Where Do Crystal Properties Come From?

Where Do Crystal Properties Come From?

Article by Mimosa’s own Cathy Douglas Many of us use crystals to help us with a host of issues in our everyday lives. When intelligently used, crystals can help us work with our own hopes, fears, shortcomings and dreams. So it’s no surprise that one of the questions...
Crystals and the Zodiac

Crystals and the Zodiac

Article by Mimosa’s own Cathy Douglas People naturally like to carry and wear stones connected with their zodiac sign, and at Mimosa we’re often asked which stones are connected with which sign. I’ve tried to find definite information about the subject, but keep...
Crystal Controversy: Rough vs Tumbled Stones

Crystal Controversy: Rough vs Tumbled Stones

Article by Mimosa’s own Cathy Douglas Which is better: a rough crystal, or one that’s been polished? We hear that question all the time at Mimosa. My own instinctive feeling has always been that rough stones have a purer energy and a more forceful presence than...