Formed deep in the heart of the earth, crystals are miracles of light and water, bringing the wisdom of its slow and steady evolution over millions and millions of years. Having a specific and heartfelt intention is the real game-changer in harnessing the full potential of crystals and their healing properties. While they all serve a similar purpose – to guide us towards light and love – the hundreds of different types of crystals each have their own unique vibration and healing effects on the mind-body-spirit. When it comes to choosing the best crystal for you in this moment, the gemstone chooses you and not the other way around. That’s why we recommend that you don’t overthink it when picking your crystals because your intuition always knows the right choice. Notice which stone your eyes linger over. Pairings with certain types of crystals help to amplify the effects of each other, so when you feel inspired, choose a few more crystals for a complete healing grid perfectly aligned with what your body and soul needs right now. The types of crystals and their properties are a result of many factors, each one reflecting the different stages of Earth on its evolutionary path through the cosmos. Their incredible diversity is what makes gemstones so fascinating. Among the many types of crystals found on Earth, each on has their own distinct color, which gives it special healing effects that help to restore and balance the energy body. In fact, color has a profound effect on the brain, influencing our internal chemistry through the interaction of light frequencies in our eyes and our perception of the color spectrum. There are hundreds and hundreds of crystals found on earth, each representing a color and sharing its profound healing effects. White crystals, like Clear Quartz, Danburite, and Apophyllite, are linked with enlightenment and the purity of thought that follows any crowning moment in your life. White gemstones have a magical quality thanks to an iridescent sheen that contains all the colors of the spectrum. Red stones like Jasper, Red Tiger’s Eye, and Ruby, are known for their powerful grounding properties. The color red represents the life force of the universe, making these types of stones a big-time conductor of energy, helping boost circulation. In the energy body, red stones help to stabilize and balance the root chakra, which gives you the mental focus and determination you need to accomplish your dreams. Pink stones like Rose Quartz and Rhodochrosite, have gentle healing effects that help to open the heart chakra, giving you the gift of seeing life through rose-tinted glasses. Orange stones are a whole ‘nother story. Vibrant and intense, Sunstone and Citrine are like Vitamin C for the soul, their color representing the midday sun at full strength. The violet color ray has a gentle and soothing effect on the eyes, which is why Amethyst is a must-have for any gemstone collection. Its crystalline structure gently and steadily radiates the healing properties of violet – enlightenment, sharper intuition, and inner peace.