The ultimate guide to crystals gets even better in this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Crystals! Internationally bestselling author Judy Hall presents a comprehensive guide to more than 400 powerful healing crystals, plus information about 150 newly discovered stones in this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Crystals. Beautifully illustrated and effortless to navigate, The Encyclopedia of Crystals, 2nd Edition is organized by crystal color for easy reference, relates the colors of the crystals to the chakras, and lets you know how to cleanse and activate them. This book is also full of helpful authoritative advice on healing with crystals. This encyclopedia is an essential addition to the libraries of everyone working with crystals.
Organized by crystal color, Hall's (The Crystal Bible) comprehensive guide provides valuable information on nearly 1000 existing and newly discovered stones, their fluorescent properties, and their mineral content. In the instructive foreword, she describes the eight fundamental crystal structures, historical uses, and elemental formation. She also gives directions for activating crystals? cleansing and healing properties and discusses their relationship to chakras. Five hundred gorgeous, sensuously colored photographs accompany the entries. Because the book addresses subjects relevant to both scientific interest and alternative therapy, it is highly recommended for collections focusing on geology or holistic therapies.
-Library Journal April 2007