Naz’s Crystal Horoscopes 4th - 10th February 2018
Aries: Rhodonite With a rich and fascinating history (dating back to the 18th century), this spellbinding crystal was highly prized by the ancient Russians - who lovingly nicknamed the gem ‘orletz’, meaning ‘eagle stone’, after they noticed some of the local eagles carrying the gem to their nests! Like these enchanting birds - which are thought to fly higher than all the other birds in the sky - this stunning crystal suggests you may need to rise above someone’s childish behaviour this week.
Taurus: Citrine This beautiful crystal has enchanted the world with its beauty from as far back as 300 BC, and is often associated with the Greek Goddess of Harvest, Demeter - who is thought to have been utterly heartbroken when she was betrayed by the man she loved. Taking its name from the Greek word ‘citron’, meaning lemon, it suggests you could find yourself feeling very betrayed by someone around you too this week. Wave their negativity goodbye by keeping a Citrine nearby.
Gemini: Turquoise Synonymous with love, healing and friendship, this mesmerising crystal has bewitched people’s hearts and minds from as far back as 5,500 BC, and is thought to be one of the oldest crystals known to man. Thought to change colour to protect its wearer from deceit and danger, it suggests you may see a darker side to someone around you this week. Protect yourself from their negativity - and bathe your heart in love and serenity - by keeping a Turquoise nearby.
Cancer: Rhodochrosite This enchanting crystal has captured the hearts of everyone - from jewellers and healers, to artists and writers - since the 13th century, and is often associated with the Sumerian Goddess of Knowledge, Nisaba. Like this clever goddess - who was renowned for her wisdom and knowledge - this stunning crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling very inspired by someone around you this week. Nurture the bond between you by keeping a Rhodochrosite close by.
Leo: Ruby Taking its name from the Latin word ‘ruber’, meaning red, this captivating crystal has bewitched people’s hearts with its spellbinding properties since the 6th century, and is often associated with the Egyptian Goddess of War, Sekhmet. Like this power-hungry goddess - who was renowned for her fiery temper and ruthlessness - this enchanting crystal suggests a friend, colleague or loved one could surprise you with their ruthless behaviour this week.
Virgo: Hematite Thought to lovingly calm your heart and mind (and gently cast your worries aside), this beautiful crystal is said to help with everything - from boosting your confidence and protecting your energy, to maximising your will power and blessing your family! Known as the ‘stone of the mind’, it suggests you may find yourself feeling slightly overwhelmed by your responsibilities this week. Leave your worries behind by keeping a Hematite by your side.
Libra: Malachite Adorned with spellbinding spirals and swirls, this mesmerising crystal has enchanted the world with its beauty since the early 17th century, and was highly prized by the ancient Egyptians - who would often crush the gems into little pieces and use them as eye shadow! Taking its name from the Greek word ‘malakos’, meaning soft, it suggests you may see a softer side to someone around you this week. Deepen the bond between you by keeping a Malachite nearby.
Scorpio: Carnelian Synonymous with the Egyptian Goddess of Life, Isis - who was renowned for her loving nature and kindness - this stunning crystal suggests a friend or loved one could surprise you with their generosity this week. Heartwarming messages from friends and family members could leave you feeling very emotional, and a deep and meaningful conversation with someone you love could leave you feeling very teary too. Celebrate the love around you by keeping a Carnelian close by.
Sagittarius: Emerald Capturing the hearts of some of the world’s greatest icons - including Cleopatra - this mesmerising crystal is often associated with the Roman Goddess of Love, Venus. Like this beautiful goddess - who is thought to have married one of the least attractive gods (despite her own beauty) - this stunning crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling very drawn to someone around you this week. Protect the bond between you by keeping an Emerald nearby.
Capricorn: Selenite This beautiful crystal is often associated with the Greek Goddess of the Moon, Selene - who is thought to have carried the moon across the sky each night. Like this selfless goddess - who is often depicted pulling a magical chariot across the sky - this stunning crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling slightly unsettled by a friend or loved one’s pushy behaviour this week. Prevent their negativity from leaving you teary by keeping a Selenite nearby.
Aquarius: Peridot Thought to be one of the oldest gemstones in the world, this captivating crystal has a fascinating history - dating back to 1,500 BC. Once thought to be the sacred tears of the Hawaiian Goddess of Fire and Volcanoes, Pele, it suggests you may find yourself feeling very emotional this week. Painful memories from childhood, fears about losing loved ones and worries about the future could leave you feeling very tearful, and you may need to forgive someone for a past mistake too.
Pisces: Lepidolite Known as the ‘stone of transition’, this enchanting crystal symbolises the start of a new - and happier - cycle in your life. New friendships, career opportunities and hobbies could leave you feeling very inspired, and you may need to distance yourself from a toxic person or situation around you too. Protect yourself from the negativity around you - and leave all the drama and bad vibes behind you - by keeping a Lepidolite nearby, or placing one in your bedroom.
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