by Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac ~
The power behind Earth’s minerals can be felt the minute you put a crystal in your hands or near your physical body. Crystals are the treasures of the earth. These stones are filled with energy to be used. Some of the best crystals for creativity include Amazonite, Aquamarine, Blue Lace Agate, Chrysocolla, Quartz and Turquoise. They can be used for creative awareness, communication, better understanding, insight, and transitions.
Amazonite: Assists in courage of personal expression, giving us the power to say the words we’re afraid to speak. Creativity may be a process of co-creation with others. Green stones are instrumental in distilling the raw information used for personal expression. Good for anyone involved in the arts. Utilize Amazonite in order to encourage the pursuit of your unique path in life.
Aquamarine: Helps us to access our souls’ wisdom, and on the deepest level to the wisdom of universal consciousness. Tranquilizing, uplifting, openness, innocence, lightheartedness, creativity, communication, self-awareness, confidence, purpose. Filters out unnecessary information to the brain. Has an affinity with sensitive and mystical people. Increases creativity and sharpens intuition
Blue Lace Agate: When we need to be clear and yet peaceful in our verbal expression, this is a helpful stone. Agates are grounding stones. They help obtain a better physical and emotional balance. They work to raise consciousness. Builds self-confidence. Blue Lace Agate helps to focus on the inner source of love within you that transforms and heals all wounds. Contains the qualities of flight, air, movement, and grace. Highly inspirational when working with the inner self. Works well with manifested growth.
Blue Chalcedony: Benefits the Throat Chakra, therefore it is a wonderful stone for improving communications and listening skills. It improves mental and verbal flexibility, dexterity, learning and memory. It helps one accept new situations, assimilate new ideas and stimulates creativity.
Chrysocolla: Calms us so that our thoughts flow freely. This is a good stone for those who find their thinking processes to be intellectually sound, but lacking emotional quality. Allows, flexibility, self-forgiveness, peace of heart, patience. Keeps one in light, love, and healing daily. On Throat, expressing feelings, verbal and artistic creativity. Helps one feel more comfortable speaking the truth. Helps develop personal confidence.
Quartz: “Rock Crystal” is the Master Healer and the “stone of power”! Easy to cleanse, store information/energy in, program or amplify energy and is used as a healing instrument. The natural tendency for quartz is for harmony. Quartz can both draw and send energy therefore it is effective for sending/receiving guidance. Quartz stimulates the natural crystal in body tissues and fluids to resonate at the highest healing frequency.
Turquoise: This is valuable for clarifying our desires and expressing them to others who can help us manifest them. Speech enhancer for communication. It opens the Throat Chakra, for open communication, creativity, serenity, spiritual bonding, and uplifting. Opens the Heart Chakra for giving/receiving. Strengthens and aligns all meridians, chakras, and energy fields. Can also help you get more in tune with others. A popular stone with creative problem solvers. Meant for those who wish to communicate.