Crystals, though mined from the depths of the earth, are things of light and beauty. Since ancient times crystals have offered us a wealth of ways to heal our spirit and enhance our lives.
The Essential Guide to Crystals is a superb user`s and collector`s guide to more than 100 crystals, each one illustrated with sparkling color photographs (including enlarged photo details), with a concise profile of the stone`s visual characteristics, healing properties, and other practical uses. Fascinating information on the science and cultural history of particular crystals is also provided, including any myths and legends associated with them. Each entry also has invaluable guidelines on the identification and care of the crystal (with a list of similar-looking stones; and a unique set of keywords indicating the main functions of the crystals at a glance.
Also included is practical information on key topics such as meditation, Ayurveda, Feng Shui, amulets an birthstones, wands and pendulums, connections with auras and chakras, how to cleanse, charge, and care for crystals, and how to use them most effectively for healing and balance.
This is a 288 page softcover book.