I don’t know about you, but the world of crystals never ceases to amaze me! There’s just so many incredible ones out there and I’m forever discovering new ones, that I know I just have to have! 😍
Collecting crystals can be addictive, but when you’re first starting out it can also feel rather daunting. So, to help you begin your fabulous collection, here are 10 wonderful crystals that form a brilliant, basic kit!
Clear Quartz is a powerful, high-energy crystal with a very diverse range of uses.
It’s an excellent all-around healer and is a strong amplifier of energies – meaning that it can be used alongside other crystals to amplify and enhance their effects.
Clear Quartz is a great facilitator of energy and a natural, clear quartz point makes an ideal tool for directing the flow of energy. It can also be used to clear energy blockages and bring the mind, body and spirit into balance.
Amethyst is another form of quartz which has extremely beautiful energies. It is easy to find in most crystal shops and can be purchased quite inexpensively.
Amethyst may be used to ease fear, anxiety and anger. It promotes a strong sense of calmness, tranquillity and relaxation, and is another fantastic healing crystal that can be used to relieve physical, psychological and emotional pain.
Chakra: Third Eye
Citrine is a truly uplifting stone, and is one of my favourite crystals!
It can be used to boost energy levels, encourage optimism and increase confidence and self-esteem.
It is also a stone of abundance and prosperity, and may be used to improve enthusiasm and motivation.
Chakra: Solar Plexus
Rose Quartz is another crystal which is inexpensive and easy to obtain. It’s comforting energies help to comfort and soothe the soul, making it a wonderful for treating stress.
Rose quartz opens your heart and heals the emotions, allowing you to deepen your love for yourself, overcome heartbreak and invite new love into your life.
Black Tourmaline is a powerful grounding stone which works by deflecting negative energies, and helping to clear any energy blocks.
This wonderful crystal has very strong, protective energies, and it may also be used to guard against electromagnetic radiation.
Green Aventurine is a versatile stone, which calms the emotions and helps to bring the mind, body and spirit into balance.
This stone is used to aid spiritual growth and inspires creativity and compassion. Green Aventurine is also another crystal of prosperity and abundance.
Blue Lace Agate
Blue Lace Agate is a gorgeous crystal with extremely gentle, soothing energies. It works to calm the emotions; easing feelings of anger and anxiety, and bringing about a sense of peace and tranquillity.
This crystal is also used to improve communication skills and aid disorders of the throat.
Carnelian is a vibrant crystal, which inspires passion, vitality and creativity!
It’s a powerful promoter of healing and boosts regeneration throughout the body. This makes it an especially good crystal to use both during (and after) illness.
Selenite is a very peaceful stone with beautiful, ethereal qualities. It’s a lovely crystal to meditate with, and clears the mind of stress and confusion, as well as assisting with connection to spirit.
Selenite’s calming energies work to clear negative energy, and placing this crystal around the home, promotes a peaceful and serene environment.
Smokey quartz is a form of quartz, which has been coloured by irradiation. It’s a very effective grounding stone which works excellently to draw off negative energies.
This crystal can be used to ease the effects of physical, psychological and emotional pain, and it’s excellent for stabilising and balancing the mind.