Naz’s Crystal horoscopes
This beautiful crystal has enchanted the world with its bewitching properties for centuries, and was highly prized by the ancient Chinese - who nicknamed the gem ‘Yu’, meaning ‘royal gem’. Synonymous with integrity, it’s often associated with the story of a ruthless Chinese King - who is thought to have offered to exchange 15 cities for a tiny piece of Jade! As such, it suggests someone could try to buy your love or forgiveness with a gift this week.
Taurus: Tree Agate
Prized for centuries, these stunning crystals are thought to help with everything - from attracting luck and boosting your cash flow, to nurturing your relationships and helping your plants grow! Symbolising growth and healing, it suggests there could be an exciting opportunity to boost your finances this week. Unexpected promotions, bonuses and job opportunities can all be expected, and the bond between you and a friend or partner could become much deeper too.
Known as a stone of unconditional love and healing, this beautiful crystal has captivated people’s hearts and minds since the early 20th century, and was originally known as ‘pink beryl’. Synonymous with the Egyptian Goddess of Love and War, Astarte - who is often depicted with a pair of bull-like horns on her head - it suggests a friend, colleague or family member could try to guilt or pressure you into doing someone you’d rather not this week.
Cherished for centuries, these stunning crystals have captured the hearts of everyone - from singers and actresses, to queens and princesses - and were highly prized by Jewish priests, who believed the gems would lose their sparkle around liars and cheats! Known as a stone of power and love, it suggests you could find yourself feeling very unsettled by someone’s guilty behaviour this week. Wave their toxic behaviour goodbye by keeping a Diamond nearby.
Symbolising love and friendship, this beautiful crystal is synonymous with the tragic story of the Earl of Essex - who is thought to have sent Queen Elizabeth I a stunning Sardonyx ring. Sadly, he was arrested soon after, and the Queen - who had vowed to always protect him - never received the ring. The Earl was tragically killed soon after, and the Queen was heartbroken when she discovered the truth. As such, it suggests there could be a miscommunication between you and a friend this week.
This enchanting crystal was highly revered by the ancient Greeks and Romans - who believed the gem would protect them from other people’s evil thoughts and envy. Often associated with the Egyptian Goddess of War, Sekhmet - who was renowned for her fiery temper - it suggests there could be a heated exchange between you and a loved one this week. Protect yourself from their negativity - and bathe your heart in love and serenity - by keeping a Citrine nearby.
Like the beautiful Heliotrope flower it’s named after - which so selflessly twists and turns to follow the sun - this stunning crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling very unappreciated by someone around you this week. Ungrateful behaviour from friends, colleagues and family members could leave you feeling very frustrated, and someone’s constant need for your attention could really test your patience too. Keep your spirits high by keeping a Heliotrope nearby.
With a rich and magical history - dating back to 4,000 BC - this mesmerising crystal was highly revered by the ancient Persians, who believed the gem’s colour would change around cheaters and liars. Synonymous with friendship, it suggests you could find yourself feeling very paranoid about a friend or loved one’s distant behaviour this week. Nurture your heart and mind - and cast your insecurities aside - by keeping a Turquoise by your side.
Taking its name from the Greek work ‘amethustos’, meaning ‘not drunken, this beautiful crystal is often associated with the Greek God of Wine, Dionysus - who is thought to have been so outraged when a young maiden rejected his advances, he sent his tigers to attack her! Like this innocent maiden - who was luckily saved by a kind-hearted goddess - this enchanting crystal suggests you may find yourself attracting an unwanted admirer too this week.
Capricorn: Lapis Lazuli
Symbolising love and healing, this captivating crystal was highly prized by the ancient Romans, who believed the gem could help with everything - from attracting love and boosting their libidos, to healing their relationships and protecting them from foes! Highly coveted by ancient priests - who would often use the crystals to symbolise their ‘godly’ status - it suggests you may find yourself feeling very irritated by someone’s high opinion of themselves this week.
Bewitching the hearts of everyone - from writers and painters, to healers and philosophers - this enchanting crystal has captivated the world with its magical properties for centuries, and is even thought to have captured the heart of a Roman Senator so greatly that he chose to be exiled from his beloved homeland rather than sell his precious Opal to Marc Anthony. Known as a stone of protection, it suggests you may need to stand your grand with a powerful individual this week.
Synonymous with healing and protection, this stunning crystal is often associated with Alexander the Great - who is thought to have attributed his astounding 11-year winning streak to his beloved Chrysoprase crystal! Sadly, his precious crystal was tragically stolen by an evil snake, and he’s thought to have never won a battle after that day. Known as a stone of victory, it suggests you may need to be very careful who you trust this week as there could be a snake-y individual around you.
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