How to Perform a Crystal Ball Reading Step-by-Step

Humans have been practicing the art of crystallomancy (a form of scrying divination using a crystal ball) also know as crystal ball reading, for hundreds – if not thousands of years. One of the most famous crystallomancers was John Dee, advisor to Queen Elizabeth I.  Dee practiced his art in the 16th century, but is … Read More

Soothing the Soul with a Crystal Energy Bath for Self-Care

In celebration of Bubble Bath Day (that’s right – there really is a holiday just to honor the beautiful luxury that is a sudsy tub of bubbles!) I’m sharing some tips on creating a healing bath with crystal energy.  This exercise allows you to bathe in crystal energy until your energy body is balanced and … Read More

Crafting with Crystals: A Top 5 Round-Up

It can certainly be fun and exciting to work with your crystals for healing, balance, manifesting, and meditation, but to change things up, I decided to incorporate some crystals into a few crafty projects to keep me busy during the cold winter months when I can’t enjoy digging around in my garden.   I scoured … Read More

Healing Crystals for Safe Travel

So much of the crystal healing information available seems to be centered around personal development and spiritual growth, but crystals also have tons of fantastic everyday applications, like safe travel.   One of the things that I seemed to get asked about frequently at my shop is which crystals help people travel safely – not just … Read More

Crystals for New Beginnings in the New Year

The new year is a common time to make big changes and set the stage for transformation and new beginnings.  Most of us have grandiose plans at first, but quickly slip back into old habits.  So how can you be sure to stick with your plans and stay on track with your goals to start … Read More

Three Formations of Aragonite

  Three Formations of Aragonite: Aragonite, like calcite, is a form of calcium carbonate, the same mineral that also forms seashells. In nature, this mineral gets recycled back and forth between living and nonliving forms. If you keep an aquarium, a piece of aragonite will help create a natural, healthy environment for the living creatures … Read More

It’s All Quartz

ARTICLE BY MIMOSA’S OWN CATHY DOUGLAS If you were to describe the minerals we sell at the store by chemistry alone, probably half of them would be made of the same thing: silicon dioxide (SiO2). In its purest form, silicon dioxide is clear quartz, also called rock crystal. But when this mineral contains trace elements … Read More

Healing Crystals for Acceptance & Emotional Healing

When things get tough or you’ve been through a particularly rough patch, it can often be very difficult to move forward with your life and heal.  The way ahead isn’t always an easy one, but taking the first steps toward healing old emotional wounds through acceptance is important if you’re to find peace and balance. … Read More

Top 3 Tips to Care for Your Healing Crystals

If you love crystals, chances are you have more than you know what to do with…not that there’s anything wrong with that! But when your collection begins to spill out into every room of your home or apartment, caring for your precious gems can become a bit of a challenge. But how can you keep … Read More

Best Crystals for Contacting the Spirit Realm

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to communicate with the spirit realm?  With your spirit guides and angels?  Or to work with the energies of fairies and elementals?  Crystals can help make that all possible!  Healing crystals have the ability to amplify energy.  They enhance focus and intuitive insight and can help … Read More