7 Essential Stones for the Home
Celestite is a beautiful gray-blue stone that grows in gorgeous points and clusters, and is a beautiful and essential addition to any home environment. This crystal has such a soothing and peaceful energy, it is used to brighten and lighten the energy in a room. It is often used by healers to ease stress and worry, and it helps dispel negative energies. People grieving or recovering from trauma can especially benefit by placing celestite in their room near where they spend their time.
Amethyst is a must in any mineral collection. Not only is it absolutely gorgeous, but it amplifies the positive energy around it, which is especially beneficial when meditating or praying. It is also a great stone for the bedroom, as it calms and relaxes the mind for sleep. Some say that animals are particularly attracted to amethyst. Most animals respond to crystals in general, but if you notice your dog or cat acting particularly interested in your amethyst, please let us know!
3. Rose Quartz
Rose quartz sets a feeling of calm, relaxation in a room or environment, radiating love and compassion for ourselves and others. It is a great mineral for families, where multiple personalities must all live together in harmony and acceptance of each other. It promotes an easy, tension-free space which nurtures the emotional life of the people living with it, and helps keep the emotions balanced.
4. Black Tourmaline
Black tourmaline simply a great all-around protection stone. It both protects against negative energies from outside the home, but also assists in transmuting negative into positive within the home. Black tourmaline is also a respected filter against environmental smog, such as the electromagnetic energy given off by microwaves, cell phones, computers, etc. You can never have too much black tourmaline, and it useful throughout the home.
Hematite is very grounding and calming, and brings its protective qualities to the entire room/home when placed about your environment. It is a great stone to have with you when you are around lots of other crazy or conflicting energies bouncing around one place. Hematite can create a clear, grounded mental space that allows people to better focus, improving logical thinking and rational thought. Hematite is also an excellent protection stone for the electromagnetic energy from computers, microwaves, tvs, cell phones, etc.
Moonstone is a deep emotional healer and lends a sense of safety and nurturing to those within its space. It is especially helpful in homes where there was a trauma (or drama), as its energy promotes empathy and gentleness. Moonstone is also very protective, allowing people to open up to feeling as much as they are able, and not more than they can handle. It is a good stone for people who lead groups (or heads of households) who need to nurture a group of people. It is great in homes with women, or where the residents want to invite in a softer, more feminine atmosphere.
7. Golden or Orange Calcite
Orange or Golden calcite is a wonderful stone of light, vitality and joy. It is like sunshine contained in a mineral. It energizes and positively charges people who live in the home with it, sweeping away all negative or stagnant energies. Orange calcite helps replace those negative energies with a vibrant, limitless joy and leaves the mind clear and flexible. It also encourages forgiveness, and assists in the healing of relationships.
Bonus Stones for the Homes with Artists
Sodalite is great for homes with artists, musicians, writers, speakers and anyone who uses self-expression as a vehicle. It promotes a creative atmosphere, and heightens a person’s mental acuity, making it great for students. Sodalite helps smooth any issues of intercommunication between people living within the home, and to keep those channels of communication open. Placing sodalite in your home helps keep the energy harmonious, and everyone talking with honesty and authenticity.
Bonus Stones for a Stress-Free Living Environment
Prehnite is a delightful stone. Just being near it can sooth flared tempers and remind people o slow down and breath. It is said that it can help clear the mind of mental “junk,” easing worry and settling the restless spirit. Not only is it beneficial for any person holding it or wearing it, but it can boost a home’s environment in the same way… soothing chaotic energies and getting rid of energetic clutter or stagnant energy.
Chrysocolla is a stone of tranquility, forgiveness, compassion and the strengthening of emotional bonds. It is believed that it promotes gentleness, and soothes the feelings of nervousness, guilt, anxiety and irritability. Its calming energies allow truth and inner wisdom to emerge in the bearer, lending serenity when situations are constantly changing. It helps you keep a cool head during challenging times.