• Blog,  Crystal Comparisons

    Larvikite VS Labradorite VS Black Moonstone

    Larvikite has so many misleading names that it makes perfect sense that many people confuse it with Labradorite and Black Moonstone. These names include Black Labradorite, Black Moonstone, Norwegian Moonstone, and Blue Pearl Granite, just to name the most common. This video will show you a side by side comparison so that you can identify which you have, even if it was labeled as one of those “other” names. MOH’s Hardness Larvikite: 6-6.5 Labradorite: 6-6.5 Black Moonstone: 6-6.5 Streak: Larvikite: White Labradorite: White Black Moonstone: White Mineral Content: Larvikite: Larvikite is a Augite Syenite or Monzonite with relatively high Al2O3, Na2O and K2O contents. It is a relatively coarse-grained Anorthoclase-rich…

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    Moonstone VS Rainbow Moonstone

    Sometimes there can be a bit of confusions between Moonstone and Rainbow Moonstone. There is actually quite a difference between the two stones even though they are related. The following are a few tips on how to identify which you have. The video offers information as well as shows you a side by side comparison. As an extra bonus I have included Opalite and Labradorite in the video and explain how they are similar and how they differ from Moonstone and Rainbow Moonstone. MOH’s Hardness Moonstone: 6-6.5 Rainbow Moonstone: 6-6.5 Streak: Moonstone: White Rainbow Moonstone: White Colors and Mineral Content: Moonstone: Moonstone is Orthoclase Feldspar. It has the chemical composition…

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    Crystals for Psychic Abilities

    Crystals for Psychic Abilities: There are many crystals that can help to enhance your natural psychic gifts. Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst, Herkimer Diamond, Kyanite, Labradorite, Apatite, and Moonstone are among the top suggestions to help increase your abilities. Choose the one or ones you are drawn to. You do not need to work with all of them, unless that is what you’re called to do. Carry or wear as desired. You can also hold your preferred crystal in your hand or to you Third Eye during meditation. Top Recommended Crystals: Lapis Lazuli, Amethyst, Herkimer Diamond, Kyanite, Labradorite, Apatite, and Moonstone. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Fluorite Purple/Violet, Azurite, Clear Quartz, or Emerald. Psychic…

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    Crystals for Pregnancy

    Crystals for Pregnancy: Moonstone, Unakite, Ruby, and Red Jasper are very supportive crystals to mother and baby during pregnancy. Moonstone is especially helpful for all stages of pregnancy including fertility, the pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and hormone balance. Top Recommended Crystals: Moonstone, Unakite, Ruby, or Red Jasper. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Chrysocolla, Jade, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, or Rose Quartz. Pregnancy is associated with the Sacral chakra. Crystal Suggestions: I offer multiple crystal recommendations so that you can intuitively choose the crystal or crystals that will work best for you. Pick your favorite crystal or try a combination of them to find your perfect crystal prescription. Disclaimer: I am not a doctor…

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    Crystals for PMS

    Crystals for PMS: Ease the symptoms of PMS with Moonstone, Chrysocolla, or Rose Quartz. Moonstone is excellent for over all balance for women’s health and hormones. Chrysocolla is especially useful for cramps. Rose Quartz for calming and emotions. Hold or carry with you as needed. Top Recommended Crystals: Moonstone, Chrysocolla, or Rose Quartz. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Magnesite or Opal. PMS is associated with the Sacral chakra. Crystal Suggestions: I offer multiple crystal recommendations so that you can intuitively choose the crystal or crystals that will work best for you. Pick your favorite crystal or try a combination of them to find your perfect crystal prescription. Disclaimer: I am not a…

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    Crystals for PCOS

    Crystals for PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome): Moonstone and Carnelian can aid those with PCOS. Moonstone balances hormones, regulates menstrual cycles, and assists with fertility. Carnelian also helps to regular menstrual cycles as well as supports the health of the ovaries. See the crystal tips section for other PCOS related health issues like weight and diabetes Top Recommended Crystals: Moonstone and Carnelian. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Rose Quartz, Garnet. PCOS is associated with the Sacral chakra. Crystal Suggestions: I offer multiple crystal recommendations so that you can intuitively choose the crystal or crystals that will work best for you. Pick your favorite crystal or try a combination of them to find your…

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    Crystals for Menopause

    Crystals for Menopause: To help alleviate menopause symptoms carry Moonstone, Garnet, or Ruby. Moonstone assists women with all hormonal stages of their life. Citrine or Fire Agate can help to cool hot flashes. Top Recommended Crystals: Moonstone, Garnet, or Ruby. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Lapis Lazuli, Lepidolite, Citrine, or Rose Quartz. Menopause is associated with the Sacral chakra. Crystal Suggestions: I offer multiple crystal recommendations so that you can intuitively choose the crystal or crystals that will work best for you. Pick your favorite crystal or try a combination of them to find your perfect crystal prescription. Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and cannot give out medical advice. Crystals and…

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    Crystals for Intuition

    Crystals for Enhancing Intuition: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Moonstone, or Sodalite can be used to enhance and boost your natural intuitive gifts. Work with your favorite intuition crystals by placing them on your Third Eye or holding them in your hands while you meditate. Top Recommended Crystals: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Moonstone, or Sodalite. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Azurite. Intuition is associated with the Third Eye and Crown chakras. Crystal Suggestions: I offer multiple crystal recommendations so that you can intuitively choose the crystal or crystals that will work best for you. Pick your favorite crystal or try a combination of them to find your perfect crystal prescription. Disclaimer: I am not a…

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    Crystals for Insomnia

    Crystals for Insomnia: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, or Sodalite can treat insomnia and help you get a good night’s sleep. Place your preferred crystal(s) under your pillow, next to your bed, or as a crystal grid in your room or under your bed. Top Recommended Crystals: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, or Sodalite. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Hematite, Howlite, Moonstone, or Lepidolite. Essential Oils: Lavender or Chamomile. Insomnia is related to an imbalance with the Third Eye chakra.   My business partner designed and created the perfect Crystal Dream Pillows to keep your crystals safe and protected under your pillow. Check them out at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/stitchesandstoneskc?section_id=10325783 The following YouTube video is me (Jen) showing how…

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    Crystals for Hormone Balance

    Crystals for Hormone Balance: Moonstone, Pietersite, or Labradorite assist with balancing hormones. Carry with you or work with your preferred crystal by holding it to you Higher Heart (for general hormonal balance) or Sacral chakra (feminine hormones) for 15-20 minutes. Top Recommended Crystals: Moonstone, Pietersite, or Labradorite. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Aquamarine. Hormones are associated with the Higher Heart and Third Eye chakras in general. However, if you are specifically working on feminine hormones you can also work with your preferred crystal on the Sacral chakra. Crystal Suggestions: I offer multiple crystal recommendations so that you can intuitively choose the crystal or crystals that will work best for you. Pick your…