Gem & Mineral Trade Shows:
- International Gem & Jewelry Show, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA – Spring
- The Gem Expo, Toronto Canada – Summer
- Denver Gem & Mineral Show, Denver Colorado USA – Early Fall – September
- Search/Surfing the internet – type metaphysical properties of gemstones. What is the symbolic meaning of stones? What gemstones have healing properties? What gemstones are mentioned in the Bible? How do crystals and gemstones work? What is the rarest gem on earth? What are the 7 types of crystals? What religion uses crystals? How do you activate crystals? What crystals should I wear for positive energy? Are crystals mentioned in the Bible? How do you recharge crystals?
- Chinese medicine has a rich tradition of using stones as medicine, passed from generation to generation for thousands of years. Stone Medicine, A Chinese medical Guide to Healing with Gems and Minerals by Leslie J. Franks
- “The more you understand about crystals, the more effective they are.” The Crystal Bible, A definitive Guide to Crystals by Judy Hall
- Judy Hall has numerous books on crystals, Crystal Prescription and The Encyclopedia of Crystals; The Little Book of Crystals; The Illustrated Guide to Crystals; Love Crystals-Energize your Love.
- “The power of crystals is upon us and cannot be denied. They are used everywhere in the world today for many purposes. The memory chips, the very life of computers responsible for propelling us into the technological age are pure silicon dioxide: quartz.”
We are all in the process of transformation. The crystals and stones are very much a part of personal and planetary initiations that are occurring and serving to accelerate our healing and growth. Crystal Healing, The Therapeutic Application of Crystals and Stones, by Katrina Raphaell
- Introduction to the ancient art of laying on of stones.
Trilogy books by Katrina Raphaell, Enlightment, Volume I, Crystal Healing, Volume II and The Crystalline Transmission, Volume III
- Crystalline Illumination, The Way of the Five Bodies, by Katrina Raphaell
- The Crystal Bible – The Crystal Lattice, The Earth’s Crust, Crystal Formation.
- The Book of Stones, Who They Are & What they Teach, by Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian
- The Metaphysical Book of Gems and Crystals, by Florence Megemont
- The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz
- A Lapidary of Sacred Stones: Their Magical and Medicinal Powers Based on the Earliest Sources by Claude Lecouteux
- The High Magic of Talismans & Amulets Tradition and Craft by Claude Lecouteux
- Edgar Cayce’s Sacred Stones by Shelley Kaehr, PhD
- Healing Crystals the A-Z to 430 gemstones by Michael Gienger