These must-have crystals for Crystal Grids are essential. Make smart choices and invest in crystals that can be used for many different Crystal Grids…
I often hear from people that are starting to work with Crystal Grids but need to budget themselves. Buying crystals for Crystal Grids can get expensive and we all want to make our money work for us. These tips should help you get started and make smarter choices.
Useful Crystals for Crystal Grids
There are crystals that are so versatile that they can be used in many different Crystal Grids, over and over again. They offer the most value for money long term and are a worthy investment if you wish to do more crystal gridding.
One Clear Quartz Standing Crystal Point
For most Crystal Grids you will need a crystal that is placed in the center. This is the Central Stone, also known as the Focus Stone. You could see this like the energy hub of your grid, it also focuses the intention behind it. It can be made of any type of stone and be in different shapes and forms.
Clear Quartz is all purpose so having a Clear Quartz Central Stone means you can use it for any Crystal Grid. They are very useful crystals for Crystal Grids as they can substitute any Central Stone that you read about in my blog posts, books or through other sources.
The Central Stone used in this Crystal Grid is the main focal point. Wooden grid base made by Fractal Roots Design.
TIP: Clear Quartz does not need to have perfect clarity but a good portion of the crystal should be clear and colourless.
What Type of Crystal Point?
This can be a natural raw Crystal Point that has had the base cut so that it stands up straight or one that has been polished. You can also use a Standing Crystal Point (sometimes called a Tower) that is cut to shape with six uniform sides. In terms of size and proportion it should be prominent and the largest crystal in the grid.
You might want to get one that is at least one inch wide and two and a half inches tall. This will be suitable for most grids. Larger crystals do have more impact energetically but there is no need to go crazy! Your Crystal Grid should look visually balanced to you and pleasing to the eye. It is more about the proportions in relation to the other crystals.
A Clear Quartz Standing Crystal Point is ideal for all crystal grids
Six or Twelve Clear Quartz Crystal Points
These will be essential Support Stones for your grids. You will see these often used in Crystal Grids because they are so useful in constructing geometric patterns. They direct energies throughout the grid and out into the Universe. Without at least 6 and ideally 12 you will struggle to make many Crystal Grids.
“A set of Quartz Crystal Points is such a useful tool and something I think anyone into crystals should have in their collection”
What Type of Crystal Points?
You can use natural unpolished clear Quartz Crystal Points of roughly the same size. They do not need to look perfect. They can be single or Double Terminated. You can use cut and polished Crystal Points but these are usually much more expensive and hard to get in groups like this.
Quartz Crystal Points are essential for grid work!
In terms of size as a general rule for my grids, they should be around one and a half inches long. If you were short on space you might go a bit smaller, if creating a large grid you might want larger points. Use your eye and think more about proportions and the mass of a crystal as a guide if you are unsure.
One and a half inches to two inches in length points are fairly easy to find and suitable for most grids you will make. To save yourself money, buy in bulk and see my tips below:
Quartz Crystal Points Buyer’s Guide:
TIP: Any good local Crystal Shop should have loose Quartz Crystal Points.
TIP: Museum Shops often sell very inexpensive Quartz Crystal Points.
TIP: Save and buy in bulk! Search Etsy for ‘Quartz Crystal Jewelry Points’ or ‘Quartz Crystal Points Wholesale’ or Quartz Crystal Points Bulk’ or ‘Quartz Crystal Points Lot’.
If you want to learn more practical tips about these and other crystals for Crystal Grids then check out my bestselling book Crystal Grids Power. It has everything you need to know about Crystal Grids, all in one place.
Do you have a question about these crystals? Let me know in the comments below (Please keep any questions you have on topic if you want a response).
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