Once a well-known staple of the ‘feng shui’ home of the early 2000’s, crystals were lauded as the cure-all for every life ailment. After a brief resurgence which coincided with Spencer of ‘The Hills’ fame mental breakdown, crystals in the home, once again, became a fringe topic. Believed to help clear your home of negative energy and encourage a calm and bountiful space, natures own mystical formations are making a comeback to mainstream home decoration. Below are some examples on how you can incorporate crystals into your home, no patchouli needed. (Although I absolutely recommend it, it is delightful)
Also known as Pyrite, Fool’s gold is a gorgeously metallic iron sulfide. Said to impart luck and good fortune, Pyrite is particularly beneficial when placed in a home office. Encouraging assertiveness and mental clarity, there is nothing foolish about this crystal.
As the perfect addition to any office setting, consider this BOSQUE Box from ANNA
A delicate pink stone which is said to promote love and well-being, Rose Quartz is an easy addition to the contemporary home. Specifically suited to rest in the bedroom, this blush stone is a welcome addition to help comfort you after a long day.
We love this hand sculpted Rose Quartz sculpture from Kelly Wearstler
The birthstone of February, this pretty purple stone encourages calmness whilst dispersing anxiety. Descending from a long history of use by nobility and religious leaders, amethyst has always been a popular choice to add beauty to the human environment. Prized in ancient Greece as having a sobering effect and the ability to clear the mind, this beautiful stone can be placed anywhere in the home.
If a boozy lunch is tempting, but the fuzzy head isn’t, try this amethyst bottle topper from ANNA BY RABLABS.
A neutral stone with alluring transparency, smokey quartz was famed among druids as a stone to dispel negative energy and alleviate symptoms of depression. Known as a grounding stone both physically and mentally, it’s said to absorb negativity and offer protection to those close by. Smokey quartz is also the national gem of Scotland and what better way to honor that than with these whiskey cubes?
Known as natures gold, Amber is neither a crystal nor a mineral. This stimulating stone promotes physical healing and purifying of the body. Purported to encourage love and romance, Amber is a wonderful asset to any home looking for some TLC.
Combining the properties of amber with the symbolism of the Buddha is a stunning way to showcase this stone.