Help! How do I Properly Store All My Crystals And Stones?

by Laurent92100
(Edinburg Scotland)

Hello! Can someone help me? I have many many healing stones. I am keeping most of them on a window sill or small shelf where my stones can be exposed to the sunlight and moonlight.


Now, I have too many. Is there a proper way of storing them?

Someone suggested to put them in a divided plastic box and other in a simple cloth bag or a into something natural like a wooden box.

What is the proper way of doing this?

Laurent92100

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Storing Stones
by: Whispering Peace

Hi~ It is my belief that storing your stones is as personal as the work they do for you. Having them out where you can see them is so awesome. However, you must be careful because some stones/crystals can fade with sunlight.

I love having my stones, all of them, sitting around. Some are in a stone dish. If you feel you must tuck them away, keep them in something natural, not man made such as plastic.

Stones/crystals love being out with you though. They love being placed where you can see them everyday. They want to help whenever needed, and sometimes they know way before you do. Also, keep in mind when tucking them away, some will chip more easily then others, some flake, etc. Wrap them in natural fabric such as cotton or silk or a paper.

Which ever you decide, is what is best for your stones. Listen to your instinct and do what you feel is right.

As always, take what you can use, and leave the rest.

Peace

This Question Was Also In My Mind
by: Affreen

Yes, just as been said in the comment, me too. I store my stones all together on my bedside table. Well, its been a few weeks I was wondering is it right to have them all in one place?

Of course, I just got the answer and also whether it is morning or night time, I will grab only the one, I am mostly feel attracted to.

Storing Crystals
by: Trudy

I keep mine in a drawer in my dresser with quartz crystal,amethyst and citrine slabs. I place them on the quartz to clean them and then place them on the amethyst or citrine to energize them. I carry four gemstones (my favorites) every day and then place them in the drawer when I get home from work. I keep my rose quartz out with me in every room for positive energy.

Storing Crystals
by: Diana

I like keeping mine in plain sight. I will occasionally place the small enough ones in a box with many small compartments, but I just love seeing them around too much. However, I make sure that I place them all in a spot where they are not in sunlight - if I want to charge them that way, I can pick the non-photosensitive ones out and place them in sunlight.

I also make sure that they're placed far from cell phones or computers for most of the day - I remember this from my childhood and I'm not actually sure if computer or cell phone radiation really harms the crystals. Does anyone know for sure?

Storing crystals and electronic device effects too
by: Indigo Moon

On the subject of displaying your Crystals. Please NEVER put Purple Amethyst or Amethyst Geodes in the direct sunlight. It will fade them over time.( even the natural colored) I found this out the hard way. :(

I am a Certified Crystal Healer and have learned much about keeping and protecting your crystals and stones.

Black Tourmaline is a must to keep by your electronics to protect you from the nasty energy that you are subjecting yourself to from the electronics. It keeps the balance in your Energy Field. NEVER EVER keep a magnetic stone such as Hematite or Lodestone near electronics. Lodestone WILL fry your computer.

Energetically, crystals have scientific evidence of energy vibration, as do our bodies. It is important to NOT keep too many next to you bedside unless they are in a cabinet. The energies intermingle and can cause sleep issues. The Book of Stones may help you.

my suggestion
by: Jeandre du Toit

I keep my crystals in an organza bag together, only my healing crystals. It works well when you sage them after they have assisted in a healing for a client, crystals like to be out, and not stored away.

Those who aren't being used in healings don't need cleaning and they are all over the house in potted plants, and on shelves. hope this helps :-) Crystals are beings so treat them as such.

Another Idea
by: Cece Murphy

I personally like to use these: Black Jewelry Travel Case With Glass Lid

I'm also involved in Energy Healing as well, and just like how convenient they are!!! I create removable trays, and put complimentary stones close to each other in order to charge...

help PLEASE
by: sue

I have bought a glass topped coffee table with sections in, and want to display my stones and crystals carefully. Will they work through the glass? Obviously I keep my red jasper necklace on and I always have my rose quartz on me even if its just dropped into a little space in my night bra. I am a beginner and don't know if I'm doing the right thing. Thanx in advance. xx

Stones Storage
by: Moonlight

I'm not sure where to put them but right now I'm putting them in a plastic box. I'm not sure if its a good thing to do so I'm having some consideration and learning more about what the stones can do. Also I'm not sure how to clear the negative energy out of the stones, any ideas?

Cleansing crystals
by: Annie

You could bury them overnight in the earth, the earth's grounding energy will cleanse them.

Storing Crystals
by: Miracle Mike

WOW! All of your comments are wonderful. I have had a bunch of crystals recently on my nightstand and I KNOW it's affected my sleep, so thank you whoever mentioned that.

I have so many from so many healing places such as Sedona and Mt Shasta and I am a Reiki Practioner but I love to carry ones with me every day. I am copying most of your awesome comments to reference later.

My MAIN concern was 'crystal crowding' all in one glass bowl, etc...I didn't want one crystal to take away energy from another, etc...Thank you all again.

Namaste, Miracle Mike

Thank you
by: Anonymous

So many issues I too have now having collected various of 8" quartz crystal down to small but powerful various.

Still trying to figure best place as I do want most out with me...for now kitchen shaded window sill, and counter under it are loaded, and one glass open bowl with some real small ones.

I work with a crystal mine owner also...charge them in sun light for a few hours, some also enjoy moonlight...or in the earth itself. Running tepid then increasing to cold water is also a very charging and refreshing way to charge them up...just don't make cold too cold on warm rock...could break.

A few going onto the dirt with a plant if it's near me...still looking for perfect place..should not cover them up in boxes or bags...need to breathe!

Beginner
by: Anonymous

I just bought my rose quartz & the owner of the store told me to place it in the freezer overnight to take off anyone else's energy that has picked it up in the store.

When I took it out I held it in my hand and after 2 minutes my hand start tingling. Even two hours later after keeping near my heart, my hand is still tingling almost as if a small electric current is going through my hand.

This is very interesting & I can't wait to see how else I'll be effected by my crystal.

Mrs
by: Stormee

Hi everyone. I have a fantastic Crystal Encyclopedia by Scott Cunningham, who says you can cleanse crystals just by sending white light into them for a few minutes, until you feel they are done.

Easy and very useful, or you could bury them, freeze them or whatever else you want to do. Be very careful as one person already said, which stones you place in water. I did this and had a few flake away. Meh! very sad.

Blessed be, everyone! x

Just made a crystal 'garden' inside
by: Shari

Can't deal with having my precious ones closed up anywhere, so have a few special friends on kitchen window sill, a couple large ones on table near plant, and got a nice flat bottom, 3" wicker sided sort of basket about 12" x 20" ...lined with green hand towel folded to fit, and along with my crystals have a candle and a small plant with them all.

Looks very pretty...for now on an end table in the living room, near window but no direct sun. I do take them out to the patio sunshine for a good 8 hour bathing a couple times a week also.

Storing Crystals
by: ATLAS

I have a large collection (over 100) crystals and stones so far..

My biggest problem: 2 Siamese cats actually they are ''little thieves'' as they even pick-up my rings on my night table and run away with them... what will they do with my stones especially the small ones, if I leave them on shelves.

Siamese cats are climbers, love height..additional problem. One day I lost a Danburite (miniature size) and the cat just dropped it at my feet after I`d been searching everywhere for it. Now you see my huge
problem.

I am storing them, unfortunately, in plastic boxes with dividers in between them and wrote their individual names to recognize each one. I keep a record in a notebook (and in my computer) of each one's metaphysical property and other details (such as charging each one, cleansing etc..)

I would love to keep at least to cover of each plastic box open for them to breathe but I'm too afraid the cats will dig them out of their compartments and play with them on the floor and bite them of course. (some are toxic! cinnabar, stibnite etc..)

Any idea what I can do ? (Plants, pots with soil, OUT of the question, the cats dig!) I was thinking of covering the open boxes with a screen (like a mosquito screen) would that be good?

thanks Atlas

Oxidize?
by: Silvia

Hello, I have bought several raw amethyst and aquamarine crystals and they started to oxidize. They are starting to turn brown here and there. How can I avoid this from happening? How can I store them safely?

Thanks,
Silvia

Can I store it in my pouch?
by: Anonymous

I have 3 quartz (amethyst rose quartz and crystal quartz). Can I store all three of them in the pouch so I can bring them everywhere?

New to the world of crystals
by: Anonymous

A warm hello to everyone. I am new to the world of crystals. I Bought a rose quartz, crystal quartz, selenite, 7 chakra stones. I am going through a very difficult phase and decided its time for some self healing. Please advice me on how to use the crystals and store them and which can be taken with me to work.

I would love to place them all over the house.

Also how do I cleanse and recharge.

My purpose of the crystals are:
1) to heal myself
2) to bring back my energy
3) to breakout of my shell and utilize myself - I have so many ideas and plans but I seem to have a block, like my body is being held back.
4) to flourish at work.

Please do advise.

Iridescent hematite
by: Dave

Have specimen of iridescent hematite that has lost a lot of color while being stored in boxes paper wrapped. I was told that setting them in sunlight would bring the colors back.

Is this true or not? I have never had one fade bad... this one covers quartz rutile and goethite.

Natural Crystal Storage
by: Marigold

Hi everyone & Atlas,

Was thinking of your problem with trying to find a way to store/display your crystals with your crafty cats LOL (I have two that think the world is their oyster) Anyway, have you considered either purchasing a vintage ink press letter storage tray? I like this option because they can be hung on a wall for display or laid on a table top.

To address keeping the cats from picking their favorite stones you can always place small hinges on them with a glass lid to allow visual display yet protection from little paws walking off with them.

If you do a search for them on line you can find them for sale. I also did a search and found several great DIY's for building your own. I like the one listed at www.blueroofcabin.com very clear direction and pictures. I do not have tools at this time for woodworking so I am waiting for a friend to get back from deployment to make mine.

Hope that helps. Marigold

Beginner
by: Ana

Hi can someone please help me. So I have received a moonstone from my cousin which I met for the first time and she was drawn to it and got it for me. It really interested me how she was drawn to it but we have never met.

I started to do some reading on it and I was wondering how can I use my moonstone? I also want to buy other stones. Should I use it on chakras when laying down, and can I use any 7 stones or how does this work? I've done lots of reading but my mind is still not clear.

Thank you :)

help crystals gems shadows etc.
by: Anonymous

I brought some stones yesterday quickly ran them thru some sage smoke and put them all together on a tissue next to my night stand. In the same shop a got a psychic reading. The day went very positive however I was tossing and turning all night so I got up 2 use the bathroom and I saw a shadow figure in my boyfriends mums bedroom.

I see glimpses of shadows people regularly nearly everywhere it it doesn't ever worry me. (I'm only a beginner with my inner journey) But this frightened me a lot. I decided I was too scared to make a noise so I opened the bathroom door and proceeded to rush back to my boyfriends bedroom. I felt a really negative energy right at my back stalk/chasing me.

I was using my phones screenlight to guide me in the dark and it was flickering. I shut the door and laid in my bed dead still with my heart racing hard. After 10 mins I woke my bf up to tell him as I had uncontrollable tears streaming down my face. I expected him to giggle and mock me like usual he is a skeptic to most of my beliefs.

He cut me off mid explanation and ask me if it was in our room. I said I didn't know I just feel overwhelming terror. And he described the exact tall dark messy male-like shadow, standing right by the bed stand..

Clearly I did not sleep last night and when I tried to sleep about 3 hours later I had sleep paralysis for the second time in my life and it was also horror filled..

Can anyone explain what I'm experiencing to help me fix my problem. Have I taken something home with me. I feel such an uncomfortable presence with me now and I cant shake this negative energy.

Petaltone Essences May Remove Shadow Beings
by: anonymous

To the person who wrote about seeing shadow beings, I feel you do need to take action about this. Yes perhaps you did bring home something with you from the store. Crystals can pick up the energy of anyone who touches them, so perhaps this is what happened and these beings may be associated with someone who touched the stones. But it could also be that the beings were attracted to the light given off by the stones.

I read that you said that you had put them through sage, so you may have removed any negativity in the stones, or you may not have. Does sound like you need to do more.

I find that using Petaltone protection and space clearing essences is very helpful, and there are also Petaltone essences for cleansing crystals. Judy Hall recommends them in some of her crystal books.

You can buy these essences through the Petaltone websites, either in the USA or in the UK and they are also on facebook. It should not take long to reach you by mail if you are in either place. Contact David Eastoe (who makes the essences) and ask his advice as he is very knowledgeable. You can contact him through the UK website or via facebook.

All the best.

spiritual attack
by: Anonymous

To the person who wrote about seeing the shadow, it seems to me you could be going through spiritual attack like myself. Smudge the room, all of your crystals, and burn some dragons blood essence to rid/exorcise the spirit.

Carry protection stones with you like tiger eye, Amber or hematite or amethyst. Personally I sleep with amethyst (for protection), peridot (for reoccurring evil nightmares), tiger eye (protection and wards off unwanted spirits), Dalmatian jasper (sound sleep and nightmares), and Howlite ( unwanted ghosts and phantoms), poppy jasper ( to protect me in case I accidentally astral travel) underneath my pillow. I sleep with a salt lamp on to absorb negative energy (that's what salt does) for that and the light is comforting.

Realizing the spiritual attack solves 75% of the problem. Pray to your God and spirit angels to protect you and imagine yourself in white light.

I put my healing stones in a beautiful glass tea light candle holder and it exploded
by: Ayla

I am so freaked out so someone please help!! my mum bought me 5 healing stones for my health and life situation a couple of years ago, they are Dalmation Jasper, Nuummite, Tiger's Eye, Black Onyx and I think the last one is Fancy Jasper. For that time they have been sitting on top of a hand made soy wax candle encased in pressed tin which my sister bought me.

Today I took them out and put them in a beautiful round glass tea light candle holder. I had cleaned it with cloth after having a non used candle sitting in it. I went out and came home and all I could hear was a glass smash, I went into my room and the glass had exploded into 4 different pieces and the stones were sitting in the middle of it.

Why would that have happened? They weren't in the sun, my house is not hot or cold, no one was in that room, I don't get it!

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