My gemstone and crystal collection is out of control. Whenever Hubby or I travel, I like to get stones and crystals from the region we’re in. Also, through my professional life, I’m connected to various mines that can supply me with goodies. Not to mention all my friends know I love rocks, so I’m being gifted with rocks constantly (yes, and keep them coming!).
To organize my stones, I keep a catalog of what I have in my collection. It’s a bit batty, actually, this multi-tab Excel workbook of tables logging my personal inventory. I’m pretty sure it could be used as evidence against me in allegations of neurosis or OCD. Anyway.
I also keep this running gemstones and crystals glossary, which only contains entries of stones I have in my collection and how I might work with those particular stones. When I acquire a new crystal, stone type, or mineral I didn’t have before, I will add it as an entry to this personal glossary.
So it’s not like a glossary of all gemstones ever and it’s not intended to be comprehensive. I started the document with rather personal and private intentions, but now that it’s gotten to be quite sizeable, I thought I might share it, especially since I get asked so many questions about how I use stones, what my correspondences are for said stones, and so on. Now I can direct folks to this document. Plus, maybe you’ll find some use for what I started and can add to it to formulate your own personal glossary. I figure those who like to keep records of their metaphysical studies will find some use for this document.
If you’re into stones, too, and love working with them metaphysically, then you’re free to take a look at my glossary. I’m providing both the PDF and DOCX for free download below. Again, it’s not “complete” in the sense that it can replace an actual objective glossary of gemstones and crystals. This is only complete to the limited extent of representing what I have in my personal collection and my private work with the stones. Enjoy nonetheless!
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