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Selenite - they say it is called liquid light?

Selenite a naturally white and translucent crystal, is used to make selenite lamps, towers, palm stones, pyramids, pendants, earrings, yin yang candle lamps Selenite Lamps are produced from a naturally clear or opaque form of gypsum crystal. Light passes through it easily, creating a warming glow gaining the name of liquid light.

Selenite can be found in either the traditional white translucent or orange color - also known as Peach or Red Selenite, this has been colored by other minerals for its light to dark pearly orange color. Orange Selenite holds the same energies as Selenite with the added energy to balance the Sacral Chakra.

The spiritual meaning of Selenite is rejuvenation and divine feminine energy. It symbolizes the angelic realms and allows us to communicate with angelic beings.

In many traditions across the centuries, selenite is believed to have powerful healing benefits. Some consider selenite to be one of the most important crystals in an energy worker’s toolkit. Not only is selenite believed to carry potent energy that can provide protection and improve well-being, it’s also said to cleanse unwanted energies from your surroundings.

Keep Selenite near your house or townhouse's front door as this can help clear any negative vibes you've come across throughout the day, so you don't bring them home with you. “Selenite shifts your energetic vibration, which is essential to dispel negative energy.

Selenite is most closely associated with the crown chakra, which represents wisdom and spirituality, as well as the third eye chakra.

Use when Meditating:

Hold a tower, palm stone, pyramid or any piece that is comfortable in your hands as this creates the sense of balance . Selenite creates a pillar of light, so when you hold them in each hand, you have balanced light surrounding your entire being. It creates a very powerful light frequency for you to heal and instill serenity in your body.

Hold one selenite in each hand for five minutes. You can do this sitting up or lying down, whichever is more comfortable to you. In this position, selenite has the ability to clear, protect and shield your energy body. Use this technique when you want to meditate or take a few minutes to ground yourself. Times when it is especially helpful to sit with your selenite include: when you’ve been around a lot of people; when you are experiencing anxiety; and when you need to cleanse a cluttered mind space and move your energy focus back into your body.

Use Selenite to grid your home:

Place selenite in the 4 corners of your home. Selenite has a very high vibration, which will raise the energy of the room and clear away negative energies. Place a piece of rose quartz in each 4 corners with a quartz point in front facing away from the crystal and towards the room.

Purported healing benefits of a Selenite crystal:

  • promotes peace and calm

  • provides clarity

  • clears blocked energy

  • elevates the spirit

  • helps you access your intuition

  • is an effective space cleanser

  • vibrates at a very high frequency

  • promotes connection and camaraderie

  • enhances powers of manifestation

Selenite is connected to Greek mythology, with a history that dates back centuries. Its name comes from the Greek word for “moonstone,” and it’s associated with Selene, the Greek Goddess of the Moon. That said, selenite isn’t related to the crystal known as moonstone.

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Technical specifications of Selenite, satin spar, desert rose, gypsum flower are crystal habit varieties of the mineral gypsum. All varieties of gypsum, including selenite and alabaster, are composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO₄·2H₂O.

Crystal system: Monoclinic (2/m) Space group: A2/a

Optical properties: Biaxial (-) 2V=58

Crystal habit: Earthy – dull, clay-like texture with no visible crystalline affinities, (e.g. howlite)

Formula mass: 172.17

Cleavage: Perfect,, Distinct,, Distinct

Color: Brown green, brownish yellow, greenish, gray green, gray white

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