In the modern world, crystals are an essential part of almost every high tech item, ranging from satellites to smartphones. Similarly, they also play a pivotal role in the lives of many people in their pursuit of wellness, health and deep spirituality because of their extraordinary ability to transform and transmit energy. But even if you don't believe in their metaphysical properties, crystals can make a beautiful addition to any home or office space.
There are many celebrities who have used crystals in their home as décor, like Khloe Kardashian with her large Smokey Quartz clusters, Kate Hudson with her bowl of Rose Quartz next to her bed and Victoria Beckham who likes to keep them in her home and her office for positive vibes. And it's not just large, expensive specimens that people are using, sometimes its a crystal wall hanging, a lamp, bookends, mobiles, bowls, candle holders or even coasters. There are so many possibilities when it comes to decorating with crystals.
Many people believe that crystals can transform the energy in a space. Have you found that at times despite your best efforts at keeping your rooms clean and well illuminated, your spaces remain unwelcoming? Something feels off about such a space. The answer may be adding some crystals. When you feel space is always somewhat 'heavy' and never blesses you with good vibes, you should consider what energies have been released there. Arguments, stressful events, breakups, parties, death, exercise, grief and any other life events leave all manner of energies in your home. You should be eliminating such negative energies with high vibe crystals. You may wonder “how can I use crystals in the home?” Here are some crystals you can use.
Black Tourmaline for Protection
If you feel your home has negative energy, you could use Black Tourmaline at every entrance to prevent negative energies from ever coming into your home. You should do this after saging. Moreover, if there is a room with a lot of negativity, you can place this stone at each of its corners. Black Tourmaline can be used in the home with Clear Quartz for healing and restoration.
Black Tourmaline is a stone of protection, that can also repel negative energy. It's great for deflecting radiation and grounding. This stone has the ability to enhance one's physical well being by providing an increase in physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity. Meditating with, carrying Black Tourmaline or sleeping with it near you can keep your auric field clear of imbalances. This is a powerful stone for clearing away negative vibes and transmuting them and purifying them into usable energy. Especially good for anyone suffering from anxiety, paranoia or worry. You may even like to get one of our Protection Sets.
Selenite and Citrine for the Living Room
A Selenite crystal placed on a window sill in the living room will fill the space with vibrancy, positivity and life. Add a Citrine point beside the Selenite to amplify joy frequencies. Selenite is a calming stone that instils deep peace and is excellent for meditation or spiritual work. It assists judgement and insight. It clears confusion and aids in seeing the deeper picture.
Citrine is a great stone for manifestation and connecting with Divine energy. It enhances creativity, increases will power and clarity of thought and awakens the imagination. It energizes every aspect of life. If wealth, prosperity and success are what you are wanting to manifest in your life, then Citrine is a must! This joyful stone has the ability to lift your mood, increase self-confidence, let go of phobias and strengthens the intellect.
Crystals for the Bedroom
Blue Lace Agate in your bedroom will encourage honest communication, remove stressors in your space and lull you into a peaceful sleep. Blue Lace Agate is a very cooling and calming stone, endowing us with a sense of peace and tranquillity.
If you can’t quieten your mind to sleep, you can use Amethyst and Moonstone by your bedside. These two will link you with the moon’s sleepy energy, and encourage rest and restoration as you sleep, while gradually improving your dream quality. Amethyst is a natural tranquillizer, it relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Amethyst assists in remembering and understanding dreams. It relieves insomnia. And Moonstone soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness. You may even like to get one of our Sweet Dreams sets.
Carnelian and Rose Quartz are also useful for the bedroom to help a couple reconnect by restoring any out of whack energies and encourage a ripe and fertile environment when a couple is trying for a baby. Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love and Carnelian is said to have a healing influence on female reproductive organs while also combating impotence.
Carnelian and Rose Quartz for the Kitchen
This crystal in the kitchen will energise you and heighten your creativity as you prepare meals. Its presence will help you get your meal preparation done even on those days when you are too tired from a long day at the office. A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success.
Rose Quartz is also a wonderful stone for the kitchen, you may even like to keep some in your fridge or cupboards, to instil your food and drink with loving, soul-nourishing energy. Rose Quartz is the stone of love. Not just romantic love, but also love for one's self, family, friends, The earth and the Universe. It also has the ability to dispel negativity energy and protects against environmental pollution. It encourages self-forgiveness, self-compassion and self-love.
Shungite Around Your Electronics
Shungite offers so much including EMF protection and should be placed near your iPads, iPhones, Laptop, Smartphone and other electronics. It has an intense energy that leaves you in a neutral state and feeling balanced. Shungite, which looks similar to coal, has the ability to conduct electromagnetic and geothermal energy, and yet absorbs and shields the body from electromagnetic emissions such as those caused by computers, microwaves, Wi-Fi and the like. Shungite can also absorb negative energy and remove it from a person or even an entire space. It will replace stress and negative emotions into positive energy, while at the same time keeping the user grounded and protected.
Smokey Quartz for Grounding
Smokey Quartz is a grounding stone: it helps you come back to the body and physical world. It is also protective and purifying, with the ability to neutralises negative vibrations and detoxify on all levels. It's wonderful for protecting against radiation and electromagnetic smog. This stone can be helpful for people who may be feeling suicidal, as it lifts depression and negativity. It is a powerful stone for helping to alleviate anxiety, fear and stress. Smokey Quartz encourages positive thoughts, dispels nightmares and helps to manifest your dreams. It is best used to counter the effect of radiation, like sunburn, medical radiation and electromagnetic fields. Another great stone to have next to your computer.
You can magnify the effect of the crystals in your home by selecting particular crystals for each room. By placing diverse high vibe crystals in different rooms, each one of your spaces will take on a new lease of life. However, even if you are not a believer in the metaphysical properties of crystals, they make a beautiful addition to any home or space and you can choose whatever takes your fancy.
As always, there are no hard and fast rules when choosing crystals for your home. It's always best to go with what you feel draw to. Trust in your intuition when choosing crystals for your space. More often than not, the ones that you feel drawn to, are exactly what you need. Take a look at what we have in store, from décor items to jewellery and oracle cards, tumbles to clusters and smudge sticks - Check out our online store at www.crystalvisions.net.au
Crystals have the ability to absorb and hold unique energies, both positive and negative. So it's important to cleanse & charge them often and the Full Moon is the perfect time to do this. When we say "cleanse" in this context, it's on an energetic level, not just cleaning the dust off them. Many people believe that the Full Moon can clear a crystal's energy and recharge the positive energies it holds.