If your reading this then its a fair guess you properly own at least 1 crystal. But if you're like me your crystal ownership journey started simply with the purchase of a tumbler stone and now crystals seem to be creeping into all area's of the home. With crystal tumblers, raw & chips, crystal caves, crystal status, crystal pendulums, crystal jewellery, crystal essences in scents (perfumes & sprays) the list goes on.
When you first obtained your crystals you may have been told to cleanse them before using them. Also, that they should be cleansed on a regular basis because they absorb a range of different energies they have been exposed to (from your use or others who may have handled them). This has transferred various energies and emotions into them. The cleansing process isn't a 'physical' cleaning with soap and water. Rather an intended to cleanse the stone of its stored energies. There are almost as many ways to cleanse crystals as they are crystals. Methods include smudging, salt water, dry salt, non-contact salt,crystal druse, crystal bed, Geode or Crystal Cluster and visualization.
When you first obtain crystals or have been using them for some time,
or even if they have been left sitting around somewhere, they will have
absorbed a range of different energies that they will have been
exposed to by yourself and others who may have handled them and
transferred various energies and emotions into them.
Therefore, it's important to 'cleanse' your crystals as soon as you obtain