Naz's Crystal Horoscopes 23rd - 29th July 2017

Naz's Crystal Horoscopes  23rd - 29th July 2017

Aries: Thulite

This bewitching crystal is synonymous with the Goddess of Mercy Kuan Yin, who is thought to have been so devoted to loving and helping others, she forgave her own father for trying to kill her! Synonymous with love and forgiveness, it encourages us to forgive our mistakes - like this beautiful goddess forgave her father's - and will help you become your own Goddess of Mercy this week. Simply hold one by your chest, and Kuan Yin will do the rest.

Taurus: Staurolite

Captivating people's hearts and minds for centuries, these stunning crystals were once thought to be magical stars that had fallen from the sky. Like a fairy godmother coming to save us - or loving friend gently comforting us - they're thought to heal our   bruises and scars, and help us shine through our dark times like beautiful stars. Encouraging us to keep our hearts open - no matter how many times they've been broken - it will help you turn what could break you into what makes you this week.

Gemini: Larimar

Like the calming scent of a fire burning - or soothing sound of a violin playing - this stunning crystal is thought to soothe and nurture our bodies and minds, and help us leave our troubles behind. Filling our hearts with happiness and gratitude - and helping us fall in love with our peace and our solitude - it's pretty much the equivalent of a box of chocolates and girly chick flick, and will help you keep calm and carry on - no matter what's happening around you this week.

Cancer: Pink Sapphire

Synonymous with love and healing, this enchanting crystal is often associated with the Mayan Goddess of Healing, Izchak - who is thought to have been so devoted to nurturing others, she carried a jug of water wherever she went! Like this loving goddess - who so selflessly spent her lifetime helping others - this beautiful crystal suggests you may have been giving too much of yourself to others lately, and encourages you to spend some time nurturing yourself too this week.

Leo: Sodalite

Synonymous with truth, wisdom and honesty, this stunning crystal is often associated with the Greek Goddess of Marriage, Hera - who is said to have been tricked into marrying the mighty God Zeus after he fooled her into believing he was a bird seeking shelter! Surprisingly, the Goddess forgave his deceit, but spent the rest of their marriage doubting his loyalty. As such, it suggests someone may try to fool you into believing they're something - or someone - they're not this week.

Virgo: Emerald

With a history spanning more than 6,000 years, this spellbinding crystal was highly prized by the ancient Chaldeans, who believed the gems each carried a goddess within. Bewitching the hearts of some of the world's greatest icons, it's synonymous with love, healing and beauty, and is even thought to have once adorned the Russian Crown Jewels! Inspiring us to be our happiest - and healthiest selves - it will help you love and accept yourself wholeheartedly this week.

Libra: Peridot

Prized for its enchanting properties from as far back as 1500 BC, these captivating crystals were once thought to be broken pieces of the sun. Highly revered by the ancient Egyptians and Romans, it's often associated with the Roman Goddess of Peace, Pax - who is thought to have been so passionate about bringing people together, she carried an olive branch wherever she went! As such, it suggests you may need to reach out to someone you've fallen out with this week.

Scorpio: Ametrine

This stunning crystal is synonymous with the heartbreaking story of a young Native American girl, who fell in love with a Spanish soldier. Sadly, the young lovers were cruelly torn apart by their warring tribes, and the young girl - terrified of losing the man she loved - sacrificed her own life to save his. She's thought to have died in his arms - leaving him her Ametrine crystal as she passed. As such, it suggests someone may give you something you'll treasure forever too this week.

Sagittarius: Kunzite

This enchanting crystal is synonymous with the heartbreaking story of the beautiful Kunzite ring President Kennedy bought Jackie Onassi for their 10th anniversary. Sadly, the president was tragically killed before he could give her his gift, and his wife - heartbroken by the loss of the man she loved - is thought to have worn the ring every day till the day she died. As such, it suggests you may find yourself mourning the absence of someone you love too this week.

Capricorn: Prehnite

Synonymous with peace and harmony, this beautiful crystal suggests you may need to keep the peace between two people around you this week. Disagreements between friends, family members and colleagues are all likely, and you may find yourself wanting to throw a box of rose quartz at someone! Shield yourself from their bad vibes and negativity - and protect your sanity - by keeping a Prehnite crystal nearby, or placing one by a photo of them.

Aquarius: Bloodstone

Known as the stone of courage, bravery and strength, this stunning crystal suggests you may need to make a very important decision this week. Dilemmas about job changes, home moves and relationships are all likely, and you could find yourself feeling very anxious and confused about the future. Calm your mind - and cast your fears aside - by placing one of these beautiful crystals under your pillow, or holding one by your heart.

Pisces: Coral

This stunning crystal is often associated with the heartbreaking story of a beautiful young maiden called Medusa, who is thought to have been turned into a hideous monster by an envious goddess. Sadly, things went from bad to worse for the maiden, and she was later beheaded by a slayer! Her blood is thought to have been turned into tiny crystals by the gods, forming what we now know as Coral. As such, it suggests someone may try to bring you down with their jealousy this week.

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