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Gem Therapy:  Myth or Fact?

Gem Therapy: Myth or Fact?

Gem Therapy or Crystal Healing is a branch of alternative medicine believed to help address and cure health issues -- but is it legit? Here at Kristals we say YES. Read on for a brief history of these modalities. Gem Therapy: Myth or Fact? Gem Therapy is based on the Chinese concept of life-energy and the Hindu or Buddhist concept of chakras: seven centres of spiritual power in the human body that connect the physical and spiritual levels. The belief behind the chakra philosophy of disease is that disease on any of these particular areas is caused by an energy...

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A Guide to Gemstone Meanings

A Guide to Gemstone Meanings

Throughout the history of humankind, gemstones have held special meaning and value for many people. These meanings are part of the reason why these stones are so revered even today. Here’s a quick look at the hidden meanings of these sacred healing gemstones. A Guide to Gemstone Meanings #1 Amber Amber takes millions of years to form from tree resin, so its meaning is grounded in the earth, evolution and the passage of time. #2 Amethyst The cool purple tone of amethyst has historically given it a sense of calmness and protection. It’s also a very spiritual stone that’s traditionally...

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6 Gemstones and Metals with Metaphysical Powers

6 Gemstones and Metals with Metaphysical Powers

Gemstones and gold have a long, storied lifespan that is forever linked with human history. Since the earliest recorded days of man, these stones and precious metals were thought to bring luck, power, healing and various other metaphysical properties. These powers, along with other healing attributes, are the reason that Kristals infuses its products with them. Here’s what you need to know about the metaphysical properties of gemstones and precious metals. 6 Gemstones and Metals with Metaphysical Powers #1 Amber Since this precious stone forms over millions of years from hardened tree resin, it is often linked to the powers...

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