Naz’s Crystal Horoscopes 7th-13th January 2018
Mesmerising the world with its breath-taking beauty since the 15th century, this beautiful crystal was highly prized by the ancient Romans, who believed the gems were the sacred tears of their gods and goddesses. Often associated with the Roman God of Love, Cupid – who is thought to have dipped his arrows in diamonds before shooting them – it suggests a friend, colleague or loved one could need your love and attention this week.
Taurus: Lapis Lazuli
This stunning crystal has bewitched people’s hearts and minds for centuries, and is often associated with the Greek Goddess of Love, Aphrodite – who is thought to have been utterly heartbroken when another goddess fell for the man she loved. Like this lovestruck goddess – who was eventually forced to share the man she loved with another goddess – this enchanting crystal suggests there could be a power struggle between you and a friend this week.
With a rich and fascinating history – dating back to the 18th century – this enchanting crystal was highly revered by the ancient Native Americans, who valued the gems so highly, they would often use them as a form of currency. Like these beautiful crystals – which were so loved and appreciated by the people around them – this spellbinding crystal suggests you may need to show a friend or loved one how much you love and appreciate them this week.
This beautiful crystal is often associated with the Roman Goddess of Love, Venus – who is thought to have been so enraged when the Prince of Troy fell in love with her sister, she promised to help him steal her from her husband, if he’d help her win a beauty contest! Like this goddess – whose vanity is thought to have eventually started a war between two cities – this stunning crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling slightly threatened by someone around you this week.
This enchanting crystal was highly revered by the ancient Greeks, who often associated the gem with the heartbreaking story of a beautiful young goddess (Persephone) who is thought to have been abducted by the God of the Underworld (Hades). Like this goddess – who was eventually forced to spend half of the year in the Underworld – this mesmerising crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling very weighed down by a commitment this week.
Thought to be named after a handsome Russian Emperor – whose birthday happened to coincide with the gem’s discovery in 1830 – this beautiful crystal has bewitched people’s hearts and minds with its enchanting properties since the 19th century, and is even thought to have captured the heart of one of the world’s finest jewellery buyers (George Kunz). Synonymous with love, it suggests you may attract the attention of a new admirer this week.
Taking its name from the Greek word ‘epidosis’, meaning growing together, this beautiful crystal is thought to help with everything – from nurturing your friendships and protecting your family, to boosting your mood and making you happy! Symbolising growth, it suggests there could be some exciting news about two people around you this week. Pregnancies and engagements can both be expected, and love could blossom between two people you know.
Known as a stone of nurturing and healing, this enchanting crystal takes its name from the Aboriginal word ‘mooka’, meaning running waters, and suggests you may find yourself feeling more emotional than a Michael Bublé album this week! Deeper connections between friends and colleagues may leave you feeling very excluded, and you could find yourself feeling slightly envious of the close bond between two people around you too.
Like this spellbinding crystal – which is so beautifully covered in cracks and lines – this enchanting crystal is thought to help us love and accept our own imperfections and flaws. Synonymous with the Buddhist Goddess, Green Tara – whose love and compassion for others were thought to be even greater than a mother’s for her child – it suggests you may find yourself feeling very vulnerable this week. Nurture your heart and mind - and leave your worries behind - by keeping a Turquoise nearby.
Symbolising love, healing and letting go, this beautiful crystal takes its name from the Greek words ‘dis’, meaning double, and ‘opse’, meaning view or face, and suggests you may need to distance yourself from a very two-faced individual around you this week. Childish behaviour from friends, colleagues and family members may leave you feeling very frustrated, and someone’s constant need for conflict and drama could really test your patience too.
Signifying strength, courage and protection, this powerfully protective crystal has captured the hearts of everyone – from the ancient Greeks and Egyptians, to ancient Christians and the Babylonians – and is often associated with the Egyptian God of the Sky, Horus – whose name is thought to mean ‘the distant one’. Known as a stone of courage, it suggests you may find yourself feeling very unsettled by a friend or family member’s distant behaviour this week.
Said to encourage a ‘la vie en rose’ (life is rosy) view of the world, this captivating crystal is thought to bathe our souls in love and serenity, and fill our hearts with joy and positivity. Synonymous with abundance, it suggests there could be some unexpected money coming your way this week. Bonuses, pay rises and monetary gifts can all be expected, and a friend, colleague or family member could surprise you with a very thoughtful gesture too.
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