Clean your crystals and keep them happy. Doing this regularly helps them function optimally and creates good Feng Shui in your home. Sometimes things seem like more of a chore than they actually are. Cleaning bigger decorator crystals is easier than you think and very gratifying. All you need is some soapy water, a brush, a hose and depending on how big they are, a hand carrying them in and out. Healing crystals heal more effectively when they’re happy. Watch how Susan cleans hers here. And you can learn the best way to clean smaller crystals in our previous post, Clean Your Crystals & Keep Them Happy: Part 1.
Clean your crystals and you will keep them happy and working optimally. Don’t you feel better when you’re all clean? Crystals do, too! Crystals as healing tools need to be cared for just like any tool. Care for your healing crystals, just like you want them to care for you.
When you keep your stones out in the open, they eventually get covered with a bit of grime, as dust (with oil from skin particles) settles on them and sticks to them. Susan gives you an easy step by step procedure to clean your crystals! In part 1a, she shows how to clean small stones and in part 1b, she shows how to clean large decorator pieces. If you’d like to add to your crystal collection, we have a great assortment.
As part of The Fossil Cartel’s Metaphysical Monday series, Susan revisits the chakra system. Last year we devoted one whole episode to each chakra. This time Susan offers a brief summary of the chakra system and the use of healing stones for each chakra, as well as for balancing the whole chakra system.
Starting at 1:30 in this video, Susan examines the healing properties of calcite as part of The Fossil Cartel’s Metaphysical Monday series. One of the most abundant minerals found, it comes in a wide variety of colors and forms, many of which we carry in the store. Different colors of calcite carry different healing properties.
Based on sacred geometry, crystal grids are a means to harness the energy of healing stones. In this video, part of The Fossil Cartel’s Metaphysical Monday series on Facebook Live, Susan explains what a crystal grid is and how to use it with a “team” of crystals and/or healing stones.
Part of the Metaphysical Monday Facebook Live series, Susan displays and discusses healing stones that help with detoxing. Stones include malachite, moonstone, obsidian, ruby and sardonyx. All stones available in rough, polished and various jewelry.
Starting at 0:40 in this video, Susan focuses on December birthstones turquoise and tanzanite. Susan shows the various forms of each we carry in the store, including rough turquoise pieces, tumbled turqoise, and turquoise jewelry of all kinds. She also explains the difference between real and imitation turquoise. Another birthstone for December is tanzanite, available in rough tanzanite pieces, tumbled tanzanite and tanzanite jewelry.
Susan of The Fossil Cartel broadcasts live from the Pueblo Show at Riverpark Inn in Tucson. Starting at the Steve Bookbinder’s Brazilian minerals booth, Susan guides you through a mere portion of just one venue of dozens at the annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. See a throne carved out of agate, giant agate slices, huge citrine and amethyst geodes, tall agate slice lamps, giant tents filled with mineral dealers from all over the world — and just get a general idea of what this show looks and feels like.
Part of our Metaphysical Monday series, this video celebrates Valentine’s Day by featuring healing stones for love. Susan talks about which stones can be used for attracting and growing love, and shows off examples of each stone in rough form as well as in jewelry and finished stones. Minerals highlighted include aventurine, ruby, garnet, Botswana agate, peridot, rhodochrosite, rose quartz and unakite. All these stones (except garnet) are offered together in our healing pouch, Stones for Love.
Part of our Metaphysical Monday series, this video focuses on healing stones for energy. Susan displays and discusses different energy stones including apophyllite, bloodstone, garnet, orange calcite, and ruby. Susan also shares various techniques and strategies for using these minerals to harness and guide their energy. These rocks are available all together in our healing pouch, Healing Stones for Energy.