The crystal ball is shrouded with veils of occult energy and power. The most common visual association with the crystal ball is the image of a psychic reader gazing into the crystal ball while their bewildered client impatiently waits for info. Maybe your mind conveys images of powerful ancient oracles with majestic clear quartz crystal balls in front of them, waiting in silence for the unfoldment of mystery.
Or, maybe a medieval alchemist is peering through the layers of your mind? You can see captivating images of his laboratory with timeworn manuscripts layered on a massive oak table; crackling, half lit candles and crystal balls of various sizes adorning the dusty shelves.
Whatever visual associations one might have related to a crystal ball, the overall understanding is similar - a crystal ball can help see the future or access the past.
The crystal ball was not the only tool used to access hidden info. Almost all natural elements - especially fire and water - were used to open windows into another dimension.
Unlike fire and water, though, (which need special circumstances to be activated for a seer's purpose), the crystal ball can become a powerful, lifelong tool for the skilled practitioner; always available to help.
WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT THE CRYSTAL BALL?
The crystal ball has the energy of harmony and perfection owing to its spherical shape - considered the superior shape since ancient times - as well as its quartz crystal properties. A high quality, clear crystal ball will anchor the energy of light in a very harmonious, smooth and constant motion.
A liquid quality of the most subtle healing energy can be brought by a crystal ball to any space, be it home, office or garden. Its energy will calm and neutralize many negative emotions while putting the mind to a better use - from worries about the future to envisioning a better one.
WHERE DOES THE CRYSTAL BALL COME FROM?
Crystal balls are man made from crystals mined in many countries, from Brazil to India.
WHAT ARE THE SPECIFIC FENG SHUI PROPERTIES OF A CRYSTAL BALL?
In feng shui crystal balls are used to bring a harmonious, calming energy to any space.
If a house has many arguments, a clear quartz crystal ball will be placed in the living room to soothe and clear the energy. Crystal balls can also be used in a business setting to smooth the edges of chaotic, competitive energy and make it more productive.
To amplify the power of a crystal ball in your feng shui applications, you can use various crystals, such as rose quartz, citrine, amethyst or clear quartz. A black obsidian sphere will bring a very strong, grounding energy (excellent for business), while a rose quartz crystal ball will create a gently soothing, loving and nourishing energy (excellent for bedroom or children's room).
WHERE DO I PLACE THE CRYSTAL BALL FOR GOOD FENG SHUI?
Depending on your needs, you will place the crystal ball in an area that needs more harmony, light and fresh energy. Some common feng shui uses of the crystal ball are in the following bagua areas of your home:
WHAT CRYSTAL BALL SHOULD I CHOOSE?
There is a variety of crystal balls on the market - clear quartz, smoky quartz, black obsidian, rose quartz, citrine and amethyst being the most popular ones. Choose a crystal with the energy that speaks to you, or read the properties of specific crystals then choose one according to your needs.
For example, the rose quartz is used for love energy (to attract love, nourish it or heal a broken heart), smoky quartz is used to ground and bring stability, while clear quartz is an overall healing crystal that can be charged and used to help accomplish a variety of goals.
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