Potion or Poison?

Exploring the rapidly growing trend of gem elixirs and crystal infused water.  Is it safe?  Can you trust the bottles on the market?  What stones are a good choice for direct infusions?  Find all the answers here and decide what method is right for you.
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The No Frills Facts on Colorful Quartz Favorites

While varieties of quartz such as amethyst and Rose Quartz ought to be straight forward, this post explains the truth behind some deceptive trade names.  Don't miss the follow up post on Citrine and Smoky Quartz coming soon.
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What the Shungite?

Tracking down proof to support the claims of Shungite's endless mystifying properties.  How will the statements of sellers size up against the evidence found in scientific journals?
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The Symbolism of Crystal Grids

Decoding the mysteries of crystal grids.  A concise explanation of the basic tools of crystal gridding and how to use them to develop a simple grid ritual.
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Code Blue!

Enthusiastically answering the question of "What is that blue stone in my collection?" and clearing the air on the Blue Calcite and Celestite quandary in simple, concise terms. Sometimes all it takes is resuscitating the science behind the beauty to make the picture crystal clear.
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