The Crystal of the Day for Friday 1 November 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Friday 1 November 2013 is Yttrium Fluorite. Yttrium Fluorite is a powerful high crystal energy stone that aids both mystical and spiritual growth. This is a rare stone that is also called Lavender Fluorite. This beautiful high frequency stone will help you with developing your intuition, as well as promoting the growth of a range of psychic abilities. It is a high vibration stone that will help you when your psychic gifts are expanding, as it has an amazing energy to assist psychic and spiritual growth. It is rare and unlike other types of fluorite, it commonly forms in masses rather than in crystals.

It is a powerful stone to use at the crown chakra, soul star chakra and higher transpersonal chakras. It aids your mind to be better organised, and this helps you when you are making a spiritual connection. This high crystal energy stone has strong metaphysical properties. These attributes promote insight and aid greater proficiency when using your specific personal abilities. Yttrium Fluorite elevates your on-going spiritual growth in a variety of ways.

If you wish to increase your psychic powers and to develop your intuition this is an excellent stone to utilise. It is especially good for people who wish to work as a medium or in the field of psychic counseling. Mediums who channel spirit and have used this stone validate its strong ability to strengthen your capability and expertise when using these gifts.

Its energy gives you a strong ability to strengthen your connection to your higher self and to spirit, when making the connection to contact those on the other side of the veil. It aids the development of clearer psychic visions and clairvoyant abilities, as well developing stronger psychic knowing. This psychic gift is closely related to automatic writing, which can be developed by daily writing in a journal. By doing journaling every day this may allow you to receive written communication directly from spirit.

Yttrium Fluorite creates calmness and serenity with a gentle yet quite profound vibration. It resonates strongly at both the heart chakra and within the higher heart chakra, also known as the thymus chakra.

Yttrium Fluorite may assist you to channel spirit, and can help you to contact your spirit guide. It may aid you if you are a psychic reader as it brings through an amazing connection to the higher chakras. When holding the stone it brings greater clarity to psychic visions, commonly called clairvoyant abilities.

It is also said to promote an increase in your ability to manifest, especially an increase in personal wealth, and they may help you to manifest money. By using one of these lovely lavender stones you may empower your life and as you unlock your imagination you can use these gifts to manifest those things that you desire. This is partly because it is so stimulating to the mind as well as to the imagination.

It has the potential to make you quite ungrounded after only a few minutes use so using it with a Black Tourmaline, Black Andradite Garnet, Axinite or other spiritual grounding stone is advisable. Some specific high vibration stones that you might use with this stone could be Tremolite, Danburite, Herderite, Moldavite, Natrolite, White Azeztulite and Phenacite. If you are wish to accelerate your gifts of psychic visions or clairvoyance, stones such as Magnesite, Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst Crystals, Shattuckite, Ascension Stones and Labradorite will benefit by being used with it. To aid its mystical qualities combine it with Chalcopyrite or Tremolite.

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The Crystal of the Day for Tuesday 8 October 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Tuesday 8 October 2013 is Moldavite. Moldavite is a type of tektite, which are thought to have been created by various meteors landing on Earth. Moldavite comes in shades of green, from olive to deep forest. There are a rare amount of light, intensely Emerald green Moldavites that are referred to as “Poison” green. Moldavite can have a sharp, pointy appearance or a more pitted yet smooth look.

Moldavite is believed to have been used for thousands of years as a sacred stone. The excavation of the famous Venus of Willendorf found numerous items made from Moldavite, such as amulets, talismans and knife blades. This dates back approximately 25 thousand years ago. In Czechoslovakian history, Moldavite was believed to bring blessings and harmony to marital relationships and were given as a traditional betrothal gift. The green alien stone has even been linked to Arthurian lore and the Holy Grail, with one writing describing the Holy Grail not as a cup, but as a stone, while others hold that the Grail is a cup carved from a crystal emerald that fell from the sky. Today, Moldavite is used in carvings, religious artifacts and as various pieces of jewelry.

Many people have credited their Moldavite stones as being the catalyst for dramatic and rapid life changes. Some even warn against purchasing this stone unless you are willing, able and ready to let go of the old and embrace the new. Transformation, communication and healing all seem to surround this stone in folklore, history and personal experiences, making it a truly unique and powerful stone to use for spiritual and healing purposes.

**Beware of fake Moldavite**
Ask the seller where the stone is from. Moldavite is a tektite found only in Europe’s Moldau River Valley, located in what is today the Czech Republic. If the seller claims the stone was mined anywhere but this region, it is almost definitively a fake. There ARE dark grey to black “Moldavite”, however, there are some sellers from China on eBay selling “Black diamond Moldavite” which is fake. A few simple tests can tell you if you have the right one:

1. If it has a blue cast to it, it may very likely be bottle glass. Also, large pieces of moldavite are extremely rare so be aware of those & do your research.

2. Examine the moldavite with an eye toward colour and texture. Moldavites vary in colour from a dusty green to a deep olive hue, but the colours tend to be muted and dusky. While moldavites can be both smooth and spiky, no moldavites are as smooth and pristine as cut glass. If the moldavite you are examining is smooth, shiny and bright-green in color, you are most likely looking at a fake moldavite that was produced by melting green glass bottles into a new shape.

3. Pay attention to the source of your moldavite stone. Whilst vendors for moldavite are located around the world, moldavite itself is mined only in Eastern Europe, most commonly in the Czech Republic. The comet that is believed to have crashed into Earth, creating moldavite deposits upon impact, landed only once in what was formerly southern Bohemia. Minor deposits have been found in isolated pockets of Sweden, Austria and Germany, but comparatively little moldavite is mined in these regions. Therefore if the seller claims his moldavite was mined anywhere other than the Czech Republic, the stone is most likely a fake.

4. Be aware that the larger the moldavite, the higher the price. The largest moldavite ever mined weighed approximately 260 grams, just under half of a pound. Consequently, many retailers of fake Moldavite will try to scam potential customers with “inside deals” on even larger and more fabulous moldavites. In reality, stones weighing more than 30 grams are extremely unusual (especially if priced under £682 / $1,000), so moldavites weighing more than that should be regarded with skepticism.

5. Try to purchase moldavite in person from a vendor instead of anonymously online, in order to actually touch the stone. Many moldavite enthusiasts, such as the proprietor of Moldavite for Me, and new-age healers claim that the stone’s outer-space origins imbued it with unique energies and vibes. It is postulated that when you touch the moldavite your hands will tingle and you may experience dizziness and lightness in the head. While the touch test is not a guaranteed method of authentication, it is something to bear in mind when shopping for moldavite stones.