Agate

One of the most popular stones in the world since ancient times, Agate is no other than a variety of a Silica mineral formation composed of microscopic, fine and bright, crystals found mainly in nodules of volcanic rocks or in the veins of volcanic granite rocks. Having a hardness of 7 in the Mohs scale, Agate is usually composed of different layers being the main ones:

1. Outside Skin: made of dark greenish decomposed, iron rich, matrix or Limonite; also known as priming.

2. The middle: made of different layers of compressed, smooth chalcedony/quartz material.

3. Core: if hollow, the mineral deposits have not reach the center and the last layer consists of small crystallized walls or druzy.

In any of its types, Agate has been around since as early as Babylonian times where it was used in amulets and ornaments. It was very popular during greek times because of its medicinal and stonecutting properties, so popular in fact that it was named by the greek philosopher Theophrastus around the 4th century B.C. Now days, there are hundreds of types of Agates, found all over the world; all very popular not only because of its beauty and versatility but also because of its energy-harmonizing properties.

Agate is commonly linked to the Root Chakra and it is believed to aid with grounding and harmonizing of opposite energies. It is highly recommended for people that need to bring balance into their lives, restore or replenish energy. It helps in overcoming fears and anxieties and releasing of suppressed emotions. When in possession of this stone, calmness, balance and peace are readily available and is highly recommended by Reiki masters and Crystal Healers as a tool to help people sleep better at night, specially for those who suffer from night terrors or nightmares. Physically, Agate supports physical endurance, helps relieve from exhaustion, enhances the immune system and soothes any digestive issues.

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Gemini

Gemini it's an Air sign, governed by the planet Mercury (the Communication king) usually represented by The Twins. Because of their airy, fast-paced energy this Astrological Sign is commonly represented by the color Orange and can benefit form stones such as Agate for grounding, Blue Tiger's Eye for balance and Sodalite for Communication; amongst others.

People with a strong Gemini energy are known for being great talkers and communicators. Their independence makes way for them to leave their mark on those they meet, especially when combined with their natural enthusiasm and positive energy. Gemini's never-ending-energy combined with their flexible interpersonal skills, allows them to initiate and maintain many meaningful relationships. Something to be on the lookout for: to not give into superficiality, impulsiveness, restlessness and indecisiveness to avoid suffering from anxiety and other nervous issues.

During the month of Gemini there’s a greater opening for unity and conflict resolution. It's a wonderful time to take a step back and observe our relationships to figure out where ‘fixing’ needs to happen and make moves in that direction.

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Taurus

Taurus loves connecting to the beauty of their surroundings; they tend to be very creative and love entertaining and talking about their hobbies and experiences. Taurus are great givers and will support people in any way they can, especially if they are dear to them; but they should be careful of those who wish to take advantage from them and abuse their giving nature.

Like the bull, Taurus tends to be stubborn and can become quite complacent which is why is so important for them to push pass their limitations and their tendency to stay ‘put’. When in the time of Taurus, we should all go outside our comfort zone and take risk. By being open minded and ready for change, Taurus and each and everyone of us, can transform our nature and enjoy the peace and serenity that we seek, as long as we are able to adjust to new surroundings and ideas. 

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Malachite

Beautiful, green colored Malachite, is a copper carbonate mineral with a hardness of 4 in the Mohs scale. Usually formed in boulders in veins inside some copper mines, it can also be formed in stalactite form or crust alongside Chrysocolla, Azurite and Turquoise. Malachite has been around since before 3000 B.C in Egypt and then in ancient Greece and Rome and was used in jewelry, ornaments and in make up. During the middle ages, it was used as amulets for protection of sailors and explorers which is probably the reason why until this day, it is known by some as the ‘travelers stone’ and used to ease anxiety and stress when traveling. Malachite is mainly found in Zaire, Africa but small deposits have been found in South Africa, Australia and Chile.

Highly popular among crystal and reiki healers, it is believed to be connected to the Heart Chakra and it’s mainly used to help bring emotional balance and clarity. Known as one of the greatest healing stones there is, it is used to help detoxify and regenerate the body. Physically, it is believed to help regulate the circulatory system and especially the heart and lungs functioning. Because of its high content of copper, Malachite needs to be handled with care, particularly when in rough. It’s recommended to keep away from children and pets and to wash hands immediately after handling it. It is also recommended when used as an elixir, to use the indirect method and only use polished pieces.

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Carnelian

Carnelian is a stone from the Chalcedony-Quartz family, often referred to as 'the setting sun' because of its beautiful array of colors going from dark yellow, to orange, to deep red. With a hardness of 7 in the Mohs Scale and found in places such as Brazil, India and Uruguay; it gets the name from the Cornel (Kornel, Cornelian) cherry which it's known for its deep, bright red color.

Since ancient biblical times, Carnelian has always been associated with courage and bravery. It was one of the stones in Aaron's, the High Priest, Breastplate and it was also very popular during ancient Egypt used only by master architects as a symbol of leadership and power. During medieval times, it was best known as a soldier's amulet, giving them courage and bravery in battle.

Very popular nowadays, Carnelian is a stone associated with leadership. Commonly linked to the Sacral Chakra, it is believed to enhance a person's life force, passion and drive. Great tool for overcoming fears, it is highly recommended by Reiki Masters and Crystal Healers as a tool to balance temper and bringing balance to sexuality. It is best known as a stone to help 'Make things happen', making it a great tool for any fire sign, especially Aries. Physically, this stone can support the liver and spleen, helping to detoxify the blood. Balances blood pressure and it enhances fertility and supports the reproductive system, especially in women.

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Aries

Aries is the head of the Zodiac represented by the ram, and therefore this sign is known for its intelligence and craftiness. Aries people are great helpers and will always answer the call of service; if there is a problem that needs solving Aries will be ready to fix it. Playful at heart and always childlike, there is a decent lack of emotion and sympathy for the feelings of others and once Aries is challenged, it’s all-out war where losing is a not an option.

In the time of the sign of Aries, we can all be guilty of not finishing what is started; so it is important that we are able to push ourselves to finish what we start and complete tasks. Also patience and strategy should be applied to our daily tasks as the tendency loose interest in these activities will be stronger than usual. A good advice for Aries, and for everyone else too, is to connect to people and their circumstances and to not always have to take the lead role or no role at all, balance will prove to be a valuable weapon.

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Labradorite

Known as the ‘Stone of Magic’, Labradorite is as beautiful as it is mysterious. Member of the Feldspar family, this Sodium Calcium Aluminum Silicate mineral with a hardness of 6.5 in the Mohs scale has a Triclinic Crystal Structure; making it part of the group of ‘rare’ minerals with non-perpendicular and unequal axes.

Found mainly in Canada, Madagascar, Russia and Mexico; Labradorite is known for its characteristic flashes of light and blue, green, gold, violet and red colors, or ‘Labradorescence’; named after this enigmatic stone. Despite being used by the Red Paint and Beothuk people as well as the Inuit tribes for over 1000 years in jewelry and decorations, Labradorite was officially discovered in the 18th century in the Labrador region of Canada; where it gets its name from and became popular in Europe around the 19th century, especially for carving and jewelry making.

Linked both to the 3rd Eye and Throat chakras, Labradorite is believed to help enhance the connection between mind-heart-communication. It is highly recommended by Crystal and Reiki healers to anyone wishing to enhance their intuition as it is considered one of the greatest tools for Crystal Meditation; helping to promote love and empathy for others and oneself and most importantly, in seeing the beauty in any situation. Physically it is a great tool for overcoming any sleep disorders, headaches and upper respiratory issues.

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Pisces

Pisces embodies the energy of compassion, love, acceptance and understanding; which shows in how they put themselves in other people's shoes and suffer with them. They are adaptable, devoted, creative, selfless and humble. But their innocence and humility can at times leave them vulnerable to being taken advantage of.

Their creativity and imagination vibrate at a very high level so they will be drawn to a field that allows them to express that gland. Look out for musicians, artists, designers and writers since this sign is full of them. People with a strong Pisces influence usually are very spiritual but can easily be lured away from their Spiritualism when they enter into self-pity and oversensitivity. 

When in the time of Pisces, we should all take great care to not take things personally and protect ourselves from the fragility of our emotions. It is also important to be on the lookout for laziness, to show persistence and dedication, to stay focused and grounded and most importantly, to go through life with an optimistic tone and confident smile.

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Amethyst

Part of the Quartz family, Amethyst is probably the most popular and sought after stone today; not only by collectors, but also by the metaphysical community. The combination of beauty, mystery and powerful energetic properties have made Amethyst, the queen of semi-precious stones for thousands of years. 

With a trigonal crystal system and a hardness of 7 in the Mohs scale, this beautiful stone gets its distinctive purple color to a combination of iron, aluminum and the influence of irradiation. Nowadays it is mainly found in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico and South Africa; and its color can vary from light pail to deep and intense purple. Found in artifacts dating back to 25000 BC, Amethyst has been very popular since ancient times where it was considered a stone of royalty by the Egyptians which wore it in jewelry; the Israelites, where it was used in Aaron’s breastplate and by the Greek and Romans in crowns, scepters and rings.  It is believed the name Amethyst comes from the greek ‘amethystos’  which means ‘to not intoxicate’. The greek believed that carrying Amethyst would prevent intoxication and calm anger. 

Believed to be connected to the 3rd Eye and the Crown Chakras, it is highly recommended by crystal and reiki healers for meditation purposes as it helps bring balance, peace and harmony. Considered as a sacred stone in Buddhism, it is believed that Amethyst can facilitate our connection to higher realms and our true purpose. Physically, it is believed to help balance the nervous system, relieve headaches and help in overcoming fatigue. 


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Aquarius

Aquarians bring in the energy of free thinking. They are typically unconventional and march to the beat of their own drum; and even though it appears they want little to do with emotion and rely more on their intellect than their feelings, Aquarians heart is warm and giving and they are willing to go above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to helping those in need. 

Those born under this sign must understand the need to become a little more connected to their feelings and the feelings of others and to practice humility, as they can easily get too involved in their own quests. When in the time of Aquarius we all need to be on the lookout for our own lack of emotion towards ourselves and others; stay clear of sarcasm, stubbornness and the need to go against the  grain. We should learn to accept responsibility, follow rules, and focus more on the little things

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