Celestite is a mineral made up of strontium sulfate. It also goes by the name Celestine. It’s a crystal that is mostly found in sedimentary rocks. Most often Celestite is found in shades of pale blue or white although it can also be pink, pale green, pale brown, grey, or even colourless. The meaning of Celestite is mental clarity and higher purpose.
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The flutter of Angel wings, the colour of the morning sky in that moment before the dawn, and humming with new age high vibrations, Celestite certainly is the stuff of dreams. Coming from the Latin word Caelestis which means Celestial, it's no surprise to hear that this shimmering crystal is soaked in rich mystical properties. Celestite is all about inner peace, quiet space, and elevating the spirit. It’s a stone that whispers of deep connection with other realms. With its ethereal energy and distinct heavenly hues, Celestite is one of the loveliest sky-blue gemstones in the world.
From Libya to Egypt, the sugar sands of Madagascar, the rain-soaked skies of Britain, Peru’s mystical mountains, and even as far as Canada, Mexico, Germany and Poland – Celestite seems to be a stone that has fallen from a cluster of stars and ended up in all these far-flung places. It’s a geode crystal composed of the element Strontium Sulfate – which is also the element that is often mixed with metal to create the blue sparks of fireworks that light up the sky. This is just a hint of the magic that Celestite holds within. It's a crystal of enticing new experiences, one that shimmers with a sublimely high frequency and brings its prismatic perfection to the table. Despite its link with these man-made exploding stars, Celestite is softer and more delicate than many of the other stones. It’s a crystal that constantly reminds us of the need to be mindful when moving through the natural world.
Serving as an intuitive guide for those who are ever ready to embrace the new age, Celestite is radiant with spiritual healing and can help you on the path to peace. If Celestite is striking a chord keep on reading.
Healing Properties of Celestite
Alive and kicking with lovely high vibrations, if Celestite was a song it’s sure to be a choir of angels singing. One glance at its hazy blue glimmer and you can't help but feel as though you have been lifted to a higher plane of being. But regardless of flighty style and new age moods, Celestite does a great job when it comes to chakra cleansing and grounding. This stone is like popping a chill pill, it instantly mellows the mind and douses hot heads. Here are all the ways in which Celestite serves your body, mind, and soul.
Physical Healing Properties
Cleanse your aura, clear out the clutter from your mind, and let that sweet inner peace into every cell with the potent healing properties of Celestite. This gentle and gorgeous stone is known more for its spiritual powers, but as the physical and celestial body are connected, there is certainly some knock-on effect. Celestite can help the body flush out toxins and is particularly useful in helping the body heal from stress-related disorders. Whether digestion issues or acne breakouts, Celestites touch is like an organic balm to the body.
Mental & Emotional Healing Properties
Take a deep breath and relax, Celestite is on your side. This crystal is all about compelling you to find your inner balance and perfect sense of peace. It’s an incredible stone to turn to when you are struggling with dysfunctional relationships as it helps to clear the mind of anger, resentment, and lingering bad moods – making way for clarity, clear eyes, and a sense of calm to breeze right in. When you aren’t being led by the fire of your emotions, you are better equipped to communicate, express compassion both inside and out, and to open your heart.
For those who constantly feel on edge or in a state of overwhelm, Celestite quietens the storms raging within. It doesn’t do this with a positive whitewash but instead invites you to process your feelings piece by piece, to sit in stillness, understand your higher purpose, and let your inner strength and infinite wisdom outweigh the shadowy places of fear.
Celestite excels when it comes to its mesmerizing metaphysical properties. For all those who are ready to clear out the closet of negative energy and who want to connect with the angelic realms, this crystal is the one that keeps us open and ever inflow. Celestite starts its divine energy dig with the Throat Chakra, freeing up any blockages so that your voice and communication tools have room to thrive. It also works on the Third Eye Chakra – the place of our deepest intuition and infinite wisdom. Moving up, Celestite can arouse your Crown Chakra – the most important chakra for etheric energy and expanding our vision to the farthest reaches of the universe. For those who trust in guardian angels and higher realms, Celestite is your ticket to help you find it. Another way in which Celestite stands out from the crowd in terms of nurturing your spiritual development is by tapping into those psychic abilities. For those who have always been a little curious about clairvoyance and the ability to see beyond the pale, beautiful blue Celestite can help you to tap into that hidden power - further enhancing your understanding of the here and now and layering up your mental clarity.
While not a traditional birthstone on the calendar, Celestite is an incredible match for a handful of star signs. It connects beautifully with the spirit of those born under the banner of Gemini as it perfectly complements their relationship to strengthening the Throat Chakra and moving into deeper places of self-acceptance. Libra’s too, may find their ebb and flow with the Celestite crystal. It helps Librans to better understand their emotions and to keep their heart open and strong rather than stashed away.
The hot-headed astrological sign of Taurus can also find relief in turning to the soft and sweet nature of Celestite. Taureans can be stubborn and while at times this may serve them, the gentle hand of Celestite can sweep in to soothe and calm, like spring rain on a stifling day. Aries can also find solace in Celestite as it helps them to recognize when its time to take a moment to sit in stillness rather than racing after all the things they want.
How to Use This Crystal
For those who crave a touch of clairvoyance, a wave of calm, and to find a quiet space within their own soul, you need Celestite in your life. Fortunately, this stone of the angels is stunning to the eye – with its pale pastiche of soft blue and its shimmering clusters. Whether you invite Celestite in to bring health and harmony to the home or whether you choose to place it in the form of gemstone Jewellery so you can carry its healing powers with you, Celestite invites you to make the most of its celestial energy.
Home & Office
Everyone deserves a space that oozes calm and clarity, a place to unwind, meditate and connect with the mind. These are exactly the shades of mood that Celestite brings to your home. Celestite in Feng Shui lends a lofty lightness to any altar or room. It is best placed in spaces that are shared as it is such an effective tool of communication. If you live in a house share, if you struggle with family dynamics, or even if you just want to bring closer connections to your relationships, having Celestite in the space will keep everyone level-headed and listening.
Beyond being a beautiful tool for communication with those you love, its no secret that Celestite invites you to leap higher. It’s a stone known for its connection to the Crown Chakra and the angel realms. For those who want to channel their energies in the hope of boosting their clairvoyance and connect with their guardian angels or spirit guides, you can use a piece of Celestite in your meditation practice, reiki healing, or chakra cleanse. Celestite can also be an amazing tool for dream recall so for those who want to hear the messages sent to them while in slumber, pop the Celestine crystal beneath your pillow or close to your bed.
For those who want to keep the healing properties of Celestite close, choosing a piece of Celestite Jewellery can be the perfect option for staying connected to those harmonic heavenly vibes. When you have a Celestite stone pressed against your skin it allows for maximum energy absorption, inviting those high vibrations to flow straight to your chakras and wherever they are needed. Celestite Jewellery is a joy to behold, sometimes the stone will also go by the name of Celestine but it’s still the same heavenly jewel. Celestine relates to the word sky or heavenly which is an apt description of this stone that wears the colour of Nirvana well. When wearing a Celestite stone you may notice a heightened sense of calm, a soft sense of patience, and a connection to your higher purpose.
Other stones that work wonders when paired with Celestite include Amethyst with its affinity to the Crown Chakra. Clear Quartz also works well with Celestite as it too places beautiful value on calmness and clarity, inviting you to clear the smoke from your eyes to see further. Other blue crystals can also work well with Celestite including Aquamarine, Blue Lace Agate, and Chalcedony. Selenite, Moonstone, and Rose Quartz are other soft feminine stones that encourage higher thinking and gentle being in this world.
How to Cleanse Your Gemstone
All gemstones will beautifully benefit from being kept cleansed and charged so they can maintain their highly potent and powerful levels of healing. As one of the softer and more delicate crystals, Celestite takes a certain level of gentle care to keep it in top spirits. Cleansing Celestite can be done by rinsing it in water or if you want to avoid water you can also leave it submerged or placed in a bowl of salt. If you can keep Celestite away from those harder crystals like Hematite and Tourmaline as they may chip or scratch the surface of your gentle-natured light blue Celestite. To give your crystal a recharge you can place it in moonlight or even sunlight. Do be wary about placing Celestite in direct sunlight for long periods of time as it can cause the colouring to fade or change.
Celestite is a must for anyone who wants to bring a little more divinity into their life. On a grounded sense it works by encouraging a sense of self-awareness that goes even deeper than you could imagine. Not only does it instil a sense of calmness, clarity, and clear authentic communication with those you love, but it also serves as a springboard for connecting with your higher purpose and finding your spirit guide.
Peace doesn’t have to be a constant state, life can be a bumpy ride, but the aim is to seek the ability to move through the world – on both grounded and higher plains without feeling like you can easily be knocked off course. Celestite provides this by aligning the chakras, shining your intuition, inviting you to use your voice with vision and ease, and cracking open your crown chakra so you can connect with all the wild plans the universe has in store. It does all this and more without losing its uplifting moods, even in the tightest of times.
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