If you are just starting to get curious and interested in crystals and gemstones you may wonder how to use them. As far as I am concerned there is no right way to use crystals and gemstones, it’s just a matter of doing what works for you. However, as you start to grow your crystal collection you may run out of ideas or not really make the most of their properties. If so, check out this list of 50 ways to use crystals and gemstones. To be more precise it ended up being a list of 59 ways to use your crystals and ideas on how to incorporate them in your everyday routine.
Crystals For Protection
2 – Wear a Shungite pendant to reduce the harmful effect of EMF (electromagnetic field) emitted by your computer if you spend a lot of time in front of a screen
3 – Place Shungite around your modem to reduce some of the detrimental effects of EMF emitted by your modem.
Crystals For Travel
8 – If you suffer from travel sickness you can keep a piece of Yellow jasper on you. Malachite can also be beneficial if you have vertigo.
9 – To lessen the effect of jet lag, hold a piece of Sunstone is your left hand to receive the charge of the gemstone and a piece of Black Tourmaline in your right hand to release the jet lag.
Crystals For Divination
10 – Use a pendulum to tap into your subconscious and/or higher mind
11 – Use a quartz sphere (Clear or Smoky Quartz works best) for scrying and divining (perceiving images within the quartz which can provide insights into a question you have)
12 – Place your tumbles in a bag and use as an Oracle. You can create your own little guide using gemstone descriptions.
Gemstones For Manifestation
14 – Rub a $100 bill with a Cat’s Eye then wrap the bill around it and keep it tied, place it in the wealth corner of your home using the Bagua Map
15 – Use a combination of 3 types of gemstones to build a crystal grid for manifestation. For wealth and abundance you could use Green Aventurine, Citrine, Pyrite. For love you could use Rose Quartz, Rhodonite, Carnelian. For peace and grounding you could use Black Tourmaline, Amethyst, Smoky Quartz. For healing you could use Hematite, Golden Healer, Sunstone or Bloodstone.
16 – Surround your vision board with appropriate gemstones to assist with the manifestation of your goals and dreams
17 – Use a mala necklace to repeat a mantra or a positive affirmation
18 – Anchor your vision and goal in a crystal generator in order to have your intention last longer. Do this by conjuring up what it would feel and be like when your goal and dream is manifested, then blow this vision into the generator. Energize the crystal generator a little bit every day by dropping into your heart and conjuring up your manifested vision as you look at the generator
Using Gemstones For Energetic Support
19 – Carry tumbles or flat stones in your pocket or around your neck to amplify certain positive traits
21 – For children who have temper tantrums a Howlite bracelet or pendant (or a piece of Howlite under the sheet under the pillow) can help reduce the frequency and intensity of the outbursts.
23 – Use Kyanite if you have difficulties entering a meditative state
25 – Pick 1 stone and carry it with you for a week. Every day, notice how your day went and if there were any aspects of yourself that were slightly different throughout the week. This is how you can get better acquainted with the properties of that stone and how it can benefit you.
27 – Place a geode in your bedroom to increase fertility and promote conception
Using Gemstones For Physical Ailments And Support
29 – Drink Shungite water to reduce* the effect of excess EMF in your body. Add Shungite to a jug of water and let sit of at least 24h.
32 – Place your broken gemstones in your plant pots to strengthen your plants
35 – Keep a Lepidolite or Lithium Quartz with you if you suffer from anxiety
36 – Add a piece of Clear Quartz to your herbal infusion and tincture to increase the effectiveness of the remedy
37 – To help you through a time of exertion (having to work extended hours or in a highly stressful environment or having to exert yourself physical) use Garnet
Crystals To Improve Sleep & The Dream State
40 – Use Topaz under the pillow to prevent sleepwalking
Using Crystals For Space Cleansing
44 – Wave a Selenite wand around you and your office space between clients
45 – Keep Selenite under your pillow to cleanse the energies and stress of the day away
47 – Use a Selenite plate to cleanse your jewelry or gemstones. Place your jewelry or gemstone on the plate overnight so negative energies doesn’t accumulate.
Support For Your Gratitude Practice
48 – Keep a stone in your pocket to remind you of what you are grateful for. Whenever you reach out to the stone, think of something you are grateful for in the moment.
49 – Use a mala bracelet to count your blessings. Name one thing you are grateful for going through each bead of your bracelet.
Adding Gemstones To Your Beauty Routine
51 – Add a piece of polished crystal quartz to your body lotion to amplify its properties
52 – Add a bag of Shungite to your bath for a detoxifying soak
53 – Use a Jade or Quartz roller to tone your skin and help drain the lymphatic pathways around your head and neck.
54 – Comb your hair with a crystal or gemstone comb
55 – Reduce the appearance of wrinkles and tone your skin with a gemstone Gua Sha bar
56 – Place a piece of polished Cats-Eye or Blue Lace Agate in spring water and set in the direct sun for 24 hours. Wash your face with this water to feel more beautiful and better about yourself
Some More Ways To Use Crystals
57 – Use a gemstone ring as a sphere stand
58 – Add a Clear Quartz to your loose incenses to amplify their potency (don’t burn the quartz! Just store your incense with a clear quartz crystal)
59 – Hang a faceted quartz by a window to catch rainbows