Crystals for 2017

January 2017

8th January 2017 at 9:43 am UTC Mercury goes direct in 28 degrees 51 minutes Sagittarius (Green Opal)


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Birthdays - December 18 – 20
Key Word - Conservation

Crystal - Green Opal
Attributes - Green opal will give you a new perspective on life and a quick recovery from mental and physical exhaustion. It will help you when you become disoriented in a situation or place. If you are mentally disoriented it will remind you that life is to be lived and is fulfilling. Physically green opal fortifies the liver, kidneys, ovaries and testicles.
Message - Fresh and energetic emotions, constructive thought and activity.
Focus - Gentle and kind, you are always there for others when they need help and support.
Affirmation - I promote harmony, balance and inner peace in my life.

 12th January 2017 11.35 am GMT Full Wolf Moon 22 degrees 37 minutes Cancer. (Avalonite)



Birthdays - July 13 – 15 
Key Word - Equanimity

Crystal - Avalonite
Attributes - Avalonite is a newly found variety of zoisite that can only be bought through the trademark owners. Opens ancient wisdom and teaching for present day use; provides awareness of the past. Aids meditation and visualisation, calms and soothes, gives a feeling of security.
Message - Calmly releasing expectations, safe and comfortable in the here and now.
Focus - Your calm temperament makes people feel comfortable trusting you with their secrets.
Affirmation - I am at one with the universe in every moment.

28th January 2017 12.08 am GMT New Moon 8 degrees 15 minutes Aquarius. (Pink Diamond)


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Birthdays - January 26 – 28
Key Word - Impact

Crystal - Pink Diamond
Attributes - Pink diamonds will help you feel that you can take on the world and win. It will increase your strength of character; ethics and faithfulness to your own ideas and place in this world. Physically pink diamonds purifies and strengthens the brain, nerves, sensory organs, glands and blood vessels. Pink diamonds are ideal for people who have suffered a stroke it will lessen the symptoms and help you carry on with your life.
Message - Use creativity to visually enhance life.
Focus - A talented verbal and visual linguist, you stand apart from the crowd.
  • I am in contact with my source and am creating my life as I desire it to be.
  • I am beautiful.

 February 2017

2nd February 2017 Brigid or Imbolc

11th February 2017 12.34 am GMT Full Snow Moon / Lunar Eclipse 22 degrees 28 minutes Leo.
Lunar Eclipse - Penumbral (Blue Diopside)

LEO 22


Birthdays - August 13 – 15
Key Word - Enlightenment

Crystal - Blue Diopside
Attributes - This is a stone for spirituality. Harmonises extreme mood changes. Aids the recognition of the spiritual nature of being and the underlying spiritual causes of all phenomena. Fortifies the heart, kidney, nerves, muscles and blood vessels.
Message - Illumination, clarification, focus and perseverance.
Focus - You are on an amazing journey of understanding; continue to relay messages, sharing your experience and wisdom.
Affirmation - I look toward the ascension process to reconnect me to my divine purpose.

26th February 2017 2.59 pm GMT New Moon / Solar eclipse 8 degrees 12 minutes Pisces.
Solar Eclipse - Annular (Blue Kyanite)


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Birthdays - February 25 – 27
Key Word - Summons

Crystal - Blue Kyanite
Attributes - Blue kyanite will help you find your true identity. If you need a fulfilling vocation and are not sure how to go about it, blue kyanite will help guide you to your goal. It will help you remain calm and focussed in extreme situations. It helps you achieve action through logical thought. Physically blue kyanite eases hoarseness and problems of the larynx; it is good for you motor nerve function and it will increase your dexterity.
Message - Announced messages signal action.
Focus - You show others how the power of the voice – the air and the vibration – holds magical power.
Affirmation - I speak honestly and clearly, and people take notice of me.
March 2017

12th March 2017 2.55 pm GMT Full Worm Moon 22 degrees 13 minutes Virgo. (Blue Sapphire)



Birthdays - September 13 – 15
Key Word - Prerogative

Crystal - Blue Sapphire
Attributes - Blue Sapphire endows you with spiritual power and astuteness. It bestows you with an unshakable calm. Blue sapphire helps you collect your thoughts and concentrate them with great strength on a particular goal. It relieves pain, fortifies nerves and reduces fever and blood pressure.
Message - Connecting with ancestry and cultural history recreates personal identity.
Focus - Emblazon, recognise and marshal important symbols as you validate personal identity.
Affirmation - I devote my life to God, the law, the people, indeed to the greater good.

28th March 2017 2.59 am GMT New Moon 7 degrees 37 minutes Aries. (Ametrine)



Birthdays - March 26 - 28
Key Word - Proficiency

Crystal - Ametrine
Attributes - The stone sends you composure, cheerfulness and a fulfilled existence. Optimism, joie de vivre, feelings of well-being. Helps you retain creativity and dynamism in the face of all challenges. Balances out body tension, harmonises the nervous system and body metabolism. l
Message - Transmutation of successful ideas and actions through space and time
Focus - You positively influence change through light and love in the physical and spiritual realms.
Affirmation - I have an aptitude for understanding and enhanced insight.
20th March 2017 10:28 GMT Spring Equinox

 April 2017

9th April in Taurus Mercury Retrograde Station occurs at 11:14 pm UTC 4 degrees 51 minutes Taurus (Goldstone)



Birthdays - April 23 – 24
Key Word - Faith

Crystal - Goldstone
Attributes - Goldstone is said to be a Master Healer, stabilising emotions and aiding in staying calm.  Goldstone, is used as an energy generator and like diamond, is a good deflector of unwanted energies, therefore is a protection stone. It reminds us to set goals that are lofty and work to attain them.
Message - Sustain spiritual pursuits; discover treasures of the human realm.
Focus - You are a confident person. Trust in the divine; show others how to remain virtuous.
Affirmation - I have faith, hope and love.

11th April 2017 6.09 am GMT Full Pink Moon 21 degrees 33 minutes Libra. (Shells)



Birthdays - October 13 – 15
Key Word - Exhilaration

Crystal - Shells
Attributes - Shell stimulates intuition, sensitivity, imagination and adaptability.  It helps to enhance mental clarity and provides insight into decision-making.  Shell promotes cooperation between the self and others, as well as within the self.  It provides cohesive energy for groups. Shell treats hearing disorders and calcium deficiencies.  It assists the healing of broken bones and general dysfunctions of the spinal canal and the nervous system. 
Message - Vitality and enthusiasm, with the joy of new experiences.
Focus - You love social events seeing them as an opportunity to entertain, network and enjoy.
Affirmation - I join in with the excitement, entertainment and energy.

 26th April 2017 12.17 pm GMT New Moon / Supermoon 6 degrees 57 minutes Taurus. (Astrophyllite)



Birthdays - April 25 – 27
Key Word - Channelling

Crystal - Astrophyllite

Attributes - Inspiration and perception. Receptive to needs, lively dreams. Helps catch up on unfinished projects, openness, expressive ability. For the large intestine and hormone system, very helpful with menstrual and menopausal problems.
Message - Positive transitions, supportive when moving on to a new  evolutionary stage.
Focus - Not limited by space and time, your insight, intuition and foresight connect people to places and circumstances.
Affirmation - I have a safe pathway through life.

May 2017

1st May Beltane or May Day

3rd May at 4:22 pm UTC*, in Aries Mercury goes direct 24 degrees 16 minutes Aries  (Alexandrite)



Birthdays - April 12 - 14
Key Word - Charitableness

Crystal - Alexandrite
Attributes - This stone promotes good luck, spiritual and material prosperity and abundance. Promotes inspiration and willpower. Intensifies dreams and perception of emotions. Promotes the power of imagination, willingness to take risks and perception of inner voice. For disorders of the nerves and senses; helps with inflammations, stimulates the liver.
Message - Bountiful information providing ideas, warnings, details and inspiration.
Focus - Others wonder at you open, generous spirit, you are a beautiful soul.
Affirmation - I am open to opportunities and I provide opportunities for others. 

10th May 2017 9.44 pm GMT Full Flower Moon 20 degrees 25 minutes Scorpio. (Vivianite)


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Birthdays - November 11 – 13
Key Word - Daring

Crystal - Vivianite
Attributes - Vivianite is the stone that brings intensity in all things living, loving and work. It livens up the wearer and frees you from deeply buried emotions; it can make your life very intense and exciting. It will help with those people who feel that they are easily bored and have nothing to do. Vivianite will liven up stale relationships. Physically it stimulates the liver, helps with body weakness and a general lack of energy. This stone is also good for the heart.
Message - Brave and intrepid, uncover personal power through inner wisdom.
Focus - You provide hope to society, revealing much that is important and valuable.
Affirmation - I am moving beyond limitations.
25th May 2015 New Moon / Supermoon 7.45 pm GMT 4 degrees 47 minutes Gemini. (Watermelon Tourmaline)



Birthdays - May 24 – 25
Key Word - Rituals

Crystal - Watermelon Tourmaline
Attributes - Promotes understanding. Promotes love, friendship and security; dispels fear and depression. Helps express your intentions clearly. Strengthens the heart, promotes regeneration of the nerves, helps with paralysis and multiple sclerosis.
Message - Joyful ceremonies bring together family and community.
Focus - Your ability to organise celebrations of the spirit promotes a return to simple delights with family and friends.

June 2017

9th June 2017 1.11 pm GMT Full Strawberry Moon 18 degrees 53 minutes Sagittarius.  (Sugilite)



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Birthdays - December 8 – 10
Key Word - Innocence

Crystal - Sugilite

Attributes - Sugilite encourages you to be aware of the consequences of your actions. Wearing this stone will help you be faithful to yourself and others. It will overcome fear and paranoia. Sugilite will help you resolve conflict without having to compromise your principles. Physically it helps ease pain; reduce nervous problems, overcome dyslexia and disorders of the motor nerves.
Message - Gentleness, trust and purity are essences worth holding on to.
Focus - You are blessed with a child-like view of the world that will not diminish with age.
Affirmation - I see the world through innocent eyes and it is beautiful.

21st June 2017 04:24 GMT Summer Solstice

24th June 2015 2.32 am GMT New Moon / Supermoon 2 degrees 47 minutes Cancer. (Muscovite)



Birthdays - June 22 – 24
Key Word - Contemplation

Crystal - Muscovite

Attributes - Promotes protection. Helps remain relaxed and calm in the face of serious problems, provocations and attacks. Helps see things clearly and still remain objective. Helps with problems of stomach, gallbladder, kidneys; trembling and nervousness.
Message - Focusing on the horizon; powerful meditation, thought and healing.
Focus - You have a powerful presence, with a unique perspective on individual potential and personal history.
Affirmation - Through meditation and introspection I have reached great heights.
July 2017

July 2017

9th July 2017 4.07 am GMT Full Buck Moon 17 degrees 9 minutes Capricorn. (Iceland Spar)


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Birthdays - January 6 – 8
Key Word - Immersion

Crystal - Iceland Spar 
Attributes - Iceland spar is a stone for development it helps you grow spiritually, and mentally. It will help you become more confident in yourself and be able to think and act faster. Iceland spar stimulates your metabolism; promotes physical growth in children; fortifies the mucous membranes, skin, intestine, connective tissues, bones and teeth.
Message - Intuitive, sensual, liberating and exhilarating awakening.
Focus - Artistic and passionate, you enjoy the freedom of natural sensations and an organic lifestyle.
  • I am now creating my life the way I want it to be.
  • Bathing in water, light and love energises me.

23rd July 2017 9.47 am GMT New Moon 0 degrees 24 minutes Leo. (Brecciated Jasper)



Birthdays - July 22 – 24
Key Word - Irresistible

Crystal - Brecciated Jasper

Attributes - Prepares you for conflict. Helps you regain a foothold after a defeat. Eases the resolving of conflicts and helps make up for damages. Rejuvenates and revitalises; stimulates the circulation, blood flow and your self healing power.
Message - Calmly re-focus, re-crystallise ideas, create new outcomes.
Focus - You are an emotional person, drawing on personal life experience to generously help others.
Affirmation - My genuine self-confidence is irresistible.
August 2017

August 2017

1st August Lammas or Lughnasadh

7th August 2017 6.11 pm GMT Full  Sturgeon Moon / Lunar Eclipse 15 degrees 25 minutes Aquarius.
Lunar Eclipse - Partial (Rose Quartz)


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Birthdays - February 2 – 4
Key Word - Affirmation

Crystal - Rose Quartz
Attributes - Rose quartz will make you more sensitive to your needs and the needs of others. It will help you empathise with others distress and problems. If you have sexual difficulties this is the stone for you. Rose quartz is commonly used to bring love and your soul mate into your life. It will clearly show you your personal needs and highlight the needs of others. Physically rose quartz is regulates the heart beat and promotes the strengthening of the sexual organs and fertility.
Message - Love is patient and kind; love rejoices in the truth.
Focus - You show deep affection for people in your life; you radiate hope, joy and harmony.
Affirmation - I believe in the Divine; it is love.
13th August in Virgo (11o38") Mercury Retrograde station occurs at 1:00 am UTC 11 degrees 38 minutes Virgo. Note that in North America, the station occurs on the evening of August 12. (Cluster Quartz)



Birthdays - September 2 – 4
Key Word - Command

Crystal - Cluster Quartz
Attributes - Promotes clarity and neutrality. Strengthens your personal point of view. It improves your memory. Aids your perception, increases awareness and brings clarity in thinking. Enhances your energy flow, fortifies the nerves, brain, glands; alleviates pain and swellings.
Message - Compelling demand for the best outcomes, always.
Focus - You pay careful attention to detail, giving you authority and wisdom to manage specific tasks and situations.
Affirmation - I have a cherished desire for all to go well today.

21st August 2017 6.31 pm GMT New Moon / Solar Eclipse 28 degrees 53 minutes Leo.
Solar Eclipse - Total conjunct Royal Star Regulus

LEO 28


Birthdays - August 19 – 21
Key Word - Ramification

Crystal - Peruvian/Andean Opal
Attributes - Aids your sixth sense. Promotes empathy. Improves communication, helps understand others and express yourself clearly. Reduces blood pressure and fever, stimulates water balance, lymph and the kidneys.
Message - Personal importance, social responsibility, cause and effect.
Focus - You are considerate and accommodating; you enjoy light, familiar social interactions.
Affirmation - I want to share my time and knowledge with people who appreciate me.
September 2017

September 2017

6th September 2017 7.04 am GMT Full Corn Moon 13 degrees 53 minutes Pisces. (Iron)


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Birthdays - March 2 – 4 
Key Word - Example

Crystal - Iron

Attributes - Iron is a mineral for illuminating your personal intentions and aims. It will help renew outdated behaviours and bring in new ones to help you accept, understand or remove your existing value system and code of conduct. It will help you bring spontaneity into your life. Physically iron regulates muscle tension.
Message - Modelling fairness, strength, compassion, determination and devotion.
Focus - You find yourself in leadership positions, a model of prestige, authority and distinction.
Affirmation - I believe in the power of non-violence.

20th September 2017 5.30 am GMT New Moon 27 degrees 27 minutes Virgo. (Wollastonite)



Birthdays - September 18 – 20
Key Word - Aplomb

Crystal - Wollastonite
Attributes - Wollastonite sends you stability. Aids resistance against emotional attacks. Wollastonite enhances your determination, consolidates personal convictions. It promotes the tissues, growth, awareness of the body, posture and coordination of body movements.
Message - Confidence and self-assuredness promote success.
Focus - With poise and elegant composure, you realise true contentment; others respect you.
Affirmation -  I show dignity and gentleness in my life.
22nd September 2017 20:02 GMT Fall Equinox
October 2017

October 2017

5th October 2017 6.41 pm GMT Full Hunter's Moon 12 degrees 43 minutes Aries.  (Barite)



Birthdays - March 31 - April 2
Key Word - Apathy

Crystal - Barite
Attributes - Barite has angelic energy, aids meditation with the spiritual realm. It helps you set boundaries for yourself and others. Clears confusion, helps with shyness and anxiety. Strengthens memory, helps formulate thoughts and words. Improves posture; good for sore throats and stomach as well as strong sensitivity to cold.
Message - Negate harsh reactions, enhance hope and direction.
Focus - You energise life through your spontaneous good nature, use your wings to gain a fresh perspective.
Affirmation - I remain light hearted in all situations due to my higher awareness.

19th October 2017 New Moon 7.13 pm GMT 26 degrees 35 minutes Libra. (Spectrolite -A variety of Labradorite)



Birthdays - October 19 – 20 
Key Word - Adeptness

Crystal - Spectrolite (A variety of Labradorite)
Attributes - This stone will help your imagination and creativity. It enhances your artistic talents and will give you a harmonious connection to others. It encourages enthusiasm, imagination and creativity. This stone will reduce your sensitivity to the cold and alleviates gout and rheumatism.
Message - Sensational balancing and transformation processes.
Focus - You temper determination with love, and your expert skills focus people on their life path.
Affirmation -I choose freedom and peace in this current situation.
31st October Samhain
November 2017

November 2017

4th November 2017 5.23 am GMT Full Beaver Moon 11 degrees 59 minutes Taurus. (Rhondite)



Birthdays - April 30 – May 2
Key Word - Care

Crystal - Rhodonite
Attributes - Promotes activity. Makes buoyant and cheerful, enhances sexuality and eroticism. Makes dynamic, active and makes things work faster. Boosts circulation, increases blood pressure and helps with abdominal pains and migraine.

Message - Gentle, kind growth of intentions manifesting into reality.
Focus - Honesty and kindness, expressed through genuine forethought, gather true friends and abundant blessings.
Affirmation - I am involved in fruitful relationships.

18th November 2017 11.43 am GMT New Moon 26 degrees 19 minutes Scorpio. (Spessartite Garnet)


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Birthdays - November 17 – 19
Key Word - Improvisation

Crystal - Spessartite Garnet
Attributes - If you are in need of determination and want to be helpful toward others in your community spessartite is ideal for you. It reduces the incidents of nightmares and night terrors. It eases the symptoms of depression and sexual problems. It helps you communicate about and clear emotional and physical problems that others might consider taboo. It fortifies the heart, small intestines and immune system.
Message - Drive, motivation, improvisation, inspiration, invention.
Focus - You search for spiritual and humanitarian friendships, and seek out deeper meaning in the things you do.
December 2017

December 2017

3rd December 2017 3.48 pm GMT Full Cold Moon / Supermoon 11 degrees 40 minutes Gemini. (Tsavorite Garnet)



Birthdays - May 31 – June 1
Key Word - Identification

Crystal - Tsavorite Garnet
Attributes - Promotes restorative energy and feelings. Brings new strength in difficult phases of life. Helps you break through paralysing problems. Detoxifies and helps with inflammation as well as with protracted chronic and degenerative diseases.
Message - A fresh start, new beginnings, nourishing all stages of spiritual evolution.
Focus - You recognise others’ pain and empathise with them, providing avenues for growth and
Affirmation - I see great opportunities born from simplicity.

3rd December in Sagittarius (29o18") Mercury Retrograde station occurs at 7:34 am UTC. For those living on the West coast time zone in the US, it will occur at 11:34 pm on December 2. 29 degrees 18 minutes Sagittarius - Green Sphene (Titanite)


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Birthdays - December 19 – 21
Key Word - Participation

Crystal - Green Sphene (Titanite)
Attributes - Green sphene promotes and increases your self control and integrity. It will aid you in times of opposition from others. It strengthens the immune system. Physically green sphene also helps with inflammation that won't reduce. It is helpful for bronchitis, sinusitis and tooth infections.
Message - Be attentive and observant; contribute and experience.
Focus - You accomplish great things and make it look effortless; your activity promotes new ideas.
Affirmation - I contribute to the greater good.

18th December 2017 6.31 am GMT New Moon 26 degrees 31 minutes Sagittarius.  (Rhodolite Garnet)


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Birthdays - December 16 – 18
Key Word - Nobility

Crystal - Rhodolite Garnet
Attributes - Rhodolite is the stone for optimism and charisma; it will give a feeling that live is wonderful and you need to live it to the fullest. It is a stone that enhances your sexuality and sensuality while in a loving relationship. This stone is warm hearted and will help you trust others. Rhodolite aids you in meeting and growing from life's challenges. Physically it stimulates the circulation and metabolism; it also improves your blood flow.
Message - Divine inheritance, the courage to claim what is rightfully ours.
Focus - You are well known, and a much loved person; your peers look to you to facilitate positive developments.
Affirmation - I hold myself with dignity and respect.

21st December 2017 16:28 GMT Winter Solstice

23rd December  in Sagittarius (13o00") Mercury goes direct at 1:51 am UTC. Note that in North America, this would be during the evening of the previous day, December 22. 13 degrees 00 minutes Sagittarius (Yellow Calcite)


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Birthdays - December 3 – 5
Key Word - Rectification

Crystal - Yellow Calcite
Attributes - Yellow calcite increases your self esteem and will increase your sense of security. It will make you stronger in situations of dispute so that you will be able to calmly get your point across to others. It stimulates food digestion, assimilation and metabolism. It strengthens the skin, bones and teeth.
Message - Empowerment, renewed self-confidence, restoration of personal power.
Focus - Your empathetic counselling abilities lead to healing, forgiveness, and release of pain.
Affirmation - I move decisively forward into the light.

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