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The following Directory of Crystals has been created especially for my online members. It is designed as a quick guide to the essential crystals, those that we are most likely to use and come across. More details on these crystals, and details of those not included here, can be found in my Crystal Bibles 1, 2 and 3, 101 Power Crystals and many of my other books.

Included in the description of each crystal, are suitable methods of cleaning or purifying your crystals, and also how to recharge them. You can find details of each method on the Purifying Your Crystal page.

You can filter crystals alphabetically by simply selecting the letter.

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Sacred Scribes

(Russian Lemurian) – see Quartz

Sacred Scribes are a form of Lemurians that carry deep esoteric information and can appear to be either very detached and unemotional or extremely tactile. They are excellent for people who are overly emotional and mentally out of control as they insist on mental and focus, bringing an inescapable clarity in which it is impossible to hide the truth. Conversely, other people perceive warmth at the heart of this stone. Carrying the ancient Egyptian energy of Osiris and Anubis, these stones assist with balance and seeing things from all sides weighing up intention and integrity. Placed on the soma chakra they reseed ancient knowledge. Sacred Scribes take you to the forty-fourth chakra and have a powerful connection with binary fission, fusion and the core energies of creation. Their energy can be directed by sound or touch.

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Sapphire

Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Royal, Star, White, Yellow

Sapphire is a joyful and wise stone, traditionally associated with love and purity, that transmutes negative energies and assists self-expression and speaking your truth. This tranquil stone dissolves depression and spiritual confusion, calms the mind, releases unwanted thoughts and mental tension, bringing peace of mind, serenity and aiding concentration.  Sapphire aligns the physical, mental and spiritual planes and restores balance within body and teaches responsibility for your thoughts and feelings. It is highly effective for earth and chakra healing. Known as the wisdom stone, a joyful Sapphire brings an influx of prosperity into your life which can be in the form of money or other resources. Each colour of Sapphire has its own particular properties and wisdom

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Sardonyx

Black, Brown, Clear, Red

Sardonyx is a protective and stabilising stone of strength. Gridded around the house and garden it can help to prevent crime and it can bring lasting happiness and stability to relationships and attracts friends and good fortune. This stone supplements will power, strengthens character increases stamina, vigour and self-control, alleviates depression, overcomes hesitancy and promotes integrity and virtuous conduct. Sardonyx improves perception and aids the absorption and processing of information and invokes the search for a meaningful existence.

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Scolecite

Scolecite is a high vibration stone with a serene, gentle energy, similar to Natrolite, but slightly earthier, making it suitable for people with a particularly sensitive energy field or new to high vibration crystals. It dissolves anxiety and fear, infuses peace and a quiet confidence into the core of your being, encouraging unselfish love and inner contentment. It is an excellent journeying crystal, connecting you to the highest universal energies and multi-dimensional realms. Place Scolecite on the chakras along the back and Natrolite on the front to accommodate a download of high vibrational energies or to realign the physical body with the lightbody. Wearing Scolecite heals and maintains a healthy auric field. This stone removes detrimental patterns or beliefs, restructuring thought patterns and shaping functional reality into a positive outcome. It opens all the heart chakras especially the heart seed, assists with lucid dreaming and dream recall and harmonises the energies between lovers and loved ones. Gridding Scolecite creates a sacred, safe area of total peace. Physically Scolecite resonates with the nerves and neural pathways bringing the body back into equilibrium and encouraging control of autonomous processes.

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Sedona Stone

Containing the powerful sandstone red rock of Sedona, an area of multi-dimensional vortexes where spiritual energy is fiercely concentrated, this stone is pure crystallised energy and acts as a portal to these Sedona vortex energies. Their vortex takes you deep within yourself to explore your inner dimensions and enhances metaphysical abilities, especially if placed over the soma chakra, and powers journeying and sacred ceremonies. Sedona stone infuses vitality into every level of your being.

Note Sedona Stone 23 has a very powerful vibration

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Selenite

Blue, Desert Rose, Golden Selenite (Sunset Gold), Green, Fishtail, Orange-Brown, Peach, Phantom, Rhomboid blue

Selenite is an extremely high vibration, translucent and fragile crystal with an ethereal white appearance that holds a deep inner peace and divine light. It is a powerful disperser of negativity and stabilizer of erratic emotions, protecting against outside influences. Excellent for meditation or spiritual work, it takes you into pure light, bringing clarity of mind, opening the crown and higher crown chakras and accessing angelic consciousness and higher guidance.  Pure Selenite is a link to the light body, helping to anchor it in the earth vibration and is said to occupy the space between light and matter. Selenite is excellent for repairing and re-energising the aura. Carrying the imprint of all that has happened in the world, Selenite is very useful for checking on progress made and for accessing the plan for the present life from the between life state.  It pinpoints lessons and issues that are still being worked upon, and shows how they can best be resolved. Intuitive and loving communication is enhanced by two people each holding a piece and Selenite brings the subconscious to light, clears confusion and aids in seeing the deeper picture.

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Septarian

Septarian is a combination of Calcite, Aragonite and Chalcedony. This emotionally nourishing, calming and joyous stone is often found in an egg-shaped nodule that confines and shapes energy and is a perfect ‘hand comforter’ to use in times of stress and provides support to create, incubate and manifest ideas.  Septarian detects and rebalances blockages in the body, is a useful reflexology or acupressure tool, focuses the healing vibrations when drumming and chanting, assists repatterning and reprogramming in NLP and enhances the cohesiveness of any spiritual group. Septarian enhances ability to communicate within a group and helps the audience feel included during public speaking. This stone encourages taking care of the earth – the grey concretions on the stone connecting to devic energy. It harmonises emotions and intellect with the higher mind to bring illumination, encourages caring for yourself and others, can reveal causes of dis-ease, focuses the body’s healing ability and facilitates flexibility of physical movement.

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Seraphinite (Serafina)

It is easy to see that Seraphinite (Serafina) derives its name from its appearance of feathery wings and it is excellent for making angelic contact and making journeys out of the body. A stone of spiritual enlightenment, it opens the crown and higher crown chakras and takes you to a high spiritual vibration, protecting the physical body while you are gone, and from this lofty viewpoint you can review your life progress and identify changes needed to put you on the path to peace and fulfilment. Seraphinite is excellent for accessing self-healing, promotes living from the heart and, being a chlorite-based stone, has a gently cleansing effect on the heart chakra, opening to love.

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Serpentine

Infinite Stone (Light Green Serpentine)

Serpentine is an earthing stone that clears the chakras and stimulates the crown chakra, aiding meditation and opening psychic abilities and spiritual exploration.  It assists retrieving past life memories and their wisdom, and helps you to understand the spiritual basis of life. Serpentine helps you to feel more in control of your life. It corrects mental and emotional imbalances and assists the conscious direction of healing energy towards problem areas. Extremely helpful for the body and blood, Serpentine aids kundalini energy to rise and is said to ensure longevity.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Shaman Quartz

– see Quartz

As the names suggest, Shaman Quartz is a powerful journeying and visionary crystal that assists communication with the spirit realm, induces trance and soul healings. It has strong associations with mother earth and facilitates healing journeys through nature. Its combinations of Chlorite, Fluorite, Rutile, Hematite and Mica assist with self-realisation, cleanse the past, provide protection and discernment, pinpoint the karmic cause of a dis-ease, dissolve negativity and grounds and harmonizes body, mind and spirit whilst heightening the connection to your spiritual self. It is an absorbing stone, especially effective for negativity and environmental pollutants and clears a build-up of stagnant energy anywhere in the subtle bodies or environment. This stone removes energy implants, accessing their source in any lifetime.

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Shattuckite

Shattuckite is a highly spiritual and strongly protective stone that heightens vibration and ensures that an entity does not take over the physical body during channelling.  It reaches a high vibration, ensuring that the purest source is contacted and stimulates the third eye and throat chakras, harmonising and aligning them, bringing clear psychic vision and understanding of what is received.  It is particularly useful where metaphysical abilities have been closed down in past lives and removes hypnotic commands, edicts, past life curses and commands to secrecy. Shattuckite also aids automatic writing and telepathy and facilitates clear communication with extra-terrestrials.

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Shiva Lingam

Shiva Lingam has been revered for thousands of years as a symbol of sexuality and potent male energy and is excellent for sexual healing, facilitating union of opposites such as masculine and feminine, or body and soul, and is perfect for facilitating spiritual evolution through tantra or sexual magick. Suitably programmed, it severs old sexual connections and removes hooks, re-energising the base chakras and opening the way for a new relationship. Shiva Lingam raises and controls kundalini energy. A stone of insight, it facilitates looking within to release all that is outgrown. This stone dissolves emotional pain arising from early childhood, especially from sexual abuse, as it reinstates trust in male energy and is the perfect stone for creating a self-loving ritual to reclaim your femininity and your female power.

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Shiva Shells (Natural Gomati Chakra shells)

Shiva Shells (Natural Gomati Chakra shells) originate from the Gomti river in India, a river of religious value and have been traditionally used to bring luck, money, good health, prosperity, long life, peace and to protect children. They are also used in spiritual and Tantric rituals.

Shiva Shells represent the flow of life through the constant variety of the extended cosmos and the blending of spiritual knowledge with inspired artistic visualization. They have a very soft, soothing and gently nurturing energy and are excellent for journeying, stimulating for the third eye and accessing higher consciousness through following their lines inward. You can journey with them to an inner or outer source of inspiration – and will find that, ultimately, the two are one and the same. This is the perfect stone if you have lost your sense of ‘mission’, or if you are missing out on inner joy and spontaneity and need to recreate yourself. Also, they are excellent for whispering your innermost secret wisdom into knowing that it will reach an unborn child and the seeds that you sow will blossom after birth.

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Shungite

Over two billion years old, Shungite has phenomenal shielding and purifying power that arises from its unique formation. It protects against radiation, electromagnetic and geopathic stress, microwave and other vibrational emissions and the dis-eases these can create. Research has also shown it absorbs pesticides, free radicals, bacteria, viruses and the like. Immersed in water for several hours, it removes harmful micro-organisms and pollutants, transforming the water into a biologically active life-enhancing substance. Shungite clears out mental or emotional pollutants, restores emotional equilibrium and transmutes stress into a potent energetic recharge. It brings in fresh patterns whilst keeping the wisdom of the past and applying it to the present to create a new future. This stone boosts physical well-being and has a powerful effect on the immune system. With a powerful link to ancient earth energies, Shungite restores ley lines and the earth’s meridians, grounds spiritual energies into the body and anchors the body to the earth. It is highly supportive during metaphysical work of all kinds, creating a protective shield, and is said to enhance prophecy.

Note as Shungite is a rapid absorber of negative energy and pollutants it needs to be cleansed frequently

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Silver Leaf Jasper

– see Jasper

Silver Leaf Jasper provides protection when you travel through dangerous places, or during out of body experiences, putting a shield around the physical and subtle bodies and keeping you grounded. Carry one with you if the energies of an environment or situation adversely affect you, or if you need an amulet of safety. Having Silver Leaf Jasper with you during psychic or healing works helps you focus your intuitive powers and to work at interface.

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Smithsonite

Blue-Green, Lavender-Pink, Lavender-Violet, Yellow

Smithsonite is a tranquil, gentle stone with a particularly loving vibration.  It heals the heart, gently dissolves emotional pain and experiences of abandonment and abuse, and is especially helpful for anyone who has had a difficult childhood and who felt unloved or unwanted. It rebuilds trust and security, assists feeling loved and supported by the universe and heals the inner child.  This is the perfect stone for releasing stress that is reaching a critical level and for alleviating mental breakdown. Smithsonite is helps to create a secure and balanced life, remedying unpleasant situations, bringing harmony and diplomacy and helping difficult relationships. It supports leadership qualities especially where tact is required, aligns the chakras and strengthens psychic abilities, connecting to angelic realms. Smithsonite is excellent for the immune system, birth and rebirthing, and can treat infertility.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Smoky Quartz

– see Quartz

Smoky Quartz is a gently grounding and anchoring stone that instils a deep sense of relaxation into the physical and mental body. It is particularly helpful during emotional trauma or stress, relieving fear and bringing tolerance, equanimity and resolve.  A strong detoxifier and negative energy absorber, Smoky Quartz purifies and re-energises you and your environment. it has a strong link with the earth promoting environment awareness and solutions and is protective, blocking geopathic stress and electromagnetic smog. It brings common sense and clear insight to problems, dissolves contradictions and fear of failure and teaches how to leave behind anything that no longer serves.

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Snakeskin Agate

– see Agate

Snakeskin Agate is a useful accompaniment for soul retrieval, helping to blend in and travel without being seen in both the physical and spiritual upper and lower worlds. It is attuned to the south on the medicine wheel. Spiritually, this stone strengthens the base and sacral chakras, rooting the soul into the body and the earth, and facilitating fully accepting incarnation. Snakeskin Agate links to the joy of living and assists in eliminating worry and depression from everyday life. It reminds you that, like a snake sheds its skin, you slough off your past and are reborn. Placed on the lower chakras, this stone activates kundalini rise and instigates regeneration.

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Snow Quartz

– see Quartz

Snow Quartz (Milk Quartz, Quartzite), is a gentle, calming and yet energising stone that enhances psychic abilities and connects to your true self. It assists letting go of needing to be needed, overwhelming responsibilities and limitations and can overcome martyrdom and victimhood, supporting you whilst you learn your lessons.  It helps you to think before you speak, enhances tact and cooperation and links to previously inaccessible inner wisdom. Snow Quartz can be found in many ancient stone circles, tombs and megalithic portals, connecting to the stars and circulating universal energy.

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Snowflake Obsidian

– see Obsidian

With its black and white snowflake patterns, Snowflake Obsidian is a calming and soothing stone of purity that balances the body, mind and spirit. It creates a receptive frame of mind when placed on the sacral chakra, before revealing ingrained behaviour patterns and helps you to recognise and release ‘wrong thinking’ and stressful mental patterns. Teaching you to value mistakes as well as successes, it reveals their gifts. This stone turns isolation and loneliness into empowerment and promotes dispassion and inner centring.

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Sodalite

Sodalite is an excellent stone for the mind, freeing mental rigidity, eliminating confusion, clarifying perceptions, creating space to put new insights in practice and encouraging assimilation of new information. It calms panic attacks and releases deep fears and blockages that are holding you back, bringing emotional balance, enhanced self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust. Sodalite highlights shadow qualities for acceptance without judgement. It combines rational thought and objectivity with intuitive perception, bringing information from the higher mind down to the physical level and helping feelings to be verbalised. Helpful for dyslexia and dyspraxia, Sodalite deepens meditation and facilitates an understanding of circumstances. It assists in remaining true to yourself and your beliefs. This stone clears electromagnetic pollution and is helpful for people who are sensitive to ‘sick building syndrome’. It brings harmony, trust and solidarity of purpose to groups.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Spinel

Black, Blue, Brown, Colourless, Dark Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Violet, Yellow

Tiny, beautiful and energetic, Spinels are often held on a matrix and they open the chakras and stimulate movement of kundalini energy. Their many different colours relate to the whole spectrum of the chakras. Spinel helps overcome misfortune and, when you have achieved success, it helps to keep your ego in check and maintain humility, never letting you forget where you have come from and those who helped you on your way. This stone renews energy, rejuvenates and encourages in difficult circumstances. Man-made Spinels are a reminder that appearance does not always equate with quality and genuineness.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Spirit Quartz

– see Quartz

Spirit Quartz is a high vibration stone that enhances metaphysical abilities, aligns and purifies the entire chakra system and focuses healing whilst radiating healing and universal love in all directions. Exceptionally spiritual, this stone facilitates out of body journeying, assists the ascension process, gives karmic insights, activates the lightbody and facilitates multi-dimensional spiritual and cellular healing and reframes the past. It balances and blends male and female, yin and yang, heals discord, instils patience, overcomes obsessive behaviour, is useful for obtaining an overview of any situation and aids transitioning, comforting those who are left behind and aids rebirthing.

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Staurolite

Forming a cross shape, Staurolite is known as the Fairy Cross and was traditionally used as a good luck talisman. It is a protective stone that relieves stress, depression, addictions and help workaholics and those who over commit their energy in other ways. It assist giving up smoking and understanding the hidden reasons behind the addiction, grounding airy people who have used nicotine to anchor them to the earth. Staurolite is used in white magic ceremonies to strengthen rituals and is said to access the ancient wisdom of the Middle East.  It connects the physical, etheric and spiritual planes promoting communication between them.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Stibnite

Stibnite forms a perfect holding space, creating an energetic shield around the physical body, protecting during journeying, also bringing the soul home to the physical body. This stone releases hitchhikers, negative energies and tentacles from clingy relationships and is excellent for tie cutting and past life release. Stibnite helps you recognise your gifts and the gold in your centre and can attract your desires but needs to be used for your highest good. Stibnite separates out the pure from the dross.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains highly toxic material. Handle with care and wash hands thoroughly after use. Make essence by the indirect method only.

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Stichtite

Stichtite is a powerfully protective stone that supports convalescence, promoting resilience and recovery. It heightens emotional awareness, helping you to stay acutely tuned into what you are feeling, showing you how your thoughts and feelings affect your wellbeing, including eating disorders, food cravings or allergies, and supporting you while you reframe these. This stone raises kundalini energy up the spine to the heart, encouraging more authentic personal and soul expression. Stichtite’s calming effect is helpful for hyperactivity and the environment, provides companionship and supports taking a different path.

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Stillbite

Stillbite is extremely helpful in all kinds of metaphysical working, and aids travelling to the upper spiritual realms, protecting and maintaining the physical contact whilst doing so, helping to bring back the conscious memory of the experience. It gives guidance and direction throughout the journey. This stone has highly creative qualities that open the intuition and ground spiritual energy, helping to physically manifest that intuition. Stillbite carries a loving and supportive vibration in any endeavour.

Caution: This stone contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Strawberry Quartz

– see Quartz

Strawberry Quartz brings joy, happiness and divine love into life and teaches how to find humour in all situations. It can reveal the soul intention behind current circumstances, calm an agitated mind, reduce anxiety, enhance self-esteem and bring a more objective perspective. It also brings divine love to any environment when sprayed as an essence or gridded around a room and also to all the cells of the body, bringing them into equilibrium and imparting a sense of well-being. Strawberry Quartz lessens self-imposed restrictions, assists in reprogramming false beliefs, assists dream recall and understanding the message a dream holds.

NOTE: Strawberry Quartz may be artificially manufactured which lessens but does not completely negate the intensity of its action

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Sugilite (Luvulite)

Sugilite brings the purple ray energy to earth and represents spiritual love and wisdom. It opens all the chakras to the flow of love, encourages loving communication and helps facing up to unpleasant matters, bringing light and love into the darkest situations. Alleviating sorrow, grief, fears and hostility, it fosters forgiveness and overcomes conflict without either party having to compromise. This stone is helpful for sensitive people and light workers, helping them to adapt to the earth vibration whilst maintaining a high emotional vibration. Sugilite brings spiritual awareness and promotes channelling ability, reminding the soul of its reasons for incarnating and teaching how to live from your truth. It is a useful accompaniment to spiritual quests of all kinds. Sugilite can help with autism, learning difficulties, paranoia, schizophrenia and dyslexia and benefits cancer sufferers

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Sulphur

Sulphur’s natural absorbing qualities improve the environment and absorb negative energies, emanations and emotions. Produced volcanically, it can bring latent psychic abilities to the surface and assists with eruptions, whether physical or emotional. It assists in identifying negative traits within the personality, ameliorates wilfulness and stubbornness, bringing awareness and opening the way to conscious change. Sulphur blocks repetitive and distracting thought patterns, inspires the imagination and removes barriers to progress. This stone is helpful in re-energising after exhaustion or serious illness, and can enhance creativity.

Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Sunstone – Pink

Sunstone brings sunlight to life, inspiring, restoring joy in life and giving the courage to say ‘no’.  Removing co-dependency and hooks it allows the real self to shine out, empowering, encouraging independence and helping you to nurture yourself. A natural anti-depressant, it is particularly effective for seasonal affective disorder, lifts dark moods, removes inhibitions, procrastination, hang-ups and feelings of abandonment, increases self-worth and confidence and encourages optimism and enthusiasm. Sunstone clears all the chakras and heightens intuition and was traditionally associated with luck and good fortune.

Caution: This crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.

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Super 7 (Melody Stone, Sacred 7)

A combination stone, Super 7 has a high vibration and incorporates spiritual, protective, cleansing, grounding and energy-amplifying qualities. It has exceptional clarity and spiritual power, and is helping to shift the vibratory level of the planet and everything upon it. Attuned to the highest sources of guidance and inspiration, meditating with Super 7 facilitates easy access. It heals physical, intellectual and spiritual dis-ease and brings the soul back into communication with the divine reminding us that we too, are part of a whole. Super 7 soothes and nurtures the emotions and activates and aligns all the chakras and the subtle bodies to the highest spiritual vibrations, activating spiritual gifts and enhancing metaphysical working of all kinds. It supports and heightens the vibration of other crystals and is extremely effective for healing the planetary grid, stimulating self-healing and opening to new spiritual realities.

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