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6 Best Books on Crystals and Gemstones

Posted on June 18 2021

6 Best Books on Crystals and Gemstones

It wasn’t all that long ago that the mystical practice of crystals, gemstones, and healing rituals were relegated strictly to the “new age” community. As the power of setting intentions and self-care became more mainstream, so too did the practice of crystal work and using them for a myriad of transformative and therapeutic purposes. 

Crystals are the most natural, empowering force we can work with to help unlock our own mystical powers so it’s no surprise their popularity has steadily risen over time. Whether you’re familiar with the art of crystals and looking to awaken your consciousness or you’re a complete beginner interested in understanding crystal healing rituals, there’s a book out there to inspire. Below, we’ve compiled the top six best books on crystals and gemstones to help guide you on your crystal journey.

Our Top Recommendations for The Best Books on Crystal and Gemstones 

#1 - Crystal Lore, Legends & Myths: The Fascinating History of the World’s Most Powerful Gems and Stones

Crystal Lore Legends and Myths

Crystals, gems, and semi-precious stones have long been sought after for their beauty, but also, for their power. In the fascinating historical journey that is “Crystal Lore, Legends & Myths,” leading crystal expert and metaphysical teacher Athena Perrakis presents the fascinating history of the world’s most powerful crystals and gemstones. 

Historically used as adornments, currency, and talismans, crystals have been reputed through the ages to bestow magic and power on the user. However, in order to fully harness each stone’s unique power, one must know the unique legends and lore attached to it. Every gem has a narrative or key that unlocks its power and this book will show you how.

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#2 - Crystals Beyond Beginners: Awaken Your Consciousness With Precious Gifts From The Earth

Crystals Beyond Beginners Book

Perfect for those with introductory knowledge of crystals, this book helps deepen your knowledge of crystals, gemstones, and rocks, and teaches you how to properly harness their power. Drawing upon your foundation of crystal work, you’ll learn how to improve your skills and take the next steps in your personal crystal practice and use crystals for things like healing, career support, manifestation, spiritual insight, and so much more. 

Through exercises, affirmations, and in-depth guidance, “Crystals Beyond Beginners” teaches you how to fully incorporate crystals into your daily life and unlock your greatest potential.

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#3 - The Key to Crystals: From Healing to Divination

The Key to Crystals Books

For thousands of years crystals and gemstones have been used to invoke powerful healing energy and used as divination tools. For example, ancient Babylonian astrologers believed that white quartz harnessed the power of the constellations to determine the future, while the Egyptians used obsidian stones to ward off evil. 

The “Key to Crystals” helps you master the art of crystal reading, develop your own intuitive powers along the way, and discover all there is to know about the magic of crystals. Combining detailed information with fun, simple, interactive lessons and exercises, get ready to unlock your mystical potential. 

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#4 - Crystals: Orion Plain and Simple

Crystals: Orion Plain and Simple Book

One of the best books for crystal beginners just starting their gemstone journey or those with a simple curiosity for all things crystals, “Crystals” is as entertaining as it is informative. 

Through this clear, practical guide, discover the many ways crystals can cure physical, emotional, and spiritual problems, divine the future, and enhance psychic powers. See which ones work best to aid meditation and visualisation, clear a room of negative energy, promote creativity, or foresee the future. There's also helpful advice on buying, purifying, and charging your stones.

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#5 - Crystals and Sacred Sites: Use Crystals to Access The Power of Sacred Landscapes for Personal and Planetary Transformation

Crystals and Sacred Sites

Ready to open the doorways to transformation and healing? Best for those with some crystal practice and knowledge, “Crystals and Sacred Sites” teaches you how to tap into the healing energy of sacred sites like Stonehenge and Machu Picchu from anywhere in the world using the power of crystals and sacred stones. 

Noted crystal authority Judy Hall takes you to the most revered sacred sites in the ancient world as well as newly discovered ones that are emerging as power points critical to our evolution as a planet. 

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#6 - Crystal Healing And Sacred Pleasure: Awaken Your Sensual Energy Using Crystals And Healing Rituals, One Chakra At A Time

Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure

Perfect for all experience levels, “Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure” offers essential information and techniques to help get your energy flowing freely again. The flow of energy through our chakras is fundamental to our well-being and ability to experience our lives fully. 

When chakras get blocked, the natural flow of energy is hindered, and we experience disconnection from our physical bodies. Crystal healing can release blockages and bring necessary attention to our whole being, while helping to heal physical or emotional trauma.

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