February: Amethyst

Amethyst, the birthstone for February, is one of the master healing crystals. It embodies the energy of the violet flame—a unique spiritual energy that raises your vibration, propelling you into...

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January: Garnet

Garnet, January’s birthstone, has been worn for centuries as a protective and powerful talisman. It grounds spirit forces within the body and helps in the ability to work lovingly here...

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December: Turquoise

In 1981, in a small Tibetan village in the Himalayas of northern Nepal, I sat quivering in front of Wong Chu, a shamanic practitioner of the ancient Bonpo sect of...

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November - Topaz

Topaz was one of the original gems on the Breastplate of the Second Temple, inscribed with the name of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The name "topaz" comes...

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October - Opal

Long, long ago, when the earth was young and elements were divine, the Storm God lolled about, playing amidst the wind and clouds in his luminous sphere. The rain came...

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September - Sapphire

Sapphire makes a wonderful alternative to diamond. When chosen for a wedding or engagement ring, it can assist in creating a balance of power in a relationship—helping couples communicate in...

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August - Peridot

If you are haunted by vague terrors in the night—those meandering demons, night hags and phantoms that wander bedside between the arsenic hours of two and four, when sleep is...

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