Unbelievably, there are only a few days left before Christmas. With all of the parties, shopping, wrapping, cooking and baking that herald the holidays it becomes all to easy to forget to make a little time for yourself during this super busy season. Carving a few moments to pamper yourself, though, is often enough to give you the lift you need to get through the day with a tranquil smile rather than a stressed out grimace!
While Rockhounds predominantly build their collections for the beauty they bring and the investment they represent; there are many that believe the power that these ornate gifts from the Earth hold go far beyond those that can be readily seen.
If you’re looking for a special, meaningful gift a crystal or stone selected for its perceived healing properties might be just the thing. And if you feel, like so many of us, that you could use some “you” time this holiday; find yourself a stone, make yourself some tea and just breathe.
Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and self-confidence.
Throughout history Amethyst has been noted for its ability to prevent over indulgence. Perfect for the holiday season!
It is calming, soothing, and cleansing. Aquamarine inspires truth, trust and letting go. In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors as a talisman of good luck, fearlessness and protection.
Sometimes called the Sun Stone or Christ’s Stone, its energy carries the purity of blood and inherently speaks of life and birth, vitality and strength, passion and courage.
Blue Lace Agate
Blue Lace Agate has a soothing, elegant appeal. Its graceful, swirling design has a stimulating, positive effect on emotions and attitude that represents encouragement and support.
Iolite helps in recovering balance, and is recommended for those suffering from disorientation, lack of motivation, chronic disorganization, and distraction.
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