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The Seven Secrets of Crystal Talismans
The Seven Secrets of Crystal Talismans
How To Use their Power for Attraction, Protection & Transformation

By: Henry M. Mason
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738711447
English  |  240 pages | 8 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: April 2008
Price: $17.95 US,  $20.95 CAN
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Introduction ix

Introducing Talismans and Amulets 1

What Is a Talisman? 6

What Is an Amulet? 7

So, Now, How Does a Talisman Work? 7

How Do I Select the Right Talisman for My Needs? 7

Knowing I Have the Right Talisman, How Do I Use It Effectively? 8

Summary 8

The First Secret of Talismans 9

The Second Secret of Talismans 17

Seekers and Simplifiers (Hexagonal Crystal System) 21

Enhancers and Arrangers (Isometric Crystal System) 34

Guardians and Dreamholders (Monoclinic Crystal System) 39

Barriers (Triclinic Crystal System) 46

Dispellers and Restorers (Orthorhombic Crystal System) 50

Attractors (Tetragonal Crystal System) 56

The Amulets 58

Summary 58


The Third Secret of Talismans 61

The Great Talismanic Color Wheel of Influence 63

Turquoise Ray of Influence 66

Green Ray of Influence 67

Olive Ray of Influence 68

Yellow Ray of Influence 69

Gold Ray of Influence 71

Orange Ray of Influence 72

Scarlet Ray of Influence 73

Red Ray of Influence 74

Amethyst Ray of Influence 75

Violet Ray of Influence 77

Indigo Ray of Influence 77

Blue Ray of Influence 79

Other Rays of Influence 79

Mixed-Color Talismans 82

Summary 82

The Fourth Secret of Talismans 95

Class I—The Purifiers 97

Class II—The Mirrors 99

Class III—The Brighteners 102

Class IV—The Transformers 104

Class V—The Builders 114

Class VI—The Solidifiers 117

Class VII—The Buffers 120

Class VIII-1—The Strengtheners (Resisters) 123

Class VIII-2—The Unifiers 126

Class VIII-3—The Energizers 128

Class VIII-4—The Harmonizers 131

Class VIII-5—The Bonders 134

Class VIII-6—The Filters 137

Summary 140


The Fifth Secret of Talismans 143

Finding the Right Material 144

Fashioning Minerals and Crystals into Talismans 145

Specimen Talismans 146

Personal Talismans 147

General Fashioning Guidelines 154

Setting and Mounting Talismans 155

Summary 156

The Sixth Secret of Talismans 157

Stonehenge 159

Preseli Bluestone 160

Time of Powering Talismans 161

The Circle of Bluestone 162

The Five Transport Talismans 163

Connecting Talismans with the Focused Life Force 165

Summary 166

The Seventh Secret of Talismans 167

Selecting a Talisman 168

Applying the Second Secret of Talismans 168

Applying the Third Secret of Talismans 169

Applying the Fourth Secret of Talismans 169

Applying the First and Fifth Secrets of Talismans 171

Applying the Sixth Secret of Talismans 171

Activation of a Talisman 172

Using a Talisman—The Principle of Causal Duality 172

Selecting and Using a Talisman—An Example 174

Summary 176

Appendix One: The Seven Secrets of Talismans 177

Appendix Two: Listing of Common Talismans 179

Glossary 207

Suggested Reading 213

Index 215

Color plate gallery follows page 228


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