurine Green, Carnelian, Citrine, Rose Quartz, Selenite, and Black Tourmaline.

Amethyst

  • Color: Purple
  • Chakra: Crown & Third Eye
  • Element: Air
  • Essential Oil: Lavender
  • Key: Healing, intuition, spirituality, and trust
Spiritual Properties

This stone can be found in many places including Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Africa, Canada, Russia, USA, and Europe. It has a rich history of astonishing civilizations for centuries. These civilizations placed high value in this stone. It symbolized royalty, luxury, and richness. It has been used in crowns, scepters, and rings throughout time.

This crystal is recognized as the stone of spirituality. It enhances spiritual awareness, calms the mind, and inspires people around the world. Amethyst is very protective and clearing for any space. The stone will clear your aura, purify negative thoughts and mental chatter, and create a protective shield around you and your space. However, it needs to be cleared and charged frequently.

Amethyst will reduce your stress levels and anxiety. It is very calming and soothing. It is the perfect crystal for someone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Aventurine Green

  • Color: Green
  • Chakra: Heart & Solar Plexus
  • Element: Water
  • Essential Oil: Sage
  • Key: Abundance, comfort, good luck, harmony, manifestation, optimism, and success
Spiritual Properties

This crystal brings in abundance, good luck, and success. It is commonly known as the “stone of personal growth and opportunity”, offering learning opportunities for you and your place within the universe.

It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness. Aventurine Green aids you in seeing all the possibilities. Allow your crystal to bring back joy to your life. It uplifts spirits and gets you back on track.

Carnelian

  • Color: Pale Pinkish Orange to Deep Rusty Brown
  • Chakra: Base & Sacral
  • Element: Fire
  • Essential Oil: Ginger
  • Key: Choices, Creativity, Courage, Motivation, Self-Esteem, and Vitality
  • This is a variety of Chalcedony
Spiritual Properties

This stone brings in the energies of stabilization. It restores vitality and motivation through stimulating the creative juices within you. Carnelian assists in overcoming negative thoughts and blocks what is preventing you from moving forward. It sharpens concentration and focus.

The Egyptians called carnelian the “setting sun.” It is associated with the mother goddess, Isis. It has been traditionally been worn to enhance passion, love, and desire.

Citrine

  • Color: Yellow (brownish or greenish)
  • Chakra: Root, Sacral & Solar Plexus
  • Element: Fire
  • Essential Oil: Lemon
  • Key: Abundance, Creativity, Inspiration, Joy, Mental clarity, Manifestation, Motivation, and Personal Will
Spiritual Properties

This stone is full of positive energy. It allows the flow of creativity. Citrine motivates and raises vibrational energy. This crystal brings in abundance and prosperity. You can add it to your workspace to bring in clients and customers. This stone is known as the “Premier Manifestation Stone.”

This quartz is composed of silicon dioxide. The yellow tint comes from the iron in the quartz. Most of the citrine on the market today is heat-treated amethyst. Citrine is not rare, but it is less abundant than amethyst.

Rose Quartz

  • Color: Pink
  • Chakra: Heart
  • Element: Water
  • Essential Oil: Rose Absolute
  • Key: Unconditional Love, Forgiveness, and Compassion
Spiritual Properties

This crystal provides different types of love including: self-love, love of family, love of friends, romantic love, and love of life. This stone is known as the Romance Stone. It assists people in attracting love and opening their heart to be able to receive.

This crystal is a type of quartz, so it provides that individual high vibrational energy. However, Rose Quartz is very calming and soothing to the individual as well. This stone will lower stress and tension levels.

Since the time of Greek myths, Rose Quartz had the reputation of providing unconditional love. Cupid, Roman God of Desire and Affection, was said to have bestowed Rose Quartz stones upon the Earth as a gift of love, passion, and happiness for all.  This has also been called the Heart Stone.

Rose Quartz inspires a love of beauty. It has been used as a love token for centuries. It stimulates the imagination in regards to art, music, and the written word. Facial masks of Rose Quartz have been discovered in Egyptian tombs. It is believed that they were used by the Egyptian and Romans to prevent wrinkles.

Selenite

  • Color: White
  • Chakra: Crown & Third Eye
  • Element: Fire
  • Essential Oil: Melissa (lemon balm)
  • Key: Clarity, cleansing, clearing, focus, and protection
Spiritual Properties

Selenite is named after the Goddess of the Moon, Selene. This is a great crystal to have when your life becomes super busy and chaotic and you need to bring in a sense of peace and calmness. It quietens the mind and provides the mental clarity to manage all the things happening in your life.

It brings you into focus and allows you to concentrate on the things at hand. Selenite can clear up mental fog. We receive so many messages throughout the day. This crystal assists you in seeing the synchronizing moments that occur, so you receive the messages.

Selenite is a protective stone. It can be clearing and cleansing. It will remove the blocks in your energy fields. This crystal will balance and stabilize your emotions.

Selenite is a very sensitive stone and brings in the liquid light of the angelic kingdom. It will assist you in your process of spiritual enlightenment.

Tourmaline Black

  • Color: Black
  • Chakra: Root & Earth Star
  • Element: Earth
  • Essential Oil: Sandalwood
  • Key: cleansing, clearing, grounding, and protection
Spiritual Properties

It is also known as “Schorl” and is a powerful protection stone. Black Tourmaline was used by ancient magicians and shamans to create a protective shield to dispel negative energies, psychic attacks, and any destructive forces. It will transmute negative energies and protect you from psychic attack and EMF. I sit black tourmaline at the entrance of my home and workplace to clear the energy fields and to create an energetic bubble in my space.

OTHER STONES: There are many other powerful stones available. These are a few that I would recommend that everyone has in their collection.

RESOURCES:

Crystal Power: Essential Crystals for Health & Healing by Kac Young Ph.D.

Do you love crystals? Would you like to learn more about the Crystal Kingdom? Vialet has been teaching crystal classes for several years. She shares her wisdom of the crystals in a fun and interactive program called Connecting with Crystals. Find out more about our crystal classes here.

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Written by Vialet Rayne, Magical Creator of Discover Your Spiritual Gifts 

Vialet has been on a healing path her whole life. She has been called a spiritual guardian that is strongly connected and highly intuitive. A teacher, coach, healer, and spiritual leader that dreams of a peaceful and harmonious world.

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Vialet wants everyone to discover their spiritual gifts in the tools and rituals that will improve their lives and the lives of their families. Find out more about her here.


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