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What Is So Special About the Aura Quartz Crystals?

I didn’t really pay attention to the Aura Crystals – a name that is given to any Quartz crystal whose surface is permanently bonded with natural metal oxides (Silver, Platinum, Titanium, Gold, Cobalt, Niobium, etc. or a combination of these) through a process called Vapor or Vacuum Deposition – until I entered the business side of crystals.

And prior to that, I only had one Angel Aura Quartz crystal and didn’t really get any special vibes from it. It was pretty, but that was it. I also noticed that when I scratched the surface of the crystal with my fingernail the pastel rainbow metallic film came off, which told me that the aura crystal wasn’t of high quality to begin with.😐

Since then I have been somewhat obsessed with Aura Crystals, mostly wanting to know and even witness the process. What can I say, I am a bit of a nerd and obsessed with acquiring knowledge.🤓

Which brings me to the topic of this blog post: What is so special about the Aura Quartz crystals?

As I don’t quite understand my own growing fascination with them and the actual process of how they came to be, here’s my take on what makes them stand out:

+ Their intense metallic, vivid and iridescent colors instantly pulls you in and makes you say “wow”! I’d like to think that Aura Crystals work best through Color Therapy

+ They’re shiny, sparkly and look really cool on a cluster of crystals.

+ They really command your attention somehow because of their striking beauty.

+ The shape of the Quartz specimen – whether it’s a little point, a tumbled stone, a polished self-standing (or flat-bottom) tower, a cluster, a sphere, a geode, a Quartz unicorn carving or a giant, magnificent crystal is truly enhanced by the Aura treatment; you simply CANNOT pass by and ignore it.

I didn’t think they were special until I started to buy them for the shop, until I actually started to see better quality Aura Crystals, until I saw that people really loved them.

 

Another important question: do you feel anything off these Aura Crystals?

This question is highly subjective and will vary from person to person as some people will say that Aura Crystals are manmade, while others will say it’s an alchemical union between nature (crystals) and science (the aura treatment process). But even manmade stuff uses raw materials from the earth so if you think about it, literally EVERYTHING comes from the earth.

I will however, say this: always trust your own intuition. Always trust your own feelings: if you love Aura Quartz, then keep on loving it; if you don’t, then you don’t. It’s that simple.😊

If you’re not feeling anything off of them but still like them, you can always put your Aura crystals on or near a Clear Quartz cluster to cleanse or purify them or put them around other natural crystals. A Selenite slab would also be good for this.

If you love Aura Crystals please feel free to check out our selection at Metaphysical Vibes.

So tell us, why do you love the Aura Quartz crystals; which one is your favorite?

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Thanks so much for visiting. I hope to write better content so while you’re browsing the website, you’ll have something interesting to read. I’m working on it.😉

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At the time of this writing (10/29/17) – I have LOTS of stuff to be thankful for. I made it to 6 months of having a small business. So here’s what I’m thankful for:

+ the crystals and stones

+ all the kind people I’ve met along the way and online articles who provided answers and advice to my questions

+ my husband who helps me with shipping

+ anyone who has made a purchase on the website or Etsy

+ anyone who has liked or followed on social media

Are you in the business of selling minerals and crystals? How has your experience been? If you have anything to share, I’d love to read it. I’m always learning something new everyday and I love to learn from others.

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Captivated by Optical Calcite aka “Iceland Spar”

I really want to blog more for Metaphysical Vibes, but truthfully my knowledge of the crystal kingdom is still quite limited that I don’t have a whole lot to say about it. There’s a lot of information that people can search for on the internet and I don’t want to regurgitate what’s already out there. I would like to be more intuition based but it’s proving to be a challenge to write it out.

On the flipside, I have been posting a lot of crystal videos on our Instagram page, and people seem to be into it.

I had one Optical Calcite aka Iceland Spar (which has sold) that is quite special, it’s very holographic and illusory in that everytime I twirl it in front of a light source I see something different. Like from a few angles it’s full of color and looks quite trippy and dimensional, but as soon as you turn it it disappears. I’m sort of obsessed with it.

To me Optical Calcite reminds us of our three dimensional selves – are we really real? Or are our human identities just some sort of spacesuit? At any given moment, our lives can be cut short and then we disappear, our physical bodies disintegrating back to the earth. The only thing we can hang on to is the experiences we’ve had – the metaphysical feelings of love, joy, pain, sorrow, etc.

What is real is the eternal you, pure consciousness; the one who is the observer of it all.

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Do Crystals Really Work?

Most humans are skeptics, I am certainly one of them. Religion and other people’s rules and ideas have been forced unto us for so long that you don’t realize you have built up a wall; a wall that is programmed to only believe in what’s been taught, what supposedly is real.

So the question I often see come up is: do crystals really work?

My answer to this is: it all depends on your personal beliefs. Do YOU believe that crystals work? Sure I could regurgitate internet & book based facts about quartz crystals being piezoelectric and pyroelectric; being used in watches, computers and other technologies. I could tell you “sure, they work!” But would you believe me?

Because it’s not scientifically proven that crystals work, most online articles refer to it as the placebo effect. Yet a lot of people are really into it right now and have been into it in the past, why?

I am not here to convince you that crystals work somehow, I think anyone who is curious enough should do an experiment for themselves. Life is an experiment in itself so there is no right or wrong. Is it so far fetched to think that energy from crystals and stones doesn’t affect us? How about inanimate objects like books or toys, don’t they affect us in some way; doesn’t a toy or a stuffed animal bring instant joy to a child? Don’t books increase our knowledge of a subject or take us into another world? I believe it is the same with crystals, except crystals are as natural as it gets; Mother Earth’s ultimate gift to us.

Even though there are books, tutorials and everyone sharing knowledge about their experience with crystals, you have to learn to trust your own experiences too and know that they are just as valid and real.😊

Sit with a crystal or stone for a few minutes while turning off all distractions and close your eyes while holding the crystal. Relax and breathe deeper to get into that quiet space with the crystal. What do you feel, or sense? It is recommended that you turn off all distractions because you might miss the subtle messages you’ll receive from the crystal. And they are VERY subtle.

Maybe you won’t feel anything at all, or maybe it was just your imagination. Or maybe you can’t even still your mind at this point. Or maybe you will actually feel something.

Whatever you got out of it, trust it. Or try again a few more times. Not everyone connects with a crystal the first time.

For me personally, crystals and stones DO work. Not all of them, but you will attune to the ones that are meant to be with you. You will find yourself attracted to their color and light. It is similar to color therapy; humans are naturally attracted to color and light and it just so happens that crystals and stones emit that frequency.

Remember, there is a consciousness that exists within every crystal and stone; you might not understand it but it exists. Why do people talk to their plants or hug trees or marvel at a gigantic rock? What energy do you pick up from it?🗿

The crystal knows what you need and will assist you in discovering the answers you seek.

Here is a great article that explains it: How Do Crystals Work?

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A Variety of Quartz Crystals for Sale

I love crystals. They are beautiful to look at and have changed my life for the better.

There was a time when I was not a stable person, I was easily swept away by my own emotions or I picked up other people’s emotions thinking that they were my own.

I also complained a lot – I was always bored and just didn’t have a great outlook on life. Work always seemed to suck, I always felt stressed out and I hated everyone who was doing better than me.

In other words, I was a hater and a shit talker. I dwelled in negative thinking and operated from a lower vibration and perspective.

This is just a more personal example of what crystals can do for you (you can read Part I and Part II. When I started getting into crystals and stones 5 years ago, I wanted things to change but had no idea how that was going to happen. I brought my little stones to work with me and they sat on my desk, and little did I know that they were already working on me in the most subtle way.

Since we are imperfect, unstable beings and crystals have a stable and perfect structure, having crystals around us can help us to achieve balance and perfection.

We are already perfect beings, perfect from the time we were born. Somewhere along the way, we got bogged down by our human identity, other people’s thoughts, opinions and being a part of society. We basically got programmed and we started to forget that we are and always have been perfect, and we became lost.

My life isn’t perfect, but I can confidently say that I am perfect, whole and complete thanks to crystals. When I say I am perfection, I don’t mean vanity or conceit; I am referring to the idea that we are the creation of the universe and all that God (the universe) has created is already perfect.

Crystals are just one of the many ways that you can achieve equilibrium. Yoga, meditation and having a regular spiritual practice are one of the other ways.

Edit 8/18/17: Except for the deep purple Amethyst on the left, all of these crystals – Selenite towers, Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Smoky and a variety of Quartz with Mineral Inclusions – are still available for purchase at Metaphysical Vibes.

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Being a new business and all, I’m not quite sure what these emails are going to say besides announcing what’s in the store. Everyone says email lists are the way to go these days in the business and marketing world so I’m just putting it out here for those who might be interested. I thought of putting a popup on the front page but then I thought that might be annoying for you, as it is for me when I visit a website and a popup comes up. No thanks!😑

The truth is, I actually consider myself to be somewhat of an introvert and so I think that’s why I love crystals and stones so much; they’re quiet yet still have a presence (just like me) and their powers and gifts can be detected the more you spend time with them.

I have always been more of a listener than a talker, but if you subscribe to my emails then I’ll be sure to say something worthwhile (I hope)!🗿🖤🗿

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The bright and colorful summer themed Aura Crystal grid above consists of

3 Royal Purple Aura DT Quartz
1 Sunset Aura crystal & 2 tumbled stones
3 Rainbow Titanium Aura tumbled stones

All are available for purchase at Metaphysical Vibes!

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Crystals for Sale: Fuchsite with Kyanite

As I was listing these exquisite Fuchsite with Kyanite palm stones to the website, I was curious to see what they looked like in natural form.

I found an awesome photo set from a guy who is selling it here. Hope he doesn’t mind that I borrowed his photo, so I linked him. It’s spectacular really. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Referencing the photo below, the green mineral is Fuchsite and the blue is Kyanite. Rutile & Quartz is also present.

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What Can A Crystal Do For You? Part II

In my first post within this series called What Can A Crystal Do For You, I mentioned briefly that crystals can raise your vibration.

Today I will discuss the 2nd thing crystals can do for us:

Crystals can open up our hearts and minds to Nature.

How so? It’s safe to say that most of us are probably unconscious beings for the first half of our lives – meaning we do things automatically because that’s what our parents and their parents and society as a whole told us we should be doing. We only know what our parents and the people around us know.

When you start getting into crystals, a shift in perspective and mindset happens. You gradually start to pay attention to nature more; you want to take a walk in the park, go walking or hiking, you generally want to be outside more often. You want to live a healthier lifestyle, and you want to be a better person overall.

This is the subtle power of crystals and stones.

I can say this because I was the exact same way – sure I was aware of mother nature; I liked flowers, trees and rocks and thought they were cool. I smoked weed when I was younger and went to drum circles in the park; I thought in my limited mind that all of that was getting me close to nature somehow. I went to raves in the forest too, but that was the extent of it – I really wasn’t connected to nature at all. I was mostly an unconscious city girl who occasionally went to the beach, attended drum circles in the park and went to raves.

I am still that same city girl (now a woman) who occasionally goes to the beach (LA is huge and I’m sure you know this). The only difference is that now, I am more conscious of nature and her elemental powers. I am aware of her healing powers as well; I care about her so much that I want to be aware of leaving no trace when I’m at the beach, the forest, the park or wherever there is nature.

So in short, crystals can open up our consciousness to nature even more; they teach us to appreciate the elements – the earth, the sky, the water, the air and everything that is living and breathing.

If you do go to the beach, the forest or even just your local park – take your crystals with you to charge them. Crystals are active and they will let you know when to take them with you; they enjoy being out with us getting charged by the sun or the moon.🗿🌿🌞🌙

The earthy crystals & stones featured in the photo are all available for purchase at metaphysicalvibes.com

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What Can A Crystal Do For You? Part I

This may or may not be an ongoing series at Metaphysical Vibes. I actually wanted to write a lengthy blog post about what crystals can do for you, but it was reaching a point where I was just putting it off and overthinking what I should write about.

So instead, I will write about it and break it down into short posts; basically keeping it simple and writing from a more intuitive place. The thing is, when it comes to writing about crystals is that one topic tends to lead to another – meaning that once you answer one question, another question comes up and so forth and so forth. Learning about the crystal kingdom literally means going down the rabbit hole.🐰🌀

So let’s begin!✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨💎✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨

What Can A Crystal Do For You?

One of the things a crystal can do for you is raise your vibration.

Well, what does ‘raising your vibration’ even mean?

It means elevating our mood – our emotions, our feelings, our overall perspective. More specifically, our aura or our personal electromagnetic field which holds information about our mental, spiritual and physical condition. A crystal can act as a teacher or as a mirror or even as a clear channel to access the Divine and bring down those higher vibrations.

What are higher vibrations?

Higher vibrations are the unseen energies that exist above and beyond us but we always have access to; they are much higher and lighter because they aren’t bogged down by the human experience or the third dimension. Cosmic, universal, ascended masters and angelic energies are considered high vibrational, so are Quartz crystals.

I also want to add that a ‘low’ vibration doesn’t necessarily mean bad, just different. Here is a quote from Nikola Tesla that sums it up perfectly:

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”

What does it mean to access the Divine?

The Divine has many names – you might call it God, the Universe, Spirit, Source, etc. You might even be specific and identify with a male or female deity, or recognize the divine through nature and the elements and animals; either way, they are all one and the same.

What does all of this have to do with crystals?

Crystals, with their perfect internal structure can help us open up that channel. And when that channel opens up and we attune ourselves to its subtle energy, our personal vibration begins to elevate to that level. This is when we begin to experience what many in the metaphysical community call as ‘crystal healing’.

Our minds tend to overcomplicate things and we seem to want a more definitive, even logical answer of what crystals can do for us. But for now, I will end this blog post on that note and hope that you will think about it and maybe even try it by holding a crystal for a few minutes.

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Crystals for Sale: Magical Labradorite Palm Stones

They say magic already exists within us, yet here we are still searching outside ourselves. It’s one of life’s many paradoxes.

We as a human race have been programmed this way since the beginning of time it seems. We look to the sun, moon and stars and see them as gods and goddesses. We look to the ocean, the trees, the earth and see spirits. But we often forget that we are also gods and goddesses, spirits in the flesh who have free will.

This is where Labradorite comes into your life perfectly. It is the stone of magic, one that helps the seeker to realize their own personal power, their own personal magic. It opens up a a whole new world, one that is not easily seen by many. Psychics, clairvoyants and metaphysical people are a part of that world and so can you if you choose to be; Labradorite can open up your intuitive abilities and help you see on a deeper level.

We don’t give ourselves enough credit sometimes, we don’t think we are capable. Let Labradorite do its magic on you.

Edit: the Labradorite in the animated photo has sold, but we still have a few others available for purchase.