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Blue Needle Crystals

By Charli Lundholm EarthGallery.com Blue needle quartz crystals aren’t necessarily rare, they just usually go unnoticed. You usually find them by surprise when you use a light to see the inside of a crystal and then you get gifted with the sight of thin blue lines inside the stone.  They aren’t actually needles. They are […]

Feeling Blah? Try Holding a Crystal

  Do you some times feel off balance? Is your energy low?  Quite often the cause of feeling off kilter is that your body’s energy is out of balance. This may be due to illness, injury, a broken relationship, problems at work, family pressure, anxiety, stress, or some days you just feel blah.  Whatever the […]

Can Stones Help with Karoshi?

What is Karoshi and Which Stones Can Help? Karoshi is a Japanese term for “death from overwork”. In 2015 police statistics in Japan indicate that 2,159 suicides were recorded as problems related to work. This does not include deaths from heart attack, stroke or other deaths or illness related to stress from overwork. How big […]

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 […]

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? […]

Stones and Spring Cleaning

By Charli Lundholm Happy Spring! I love this time of year. Everything is fresh and new and that energy touches us. It makes us want to make things things in our life fresh and new as well, hence the term Spring cleaning. Of course, this can mean cleaning your house, which is all fine and […]

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 […]

Why are Geodes Hollow?

By Neville Ryan When I was showing a friend a beautiful Brazilian Amethyst geode he asked me why they were hollow. After stumbling around and mumbling about volcano’s, I had to admit that I really wasn’t sure.  A bit embarrassing to say the least, so I decided to find out how they actually were formed. […]

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 […]