Sun, Crystals and the Risk of Fire

By Charli Lundholm EarthGallery.com We have all experienced what happens when you place a magnifying glass in the sun, right? When angled just right, it can focus the sunlight to a pinpoint spot and it can start to burn what it is aimed at. It may surprise you to find out that a crystal sphere […]

How to Program a Quartz Crystal

By Charli Lundholm EarthGallery.com Have you ever heard people say that a stone or crystal helped them with a specific problem? Crystals and minerals have many different metaphysical properties that can aid us in many ways. One way that works the best with quartz crystals is called programming. Programming is a form of setting the […]

Merlins Story – Part 2

By Neville Ryan When I finished Part 1 things were very sad in the house. Mum had left us and dark days followed. My Guy was very sad and I tried to help by staying as close to him as I could. I followed his every move and he called me “his little shadow”. I […]

Uses for Crystals Other Than Jewelry

By Naomi Shaw Image courtesy of Shutterstock Beautiful, vibrant, and mystical, there’s much more to the average crystal than may first meet the eye. Although best-known for their popularity in artisan jewelry, these stunning geological masterpieces can also be used for everything from art to science. Are you intrigued by the wide world of crystals? […]

Why Do Crystals Get Lost

Enjoy this article by Stephanie Lucas at QuantumStones.com. Why Do Crystals Get Lost? Crystals and Stones Want to Rock the World. December 12, 2014 Stephanie Lucas Crystals and Stones 3.7k 3.7kFacebook 11Twitter 2Google+ 0Pinterest 2E-mail “Stones and crystals belong to the earth and can never be truly ‘owned’ by anyone.” Possibly one of the most […]

Interior Design and Well Being

By Neville Ryan EarthGallery.com Interior design is associated with beauty, form and function. What is not typical is the association with health and well being. This is where stone, minerals and crystals come into play. These pieces, produced by Mother Nature and sometimes enhanced by man, can be used to enhance both the interior and exterior […]

Merlin’s Apology

  By Merlin I owe all my loyal readers an apology. I was planning to write the second part of my life story but I came down with an unfortunate illness and have only recently recovered. I woke up one day and could hardly walk. I was like a 90 year old man with severe […]

Merlin- My Story (Part 1)

I was born in Florida but fate often changes the direction of life. When I was 3 months old I was abandoned on the street. I didn’t know what was going to happen to me and I was scared. I ended up in doggy jail with a lot of other puppies and big dogs and […]

Quartz…why is it so important?

By Neville Ryan Quartz is one of the most common minerals in the world, second only to Feldspar. It surrounds us in our everyday lives and aids us in our metaphysical or spiritual growth. Quartz was a highly desirable product for early man and was traded over great distances even before agriculture became a feature […]

Lapis Lazuli (Lapis) Meaning

By Neville Ryan Lapis is the Latin word for stone and Lazuli is the ancient Persian word for blue. Lapis has been mined in Afghanistan since 7000 B.C. Because of the cost and beauty it was only available to royalty and high priests.  It was used for the eyebrows on the funeral mask of King […]

Stones to Help with Holiday Stress

By Charli Lundholm EarthGallery.com The holidays can be wonderful times. The gathering of friends and family, the lights and decorations, the food and festivities. It can also be a stressful time. The shopping, the crowds, the rushed pace and having to deal with the inevitable Scrooges. There are many ways to deal with stress and […]