Interesting crystals with deep resonating energy have been emerging recently from Zomba, Malawi. The smoky quartz crystals are no exception. The smoky quartz from this locale is often paired with aegirine, but these crystals are beautiful all on their own. Smoky quartz has a sweetly grounding energy that is just right. It helps to keep you grounded when working with very high vibrational stones. Although very grounding, smoky quartz brings great joy as it surrounds you in a net of security. These spirits are guardians, keeping you safe just like the young animals that venture to play knowing their parent won't let them get into too much trouble! As such, these crystals are excellent companions for children (of all ages) who are suffering separation anxiety or shyness when away from familiar surroundings.
A crystal with a flattened tabular shape and two of its opposite sides are twice as wide, or more, than its other sides, giving the appearance of a tablet is called a Tabby crystal. It is believed they can help us access information and are considered the ultimate communications crystal. They are a bridge between our adult self and our child like spirit. They can help us lighten up and laugh a lot.
Feldspar is the name of the silicate family which includes amazonite, labradorite, sunstone, and moonstone to name a few. Feldspar assists one to embrace the new by detaching from the old. It encourages self-love and self-awareness focusing on the positive aspects of yourself. It soothes skin irritations and muscle dysfunctions such as chronic cramps or fatigue.
Aegirine looks a lot like black tourmaline but is actually a sodium iron silicate that often occurs in alkaline volcanic rocks and appears as either a green/black or brown/black in color. However like black tourmaline is has a protective energy that is excellent for removing negative energy. Interestingly, although the crystals come often come from volcanic regions, Aegirine is named after Aegir a Scandinavian god of the sea. Water and hence the seas represent the emotional aspects of ourselves, and these crystals energy is strongest at this level.
Aegirine assists you to see the light when your thoughts tend towards depression, hopelessness or otherwise expressing negative energies. It helps you to positively express yourself dispelling patterns of blame, shame or guilt. It also helps you to process and eliminate toxins on both physical and energetic levels while wrapping you in a protective blanket to ease or diminish a healing crisis. Aegirine is most active in liver, spleen and gallbladder.
Smoky Quartz should be part of every healer’s collection. Smoky quartz has very joyous energy despite its grounding nature. It is an excellent stone to facilitate grounding especially during directed work with higher energy stones. It helps you feel comfortable in your own skin, relaxed and confident. It assists you to focus on the tasks at hand. Its beautiful energy provides strength and balance and helps you to achieve the same. During times of stress it helps to reign in wayward emotions and ward against nightmares. Smoky quartz also gives a boost to the bodies’ immune system.
Crystals are our passion. As such, we treat each crystal as an individual spirit, which is why we insist on individual listings for all of our crystal offerings. We care deeply for the crystals, ensuring that we nurture them while they are entrusted to our guardianship.