Charging Crystals & Stones. Your crystal or stone will come to you already programmed from everything that it has experienced over it's lifetime.
The metaphysical energy within your stone will no doubt NOT be the energy that you wish it to retain. That is why it's so important to thoroughly cleanse your stone when you first obtain it. Think of the stone has having a memory, just like your computer. Cleansing will delete the hard drive so that you can re-program it to your specifications. Your crystal will become focused on you. You should program or "charge" your crystal immediately after cleansing it. To begin charging your stone or crystal, hold the crystal or stone in your receiving hand - the left hand if you're right handed or right hand if you're left handed. Breath deeply and allow yourself to relax into a meditative state. Using your thoughts, send the mental images into the crystal. Allow your thoughts to flow into the stone creating a current of energy.
The Cleansing Charging and Activation of Crystals. Cleansing To cleanse a crystal is to strip away static and accumulated charge that the stone has picked up while in use.
Because of the different virtues of each stone type, some will need more attention than others. For example citrine very rarely needs cleansing because of it's particularly extroverted energy flow. Malachite however is very receptive to energy absorption (in fact this is how it works, by drawing into it's self the energy around it) and it is recommended to cleans Malachite regularly. When to cleans? You will often know by it's feel or emotive response. Cleansing Techniques BY EARTH. CLEANSING AND CHARGING CRYSTALS. Cleansing crystals using herbs is a lovely way.
Two herbs spring to mind straight away, Cedar and Sage both being powerful aromatic healing herbs. The best way to do this is to buy a smudging pack which consists of a block of the herb all tied up together so that it can be picked up easily in one go. Then light the ends of the block and allow to smoulder. Hold the crystal over the smoking herb saying the appropriate words. It is probably a good idea to have smudged the whole room, before you started to cleanse the sacred space. Another way of cleansing crystals is to bury them in the garden for about a week allowing the earth mother herself to clear out any other persons vibrations within the crystal. The Moon is a powerful and mystical way to cleanse and purify your crystals. For the feminine stones and the watery stones it is a good idea to place them in a small bowl full of spring water.
How to cleanse your crystals. I was just admiring one of my crystals and noted it looked a little weary.
Just like us, our crystals absorb, bump up against and mix it up with so many other energies that sometimes they need some loving! Time to re-centre, re-group and release all that has been taken on that is weighing them down. It was then I realised that I dont always get a chance to recharge my beauties every full moon (which they love, by the way) as I just have too many to take out. My realisation came when I put my beauty in the morning sun and it began to shine and sparkle and get its vibrant energy back. (Please remember crystals are like us… 15mins in the sun revitalises, while all day can see us prune like… please be Sun aware) How to Clean & Program Crystals. Why do crystals need cleansing (as opposed to physical ‘cleaning’)?
When crystals first come out of the ground, they may pass through many hands before eventually finding their ‘home’ - from the miner, packer, distributor, jewellery designer, wholesaler and so on. Any crystal possesses its own unique vibration which can be affected by the energies in its environment. Clean/Cleanse/Charging Your Crystal. HOW TO CLEAN, CLEANSE, CHARGE, ACTIVATEAND PROGRAM YOUR CRYSTAL - By Karen Ryan Preparing Your Crystal For HealingTo prepare your crystal for healing, first clean the crystal physically of any mud, oils, sand or other debris.
Cleansing Negative Energies From Your Gems, Crystals, Jewelry and Pendulums. Home -> Free Articles ->Cleansing Negative Energies From Your Gems, Crystals, Jewelry and Pendulums For a printer friendly version of this article, click here By Mary Kurus Copyright Mary Kurus 2002 All Rights Reserved.
One Wiccan's Path — Cleansing & Charging your Crystals & Stones. Stones and Crystals. The following stones and crystals are a some of the most popular of the many available.
All stones and crystals should be cleansed and charged before use. This is usually achieved by placing the stone or crystal in pure running water, such as a stream, for anything between a few minutes to a few days. Some disciplines dictate that they should be cleansed with each of the four elements in turn, fire being very brief to prevent physical damage to the stone or crystal. The process of charging will depend upon your personal preferences, some people will use sunlight, others will uses moonlight. Both methods however, involve placing the stone or crystal in the chosen light source for a period of time.
Agate Powers & Magickal uses: Strength, Courage, Longevity, Gardening, Love, Healing, Protection. Amazonite Powers & Magickal uses: Gambling, Success, Auric healing. Amber.