If you have an appreciation for beautiful, aesthetically pleasing stones then you probably are among the many people who have long been fascinated by, and have a love for… the majestic crystals. Crystals are not only beautiful to look at and add a finishing decorative touch to any room, but they also have, throughout the centuries, been attributed to having the added benefit of healing energies and magical powers.
Choose the best crystals for good energy
Whether you’re looking to calm your mind, or just bring a little extra luck into your life, choosing the right crystals to harness positive energy and help with the manifestation process can be an important step to adding an additional powerful tool.
Every crystal serves a different purpose, so here at YNLS we have researched the nine best crystals to welcome in all that good energy to your life and listed our recommendations here for you to choose from:
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1. Clear Quartz
Clear Quartz is one of the most powerful and versatile healing crystals. It is known for its ability to amplify energy, and it can be used for almost any intention. Lisa S. Lawless, Ph.D. says: ‘Clear Quartz is an excellent choice for anyone looking to amplify their energy, manifest their goals, and increase their vibrations.’
2. Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is a beautiful pink stone that radiates unconditional love and peace. If you are looking for a crystal that is known for its ability to bring emotional healing and promote healthy relationships, Rose Quartz is the crystal for you. Melody, who is author of, Love is in the Earth says: ‘Rose Quartz is the ultimate crystal for promoting love and peace. It is a gem of compassion, tenderness, and nourishment.’
Amethyst is a purple crystal that has been associated with wisdom, tranquility, and enhanced spiritual awareness. It is known to help with calmness and clarity of the mind. ‘Amethyst is a powerful stone of spiritual awareness and protection. It helps to bring mental clarity and can be used to open the third eye,’ says Robert Simmons, author of The Book of Stones.
Citrine is a yellow-orange crystal that is associated with prosperity and abundance. If you are looking to attract success, wealth, and joy into your life, Katrina Raphaell, author of Crystal Healing recommends Citrine: ‘Citrine is a stone of abundance and prosperity. It helps to attract success and joy into your life.’
Turquoise is a blue-green stone that is known to promote healing, creativity, and intuition. It is also believed to be a powerful protection stone. If you are on a healing journey, then this is the crystal to add to your collection. ‘Turquoise is a powerful stone of healing and protection. It is known to promote creativity and intuition,’ says Katrina Raphaell, author of Crystal Healing.
6. Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli is an intense deep blue stone that is believed to enhance communication and intuition. It is associated with speaking your inner truth and aiding your self-expression. Robert Simmons, author of The Book of Stones, speaks of how you can use this stone: ‘Lapis Lazuli is a stone of truth and self-expression. It is believed to enhance communication and intuition.’
Obsidian is probably our most favourite crystal here at YNLS, a stunning black stone that is so sought over by many and known to ground and protect its user. Obsidian is perfect if you are looking for a crystal to help with emotional healing and releasing negative energies: ‘Obsidian is a powerful grounding stone. It helps to protect against negative energy and promote emotional healing.’ says Melody, author Love is in the Earth.
Jasper is an earthy stone that is associated with stability and strength. It is believed to bring emotional balance and clarity.
Carnelian is a fiery, volcanic looking crystal with is orange-red tones and is believed to help bring motivation and courage. If you are looking to find your creativity, and have a ‘pick me up’ Carnelian is the crystal to choose. Carnelian is associated with creativity, passion, and vitality: ‘Carnelian is a stone of motivation and courage. It can help to bring passion and vitality into your life.’ cites Katrina Raphaell, author of Crystal Healing.
Crystals are more than a beautiful stone
Whether you’re looking to bring a little extra luck into your life or just need some emotional healing, these nine crystals are sure to help promote positive energy and wellbeing.
Once you start to understand the benefits of crystals you realise there is so much more to them than being beautiful stones.
Three best books to learn more about crystals
YNLS recommends these three books as the best books to read if you want to learn more about the benefits of crystals and their healing powers: