Your Guide to the Different Crystal Shapes

July 29, 2021

Your Guide to the Different Crystal Shapes

Your Guide to the Different Crystal Shapes 

Crystals come in a large variety of different shapes and sizes that have an influence of the stone's healing energy.Some shapes occur naturally and others have been man made or cut and polished to create a new formation.

It can be extremely confusing trying to work out what shape best suits your needs.Here is our simplified guide to help you cut through the confusion.

Crystal Shapes

1. Natural Point

This is a natural unaltered raw crystal that is powerful for healing and directing the energy toward or away from the body.It amplifies your intentions.

Amethyst natural point

2.Generator/Tower

A generator crystal features 6 facets that converge at a point.This shape is known as an energy amplifier helping to speed up intended results at a faster pace and will increase a stone's overall healing properties.

These crystals should be placed in the center of the other crystals being used in order to gather the energy and radiate it off each other. 

Amethyst generator

3.Sphere

A sphere shaped crystal emits energy from all angles and directions, creating an equal energy flow throughout an entire space.Helps to energy and purify your surroundings.

Rhodonite crystal sphere ball stone healing australia

4.Pyramid

A pyramid features four equal sides with a base.They are known to deepen meditation and are effective to use when setting intentions or affirmations.It helps to transmit intentions into the universe.

crystal pyramid

5.Cluster

They are powerful energy amplifiers containing many points that come from the same base.These stones radiate energy outwards whilst cleansing and purifying the space around them.Perfect for manifesting harmony and peace in the home.

Clear Quartz crystal cluster point healing master healer australia

6.Geode

A crystal geode is a hollow cave-like stone with numerous smaller terminations inside.It will amplify the energy but will also soften it, allowing a slower release of a given energy.

Geode

7.Wand

Crystal wands are often cut and polished into shape.They are typically rounded on both ends and are popular with massage therapists and reflexologists. Other wands maybe pointed at one or both ends making them powerful stones for directing the flow of energy.

Selenite wand charging

8.Tumbled

These stones are usually small and polished and are perfect to use in crystal grids, meditation, essences and other healing practices.They are durable which makes them perfect for carrying on the go.

Tumbled stones australia chakra healing

9.Cube

This shape is known for its grounding properties.Hold and use when meditating to produce positive energy and connect you to the earth. Place in the corners of your room to create a protected space. 

Selenite charging cube

10.Heart

Crystal Hearts represent love and connect with the energy of our heart chakra. These stones can be placed over this chakra in healing work. Small hearts can be carried with you or used when meditating.

Crystal hearts stones polished australia

11. Freeform

The freeform crystal is natural and unique.They can be used as decorative ornaments, paperweights, and stress relievers when held.The energy that is emitted helps to create a peaceful and relaxing environment.

bLue kyanite freeform stone raw rough

12.Egg

An egg symbolizes new beginnings, fertility, rebirth, and a chance to try again. It's a great crystal for breaking old habits so you can form new healthier ones. The egg allows you to set your intention on shedding old negative patterns by focusing on new, healthy thoughts and lifestyle choices.

Rose quartz crystal egg stone pink healing fertility

13. Palmstone

These stones are generally flat and are the perfect size to hold in the palm of your hand whilst meditating or carrying with you.You can also set your intentions or goals to help you focus and manifest your desires.

White Howlite palmstone

14.Double Terminated Points

Double terminated crystals have a single point at each end, formed naturally or through cutting and polishing. Their energy flows both ways taking energy in at one point, transmuting it, and emanating it at the other point. This makes them excellent tools for energy cleansing and to help balance the chakras.

Double-terminated crystals are also excellent in crystal grids.

Rose Quartz Double Terminated Points

We hope that this list has helped to clarify the different options available to you. Just remember that whatever you choose, the most important thing is that you are consistent with your intentions and goals.

Best wishes

GemRox team



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