They’re colourful, sparkly and they come from the Earth – crystals are nature’s most beautiful jewels. Here are 10 that any busy working woman could benefit from collecting according to crystal guru Judy Hall
In the language of gemstones, diamond symbolises purity and eternity. Wearing it induces clarity of thought and stimulates the imagination, so this could be a useful stone to help you find exactly the right career for you.
2 Golden healer quartz
This beautiful stone symbolises the restoration of hope and optimism. Carrying high concentrations of the universal life force or qi, golden healer quartz raises your vibrations and is a catalyst for profound spiritual activation. Keep one at the office and expect your motivation levels to soar.
If you’re going through a stressful period, wear amazonite as it draws supportive soul friends to you. It puts you in touch with your courage and independence without cutting you off from your sensitivity.
Malachite is a power stone for intense inner transformation. The stone is adamant that you must take responsibility for your own thoughts, feelings and actions. This makes it an excellent karmic cleanser and scourer of the soul, activating soul purpose. Go with it willingly and all will be well.
Topaz shines through the gloom of winter to remind us of the brightness to come. The vibrant energy of topaz stimulates joy, generosity, abundance and good health. It has traditionally been known as a stone of love and good fortune. Wear it for successful attainment of your goals.
In crystal terms jade symbolises good fortune and protection. It is an excellent stone for nurturing yourself. Use it to support yourself if you have overdone the New Year’s partying and are looking to restore your sense of well-being.
Universally regarded as a bringer of peace and good luck, turquoise is a potent antidote to the evil eye and a fortunate stone for creative types especially actors and singers. A traditional stone of abundance, turquoise was sacred to the Egyptian goddess Hathor and was imbued with her protective magic.
Magical Hematite, which transforms from red to silver when polished, symbolises removing self-imposed limitations. This stone enhances willpower and wearing it strengthens personal power and magnetism. Wear it at parties to increase confidence.
9 Rose quartz
In crystal lore this beautiful gem is an emotional healer that transforms your relationship with yourself and others, creating harmony. Therefore, this stone can teach us how to love and accept ourselves and others, forgiving the past and living from the heart.
Selenite symbolises crystallised universal love. It is traditionally used for seeing the future and for accessing angelic consciousness. This stone releases core feelings that lie behind psychosomatic illnesses and emotional blockages that could be holding you back on path to true purpose.