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Eight-Sided Face (Grounding) Quartz Crystal

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Physical description: These crystals are also called Grounding crystals, and they have eight edges on the main face. Usually each side or wall has a face or roof. While it isn’t uncommon to have seven sides to a face, in the case of Eight-Sided Face crystals, there is an extra side. This is a rare occurrence (and there are still only six sides on the body of these crystals).

Metaphysical description: A stop sign also has eight sides; use this to remember that these crystals help you to stop and ground. I like to put my thumb on the grounding face (the largest face) and use it that way. You may also press and hold the grounding face to ground energy in any chakra.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT SIZE:

THE IMAGE SHOWN IS AN EXAMPLE OF AN EIGHT-SIDED FACE CRYSTAL . YOU WILL RECEIVE A SIMILAR CRYSTAL, BUT NOT THE CRYSTAL PICTURED.

*The size of these crystals will vary. I will send the most representative example of the type of configuration ordered, so if a crystal is small, but an excellent example of the particular configuration, I will send that crystal. If it is particularly small, I may send two in one bag (say 1/2 inch or so)… I aim for a size range from 1 to 2 inches long, 1/2 to 3/4 inch diameter.

Your Eight-Sided Face crystal will come with a business-card-sized printed description of the characteristics and special qualities of the crystal within. Crystal sizes may vary greatly in size as I am selecting for the shape, not the size.

I have packaged it with the description card to help you learn the identifying characteristics and uses of this special configuration.

This crystal is sent as a representative sample of an Eight-Sided Face crystal. It isn’t necessarily sent for its size, and sometimes may be Empathic (chipped, dinged or damaged), if it is an excellent representation of this type (for example, a very good Manifestation point in an Empathic chunk, or an excellent Record Keeper on a partial point).

Do you want to buy a specific crystal based on its description and photograph? Click here to see a list of all the Eight-Sided Face crystals available for adoption at this time.

Thanks, and ENJOY!!

EIGHT-SIDED FACE GROUNDING CRYSTAL

EIGHT-SIDED FACE GROUNDING QUARTZ CRYSTAL Eight-Sided Face grounding quartz crystal is helpful with grounding. They do much more than this, but to keep things simple, I am focusing just on this one thing. Eight-Sided Face grounding quartz crystal has eight edges on the main face. This is a fairly rare occurrence (and there are still only …

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Yin/Yang, Devic Temple, Fairy Frost, Mirror Fractures, Rainbows, Arkansas quartz crystal point, Eight-Sided Face, Side Kick, Bridge, Key, Lineated Sides, Etching, Sigils

02334_S ARKANSAS QUARTZ CRYSTAL POINT

This is a Yin/Yang Devic Temple (Fairy Frost, Mirror Fractures and Rainbows) Arkansas quartz crystal point. It is an Eight-Sided Face Grounding crystal, has a small Side Kick, a partial Bridge, a Key, Lineated Sides and Etching with Sigils.

YIN/YANG – Yin/Yang crystals are half feminine and half masculine. They present as half cloudy and half clear. The base of a Yin/Yang point may be completely milky or just very densely clouded with Fairy Frost (almost white) and the top part may be clear with a little wispy Fairy Frost. Knowing that Yin/Yang crystals have an equal measure of masculine to feminine energy, they are good for attaining and maintaining balance.

DEVIC TEMPLE – Crystals which have Fairy Frost, Mirror Fractures and Rainbows inside are called Devic Temples and are considered Master Crystals. Other sources have described them as \”having special places for Light Beings to reside\”. I feel all crystals have this ability/inclination so like to put this reminder here. The description implies that only Devic Temple crystals have this ability, but in reality, all crystals do. Devic Temples do have a special energy about them and usually have a lot of internal interest!

FAIRY FROST – Fairy Frost crystals have fractures and inclusions of air within them. The trapped air is wispy, white and fairy-looking. Crystals with Fairy Frost are sometimes called Devic crystals. Devic Temple crystals have a combination of Mirror Fractures, Rainbows and Fairy Frost. Lots of crystals have Fairy Frost. Some are more fairy-like than others. Crystals with Fairy Frost are able to connect you with Nature Spirits and Fairies (Deva). They encourage us to connect with nature and to care for Mother Earth.

MIRROR FRACTURES – Mirror Fractures are shiny mirror-looking areas within the crystal, caused by damage (shocks (sudden temperature changes), traumas (hits, shaking, shearing Earth movement). Mirror Fractures serve as areas on which to reflect on our traumas and show that our traumas and challenges bring us added beauty and interest.

RAINBOWS – Rainbows are present inside a crystal due to fractures. It is helpful to have very bright light, and you may have to turn the crystal (side-to-side, upside down, etc.) in order to see them. Rainbow crystals are optimistic and happy. They remind us that we are loved and they remind us to look for the gifts our traumas bring us. I think Rainbows are like secret hugs from the Crystal People. It is thrilling and warming. Connect to the gift of love these crystals with Rainbows bring.

EIGHT-SIDED FACE GROUNDING – Eight-Sided Face crystals are also called Grounding crystals. They have eight edges on the main face. This is a fairly rare occurrence (and there are still only six sides on the body of these crystals). A stop sign also has eight sides; use this to remember that Eight-Sided Face or Grounding crystals help you to stop and ground. I like to put my thumb on the Eight-Sided Face (Grounding face) which is the largest face and work with it that way. You may also press and hold the grounding face to ground energy in any chakra. “Simply grounding” seems like a nominal role. However, none of our head dreams can be brought down and out through the material world, without first being grounded. If not for grounding, we would just be up in the air, floating around (metaphorically). We wouldn’t be doing the physical “work” that is required to manifest in material reality. So the grounding aspect is a very important one and isn\’t limited to the traditionally description of grounding.

SIDE KICK – This is a name that I heard many years ago but never found in an actual book as a traditional description. However, the term fits so well, I have used it over the years but never used it as an actual name and definition (never included it in any lists). Visually, a Side Kick is a partial crystal almost melded with the main crystal. Less defined than a Dolphin, a Side Kick doesn\’t really have a whole shape on its own but relies on the main crystal to make up for most of its body. There is enough of a crystal there to warrant giving it a name. Like the traditional definition of a side kick (think Batman and Robin), a crystal Side Kick carries these energies: always being there to support the main crystal energetically, adds a component of assistance to the main crystal, has a \’buddy energy\’ or an energy of always being there for the other. A symbiotic relationship in which the main crystal takes \”top billing\” but where the Side Kick still plays a major role in the energy of the crystal.

BRIDGE – A Bridge is a smaller crystal (or crystals) penetrating and located partially in and partially out of a larger crystal. Bridge Crystals help to bridge between worlds. This may be the inner and outer worlds between your inner and outer Selves or between yourself and others in the physical environment in which you now live. They are helpful in any area you might imagine needing a bridge. They can help you heal and get in touch with your inner child (bridging the gap between your outer self and your inner self). They are also good for connection and perspective, bring you up out of the muck, giving you a birds-eye view of a situation. While providing connection, they also help provide boundaries. Also called Inner Child.

KEY – Keys are indentations left by another crystal. Key crystals help you unlock answers to questions you may have. They help you to access anything which you previously were blocked from accessing before you found the key. Is there an area which you could use help in accessing an answer which has previously been blocked to you? The energy of a Key crystal can help you to find an easier, more direct way in. Imagine this as easily opening the lock on the front door and walking right in (rather than having to check all the windows for one that is unlocked, climbing through, scraping your elbows and knocking your head). Ease of access is what Key crystal energy brings us. I like to put my finger in the Key as I work with the crystal. Meditate on the issue for which you need opening while holding the crystal in this way.

LINEATED SIDES – Lineated Sides are horizontal striations across the sides of a point. Lineated Sides can be used like a zipper to access further knowledge within the crystal. If you have worked with your crystal for a while and feel ready for more information or feel a desire to go deeper, you can unzip the crystal to receive the next layer of information. I experience this as receiving a deeper knowing or understanding that seems to be released quietly after they are unzipped. If you drag your thumbnail down the side of a point with deep striations, you are ‘unzipping’ the crystal. To zip it back up, drag your thumb from the base back to the tip. This is like hanging up the phone after a conversation. It lets the crystal know you are ‘done for now’ and you can pick up where you left off later. I used to think that unzipping would be like opening a box and looking inside, revealing a few more items, and once you see them, that is all. It isn’t quite like this though. It is more like opening the box, looking down inside and seeing that the bottom of the box opens to infinite space. There is no end to the amount of ‘extra’ you can receive as you work with and unzip your crystal. It is literally like peeling an onion that has infinite layers. Just remember when you finish with your session to thank the crystal for its help, and zip back up until next time.

ETCHED – Etched crystals have abrasions on the outer areas of the crystal that look like hieroglyphics or writing of some sort. To me, Etched crystals (or the etching on crystals) is symbolic in that it looks like writing or takes other shapes. (For example, in the case of Lightning Strike, it looks like a lightning bolt zigzagging across.) I feel that the best way to use these crystals depends on the particular shape the etching takes (refer to SIGILS).

SIGILS – Sigils are any markings that represent an idea. For example, a dollar sign is a sigil that represents money and abundance. Crystals may have markings that resemble things such as snake skin, mountain ranges, water or even cities. Sigils are surface features; you view them the same way you view a Record Keeper. Because a Sigil is a marking that reminds us of an idea or invokes a memory or feeling, the meaning will depend on what the sigil represents to you. When you see Sigils and images, a good thing to do is let your mind’s eye wander through them and see if they take on a life of their own (like a video in your mind’s eye). This is a form of scrying and a way to receive the messages that the crystal is bringing to you through the Sigils.

CRYSTAL MANDALAS: (Learn about crystal by COLORING!) Volume 2

This is a coloring book of hand drawn crystal mandalas. The books are split up alphabetically, you can start with whichever book you want! VOLUME 2 consists of E through G (Eight-Sided Face through Growth Interference).

The crystal mandalas came about as a way to make understanding the “anatomy” (form and structure) and “physiology” (function) of quartz crystal both easy and fun. While it IS a coloring book, it is really much more than that. It is a learning book. It is a relaxing book. It is a way to make learning the nuances of quartz crystal easy, fun, and memorable.

Each mandala picture you see here is an individual 11 x 11 design. I have combined 4 on each page just so you can see all the designs in the book (my shopping cart is limited to 5 images). They don’t come like this in the book!

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The books are all coil bound to lay flat for effortless coloring.

There are two copies of each crystal type so you may color one and leave the other in the book as a reference.

Learn about crystals as you color!

Understanding the Crystal People: A Handbook for Lightworkers

Including a channeled message from the Crystal People, imparted is the knowledge that crystals are sentient beings.

Genn takes you on a journey of discovery, following the crystals on their voyage from their inception deep in the Earth through their birth into the light and beyond.

This crystal reference book is a must have for people who desire to fully understand their connection with the crystal kingdom and who wish to enhance their working knowledge of these majestic beings.

Understanding the Crystal People is a fun, informative and invaluable addition to any crystal lovers’ working collection.

Understanding the Crystal People: A Handbook for Lightworkers
Copyright © 2013 by Genn John, St. Clair Publications
Cover creation and design by Kent Hesselbein
Back cover photo credit and crystal location by Fenix Deroche in Jessieville, Arkansas
Illustrations by Genn John
ISBN 978-1-935786-68-9
Printed in the United States of America by
St. Clair Publications
PO Box 726
McMinnville, TN 37111-0726
http://stclairpublications.com/

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments ………………………………………………………… 1
Message from the Crystal People ………………………………… 3
About the Book …………………………………………………………….. 16
My Introduction to the Crystal People …………………………… 19
How Crystal Forms and Grows ……………………………………. 37
Crystal Mining (aka “The Birth Process”) ……………………… 51
Crystal as Sentient Beings …………………………………………… 63
Lightworkers, Angels and Spirit Guides ……………………….. 80
Connecting With Your Crystal………………………………………… 98
Roadmap and Terminology ………………………………………… 117
Configurations …………………………………………………………….. 138

Barnacle …………………………………………………………………… 143
Bridge and/or Inner Child …………………………………………. 145
Channeling or Channeler ………………………………………… 147
Cluster ……………………………………………………………………… 149
Curved ……………………………………………………………………… 151
Double Terminated ……………………………………………………153
Dow or Trans-Channeler …………………………………………. 155
Drusy ………………………………………………………………………… 157
Eight-Sided Face or Grounding Crystals …………………. 159
Elestial ……………………………………………………………………… 161
Empathic ………………………………………………………………….. 163
Etched ………………………………………………………………………. 165
Extraterrestrial or ET …………………………………………………. 167
Faden ……………………………………………………………………….. 169
Fairy Frost …………………………………………………………………. 171
Feminine …………………………………………………………………… 173
Generator or Merlin …………………………………………………… 175
Gas Phantom ……………………………………………………………. 177
Golden Healer …………………………………………………………… 179
Growth Interference …………………………………………………… 181
Imprint ……………………………………………………………………….. 183
Inclusions ………………………………………………………………….. 185
Isis Face ……………………………………………………………………. 187
Key …………………………………………………………………………….. 189
Laser Wand ………………………………………………………………. 191
Lightbrary or Cathedral ……………………………………………… 193
Lineated Sides or Lineated Face ……………………………… 195
Manifestation …………………………………………………………….. 197
Masculine ………………………………………………………………….. 199
Phantom ……………………………………………………………………. 201
Rainbow ……………………………………………………………………. 203
Record Keeper or Recorder ……………………………………… 205
Self-Healed ……………………………………………………………….. 207
Sacred Sigils …………………………………………………………….. 209
Sheet …………………………………………………………………………. 211
Smoky ……………………………………………………………………….. 213
Soul Mate or Twin Soul ……………………………………………… 215
Tabular or Tabby ……………………………………………………….. 217
Transmitter ………………………………………………………………… 219
Trigonic Record Keeper …………………………………………….. 221
Window Crystal…………………………………………………………… 223
Left Activation Window ……………………………………………….. 225
Right Activation Window …………………………………………….. 227
Yin/Yang …………………………………………………………………….. 229

Cleansing and Charging ……………………………………………… 231
Clearing and Programming …………………………………………. 245
Healing …………………………………………………………………………. 267
Crystal Grids …………………………………………………………………. 282
Other Uses ……………………………………………………………………. 298
Digging Your Own Crystal …………………………………………….. 311
Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………. 333
Appendix ……………………………………………………………………….. 338
Works Cited ………………………………………………………………….. 339
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REVIEWS

Taking a walk through Understanding The Crystal People: A Handbook for Lightworkers was educational, enlightening and entertaining. There is so much to comprehend when one wishes to become a crystal guardian; even with my sizeable collection, I gleaned much knowledge from the reading of this book. Genn’s writing style is one that is peppered with visual examples (which were incredibly helpful to me) and stories from her past (which we can all learn from), all mixed together with a keen sense of humor (which is food for the soul); there were times when I found myself chuckling right along with her. Having known Genn for a great many years, I trust her, implicitly, when it comes to locating the very crystal that I am looking for. It is my privilege to be able to heartily endorse this magnificent book.

Michele Doucette, author of The Wisdom of Crystals and Healing the Planet and Ourselves: How To Raise Your Vibration

Understanding The Crystal People is so much more than a book about crystals. A must read for all Lightworkers, and anyone who has ever felt drawn to the subtle energy of crystals, this book teaches us, through the profound and ancient wisdom of the Crystal People, how to reconnect with ourselves (which also includes our own Divine purpose) and Gaia. Genn’s reverence for the Crystal People, important work in bringing them to light, in direct association with the immense knowledge that she gains from working alongside them, is illuminated in this powerful read. Written in Genn’s humorous and warm way of Being, a format that is easy to understand, Understanding The Crystal People also incorporates practical advice and tools on how we can implement the teachings.

Meg Adams, Social Media Specialist and Viral Publicist

Genn John is far more than an experienced resource for guidance about crystal. The knowledge she has acquired, from her lifelong bond with these amazing stones, is shared on every page, but what makes this book invaluable is her ability to help you understand the crystals you have brought into your life and why you selected them (or rather, why you responded when they chose to call out to you). Genn combines an unassuming manner, a rollicking sense of humor, and a literally out-of-this-world connection with crystal. We have all become aware of the horse and dog whisperers within our midst; through the very pages of Understanding The Crystal People, we now have access to Genn John, the renowned Crystal Whisperer!

Patricia Walton, Clairvoyant and Spiritual Medium

We witness the beginning work of a future famous artisan and what a marvelous service she will bring forth, communicating the true helpful intent and service that the Crystal People offer to humanity. “Ask Genn” will become a byword for every collector or purchaser, so they can receive the true guidance and message from their crystal companions.

Keith R. Smith, Master Herbalist and Crystal Collector

sample chapters
ABOUT THE BOOK

Crystal People … what a concept!

I know if you\’re reading this book you consider yourself a crystal person. The Crystal People I am speaking of, however, are the crystals themselves; sentient beings millennia older than ourselves!

A new energy is arriving. We\’re moving out of an era of following others\’ authority and more fully into following self-directed, intuitive guidance.

In this book you will learn how to listen to the crystal in your own way, rather than hearing their voice through someone else\’s filter. I will teach you what you need to know in order to do this.

You will learn where the crystal comes from, how they are formed and what language they speak.

You will learn how to speak that language and how to connect with your crystal friend.

I know that many of you have read the names of the different quartz configurations, but I suspect that some of you may still be finding it difficult to determine, with absolute certainty, what YOUR crystal is and how to best put it to use for personal and global healing.

Many books list so many different possible uses for each configuration that it is difficult (if not impossible) to remember the strongest ability of each type of crystal.

I have listed several common configurations, providing you with both detailed descriptions, as well as drawings, to further help you identify your crystal friends.

I will teach you a step-by-step method for reading the physical characteristics of your crystal.

In having included one or two uses for each configuration, I have also left room for you to record your own impressions and experiences.
It is much more important that you determine how each crystal type works for you rather than depending on the opinions of others.

You will learn how to cleanse, clear and program your crystal.
I have suggested many different uses that include healing, gridding and energy amplification, among others.

I have also taken the time to cover where you may find crystals and even how to gather your own.

Are you ready to embark on your journey?

Let\’s go!

MY INTRODUCTION TO THE CRYSTAL PEOPLE

Grandparents who are rock hounds, well, rock!

I grew up in California and spent my formative years scrambling up hills, running wild in the mountains and combing the beaches.

We looked for square nails and purple bottles at old home sites, hematite and gold in the mountains, and agate on the beaches of the Pacific Northwest.

My grandparents were collectors and if I was lucky I got to tag along.

They used to gather Arkansas crystal and ship it back home to California. I remember growing up looking at crystal clusters sparkling and shining in the California sunshine.

Little did I know that I would become friends with these majestic beings!

How lucky am I? How lucky are you? I\’m going to teach you to connect, but, alas, I am getting ahead of myself.

Let me start from the very beginning of my journey.

Besides rocks and collecting, art has been my passion my entire life. I began my path as an adult majoring in the fields of Fine Art and Graphic Design.

After hearing so many people ask me what in the world I was going to do with a Degree in Art, and internalizing all of the negative reasons why this was a bad choice, I abandoned my dream and entered the field of Nursing.

My mother was a nurse, several aunts were nurses. It was the logical step, or so I thought, but logic and happiness don\’t always go hand in hand.

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Including a channeled message from the Crystal People, imparted is the knowledge that crystals are sentient beings.

Genn takes you on a journey of discovery, following the crystals on their voyage from their inception deep in the Earth through their birth into the light and beyond.

This crystal reference book is a must have for people who desire to fully understand their connection with the crystal kingdom and who wish to enhance their working knowledge of these majestic beings.

Understanding the Crystal People is a fun, informative and invaluable addition to any crystal lovers’ working collection.

Understanding the Crystal People: A Handbook for Lightworkers
Copyright © 2013 by Genn John, St. Clair Publications
Cover creation and design by Kent Hesselbein
Back cover photo credit and crystal location by Fenix Deroche in Jessieville, Arkansas
Illustrations by Genn John
ISBN 978-1-935786-68-9
Printed in the United States of America by
St. Clair Publications
PO Box 726
McMinnville, TN 37111-0726
http://stclairpublications.com/

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments ………………………………………………………… 1
Message from the Crystal People ………………………………… 3
About the Book …………………………………………………………….. 16
My Introduction to the Crystal People …………………………… 19
How Crystal Forms and Grows ……………………………………. 37
Crystal Mining (aka “The Birth Process”) ……………………… 51
Crystal as Sentient Beings …………………………………………… 63
Lightworkers, Angels and Spirit Guides ……………………….. 80
Connecting With Your Crystal………………………………………… 98
Roadmap and Terminology ………………………………………… 117
Configurations …………………………………………………………….. 138

Barnacle …………………………………………………………………… 143
Bridge and/or Inner Child …………………………………………. 145
Channeling or Channeler ………………………………………… 147
Cluster ……………………………………………………………………… 149
Curved ……………………………………………………………………… 151
Double Terminated ……………………………………………………153
Dow or Trans-Channeler …………………………………………. 155
Drusy ………………………………………………………………………… 157
Eight-Sided Face or Grounding Crystals …………………. 159
Elestial ……………………………………………………………………… 161
Empathic ………………………………………………………………….. 163
Etched ………………………………………………………………………. 165
Extraterrestrial or ET …………………………………………………. 167
Faden ……………………………………………………………………….. 169
Fairy Frost …………………………………………………………………. 171
Feminine …………………………………………………………………… 173
Generator or Merlin …………………………………………………… 175
Gas Phantom ……………………………………………………………. 177
Golden Healer …………………………………………………………… 179
Growth Interference …………………………………………………… 181
Imprint ……………………………………………………………………….. 183
Inclusions ………………………………………………………………….. 185
Isis Face ……………………………………………………………………. 187
Key …………………………………………………………………………….. 189
Laser Wand ………………………………………………………………. 191
Lightbrary or Cathedral ……………………………………………… 193
Lineated Sides or Lineated Face ……………………………… 195
Manifestation …………………………………………………………….. 197
Masculine ………………………………………………………………….. 199
Phantom ……………………………………………………………………. 201
Rainbow ……………………………………………………………………. 203
Record Keeper or Recorder ……………………………………… 205
Self-Healed ……………………………………………………………….. 207
Sacred Sigils …………………………………………………………….. 209
Sheet …………………………………………………………………………. 211
Smoky ……………………………………………………………………….. 213
Soul Mate or Twin Soul ……………………………………………… 215
Tabular or Tabby ……………………………………………………….. 217
Transmitter ………………………………………………………………… 219
Trigonic Record Keeper …………………………………………….. 221
Window Crystal…………………………………………………………… 223
Left Activation Window ……………………………………………….. 225
Right Activation Window …………………………………………….. 227
Yin/Yang …………………………………………………………………….. 229

Cleansing and Charging ……………………………………………… 231
Clearing and Programming …………………………………………. 245
Healing …………………………………………………………………………. 267
Crystal Grids …………………………………………………………………. 282
Other Uses ……………………………………………………………………. 298
Digging Your Own Crystal …………………………………………….. 311
Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………. 333
Appendix ……………………………………………………………………….. 338
Works Cited ………………………………………………………………….. 339
.
REVIEWS

Taking a walk through Understanding The Crystal People: A Handbook for Lightworkers was educational, enlightening and entertaining. There is so much to comprehend when one wishes to become a crystal guardian; even with my sizeable collection, I gleaned much knowledge from the reading of this book. Genn’s writing style is one that is peppered with visual examples (which were incredibly helpful to me) and stories from her past (which we can all learn from), all mixed together with a keen sense of humor (which is food for the soul); there were times when I found myself chuckling right along with her. Having known Genn for a great many years, I trust her, implicitly, when it comes to locating the very crystal that I am looking for. It is my privilege to be able to heartily endorse this magnificent book.

Michele Doucette, author of The Wisdom of Crystals and Healing the Planet and Ourselves: How To Raise Your Vibration

Understanding The Crystal People is so much more than a book about crystals. A must read for all Lightworkers, and anyone who has ever felt drawn to the subtle energy of crystals, this book teaches us, through the profound and ancient wisdom of the Crystal People, how to reconnect with ourselves (which also includes our own Divine purpose) and Gaia. Genn’s reverence for the Crystal People, important work in bringing them to light, in direct association with the immense knowledge that she gains from working alongside them, is illuminated in this powerful read. Written in Genn’s humorous and warm way of Being, a format that is easy to understand, Understanding The Crystal People also incorporates practical advice and tools on how we can implement the teachings.

Meg Adams, Social Media Specialist and Viral Publicist

Genn John is far more than an experienced resource for guidance about crystal. The knowledge she has acquired, from her lifelong bond with these amazing stones, is shared on every page, but what makes this book invaluable is her ability to help you understand the crystals you have brought into your life and why you selected them (or rather, why you responded when they chose to call out to you). Genn combines an unassuming manner, a rollicking sense of humor, and a literally out-of-this-world connection with crystal. We have all become aware of the horse and dog whisperers within our midst; through the very pages of Understanding The Crystal People, we now have access to Genn John, the renowned Crystal Whisperer!

Patricia Walton, Clairvoyant and Spiritual Medium

We witness the beginning work of a future famous artisan and what a marvelous service she will bring forth, communicating the true helpful intent and service that the Crystal People offer to humanity. “Ask Genn” will become a byword for every collector or purchaser, so they can receive the true guidance and message from their crystal companions.

Keith R. Smith, Master Herbalist and Crystal Collector

sample chapters
ABOUT THE BOOK

Crystal People … what a concept!

I know if you\’re reading this book you consider yourself a crystal person. The Crystal People I am speaking of, however, are the crystals themselves; sentient beings millennia older than ourselves!

A new energy is arriving. We\’re moving out of an era of following others\’ authority and more fully into following self-directed, intuitive guidance.

In this book you will learn how to listen to the crystal in your own way, rather than hearing their voice through someone else\’s filter. I will teach you what you need to know in order to do this.

You will learn where the crystal comes from, how they are formed and what language they speak.

You will learn how to speak that language and how to connect with your crystal friend.

I know that many of you have read the names of the different quartz configurations, but I suspect that some of you may still be finding it difficult to determine, with absolute certainty, what YOUR crystal is and how to best put it to use for personal and global healing.

Many books list so many different possible uses for each configuration that it is difficult (if not impossible) to remember the strongest ability of each type of crystal.

I have listed several common configurations, providing you with both detailed descriptions, as well as drawings, to further help you identify your crystal friends.

I will teach you a step-by-step method for reading the physical characteristics of your crystal.

In having included one or two uses for each configuration, I have also left room for you to record your own impressions and experiences.
It is much more important that you determine how each crystal type works for you rather than depending on the opinions of others.

You will learn how to cleanse, clear and program your crystal.
I have suggested many different uses that include healing, gridding and energy amplification, among others.

I have also taken the time to cover where you may find crystals and even how to gather your own.

Are you ready to embark on your journey?

Let\’s go!

MY INTRODUCTION TO THE CRYSTAL PEOPLE

Grandparents who are rock hounds, well, rock!

I grew up in California and spent my formative years scrambling up hills, running wild in the mountains and combing the beaches.

We looked for square nails and purple bottles at old home sites, hematite and gold in the mountains, and agate on the beaches of the Pacific Northwest.

My grandparents were collectors and if I was lucky I got to tag along.

They used to gather Arkansas crystal and ship it back home to California. I remember growing up looking at crystal clusters sparkling and shining in the California sunshine.

Little did I know that I would become friends with these majestic beings!

How lucky am I? How lucky are you? I\’m going to teach you to connect, but, alas, I am getting ahead of myself.

Let me start from the very beginning of my journey.

Besides rocks and collecting, art has been my passion my entire life. I began my path as an adult majoring in the fields of Fine Art and Graphic Design.

After hearing so many people ask me what in the world I was going to do with a Degree in Art, and internalizing all of the negative reasons why this was a bad choice, I abandoned my dream and entered the field of Nursing.

My mother was a nurse, several aunts were nurses. It was the logical step, or so I thought, but logic and happiness don\’t always go hand in hand.

[con\’t.]

eight sided face or grounding crystal

ASSIGNED MEANINGS of CRYSTALS

I sometimes get emails from people who disagree with the assigned meanings of certain crystal configurations listed in the blog and elsewhere. Recently I had someone write about Eight-Sided Face crystals. He wanted to know why I focused on particular assigned meanings and not others. I am sharing my take on this great question. THE …

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Crystal Mandala Coloring Books

CRYSTAL MANDALAS Anatomy and Physiology of Quartz Crystals by Genn John These hand drawn crystal mandala coloring books came about as a way to make understanding the “anatomy” (form and structure) and “physiology” (function) of quartz crystal both easy and fun. They are designed to help you learn about crystals as you color!  While the …

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Select Crystal by TYPE

This is an A – Z List of Metaphysical Crystal Descriptions of Quartz Crystal. LOOKING FOR A SPECIFIC TYPE OF CRYSTAL? Click the link for a physical and metaphysical description of that type of crystal and a list of available crystals in that category. The link will open in a new window so this master …

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Light Requests

If you have found yourself here, you are either curious, or you are in need of help, either for yourself or for someone else. Welcome, and thank you. LIGHT REQUESTS… WHAT ARE THEY!? I have blended many of the healing modalities I currently practice. These include (but are not limited to) Crystal Healing, Advanced Light …

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TROUBLED TIMES, LIGHTWORKERS and CRYSTALS – revisit

Well, I found myself wondering what I was going to blog about this week, and found a post about troubled times, Lightworkers and crystals from one year ago. Things are even MORE shaken up and crazy than they were this time last year… How can that be possible!? I took noticing the publish date on …

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