Can I Put These Crystals Together? – My Favorite Crystal Companions

Stone Pairings for Creativity, Spiritual Growth, & More As a crystal healing instructor, one of the things I get asked most frequently is which stones should or shouldn’t be used together. Although I don’t think there are any stones that CAN’T be used together, it wouldn’t make much sense to use one stone for energizing … Read More

Can I Use My Crystal Jewelry for Healing?

Have you ever thought about using your crystal jewelry for healing? Imagine this…You’re flipping through a crystal book and happen across an entry that really catches your attention. You read all about the stone and know it’s exactly the energy you need. The only problem is…you don’t have that crystal.  Bummer. Ever had this dilemma? … Read More

An Introduction to Sacred Geometry

Article by Mimosa’s Own Cathy Douglas A note from Cathy about the following article: Sacred Geometry is an extremely complicated, detailed subject that’s hard to deal with in an article of any kind of reasonable length. To be honest, researching it made me feel like my left brain was jousting with my right brain with both … Read More

Crystal Gifts for Enhancing Friendships

Giving and receiving crystals as gifts is one of the most beautiful ways to share in the world of crystal energy.   My very first crystal teacher taught me that the act of giving a crystal could amplify its energy tenfold. There’s something about sharing these beautiful gifts of the earth with someone you care … Read More

Crystals for Kids: Teaching Children about Crystal Energy for Healing & More

At my new age shop, we have customers of all ages – including tons of kids. Even though we have some children’s items for sale, it seems that these young spiritual explorers always head straight for our large table of sparkly stones. Teaching kids about crystal energy at a young age can be immensely helpful to … Read More

Using Crystal Pendulums: Dowsing for Wisdom & Energy Reading

A pendulum is a tool that is held between your thumb and index finger and consists of any sacred object such as a crystal, a key, or a ring, which is suspended from a piece of cord or string. I personally prefer crystal pendulums or those that combine crystals with metals.  My absolute favorite is … Read More

Romance Rocks! Crystals for Love & Relationships

It’s that time of year again…candy hearts and construction paper valentines… boxed chocolates and lacey delicates.  That’s right – it’s almost Valentine’s Day! But if you’re bored of the same old traditional, mass-produced gifts of romance, why not try something a little bit different?  Why not try some steamy, sexy stones! Have you been thinking … Read More

Test Your Knowledge with a Crystal ID Quiz (PLUS Fun Facts!)

How many of these crystals can you identify using the pictures and clues given below? If you get stuck, you can find the answers at the end of this post.  Even if you’re already a crystal whiz, you might pick up a new piece of trivia or two.  Enjoy!       A: A powder … Read More

Lithomancy: Casting Stones to Read the Future

Lithomancy is the ancient, divinatory art of casting crystals to receive guidance and wisdom.   It has been used by shaman and fortune tellers for thousands of years and can still be used effectively today. Casting crystals to help you gain insight into your future is a very different form of divination than crystallomancy or … Read More

Your Burning Crystal Questions Answered

Article by Mimosa’s Own Cathy Douglas People have a lot of questions about crystals, and we’re happy to share their enthusiasm! Here are some things people often wonder about. So I just bought a crystal. Now what do I do with it? There are so many things you can do with crystals! You can carry … Read More