Staurolite “Fairy Cross” Crystal
Description: Staurolite, also known as “Fairy Cross” from Russia. It is a beautiful, naturally formed cross of the mineral Staurolite embedded in a pale, glittering matrix. Yes, these are naturally formed. They are not carved. The legend is that they were formed by the tears of Fairies when they heard of the crucifixion of Christ. You will receive the typical item shown.
Size: Size ranges from 1-1 3/4 inches in length. Weight is approximately 14 grams.
Primary Uses: Staurolite is worn or carried to protect against sickness, accidents, and disasters. It is also a stone of balance and harmony. It can help with mental / emotional balance, stability, enhancing problem solving, adapting to change, memory, and ability to see all sides of a problem.
Talismans or Amulet: Staurolite is a Guardian Strengthener Crystal. Guardians do not reveal their inner strength. These stones rarely, if ever, form transparent crystals. Rather, they hide their strength behind an opaque mask, obscuring the power they possess. In the physical world, Staurolite is an excellent aid in protecting your loved ones, your possessions, and your physical security. They are very useful in protecting houses and homes, property, and valuables. Strengtheners are crystals that are chemically formed in the island silicate class. This class of minerals forms very compact materials that are strong, resistant, and unyielding. Strengthener crystals will provide you with the energy to resist temptations and resist distractions from your goals.
Feng Shui: This Staurolite has Wood Energy. Wood energy is traditionally associated with the East and Southeast areas of a home or room. It is associated with the Family and Health area and the Prosperity and Abundance area.
Wood energy is vital to your well being It is associated with family, ancestors, and community. Use this stone in the East area of a room or home if you want to keep Qui, the Universal Life Force flowing properly there.
Staurolite will enhance energy flow aiding your efforts that are devoted to enhancing family and community.
Goddess: Staurolite is used to honor several Irish Faerie Goddesses, They include Finnine, an Irish Faire Goddess. Ainthe, the Irish Goddess of the Moon; Airmed, the Irish Goddess of Herbal Lore, and Cliodna, the Irish Goddess of the Sea.
Meditation: Staurolite is used in mediations to enhance insight and assist in communications with Higher sources of information and intelligence. It sensitizes a person to their spiritual capabilities. It enhances inner vision and allows for smooth communications with the Spirit world. It is also used to calm anger and stress before a formal meditation effort.
Other Information: In “Love is in the Earth”, Melody recounts the story of the Fairy’s tears. She also notes that the Crosses can be used for relief of stress and reducing tension. In “The Book of Stones” Robert Simmons tells us that these are good grounding stones, and that they can help one resonate deeply with the love and sweetness that permeates the fairy realm.