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Crystals for Beginners
Crystals for Beginners
A Guide to Collecting & Using Stones & Crystals

By: Corrine Kenner
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738707556
English  |  264 pages | 5 x 8 x 1 IN
Pub Date: June 2006
Price: $14.99 US,  $16.95 CAN
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Introduction  xi

Lighter, Brighter, and Better

The Benefits of Working with Crystals  1

Getting Started

How to Use this Book  7

Starter Sets

The Top Twenty Crystals for the Beginning User  9

The Treasure Hunt

Collecting Crystals  21
The Inside Story

The Origins of Crystals, Rocks, and Stones  31


The Flowers of the Mineral Kingdom  37

The Science and the Superstition
How Crystals Work  41

The Rainbow Connection
Crystals and Color  57

The Hand of God

Crystals in Their Natural Form  63

Shaping Up

Carved and Polished Crystals  81
Pleased to Meet You
Getting to Know Your Crystals  87

Treat Me Right

The Care and Feeding of Crystals  93

Active and Reflective

Crystal Meditation  109

Sixth Sense

Psychic Development and Divination  119

Gaze into My Crystal Ball

Scrying, Channeling, and Crystalomancy  125

Sweet Dreams

The Twilight World of Crystals After Hours  133

Flying High

Crystals and Astral Travel  137

Practical Magic

Crystal Affirmations and Spells  141

Stars, Moons, Hearts, Clovers

Crystal Lucky Charms  145

Feeling Good

Crystals for Health and Healing  149

Mystical Crystals

An Alphabetical Guide to
  Crystals, Rocks, and Stones  175

Quick Reference Guides  209

Glossary  221

Bibliography  231

Index  235

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