The Seven Secrets of Crystal Talismans: How To Use their Power for Attraction, Protection & Transformation

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The mysterious powers of gems, crystals, and minerals are finally explained in this practical guide to creating talismans. Casting a modern light on the age-old practice of talismans, gemologist Henry M. Mason correlates the mystical properties of these wondrous objects with the science of gemology.

Connecting with the universal life force, the proper talisman can focus and magnify your own qualities—helping you fulfill dreams and desires. Mason's seven secrets explore how ...

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Overview

The mysterious powers of gems, crystals, and minerals are finally explained in this practical guide to creating talismans. Casting a modern light on the age-old practice of talismans, gemologist Henry M. Mason correlates the mystical properties of these wondrous objects with the science of gemology.

Connecting with the universal life force, the proper talisman can focus and magnify your own qualities—helping you fulfill dreams and desires. Mason's seven secrets explore how crystal structure, color, and chemistry contribute to a talisman's natural energies for aiding in attraction, protection, self-improvement, creativity, tranquility, spiritual awakening, and more. From selecting and preparing the proper mineral to empowering your talisman, this guide takes you through every step of creating and using talismans and amulets for optimum effect.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738711447
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 817,849
  • Product dimensions: 7.58 (w) x 9.76 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Hailing from a family of gemologists and gem cutters, Henry M. Mason (Florida) is a gemologist, lapidary, gem cutter, and amateur mineralogist. He is certified by the Gemological Institute of America and holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science from the USAF Academy.
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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Introducing Talismans and Amulets 1

What Is a Talisman? 6

What Is an Amulet? 7

So, Now, How Does a Talisman Work? 7

How Do I Select the Right Talisman for My Needs? 7

Knowing I Have the Right Talisman, How Do I Use It Effectively? 8

Summary 8

The First Secret of Talismans 9

The Second Secret of Talismans 17

Seekers and Simplifiers (Hexagonal Crystal System) 21

Enhancers and Arrangers (Isometric Crystal System) 34

Guardians and Dreamholders (Monoclinic Crystal System) 39

Barriers (Triclinic Crystal System) 46

Dispellers and Restorers (Orthorhombic Crystal System) 50

Attractors (Tetragonal Crystal System) 56

The Amulets 58

Summary 58

The Third Secret of Talismans 61

The Great Talismanic Color Wheel of Influence 63

Turquoise Ray of Influence 66

Green Ray of Influence 67

Olive Ray of Influence 68

Yellow Ray of Influence 69

Gold Ray of Influence 71

Orange Ray of Influence 72

Scarlet Ray of Influence 73

Red Ray of Influence 74

Amethyst Ray of Influence 75

Violet Ray of Influence 77

Indigo Ray of Influence 77

Blue Ray of Influence 79

Other Rays of Influence 79

Mixed-Color Talismans 82

Summary 82

The Fourth Secret of Talismans 95

Class I—The Purifiers 97

Class II—The Mirrors 99

Class III—The Brighteners 102

Class IV—The Transformers 104

Class V—The Builders 114

Class VI—The Solidifiers 117

Class VII—The Buffers 120

Class VIII-1—The Strengtheners (Resisters) 123

Class VIII-2—The Unifiers 126

Class VIII-3—The Energizers 128

Class VIII-4—The Harmonizers 131

Class VIII-5—The Bonders 134

Class VIII-6—The Filters 137

Summary 140

The Fifth Secret of Talismans 143

Finding the Right Material 144

Fashioning Minerals and Crystals into Talismans 145

Specimen Talismans 146

Personal Talismans 147

General Fashioning Guidelines 154

Setting and Mounting Talismans 155

Summary 156

The Sixth Secret of Talismans 157

Stonehenge 159

Preseli Bluestone 160

Time of Powering Talismans 161

The Circle of Bluestone 162

The Five Transport Talismans 163

Connecting Talismans with the Focused Life Force 165

Summary 166

The Seventh Secret of Talismans 167

Selecting a Talisman 168

Applying the Second Secret of Talismans 168

Applying the Third Secret of Talismans 169

Applying the Fourth Secret of Talismans 169

Applying the First and Fifth Secrets of Talismans 171

Applying the Sixth Secret of Talismans 171

Activation of a Talisman 172

Using a Talisman—The Principle of Causal Duality 172

Selecting and Using a Talisman—An Example 174

Summary 176

Appendix One: The Seven Secrets of Talismans 177

Appendix Two: Listing of Common Talismans 179

Glossary 207

Suggested Reading 213

Index 215

Color plate gallery follows page 228

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