Gemstone/Crystal of the day: Snowflake Obsidian in the center: Volcanic in origin, snowflake obsidian brings about a balance to body, mind and spirit and helps to keep you centered and focused. It can also remove negativity from a space or person with ease. The Dalmation stones around the Obsidian have a grounding energy, supportive of family and loyalty, and have a calming influence for children and animals.
Stone/Crystal of the day: Blue Howlite. It reduces anxiety, tensions, stress and anger. It is soothing and calms the energy around you. Blue is associated with the throat chakra and communication. Howlite is one of the “attunement stones” which link the user to higher spiritual consciousness. It opens and prepares the mind to receive higher energies.
Gemstone/crystal of the day: Tiger’s eye. One of the most ancient talismans. To the Egyptians it meant protection and divine vision, granting it’s wearer the power to see beyond the limit of physical sight. To the Romans, it was a power symbol, used to protect soldiers in battle, and give them courage. For crystal healing, the stone can be used to aid harmony and balance, help one to release fear and anxiety, and uncloud ones emotions. It may also be worn for protection against ill wishes or curses.
The third eye, or mind’s eye, is the 6th chakra located on your forehead. Discussed in Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, and other belief systems, It is at the location of the pineal gland. It is a divine connection to the source, and is believed to allow one to perceive more than what can be seen through physical sight. It is a doorway to higher conciousness, which can be opened or awakened through meditation, yoga and other practices that focus on opening the third eye. Artwork: Alex Grey, COSM