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Hello and welcome to another MyCrystalaura® communiqué.
IS IT REAL?
We are always surprised when we get asked the question at our market stall, “are they real?” usually referring to the crystals. When children ask, you tend to understand, but we must plead guilty to having some strange thoughts when adults ask this question. One day when I was not in my usual head space I replied, “No they’re made out of plastic.” Not very charitable!
But, a recent experience may shed some light on a legitimate need for this question. We were visiting a well known market and a man was selling what he claimed was Amber – jewellery, balls and stones. One piece in particular caught my attention, a large ball with insects included, at a ridiculously low price.
As I stood by I heard him assuring a woman that his amber was real and it would cure her complaint. He told her his price was cheaper because he imported direct and also that others were greedy and charged too much.
I just couldn’t resist. The ball with its insects was just too perfect and if it were real Amber it was way under valued, even if he did import directly. I was quite certain this was plastic and if so it would have no intrinsic healing properties whatsoever, rendering his claims outlandish and false. I had to step in and ask “Is this real Amber with proper healing powers or is this imitation amber meant for decorative purposes?”
In other words “Is this real?”
This was his chance to come clean and say it was plastic. That’s why I phrased the question as I did. Instead of redeeming himself, he chose to berate me and insist I didn’t know what I was talking about. He was insistent that I leave his area.
Instead I placed some money on his table and took a small piece. Borrowing a lighter from a nearby smoker I lit the amber, this would quickly reveal the truth of the matter. Melting or burning plastic and Amber smell very differently and are easily discernable.
I simply made a loud statement of fact “This is plastic” and walked away. I am not the police and it is not my job to do any more about it. The market operators say they have a policy regarding counterfeit products, so hopefully they will follow this up.
Imitation vs creation:
Fake and imitation products have no place in legitimate crystal supplies, unless they are clearly being sold as decorative items.
However do not confuse these with enhanced or so called ‘manmade’ products. Crystals like Aura Quartz’s, Goldstone and Bismuth contain all natural elements and still maintain energy vibration and healing properties. In fact their energies are often improved, hence the word enhanced.
For instance, Copper and Quartz are combined in Goldstone to create a new stone with its own unique and sparkling properties. If you compare the energy field of a piece of Quartz with a similar sized Aura Quartz, created by fusion, you find the latter to be considerably larger and stronger. Bismuth requires zero gravity to grow its distinct lattice, which can be provided in a compression tank.
In these cases there is no imitation, but rather, using or combining natural elements to create a new crystal.
New Products – Featured Products
Print Stone – $1.50
Print Stone or Newsprint Jasper comes from far North Western Australia. Believed to hold energizing properties, giving of a slow, steady, determined energy needed to complete tasks and forge forward. It repels negative energy and is beneficial to those working in the legal profession and where justice is of the utmost importance.
Que Sera – $2.50
Que Sera means “what will be”. An unusual conglomerate stone that has a unique and quite different vibration to other stones. It encourages you to co-create your future, to make your own choices and to stand in your own power. Excellent all-round healer and power source.
Tibetan Quartz– $3.00
Tibetan Quartz holds sacred energy frequencies and the wisdom of ancient culture. Has a very high energy and contains a very powerful ‘Om’ vibration, creates an energy vortex that can clear all unwanted energy. Can break up mental blocks and transform addictive and unhealthy practices.
Selenite Tower – approx 22cm high – $38.00
Selenite is a calm stone that instils deep peace and is excellent for meditation. Placing it in your home or office ensures a peaceful atmosphere. It can also assist with judgement and insight, clears confusion, and aids in seeing the deeper picture.
Himalayan Salt Lamp –Small Salt Lamp Bowl – $48.00
This elegant tulip shaped bowl holds pieces of Himalayan Rock Salt. The bowl is approx. 13 cm wide and 13 cm high.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~
You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.
~ William S. Burroughs ~
You’ve got to be honest; if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
~ George Burns ~
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Good vibrations and all the best,
Ron & Sue Windred
Disclaimer: The metaphysical and healing properties outlined in this website are for inspiration and reference. These alleged properties are gathered from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. In no way are they meant to replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.
© Ron and Sue Windred.
Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.