I just had to share with you an App that I found for your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. It’s called Magic of Crystals. I’m having a blast playing with it.
To start, when you open the Magic of Crystals app you’ll see a list of 81 crystals which represent the most popular. The list is in alphabetical order with a picture to make it really easy to find the one you’re looking for. When you click on the chosen crystal a screen appears that gives you an amazing amount of information. For example, I clicked on Lepidolite because I just purchased one last month while visiting the mines in Bisbee (I had no idea what properties it had, I just thought it was pretty and felt drawn to buy it). This is a great tool to have if you’re out and about and happen to come across a crystal that is calling you.
The information appears in an easy to read format beginning with the picture. This is great because you might have some crystals sitting on your dresser that you haven’t a clue what it’s called. The app lists which chakra it works with, which energy body it relates to and what properties it contains. Lepidolite’s properties are clarity, higher guidance and clearing. I also found a sypnosis of the crystal telling me how it can help me and a detailed description of its properties. And if that‘s not enough the Magic of Crystals app has a built in Notes section where I can write down the date I purchased the crystal, where I purchased it and why. As I continue to work with the crystal I can add notes to record my thoughts and experiences. Super cool!
As I continue to play with the app I feel like I’m a kid in a candy store because each tab I click on gets better than the last. So the next tab I click on is the Spinner. Now this one is super awesome. I can choose the particular property or properties that I want to work on. The properties are things like clarity, vitality, creativity and so on. I can choose up to three properties at a time. Once I’ve made my choices I click on “Find the Crystal” tab and poof – up comes a screen showing the crystal that has those properties I want to work with. When the crystal appears it has all the information listed too. The properties I chose were creativity, self-awareness and vitality. When I clicked on the “Find the Crystal” tab, Carnelian appeared as the crystal with those properties. I didn’t even know what Carnelian was let alone what properties it contained. Kind of cool, huh?
Next, I click on the Puzzle tab. Oh my gosh, it’s a real puzzle! There are up to nine squares with a picture of a crystal scrambled about. I start putting the pieces in order and when I am done there is a screen at the top of my iPad that tells me how many moves it took to complete the puzzle. You gotta give it a try.
And I almost forgot to mention that when I was viewing the Lepidolite information on my iPad, there’s an email button on the upper right hand corner that let me email it to my email address. Now that’s convenient! The Magic of Crystal app also comes with a library of videos that link out to YouTube and resource tabs you can click on to find out what energy bodies and energy centers are.
The Magic of Crystals app was created by Charles McAlpine who has been collecting crystals most of his life. He is so passionate about crystals that he opened a beautiful store and learning center called Storm Wisdom in Phoenix. I asked him why he created the Magic of Crystals app and he said “First of all – I love working with crystals… so it is a passion. I also wanted to get the information about crystals out and into people’s hands. I feel like when I write about crystals and how to work with them… it is from the perspective of connecting with the crystal and allowing it’s natural properties to assist you with making shifts, changes, releasing or creating what you want in your life. So the responsibility stays with the person… and not the crystal. Too often, it seems people talk about crystals as if they (the crystals) are going to do the “work”. The truth is… they support us to do OUR work.”
Well said Charles. I’m glad that he wanted to get the information out to the people about crystals because this app is amazing and I’m so happy to have it. You can find the Magic of Crystals app in the itunes store by searching for it by its name. Here’s a video you can watch to get an overview of the app. Enjoy!