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Rockgasm BWelcome to Bliss Crystals and Jan’s Blog.
I am so excited to share my knowledge of the art and craft of these beautiful stones with you. Be sure to see my About page for the back story. We are just getting started so it may take some months to complete the A-Z Stone list.

Meanwhile, please feel free to use the link on the right (or on my Contact page) to ask any questions about crystals or the metaphysical world. Namaste. Jan

About my home page photos: Several of you have asked about the light purple crystal on the top banner. Yes, I am cheek to cheek with a fabulous Lilac Amethyst druzy specimen about 6 feet wide and 6 feet high!  Continue reading

New Postings for Crystals A-Z

Check it out!  We are now starting daily posts about the metaphysical attributes of each crystal – Just click on the title above called Crystals A-Z.  The drop down will show which crystals are completed in each section.  No doubt this will take some time but we look at it as a long term effort worth our attention.  Since Etsy (our main online store) no longer allows any discussion of metaphysical healing, this new blog will fill the gap. Many customers have asked what has happened to the comprehensive metaphysical information in our Etsy listings.  We reluctantly removed them due to Etsy policy.  This is now being done site wide on Etsy so eventually no Sellers with be able to share this information.

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What’s in a Name?

Amethyst Lover's Grid with Citrine

Amethyst Lover’s Grid with Citrine

The answer to that question is ALOT and NOT MUCH.  Names carry energy, meaning, history, entitlements, subtlety, relationship and influence.  And yet many things have multiple names or even, no name at all until…we name it!  Before a name is attached, what was it’s identification?

With regard to crystals, the first thing many people ask me is “what is that called?”  Yes, it is true that I am always curious too to see what appellation is attached…

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How I Got Started with Crystals

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A few of my favorite things.

It’s a little overwhelming for some people, the first time they tour my home and crystal collection.  “They” (the stone gods and goddesses) are literally everywhere, every room, every shelf, up high, down low. Tucked in here and there, piled on plates, stacked in bowls and generally taking over the place.  Many I have forgotten about, where they are and where they came from while others are my daily favorites in daily communion of one sort or another. Are there any that I don’t know their names?  Yes. I just love them anyway. So how did this obsession get started?

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