The world of crystals can be daunting and it's hard to know where to begin, but that's where we come in! If you are interested in crystal healing, you are in the right place to learn more.
When choosing a crystal, you may firstly look for crystals you are drawn to by looking at a selection of crystals and seeing which ones call to you. Alternatively, if you have a particular need that you want to bring into your life, you may wish to find specific crystals to help you achieve this.
Here is an introduction of our top ten crystals that we think are perfect for beginners. We will share with you their healing properties and how you can use these. So buckle up and get ready to step into your journey of crystal healing!
1. Clear Quartz
This is an important crystal as it is known as the master healer. It helps to reduce negativity, raise your vibration and bring more clarity to you. In addition to this, it enhances and amplifies the energy of your other crystals.
2. Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is the stone of love and has earnt its place here as who doesn't want more love? This can be used to bring new love into your life, nurture your current relationships and allow you to love yourself. It encourages you to approach love with an open heart and compassion.
3. Black Obsidian
Black Obsidian can bring perspective and remove confusion which helps you to be authentically you. This is also known as a grounding crystal, clearing energy and allows you to feel present.
4. Black Tourmaline
Black tourmaline is the perfect gemstone for reducing anxiety and rebounding any negative energy that surrounds you. This allows you to cleanse the surrounding energy and bring in more positivity.
Citrine brings light into your life with it's luck and prosperity. This stone gives you the confidence to succeed and chase your dreams with maximum optimism. It also helps you to be grateful for all that surrounds you.
The best crystal for relaxation and a good nights sleep! This can be used to de-stress and purify your aura. Amethyst helps the mind to rest and feel calm, which can help with sleep and migraines.
Carnelian is known to increase your creativity, break down those blocks and bring you inspiration. The removal of creative blocks help you to feel unstuck and regain energy.
Supports you in moving and adapting through life's changes. It helps you be at peace with things you cannot change. Moonstone is a high feminine energy crystal which can open your heart to love, to your feelings, and make you a more sensitive person.
Selenite is a great conductor of energy and helps to remove anxiety so you can be the best version of yourself. It is also a pain reliever and a calming stone.
Hematite is a great beginners crystal for protection and strength. Whether this is the physical strength or mental strength to overcome a challenge, Hematite can provide it.
Once you have found a crystal you need, you may be unsure of how to use it and bring this energy to you. The easiest way is to wear the gemstone in a pendant, bracelet or ring so that the stone can be in direct contact with your skin. If jewellery isn't your thing, you can place them around your home or working space so they are close by. If you like to meditate, you can also hold these in your hands and focus on your intentions. Popular choices are worry stones and beaded bracelets as these are easy to keep nearby.
You may not need the particular energy of a crystal everyday, so you can easily switch the crystals you have close by depending on your wants and needs. Whatever your latest need is, we will be here to support you in finding the perfect crystal and being part of your crystal journey!