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November Birthstone: Topaz
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November Birthstone: Topaz

The Birthstone for November is Topaz. It has been featured in history for at least as far back as Ancient Egypt where is said that it’s colour came form the golden light of the Sun God Ra. To the Egyptians this made it a powerful amulet, protecting the wearer from harm….as long as they were… Keep Reading

Sapphire, September's Birthstone - Revised
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Sapphire, September’s Birthstone – Revised

Sapphires are only second to diamonds in terms of hardness which makes it the second hardest mineral on Mother Earth. The legendary beauty and strength has made Sapphires a very popular gemstone among royalty from all corners of the earth. It’s said that kings wore Sapphires to protect him from any jealous that could appear… Keep Reading

crystals for retrograde mercury
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Crystals & Retrograde Mercury

Mercury has into Retrograde for the next 21|(ish) days. The next few weeks are going to be tough on those who are sensitive to the energies, but there are ways to cope with this trying time. When we think about my favourite topics, Crystals, what can we use to help us through Mercury’s Retrograde phase?… Keep Reading

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Peridot: An August Birthstone

Peridot is the birthstone for August and features in many of the Birthstone Lists for the month of August. Peridot is a powerful Heart Chakra crystal, and can be used to both stimulate and balance the Heart Chakra at the same time. It is a stone that is closely associated with compassion, and bring a… Keep Reading

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What’s my Birthstone? Anything You Might Want To Know

Birthstone – Anything You Might Want To Know! We’ve all heard of birthstones and come across them at some point, and with this article I am going to look at birthstones in general but also look where the concept came from and what kind of magic van be woven using birthstones. What is a birthstone?… Keep Reading

obsidian's magical properties
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Gem Analysis: Black Obsidian, the Smoking Mirror

Gem analysis: Obsidian is a volcanic glass produced by rapidly cooled silicic lava. Due to the fact that obsidian is a hard volcanic material it was used to produce sharp instruments and ritual artifacts. Atzecs referred to this rock as the Black Mirror, Smoking Mirror or Even Shining Mirror and they associated with the god Tezcatlipoca. Tezcatlipoca is a god associated with North,… Keep Reading

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