Whether you believe in the power of crystals or not, what harm can it do to sprinkle a few around the home to give your house protection from negative energies? You don’t need to be an expert on crystal healing, just knowing a little bit about the best protection crystals is all you need to get started.
What are crystals?
Crystals form in nature when liquids cool and start to harden, leaving a uniform pattern. For many centuries crystals were thought to have healing powers and were believed to bring the wearer good luck. Having crystals around the home is considered to get rid of negative energy, guard against a psychic attack, and helps to create a calm and peaceful environment when placed in the correct area of your home. Find out more about crystal formation here.
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Which crystals to use to protect your home
Black Tourmaline protects the home against psychic attack and negative energy. It cleanses, purifies, and transforms dense energy into a lighter vibration. Helping to neutralize negative energy from devices, tv screens, and fridges, etc. ( giving EMF protection).
Black tourmaline can form a protective barrier against negativity. You may also see tourmalinated quartz, which has rods of Black Tourmaline running through it. This is especially useful to guard against a terrorist attack.
Often mistaken for Black Onyx, Black Obsidian is one of the most widely used protection crystals for the home and soaks up all the negative thoughts and energy from the atmosphere. Imagine it like a great big mop, cleaning up the atmosphere. It is such a great stone for psychic protection. Due to its sponge-like qualities, it means you should cleanse your stone often to replace the positive energy. You can do this by holding your stone under cold running water to flush out all the negative energy down the sink. This protection stone is made from molten lava that has been cooled very quickly, which can produce a beautiful smooth stone when polished.
Citrine is one of my personal favorites and is known as the sunshine crystal, and it really is a ray of sunshine. Unlike the black crystals, this one fills the room with positive energy and abundance. It is a cleanser and regenerator. Whist banishing gloom and negativity, this stone will help to smooth family discord. This crystal is often used in its raw form and does not need cleansing. It is best placed in the wealth corner of your home, which is the farthest back left room of the house.
Smoky Quartz has a great connection to the earth and is a particularly helpful antidote to stress when going through difficult times. Smoky Quartz can help alleviate fear, lifts depression, and helps to bring emotional calmness. It can help block out Geopathic stress caused by underground energy disturbances such as power lines, water, and negative earth lines.
Red Jasper helps to keep things around the home organized and helps you to see projects through. It helps to clear electromagnetic and environmental pollution, including radiation. Red Jasper is known to rectify unjust situations and helps to calm emotions. Red Jasper also promotes dream recall when placed under the pillow.
Lapis Lazuli is another of my favorite protective crystals as it helps to promote dreams and healthy sleep patterns. This stone tunes the physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental levels. It harmonizes conflict and promotes listening in people, and dissolves cruelty and suffering. It is one of my favorite stones for protection and strength. Best to place it in the bedroom, next to the bed, or under the pillow.
Blue Lace Agate
Blue Lace Agate is one of the prettiest crystals for protection of property, but don’t be fooled by its delicate appearance. It is cooling and calming and has the power to bring peace of mind. It will neutralize feelings of anger and helps with parent-child relationships.
Clear Quartz .
Clear Quartz filters out distractions, aids concentration and unlocks memory, dispels static electricity, and raises energy. Great for students and school kids rooms.
Rose Quartz is such a lovely crystal for protection, this delicate stone is the giver of unconditional love, infinite peace, and harmony and will restore trust and peace to any home. Rose Quartz gently removes negative energy and replaces it with loving vibes. If you want to encourage equanimity and love in your relationships at home, this is the stone. But be careful it can be so effective at drawing passion into the home that it may often need to be used alongside Amethyst to calm things down a bit!
place in the relationship corner of your home.
Where to place crystals in your home
- Front door and the four corners of each room: Use a black crystal for cleansing like Black Tourmaline
- Bedroom: Use Rose Quartz for love, peace, and harmony
- Livingroom: Use Amethyst to help promote good communication
- Kitchen: Use Citrine or Rose Quartz for good energy, peace, and harmony
- Bathroom: Use Clear Quartz or Rose Quartz for relaxation and stress
- Childs room: Use Black Obsidian for calming, it is also good for nightmares and peaceful sleep
How to display crystals in your home
The best crystals for a new home
- Citrine is a fabulous sunshine crystal that will bring the power of the sun into your home, bringing with it good vibes and a cheery light into the home.
- Rose Quartz will help bring love and abundance into your new home.
- Black Obsidian to protect your new home from negative energy.
- Jade hang a piece of jade at the front door to welcome wealth into your home
How to clean crystals at home
Some crystals need to be cleansed regularly. Some people use a selenite charging bowl like this one and leave their crystals on a windowsill to be cleansed by the moon. You should take care not to leave your crystals in direct sunlight as this could fade and damage them. A black crystal for protection like Black Obsidian is like a sponge for negative energy, so these will benefit from being cleansed under running water every so often.
The best place to keep crystals when not using them.
Black crystals and stones
Black crystals are known as the best crystals for protection. If all the information above is a little overwhelming and you want a quick fix, Black Obsidian is one of the best protective gemstones to keep in the home. Place it on the porch or by the front door to protect your home from negative energy. Some people also like to keep a piece in the loft to encourage positive vibes.