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Month: July 2017

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Let’s Get Metaphysical – Peridot – The Birthstone of August

Welcome back fellow metaphysical maniacs and crystal fanatics! Today we take a look at the alluring green beauty that is Peridot. As august is this stones’ time to shine, I will be talking about the mythical and historical lore of the fabled lemony gem, some of it’s more quirky properties, and how it may be used in meditation, Reiki, Chakra therapy, as well as gemstone jewellery.

Lay your eyes upon a peridot once, and its vibrant lemony-green hue is not easily forgotten. Lighter than the forest green emerald, there is simply no gemstone like it.

The glorious yellow-green Peridot has been under-appreciated for years, overlooked as a lesser crystal, small, easily obtained and relatively inexpensive. Peridot is born through the fire and the flames; one of only two gems (Diamond is the other) not formed in the Earth’s crust, but in molten rock of the upper mantle and brought to the surface by the humbling and terrifying forces of earthquakes and volcanoes.

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Peridot was considered one of the most precious gemstones and is mentioned a few times in the Bible. Along with the Ten Commandments, scholars believe that it was among the 12 stones Moses brought down from Mount Sinai. Cleopatra of Egypt’s green gemstone jewellery may well have been peridot, erroneously identified as emeralds.

 While most Peridots are born of Earth, other crystals have extraterrestrial origins, found in rare pallasite meteorites. Peridot in its basic form, Olivine, has also been found in comet dust.

And there is yet another twist to the intriguing history of peridot that adds a cosmic dimension. In 2003, NASA reported that peridot had been found on Mars making it the only gemstone known to occur on another planet.

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Pallasite Meteorite gemstone with Peridot

 

Let’s Get Metaphysical – How Can Peridot Improve My Life?

Associated with the sun, Peridot has been prized since the earliest civilizations for its protective powers to drive away the forces of darkness

Peridot promotes responsibility and forgiveness, instilling confidence in one’s own abilities and reestablishing a sense of self-worth. A powerful generator of the frequency of increase, this lovely talisman may be utilized to manifest abundance in all areas of one’s life: wealth, health, happiness and love. It works exceptionally well to heal the heart chakra, so you may want to consider including it in your reiki or meditation practices, to supercharge your crystal healing sessions.

Protip: Place a piece of  peridot, or crystal jewellery on your heart, and leave it there during a meditation session, or even wear peridot as a necklace to receive all the benefits of the stone!

It is a crystal of warmth and well-being, mentally stimulating and physically regenerating. It carries the gift of inner radiance, sharpening the mind and opening it to new levels of awareness and growth, helping one to recognize and realize one’s destiny and spiritual purpose. 

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We this metaphysical article has been of some use to you, our fanatic friends, may your lives be filled with abundance and love of all kinds.

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It’s Raining Diamonds. Diamond “Rain” Falls on Saturn… Free Crystals !

Welcome friends and fanatics to another quick crystal related news article. Recently NASA have discovered something truly remarkable, It literally rains gemstones on saturn (diamonds to be specific) Heaven is longer a place on earth, it’s on saturn. We’re planning a trip up there so we can grab some free crystals and whilst we’re at it, do some meditation and reiki, while the diamonds rain down, can anyone give us a lift there?

New atmospheric data from the Cassini Probe, indicates that carbon is abundant in its crystal form in the atmosphere of Saturn. The scientists say that lightning storms will turn methane into carbon. When the carbon falls it hardens into larger chunks of graphite which eventually becomes diamonds. The findings were uncovered at the meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences in Colorado. Talking at a conference, the American scientists said that these diamond “hail stones” eventually dissolve into a sea of liquid the toasty planet core.

Doctor Kevin Baines, of Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said the biggest diamond “hail stones” would be likely to be approximately a centimetre in diameter. “Big enough to put on a ring, although of course they would be uncut,”

Uranus and Neptune have long been thought to harbour free crystals. But Saturn and Jupiter were not thought to have suitable atmospheres.

Baines and Delitsky analysed the latest temperature and pressure predictions for the planets’ interiors, as well as new data on how carbon behaves in different conditions.

 

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“The bottom line is that 1,000 tonnes of diamonds a year are being created on Saturn. People ask me – how can you really tell? Because there’s no way you can go and observe it. It all boils down to the chemistry. And we think we’re pretty certain,” added Dr. Baines.

Let’s get Metaphysical! – Diamond – What are the metaphysical properties of diamond?

A legend claims the God of Mines called his courtiers to bring together all the world’s known gems: Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, etc. etc., and he found them to be of all tints and colors and varying hardnesses. He took one of each and crushed them; he compounded them together, and declared, “Let this be something that will combine the beauty of all.” He spoke, and lo, the Diamond was born…pure as a dewdrop and invincible in hardness. Yet when its ray is resolved in the spectrum, it displays all the colors of the gems from which it was made. 

A symbol of purity, the Diamond’s pure white light helps to bring our lives into a cohesive whole.  It brings love and clarity into partnerships, bonding relationships.  Diamond is a sign of commitment and fidelity, and instills trust to relationships and situations.

Though it is a gem of winter, the color of ice, Diamond is a crystal of Light; its high frequency energy is dispersed into flashing prisms of brilliant “fire” that typifies the sun. It is a spiritual stone, a symbol of perfection and illumination, activating the Crown and Etheric Chakras. It enhances inner vision and stimulates creativity, imagination, and ingenuity, opening the mind to the “new” and “possible.” Placed on the Third Eye, a Diamond encourages psychic development, and is a valuable tool for remote viewing, telepathic communication and clairvoyance. 

So, If you can get your hands on some diamonds, clearly (pun intended) they will be able to supercharge your meditations, reiki practice and crystal healing sessions.

 

Hopefully someday soon, we will be able to visit, and get our hands on some of these free crystals.

For now however, you can get your hands on some equally beautiful crystals and gemstones in our shop!

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