Gemstones and Crystals

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I have chosen to talk about precious gemstones and crystals. There are many people now and days rediscovering the many uses of gemstones and crystals. To my knowledge each, have many different uses. They can be used as adornments, for health, for healing and for spiritual practices. You have probably never even heard of stones or crystals in this fashion before. I am going to take this opportunity to tell you what I know about this fascinating world that I have grown very accustomed to. I am not a gemstone/crystal specialist but, I do know enough about this topic to give you a slight overview about this topic.

I first encountered a lovely crystal by the name of Amethyst about 4 years ago. A friend gave it to me and told me that it would help me in this period of my life. I did not really know how or why a pretty little “rock” would help me out but, I took it with gratitude and kept it in my pocket. Sometime had passed and then I came across another gemstone. When a second stone came into my life it gave me a sense to actually look it up and find out what these stones meant and why they started to pop up into my life. During this journey, I found out that gemstones and crystals have many ancient and contemporary uses. They have much history and many legends attached to them. There are also many theories of how gemstones and crystals work, hundreds of practical applications and many lists of their healing and spiritual properties.

One very important piece of information is that gemstones and crystals are grown during the cooling, formative stages of Earth’s development and so it has lead me to the conclusion that they are gifts from nature. According to physics, gemstones and crystals consist of natural balances and solid sta...

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...s that I have discovered it has come to my attention that there is an early belief that crystals were pieces of ice, frozen so hard that they never melted.

The energy fields of crystals and gemstones are gaining popularity and attention as tools for the twenty-first century. This is a time of shifting human conscience and many forms of change. Using these tools can help you activate and aid this type of transformation with their abilities to amplify and balance the energy fields that surround our bodies. I believe we are more than just our physical bodies and we store information that roams at will each time that we release a thought. I have learned this from working with many types and forms of gemstones and crystals and I hope this little bit of knowledge I have shared with you gives you the motivation to explore the world of the precious stones all around us.
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