Crystals

Edmonton's Top Source For Unique and Beautiful Crystals

Come to Ascendant Books to see our amazing Crystal Gallery. Here you will find offerings from India, Russia, Madagascar, Morocco, Poland, and beyond. Hold these magnificent crystals or stones. Feel their properties. Experience all the power they possess to heal your body and uplift your mind.

*A CRYSTAL IS A STAR YOU CAN HOLD IN YOUR HAND*

In all of nature is there anything more dazzling than a beautiful crystal?

Any light passing through the body of a crystal becomes a vision, and every angle on it reveals another scintillating reflection.

And what would even the most glorious star be without planets to hold life? Precious stones, from mysterious obsidian to brilliant lapis lazuli, reveal the colours and emotions of the sacred Mother Earth.

WHEN YOU BECOME THE GUARDIAN OF A CRYSTAL OR A STONE, YOU INTENSIFY YOUR CONNECTION WITH THE DARKNESS AND LIGHT OF THE UNIVERSE.

Tiffany Stone

Often known as opalized fluorite, Tiffany Stone healing crystals have a high vibrational energy which resonates with the higher chakras. It assists in making a connection to higher realms while making your spiritual connection stronger.

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Malachite

The deep green colour of malachite crystal connects to Nature, the Earth and healing. It is a good gemstone to use for protection as it is able to absorb negative energy and guards against electromagnetic energy and radiation. It is often used as a stone for travel because of its protective abilities and provides comfort for those who are fearful of flying.

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Citrine

Citrine is a crystal of manifestation. It enhances the imagination and strengthens personal will. It is a perfect stone to use for increasing abundance or for use in any matter related to finances. Carry this gemstone if you want to transform your dreams into reality.

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WHAT IS ORGONITE?

Orgonite was created by William Reich, a psychiatrist who was doing studies on orgone energy. He discovered that energy could be changed if metal and organic materials were combined. Orgonite was the outcome of his research. A piece of orgonite consists of metal particles suspended in a resin mix with a quartz crystal in the middle. The different elements in orgonite attract and repel each other and subsequently generate a unique energy which has the ability to cleanse stagnant and negative energy.

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  1. It helps to balance the electromagnetic frequencies that we are surrounded with. In this digital age, frequencies are broadcast in the air and can contribute to stress and fatigue, depression, headaches, insomnia and lowered immune systems. Keep orgonite in your home or office to keep the energy clear.

  2. Sleep improves by placing orgonite in your bedroom or underneath your pillow.

  3. Orgonite can improve your overall mood as is helps to balance your body’s energy system and keeps surrounding energy balanced.

  4. It can amplify your psychic senses and brings you to a deeper space in meditation.

  5. Orgonite helps to harmonize and balance water protecting against the negative effects of fluoride and chlorine.

ROSE QUARTZ

Known as the ‘Love Stone’ rose quartz crystal opens the heart chakra and inspires every type of love. Whether you are seeking romantic love or practicing self love, the soft vibration of rose quartz enhances love in any situation.

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MORGANITE

By attuning to morganite healing crystals, you can tune into the frequency of divine love. With forgiveness and compassion you can release and heal old wounds, sorrows, heart aches and traumas. Morganite activates the heart chakra and allows for healing and cleansing to occur.

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PINK CALCITE

Through unconditional love and caring, learn to love and care for yourself with pink calcite healing crystals. It is a wonderful stone for discovering your true talents and assists you in determining your life’s purpose.

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RHODOCHROSITE

Known as the ‘Stone of Love and Balance’ rhodochrosite crystal cleanses the heart chakra and the emotional body. By releasing energy and suffering from past lives, the emotional body can be programmed to receive joy.

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RHODONITE

This stone has been called ‘The Stone of Greatest Potential’ because it energizes the heart chakra to receive unconditional love. It dispels anxiety and promotes coherence by helping the user to pay attention to details about relationships.  Find these in the crystal shop section of our store!

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GARNET

Garnet is considered to be a lucky stone and is the traditional birthstone for those born in January. It’s primary properties are all related to creating energy and regeneration. Known as the “Stone of Health” it helps to remove negative energies to strengthen the body and the mind.

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RUBY

Ruby was once considered to be the crystal of kings and queens. The majestic quality of the gemstone cannot be minimized as it has the ability to increase vitality and chi by stimulating the Root Chakra. It brings the wearer a sense of self confidence and determination. The intense vibration of ruby can amplify energy which brings heightened awareness and increases the ability to concentrate.

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CORAL

Coral is known as a stone of peace and transformation. It is made from an accumulation of polyps and is found in water around the world. It is finely tuned to ocean and water energy and helps to support you through periods of change and transformation.

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LAGUNA JASPER

Helping to inspire imagination and inspiration, laguna jasper is a great gemstone for creativity. Vibrating at a slower frequency and lower intensity, it promotes self confidence and provides a strengthening influence.

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Purpurite

A stone that enhances psychic protection, this pure violet ray assists in spiritual initiation and exploration.

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Tanzanite

Stimulating to the Third Eye and the Crown Chakra, Tanzanite inspires visions and psychic communication. Known as “the stone of magic” it helps to bring “will” into manifestation while protecting against negativity.

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Amethyst

An excellent crystal for protection, amethyst is one of the oldest stones used when seeking spiritual enlightenment. It is a great meditation tool as it can help to release old patterns and addictions.

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Lepidolite

A stone which relieves stress and soothes obsessive thoughts, Lepidolite crystal is a powerful mood stabilizer. It contains lithium which is helpful in calming the mind.

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Emerald

Known as the stone of love and romance, emerald brings and enhances joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, memory and faith. It benefits intuition and facilitates truthful communication. Emerald is also the official birthstone of May, pairing perfectly with all shades of purple.

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THE POWER OF PURPLE

May brings an emergence of life as we continue to witness changes in nature and a connection to all that surrounds us. This month we are focusing on the colour purple, symbolizing the Crown Chakra, intuition, divinity and the magical aspects of nature.

The colour purple combines the stimulation of red with the calmness of blue. As the most powerful wavelength in the rainbow, it is a colour that is associated with royalty, mysticism and creativity. It evokes more meanings than any other colour as the varying shades elicit different emotions. Light purple is associated with femininity and romance whereas dark shades are more sombre and dignified.ascendant-books-may-13.jpg
  • Purple is the colour of the crown chakra which is linked to deep spiritual understanding and mystery.

  • Purple has a calming effect on the mind and nerves and can be extremely uplifting and inspiring.

  • Purple is the hardest colour for the eye to distinguish.

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  • The Forbidden City in Beijing, China is actually called “The Purple Forbidden City” which is a reference to a secret purple area in heaven thought to be located somewhere near the North Star.

  • The colour purple is rarely seen in nature and as a result is often deemed to have sacred meaning.

FEATURED STONES FOR MAY

Lepidolite

A stone which relieves stress and soothes obsessive thoughts, Lepidolite is a powerful mood stabilizer. It contains lithium which is helpful in calming the mind.

Charoite

Known for its ability to cleanse the etheric body, charoite dispels negativity. It assists in releasing unconscious fears and helps to heal patterns of imbalance. It also helps to stimulate intuition and psychic ability and raises one’s vibration.

INVITE SHADES OF PURPLE INTO YOUR MEDITATION, SPIRITUAL OR OTHER PERSONAL WELLNESS PRACTICES TO ENHANCE INTUITION AND CONNECT WITH THE CROWN CHAKRA.

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Purple is connected to the vibration of spirituality. The energy that is channelled through the crown chakra is considered to be the most effective colour in connecting with psychic abilities.

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Surround yourself with purple while meditating. Purple stones, purple candles and decorating your room, alter or home with purple inspires a connection to Spirit.

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THE COLOUR PURPLE IS LINKED TO DEEP SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING AND MYSTERY.

  • In Tibet, amethyst is considered to be sacred to Buddha and prayer beads are often fashioned from it.

  • Purple has a calming effect on the mind and nerves and can be extremely uplifting and inspiring.

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SHADES OF GREEN - FEATURED STONES OF THE MONTH

Jade is a heart stone, excellent for nourishing and healing the heart chakra. It promotes wellbeing and balance; it can be used to bring love of all kids into one’s life. Jade brings life force energy to those who work with it, and emanates earth energy.

Classically used as an abundance stone, Jade is a helpful stone for attracting money, fertility and love into one’s life.

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Jasper is a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It enhances one’s ability to relax and bring tranquility, comfort, wholeness, healing and gentle endings. It is called the “nurturing stone” for its soothing and protective energies.

Jasper is composed mostly of chalcedony, microcrystalline quartz, in association with other minerals, which gives it colourful bands and patterns. An elemental Earth stone, Jasper’s frequency is slow and constant, aligned with the electromagnetic energies of the planet. It enables one to be more present in the physical body and conscious of Nature and one’s surroundings.

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Prehnite is a protective stone, working on all levels. It strengthens the life force and generally increases and stimulates energy. It aids in spirit communication through meditation or visualization, out-of-body travel, and is a powerful dream stone. Prehnite is also known as a stone of prophesy which stimulates inner-knowing.

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Moss Agate is a great stone for balancing physical health and decreasing healing time. It is helpful in times of instability while also bringing completion, concentration, persistence and endurance into daily life or unreached goals. It is a good stone for new beginnings and creates a connection to Nature and Earth.

ascendant-books9898-2.jpgDisclaimer: We at Ascendant Books want you to heal using the finest tools in existence, which includes both Western and Eastern medicine. Please work with your doctor for best results.


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