Take advantage of the full moon or new moon energy and charge the crystals in your collection. When it's a full moon you can select a few of your crystals that need an energy boost, you might choose different ones depending on what you are using at the time. Charging your crystals is a good way to retuning their vibrational energy is a good thing to do, it gives them an extra boost. Collect your crystals together, take them outside, and lay them out in the moonlight. You can even create a crystal grid with the crystals when you lay them out. You can place the crystals outside or you can put them on your windowsill, balcony, or patio. The important part is that the crystals are in the moonlight.
Crystals can absorb and hold energies, both positive and negative. The full moon is the perfect time to take advantage of the moonlight, and cleanse your crystals on an energetic level. The full moon can clear a crystal's energy and recharge the positive energies it holds.
If it is cloudy and you can't see the moon, the moon is still there and you can still put your crystals out to benefit from the moon's energy. If there is a quick temperature change outside you might get some cracking, this can happen when it's freezing outside and you bring the crystals outside from a warm house, but usually won't happen. If you are worried that it might rain outside and you have a soft crystal that you don't want to get wet, you can also benefit from the full moon's energy by placing your crystals on your windowsill. Moonlight is a lovely way to charge your crystals and can also be used to cleanse your crystals. Simply leave your crystals in the moonlight overnight, crystals especially like the new moon or the full moon.
Crystals are one of the earth's most magical gifts, natural solids made from minerals, they are formed on the earth's surface. Shaman and medicine people have used crystals for thousands of years. Mystics believe that inside each crystal there is both a story and a spiritual message to tell, which is easy to believe when you consider that many crystals have been nestled within the earth's crust for millions of years. Almost every ancient civilization since the beginning of time has used crystals, whether it be for healing, offerings, or as protective talismans.
With so many crystals to choose from, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed. One way to go about choosing crystals is to not think about it so much, get out of your head and go by your intuition and your heart. When you pick up different crystals, some will feel light while others will feel heavier. Quite often it comes down to the color, shape, or size or how you are feeling at the time, which can also be a good indicator of the crystal you need at the moment. Listen to your intuition, it is more powerful than you realize.
You might find yourself drawn to a few different crystals, at this moment take a closer look to see the different layers, inclusions, imperfections, and flaws inside of each crystal. Think about which crystals appeal to you most, consider which crystal you find the most beautiful. The more you look, the more you will find yourself drawn to one particular crystal, this is the crystal that is right for you. It is also important to know that different crystals will mean different things to different people. Just because one crystal is energizing for one person, doesn't mean it will do the same for another.