Crystal Basics: How do Crystals Really Work?

Updated: May 14, 2018

As I began my descend into my obsession with crystals, I began to understand more fully how crystals work, and why.

I’ll be honest, a few years ago, crystals -to me- where merely pretty rocks. I didn’t believe in their ‘power’, and thought that it was mainly just hippies and wannabe witches that did. Never in a million years did I think I would be one of those people.

It’s kinda funny how things come full circle like that.

Everyone has their own path, and what lead me to crystals was actually my interest in self-development, paired with my passion for nature and all its glory. Somehow that led me to have a sudden and intense interest in crystals and crystal healing.

But let’s get to the good stuff; you’re here because you have that same nagging curiosity about these ‘pretty rocks’ and the realist in you needs to hear the facts.

I’m with ya there.

30 Second Crystal History Lesson

To keep it brief, the use of crystals dates back to the beginning of human existence. There is evidence that crystals were used by our ancestors up to eight thousand years ago. Crystals have been (and continue to be) used in every region of the world and were universally regarded as sacred in the ancient times.