Crystal healing dates back many years in fact crystal healing was used by the ancient Egyptians over three thousand years ago. They placed a high value on their crystals and gemstones for medicinal purposes. Today crystal healing is termed alternative medicine.
I use many crystals and gemstones in my jewellery today just as the ancient Egyptians did too. However many people don’t realise that some of the crystals and gemstones may also play an addition health role too.
Crystal healing jewellery is best worn from items that have been made from the raw gemstones them selves as in chip beads or tumble stones to give them another name as it is thought they have a far more potent and stronger crystal healing value than that of a cultivated gemstone. I normally use this type of crystal in my jewellery, not only for crystal healing purposes as the ancient Egyptians would have done, but because I feel that they have a beauty all of thier own and are far more natural that way.
Below is just a small selection of crystals and their crystal healing values.
A range of gemstone necklaces can be seen such as lapis, carnelian, amethyst, citrine and blue lace agate on the gemstone pendents page.
This has got to be one of the most beautiful and well known gemstones that was used in ancient Egypt. So popular in fact that the ancient Egyptians actually imported this gemstone.Lapis lazuli is used in crystal healing today for spiritual development and helps strengthen the mind and body. It is also used to support the nervous system and aid pain relief.
Egyptian Turquoise was probably one of the most frequently used gemstones in ancient Egypt. Prized as a life stone and a great healer. This gemstone was found in the tomb of the mummified Queen Zar who ruled in Egypt around 5500 BC. it is also supposed to bestow wealth and happiness upon its receiver.
Howlite is the gemstone for artists. It aids concentration and tact, observations and patience. It also helps with stress by relieving anger and helps to calm and comfort. Howlite can also be used to aid sleep.
Amethyst is a beautiful gemstone and is probably my favourite as it is my own birthstone.Amethyst is commonly associated with peace and is another gemstone often used for calming and protecting the mind. It is also said and used to help prevent nightmares. It is also used to help with toothache and relieving pain in the bones. Amethyst is used in crystal healing in many many ways including helping with headaches, cravings, blood sugar problems and blood in general.
The ancient Egyptians believed Jasper increased sexuality and fertility. When worn as a necklace or bracelet it helped to also relieve exhaustion. Today it is still used for the same benefits in crystal healing.
Citrine Necklace in the gemstone necklaces section.
Carnelian was a well worn gemstone in ancient Egyptian times both during life for vitality and after life in tombs as the stone for life after death.
A carnelian necklace can be found in the gemstone necklaces section of this site.
Blue Lace agate.