• three examples of Malachite. A tumble, raw malachite crystal and beads.
    Crystals and gemstones

    Malachite: Crystal Magick

    In today’s post, we are looking at Malachite as part of the Crystal Magick series.  The post starts by looking at what Malachite is, moves onto properties and finishes with magickal uses and correspondence. There is also a free correspondence sheet to download at the end of this post too! Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Malachite crystal explained Malachite is a green copper ore made from a chemical reaction between copper and limestone. It is only ever the colour green but different shades of green make banding patterns that make it particularly beautiful and different to…

  • 3 different moonstone crystals and a drawing of a crescent moon and a star
    Crystals and gemstones

    Moonstone: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post the moonstone crystal is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Moonstone crystal explained Moonstone is a Feldspar mineral. It has a white milky appearance that flashes with colour in the light. There are other types of moonstone such as black moonstone, peach moonstone and rainbow moonstone. Although it is worth noting that rainbow moonstone is actually a type of labradorite so not actually a moonstone at all.  Moonstone has been used for thousands…

  • Left side Selenite tower, middle top a Selenite ball and top right, a hand holding a Selenite heart
    Crystals and gemstones

    Selenite: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Selenite is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Selenite explained Selenite is known for being a highly cleansing stone. It is said to be named from the Greek word for moon, perhaps due to the white luster that Selenite has. It is a soft stone so care needs to be taken when using Selenite as it could scratch or break but on the plus side, it makes it easy to carve so there…

  • Carnelian stones and beads
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    Carnelian: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Carnelian crystal is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Carnelian crystal explained Carnelian is a reddish-orange or reddish-brown crystal that comes from the Quartz family. It has been documented as being used by the ancient Egyptians to protect the souls of their departed on their way to the afterlife some 4,500 years ago. The Egyptians called Carnelian the stone of Isis and would place the stone on the throat of the dead to signal…

  • Obsidian sphere, obsidian tumble stone and Obsidian beaded bracelet
    Crystals and gemstones

    Obsidian: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Obsidian is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Obsidian explained Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that is formed from molten lava cooling too quickly. So even though we call it a crystal or a gemstone, it is a glass. Archeologists have dated Obsidian being used as blades and arrowheads as long as 7,000 years ago. The first found written recordings of Obsidian were in the times of the Romans.  It…

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    Tigers Eye: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of a blog series, crystal magick. In this post, Tigers Eye will be discussed, looking at properties and ways to work with it in magick. Please note that there may be affiliate links in this post. For more information about what this means, please click here. Tigers Eye explained Tigers Eye is a member of the Quartz family of crystals. It is typically brown, yellow, and black striped with a golden shimmer. However, there are other colours such as blue which is also known as Hawks Eye and red that is also known as Dragons Eye. When light reflects off the fibres in the stone, the…

  • Citrine point and tumble stone with a yellow candle in a black candle holder
    Crystals and gemstones

    Citrine: Crystal magick

    Welcome to the first of a new blog series – crystal magick. In this post the crystal Citrine will be explored, looking at properties and ways to work with Citrine in magick. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. To learn more about what this means, please click here.  Citrine explained Citrine is a type of Quartz. It has a lemon colouring which probably relates to the name which is close to the word citrus. It corresponds to Litha, Lughnasadh, and Mabon. Citrine is often thought to be a symbol of the sun although it is not a fire crystal, it actually corresponds with the element of air.…