376 BROADWAY SUITE L1  SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK 12866  |  518.859.5922

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a brief history of crystals

For thousands of years, humans have used crystals to enrich their lives.  Ancient civilizations such as the Romans, Egyptians, Greeks, and Japanese have used crystals to promote healing, enlightenment, and fulfillment.  Crystals have even been believed to possess metaphysical properties.

Crystals are considered by many to be one of the building blocks of life.  They are made from two of the most common elements on Earth, silicon and oxygen. Since silicon conducts electricity really well, crystals have been adopted into the tech industry.  Quartz crystal, for instance, is commonly used in things like transistors, radios, telephones, and even microchips.

We believe every journey begins with an intention.  A crystal is one of several ways one can set an intention, and keep a reminder of that intention near by.  An intention could be something you want to change, something you want to let go of, or something you want to manifest.  We keep a selection of crystals on hand, and have associated each with intentions and mantras relevant to historic usage.   

 

**Important**  Please do not overwhelm yourself with choosing the right crystal.  And do not limit yourselves to the words and mantras that we have chosen.  Please use them as a guide, but also feel free to invent your own.  Try picking up a few crystals, see how you feel, see what comes to mind.  Sometimes, the right crystal will choose you.