Recommended Reading

The Book of Stones, Revised Edition: Who They Are and What They Teach by Robert Simmons is my favorite book on the healing & spiritual properties of stones and crystals. Gorgeous photos!

Love is in the Earth: A Kaleidoscope of Crystals – The Reference Book Describing the Metaphysical Properties of the Mineral Kingdom by Melody

This best-selling book is a comprehensive reference book to the metaphysical properties of hundreds of minerals, correlated to the astrological signs. Over 700 pages.

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides)

The definitive guide to rocks and minerals, completely updated for the fifth edition, includes 385 color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and geologic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structures.

The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall

Beautifully illustrated, The Crystal Bible offers a comprehensive guide to crystals, their shapes, colors and applications. With informative descriptions and an easy-to-use format, it is an indispensable practical handbook for crystal lovers and users everywhere – both beginner and expert alike.

The book’s directory format and beautiful, full-color photos ensure that the crystals are easily identifiable. Descriptions, which accompany each of the crystals, provide all the information on their appearance, worldwide distribution, attributes, actions and healing properties.

Gemstone Energy Medicine: Healing Body, Mind And Spirit by Michael Katz

Simply by stringing pure, high-quality gemstone spheres into necklaces and wearing them around the neck, anyone can enjoy the full benefits of these revolutionary energy medicine tools. The stones can transform health, foster happiness, clarify the mind, and uplift the spirit. At the forefront of a revolution in energy medicine, therapeutic gemstones are among the most powerful healing tools available today. A quantum leap beyond the popular, but unreliable, crystal healing, the book includes
* Quick Reference Guide
* a 30-page chart listing 300 conditions and the recommended gemstone necklaces
* Step-by-step, illustrated instructions for performing 27 gemstone sphere therapies
* Guide to Care and Cleansing of Therapeutic Gems
* 30 full-color photographs and dozens of illustrations

Crystal Therapy: How to Heal and Empower Your Life with Crystal Energy by Doreen Virtue

Crystal Therapy is a pocket guide to the healing power of 88 crystals, complete with beautiful color photographs of each one. The book is suitable for beginners, and it focuses on crystals that are easily obtainable. Readers learn which crystal to use for particular health or life issues, receive clear explanations of crystal-related terms (such as phantom and record-keeper”), how to choose a crystal that’s been humanely mined, and read fascinating channeled messages from each crystal. The authors discuss how the crystals work with the angels and archangels; and outline the steps for laying particular crystals in your home to build energy grids that help with abundance, romance, a good night’s sleep, protection, and more.

Crystal Grids: How and Why They Work: A Science-Based, Yet Practical Guide

Have you heard of crystal grids but wondered what they are, what they’re for, how they work? This book will explain all that and more. This is a refreshingly practical crystal healing book. Being practical, you’ll find this guidebook outlined with clear, basic instructions on specific grids and their use. Using science as our platform, you’ll explore the “hows” and “whys”. Through my background and love of “science-y” subject matter, I help explain: · What a crystal grid is · The sacred geometry foundation of grids · Crystal grid energy fields · Connection to Mother Earth’s own grid · How to use grids with distance healing work · How to set your intention · How to choose a grid formation · Specific components of a crystal grid · How to select which crystals to use in a grid · How to activate and maintain a grid · Grid “recipes” for various purposes This book will open up a whole new world of manifesting using the power of crystals.

Stones of the New Consciousness: Healing, Awakening and Co-creating with Crystals, Minerals and Gems by Robert Simmons

Stones of the New Consciousness begins with a new approach to meditation with stones, and to the possibility of conscious relationship with the spiritual beings who express themselves in our world as crystals and minerals. This beautifully designed book examines the most important stones that help accelerate and enhance human evolution. Each entry is illustrated with color photos of exceptional examples. The stones include Moldavite, the extraterrestrial amorphous crystal; Nuummite, the oldest gemstone on Earth; and Circle Stones, the highly energetic Flint found in crop circle formations. Other featured rarities include Nirvana Quartz from the Himalayas and high-vibrational Natrolite from the emerald mines of Russia.