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Chakras & Crystals

what are Chakras and why are they important?

Everyone has 7 major chakras located along the centre of the body, from the base of the spine to the top of the head, these are spinning wheels of energy. It is vital that all the Chakras are open and balanced to ensure harmony within, don’t worry if you have a blocked chakra as this can be opened with crystal healing and meditation.

Each chakra is associated with a colour and most of the crystals that are aligned with a chakra will be of that colour.

The knowledge of Chakras can be traced back thousands of years, so this definitely is not something new. When looking back through history you can see Chakras and healing across many different Eastern cultures, believing that our internal energy flow controls out mind, body and spirit which when balanced will work perfectly.



Root Chakra

The root chakra is found at the base of the spine, this chakra is the one that keeps you grounded and stable like a foundation, if it is blocked you may feel anxious, unsure or unstable, the root chakra is red and works well with most red, brown & black crystals.

Smoky Quartz . Red Tigers Eye . Obsidian . Tourmaline . Bloodstone . Jet .

Sacral Chakra

The sacral chakra is found in your lower stomach just below the navel, this chakra helps you to express emotions it also controls your sexual energy and creativity. If the sacral chakra is blocked you may experience lack of creativity or fear of intimacy, this can be resolved by the use of some orange or red crystals.

Carnelian . Orange Calcite . Peach . Moonstone . Red Jasper .

Solar Plexus Chakra

This chakra is located around the area between your navel & breastbone, this chakra pushes your confidence and expression of your true self, if it becomes blocked you may experience self-doubt and feel powerless. The solar plexus chakra is yellow & works well with yellow colour crystals.

Citrine . Amber . Tigers Eye . Yellow Calcite . Topaz .

Heart Chakra

The heart chakra is of course found in line with your heart at the centre of the spine, this chakra influences our ability to give and receive love, if this chakra becomes blocked you can feel bitter & lack empathy, it may also result in a lack of trust in others. This chakra is green & is associated with green and pink crystals.

Rose Quartz . Rhodonite . Rhodochrosite . Aventurine . Malachite .

Throat Chakra

This chakra is located at the bottom of your throat and controls our ability to communicate openly and freely, when this chakra is blocked you will feel unable to express yourself and feel misunderstood. The throat chakra is pale blue & works well with light green & light blue crystals.

Angelite . Blue Lace Agate . Kyanite . Turquoise . Amazonite .

Third Eye Chakra

The third eye chakra is found in the centre of your forehead, this chakra connects our intuition and is seen as the eye to the inner soul. When the third eye is blocked you may feel you lack focus and have poor judgement, this chakra is dark blue and well aligned with blue crystals.

Lapis Lazuli . Sodalite . Iolite . Dumortierite . Labradorite .

Crown Chakra

This chakra is located just above the top of the head in the centre, the crown chakra represents being fully open spiritually and gives a passion for life, when this chakra is blocked you may feel symptoms of isolation and depression. The crown chakra is purple & associated with purple and white crystals.

Amethyst . Fluorite . Moonstone . Clear Quartz . Selenite .

If you identify one of your chakras is blocked the best way to relieve the symptoms and open this chakra is to lay down and place the crystal on the area which is blocked, close your eyes and visualise the crystals energy filling this area, the vibrations of the crystal will help to restore your chakra back to its former glory.

You can also surround the crystal with clear quartz to help amplify the power of the main crystal

I hope this brief outline of crystals and chakras has helped to simplify the way you think of them & ensures your chakras never become blocked again!

Take Care,

Lapid Art Crystals.

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