• Features beautifully lit, color photos of each stone to aid in identification and to showcase the beauty of the crystals and gemstones
• Provides a description of each stone, a quick-look list of keywords, elemental and chakra correspondences, scientific data, and the story of each stone’s beneficial physical, emotional, and spiritual qualities
• Based on the bestselling The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach
Detailing the spiritual and healing qualities of 390 members of the mineral kingdom, The Pocket Book of Stones is condensed reference guide to crystals and gems based on the bestselling The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach. This portable A-to-Z guide features beautifully lit, full-color photos of each stone to aid in identification and to showcase the beauty of the crystals and gemstones. This updated edition describes 47 new stones not covered in the original Pocket Book of Stones and contains a comprehensive index of the spiritual, emotional, and healing qualities of the stones.
Every entry contains a vivid color photo, quick-look list of keywords, elemental and chakra correspondences, plus the beneficial physical, emotional, and spiritual qualities of each mineral, crystal, or gemstone. Author Robert Simmons provides a description of each stone, including scientific data and the story of each stone’s spiritual and healing qualities, as well as recommendations for other stones that combine harmoniously with it. The scientific information offered provides a familiar frame of reference for those not yet familiar with crystal energies and also broadens the knowledge of those who come to stones primarily for spiritual purposes.
This book provides an ideal introduction to stones and their energies for those who are new to the field as well as an invaluable portable reference for well-versed readers.
Robert Simmons has been working with crystals and stones for over 35 years. He is the cofounder of Heaven and Earth, a company offering gem and jewelry creations for self-healing and spiritual and emotional development. The author of several books, including The Book of Stones, The Alchemy of Stones and Stones of the New Consciousness, he lives in New Zealand.