My uncle was a geologist, and he would often bring me beautiful and fascinating stones and crystals when he visited me as a child. Lapis lazuli was a stunningly deep blue, while turquoise was a stunningly calm blue. To the stones and to the land they belonged, I felt a strong sense of belonging. In my Wiccan altar there are various stones, crystals and gems. This is not a surprise. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by crystals and stones, but there weren’t many books on them. That’s why I’m thrilled that there are so many excellent books on crystal healing and ritual power available today. If you’re interested in learning more about crystal healing, you’ll discover a variety of viewpoints and expertise on this list of the finest crystal healing books.
The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach by Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian
When it comes to dealing with crystals and stones, there is no better resource than The Book of Stones. There are 455 gems and minerals listed in this extensive book, which is known colloquially as “the crystals bible.” The entry for each stone has keywords, elemental associations, related chakras, an affirmation, and spiritual, emotional, and physical associations. In addition, each listing comes with a color photograph, removing the guesswork from gemstone identifying.
Crystals: A Guide to Using the Crystal Compass for Energy, Healing, and Reclaiming Your Power by Aisha Amarfio
You’re a crystal noob, right? There is a wealth of information on the subject in Aisha Amarfio’s book, “Crystals: A Guide to Using the Crystal Compass.” As a basic introduction to crystal healing, Amarfio shows beginners how to choose out the right crystals for their needs and how to put them to good use in their daily lives. Amarfio’s “Crystal Compass,” a gorgeous and colorful chart, lies at the heart of the books. It will help you quickly identify the crystal that best suits your needs. Amarfio’s classification of crystals into earth, water, fire, and air is also an intriguing one.
Crystal Bliss: Attract Love. Feed Your Spirit. Manifest Your Dreams. by Devi Brown
This all-in-one guide to crystals is the best way to get started. Crystal Bliss by Devi Brown is an excellent place to start if you’re daunted by the wealth of information available on crystals. When it comes to using crystals to enhance your creativity or manifesting career objectives, Crystal Bliss covers a wide range of themes. In order to help you build a personal relationship with crystals and stones, Brown’s book is thorough without being overwhelming.
It’s a fascinating history of some of the most powerful gem and stone in the world, and the author, Athena Perrakis, does an excellent job of bringing it to life. Consider this book to be a personal crystal guide for you. Everything from picking out a crystal to cleaning it and getting it ready for usage is covered, as is instruction on how to use your new crystals in meditation to revitalize your energy, drive away bad vibes, and open up your heart and soul.
Crystal Lore, Legends & Myths: The Fascinating History of the World’s Most Powerful Gems and Stones by Athena Perrakis
If you’re interested in learning more about the myths and legends associated with the crystals you hold in your palm, this is the book for you. The stories behind the crystals and stones in this book will enlighten you. Some civilizations believe that chrysoberyl cat’s eye can protect warriors from the evil eye and ward off demons, for example. In this book, Perrakis takes you on a global journey, shedding light on the origin stories of each stone.
Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing by Yulia Van Doren
When it comes to healing, crystals have a lot to offer, but how do you decide which one to choose for your house or yourself? Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing, written by Yulia Van Doren, is a must-read for anybody interested in using crystals for healing purposes. There are 51 crystals covered in this book by Van Doren, who combines pragmatic advice with profound knowledge.
The Crystal Witch: The Magickal Way to Calm and Heal the Body, Mind, and Spirit by Leanna Greenaway and Shawn Robbins
In addition to writing popular books about witchcraft, Leanna Greenaway and Shawn Robbins are also co-authors of Wiccapedia and The Witch’s Way. It is because of their approachable, authoritative writing style that I have been able to more easily transition into my own particular witchcraft tradition. So I’m pleased to promote their book, The Crystal Witch, a guide to “crystal craft” and employing crystals in your spiritual practice. You’ll find out how crystals interact with moon energy, how to use crystals for divination, and how crystals relate to the wheel of the year, among other things.
An Introduction to Crystal Grids: Daily Rituals for Your Heart, Health, and Happiness by Karen Frazier
In the world of crystals and stones, you can’t go wrong with any of Karen Frazier’s numerous bestsellers on the subject. Nonetheless, for this essay, I wanted to draw attention to Frazier’s An Introduction to Crystal Grids, which deals with a hotly debated topic in crystal work. What exactly are crystal grids? Using your crystals and stones, you create a layout that maximizes the energy connections among the stones. Using beautiful, full-color graphics and images of 15 fundamental grid shapes, Frazier breaks the concept down step by step for intermediate crystal artists. Among these are spirals, triangles, and sunbursts.
Using Gemstones to Connect with Your Superpowers! For Kids and Adults by Alex Hadassah Anzalone, Illus. Nadica Zlatkova M.
Alex Hadassah Anzalone’s Using Gemstones to Connect with Your Superpowers is the best way to teach kids about the healing benefits of gemstones and crystals! Children (and adults) will learn how to connect with eight of the most common crystals by using affirmations and meditations in this book. To establish the tone, Nadica Zlatkova M.’s calming pictures are featured in this instructive, entertaining, and inspiring book. When I was younger, this would have been a dream come true!