I’ve been working with crystals for about 10 years now. It can definitely be a lot to take on due to the fact that there are 1000s of crystals! I’m always amazed when walking into a crystal shop to find all of the crystals placed around the shop. There are so many options to pick from. How do you know which ones to pick if you are new to the crystal world?
To help you in your crystal journey, I have picked crystals that are the most popular as well as the ones I use most often. The list below will give you a good jump start when getting into crystals.
1. Clear Quartz
This crystal has been utilized to counter black magic, to interact with spirits and other worlds, and to carry out holistic healing. Clear Quartz has a really strong vibration and outstanding esoteric properties. It is the easiest crystal to program and may be used for a wide variety of purposes. It stores information like a natural computer.
It is the master crystal because of its many usages. This crystal embodies The White Ray or Clear White Spiritual Light, and since it radiates all the color vibrations within the light spectrum it can be used and programmed for any use which brings light and energy into our human systems. This magical crystal will assist in focusing the mind, increasing concentration, and improves brainpower.
Clear quartz crystal is a power stone providing:
- Enhanced energy – Absorbing, amplifying, and balancing, saving, retrieving, focusing, transferring, and directing universal energy
- Protective Stone – Cleanses spiritual, emotional, psychological, and physical blocks
- Directs and magnifies energy – Extremely useful for manifesting, meditation, and channeling
Clear Quartz is perhaps the most versatile, multipurpose, and powerful healing stone readily available, due to its special helical spiral crystalline kind. It is a master therapist that can be utilized for any and all conditions. It stimulates the body’s immune system, restores bodily balance, and restores and magnifies energy systems. Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and functions as a deep soul cleanser linking the physical and spiritual
Amethysts are said to promote serenity and calmness. Those who deal with crystals may utilize gemstones as a way to help in reducing your stress and anxiety and understandings of discomfort.
Amethyst a powerful crystal providing:
- Enhancing the body immune system and endocrine function
- Promotes digestion health and reduces headaches
- Assists in opening the third eye (pineal gland which is considered a source of power and knowledge)
Crystal practitioners believe a person can use amethysts to improve or hone spiritual visions and enlightenment. Plus, amethysts assist in obstructing electro-magnetic frequencies and “geopathic stress” that can cultivate negativity. This is stated to occur when human-made things interfere with the earth’s natural energy.
If you want to experiment with the reported recovery benefits of amethysts for yourself, here are a couple of methods you can include in your life:
- Carry a little amethyst crystal in your pocket or purse.
- Wear precious jewelry made from amethysts, such as a locket, bracelet, or ring.
- Place amethyst crystals or geodes in your home.
Natural medicine professionals may use amethysts and other crystals in recovery by placing them around the body. Or, they may position them on the parts of the body connected with different chakras or energy courses.
Selenite is an interesting-looking crystal as it does not have the points or glitter you expect to see in a crystal but has a silky tabular or wand-like look and usually has a translucent pearly color. It is an effective cleansing crystal and has the ability to clear, secure, and protect your energy body, and space. Put smaller crystal or tumble stones on top of Selenite to give them a quick vibrational cleansing.
Selenite is a popular crystal when it concerns cleaning and clearing the office or home space. It dispels negative energy and boosts clearness, focus and develops calmness in any area.
It is also said that Selenite opens channels into other worlds. It enhances team spirit in groups and organizations so it’s an excellent crystal to have in your workplace.
Selenite is a power stone providing:
- Meditation assistance to clear chakras – Associated with the crown and third eye chakra making it a powerful tool when meditating to clear these centers.
- Auric field cleansing – Everything shows up in our auric field first before it shows up in our physical realities. This is because we are energy first. Our thoughts, emotions, beliefs, and bodies. Everything comes through energy first and then manifests into this physical environment. You can clean this field by simply taking the wand and running it down all around you as if you’re combing your aura.
- Cleansing Crystal – Placing selenite near other crystals will cleanse and charge them. If you haven’t cleared your crystals in a while, simply place selenite around them. There are even selenite slabs that you can place your crystals on.
4. Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love. It brings trust and consistency in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing, and sensations of peace. Soothing and reassuring, it assists to comfort in times of grief.
Rose Quartz resolves negativity and secures against environmental pollution, changing it with loving vibes. It motivates self-forgiveness and approval invoking self-trust and self-worth.
Rose Quartz is a power stone providing:
- Strengthens and stabilizes the physical heart and circulatory system, and launches impurities from body fluids.
- Quickens healing decreases high blood pressure, helps chest and lung problems, recovers the kidneys and adrenals, and minimizes vertigo.
- Good energetic support for those with leukemia.
- Increases fertility and protects both mom and coming fetus from miscarriage.
A highly protective stone, obsidian forms a guard against negative vibration. It stops psychic attacks and absorbs negative energies from the environment.
Obsidian also draws out mental tension and stress. It promotes development on all levels.
This crystal brings clarity to the mind that clears up any confusion you may experience. It helps you to understand who you truly are. Obsidian removes emotional blockages. Promotes qualities of empathy and strength.
Obsidian is a power stone providing:
- Helps to face the shadow self and increases self-control
- Assists to bring you back into the present moment when you are not focused, daydreaming constantly, or overly distracted
- Removes imbalances caused by negative vibrations
- A very protective crystal that provides support in times of change
- Obsidian helps the food digestion and cleanses
- It reduces arthritis discomfort, joint issues, and cramps
- Warms the extremities
There are 1000s of crystals to pick from that have amazing qualities and benefits both spiritually and physically. My suggestion would be to start small with a couple of crystals then work your way up. Crystals are great to have and I’m excited for you to start your journey!