Top 7 Crystals for Beginners

by Nicole Witt 11 months ago in spirituality

Interested in crystals? Here's a list of some starter crystals!

Top 7 Crystals for Beginners

The practice of using crystals has been around for centuries; they can influence the vibrations of your soul and help you become more balanced with yourself and with your life. I have been using crystals for a couple months now and they have already benefited my life tremendously. I try to bring my small crystals with me whenever I go places, they are usually carried in a small pouch that I put in either my purse or backpack. Once I started using them, I could already feel a difference in my attitude and overall mental state throughout the day! Crystals don't just benefit our souls, they can benefit other living things as well! If you place certain crystals onto the soil of a plant, it can amplify the plants energy and help it grow stronger and healthier as well as charge your crystal. I recently started doing this with my plants and they look healthier than ever before, they are even growing tiny buds at the base of the plant! You can also place different crystals in rooms around your house, those crystals can influence the mood of the room. Plus, they look great and can be a real conversation starter. So if you are interested in purchasing crystals to benefit your life then the list below is where I suggest you start your crystal collection!

1.) Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz crystal

  • HealingAwareness
  • Amplifies Energy
  • Clarity

When having a clear quartz crystal around it energizes and activates your chakras. This crystal is meant to amplify the energy level of any other gemstone it touches, making it an ideal crystal to use with others. I typically place mine in the middle of my other crystals so they all have a chance to be amplified.

2.) Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz crystal

  • Love
  • Emotional Healing
  • Compassion
  • Harmony

Also known as the "love stone," this crystal gives off energy of unconditional love. It allows the heart chakra to open and accept all types of love. Rose quartz is also believed to boost self-esteem and bring emotions to an equilibrium. I carry this one with me wherever I go.

3.) Citrine

Citrine crystal

  • Abundance
  • Brightness
  • Positive Energy
  • Clearing

Citrine is a gemstone of light, happiness, and abundance. It is the most powerful gemstone for manifestation and inspires one to achieve their goals. Citrine is also said to bring energy and joy, which is why I bring this one everywhere as well.

4.) Amethyst

Amethyst crystal

  • Spirituality
  • Intuition
  • Balance
  • Higher Wisdom

The amethyst crystal enhances intuition, spirituality, and meditation. This crystal helps develop a deeper understanding of life. It is extremely protective and neutralizes negative energy, calms the mind and spirit. Amethyst can facilitate decision making and balance emotional highs and lows.

5.) Tiger's Eye

Tiger's Eye gemstone

  • Balance
  • Willpower
  • Warrior's Spirit
  • Self-Meditation

This is a gemstone of bravery, strength, and individual power. Tiger's Eye activates the first three chakras to help you stay balanced and make you feel supported when stressed. It helps narrow mindedness, as well as brings wealth and yin/yang balance.

6.) Sodalite

Sodalite crystal

  • Intuition
  • Communication
  • Self-expression
  • Truth

This crystal stimulates living according to own beliefs and values and thereby live a more authentic life. Sodalite brings inner peace and aids in endurance and will power. Instead of being over-emotional, sodalite will allow you to have more logical thoughts and use your intuition more.

7.) Howlite

Howlite gemstone

  • Calming
  • Compromise
  • Sleep

Howlite stimulates the ability of reacting to other's emotional needs and moods in an appropriate way. It allows the mind to be ready when receiving wisdom and insight. Howlite produces ambitions, that are both spiritual and physical. This gemstone also trains you to have tolerance and takes away displeasure.

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Nicole Witt

"I feel the there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people." - Vincent Van Gogh

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