Crystal Guidance Oracle Cards Review

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Author/Creator/Photographer: Jen Faeline (me!) I am proud to say that I created these cards including all of the photography.

Publication Date: Self published May 2012 (first publication with the silver boarder, which was later removed) — Retiring soon!

Where to Buy: These cards are officially retired and have been discontinued. (While I would love to give this deck a make over and created through a publishing company, there is no guarantee if or when it will become available again.)

Book or Info Cards: 9 info cards in the deck plus a downloadable 20 page PDF file with additional information for each card.
The info cards include: About the Creator, About the Cards, How to Use the Cards, 4 Chakra info cards, and 2 Elements info cards.

Number of Oracle Cards: 45 oracle cards (plus an additional 9 info cards).

Card Size: 3.5" by 2.5" light weight card (playing card size) — This deck is very easy to do a riffle shuffle (my preferred method).

The following is a list of the crystal cards included in this deck.

Amethyst
Ametrine
Angelite
Apache Tear
Apatite
Aquamarine
Aventurine, Green
Aventurine, Pink
Bloodstone
Blue Lace Agate
Botswana Banded Agate
Carnelian
Charoite
Citrine
Clear Quartz
Emerald
Fluorite
Hematite
Labradorite
Lapis Lazuli
Lepidolite
Malachite
Mookaite Jasper
Moonstone
Petrified Wood
Prehnite
Pyrite
Red Jasper
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rose Quartz
Selenite
Seraphinite
Serpentine
Smoky Quartz
Snowflake Obsidian
Sodalite
Sunstone
Tiger's Eye, Golden
Tiger's Eye, Red
Turquoise
Turritella Agate
Unakite
Watermelon Tourmaline
Yellow Jasper

My Review

Considering I created this deck, it is a little hard for me to unbiasly review it, so let me tell you about it and what I feel is special about it and why I was inspired to create it. When I created this deck in 2012 there were only a few crystal decks out on the market. Most of them I felt were not a good representation of the crystals. In fact, with over 20 crystal decks in my possession right now I still feel that way. You can say that I'm picky when it comes to photography. While there are decks out there that have a beautiful photo of one crystal, like Judy Hall's "Crystal Wisdom Healing Oracle" deck, I wanted one that showed multiple examples of crystals. All of the crystals in the photos are ones from my own collection plus I combined crystals from both of my parents and both of my sons. I wanted to use crystals that would be similar to what most of you would have in your collections. I worked with multiple crystals per card to show variations that each crystal can have.

One of my favorite things about oracle decks is when they offer a brief message to help you know what that card is about. Some crystal decks have only the photo and name of the crystal, which requires you to know about that crystal in order to be able to use it in a reading or you have to reference back to the book. I added a keyword or brief phrase to each card to give you an idea of what the message of that card holds. There is a longer divination message (plus metaphysical properties) for each crystal in the PDF booklet that goes along with the deck.

In addition to the brief divination message on the cards I have also brought the chakras and elements of each crystal into play. This can help bring even further depth to the reading. For example, if you have a reading that is has more Earth element cards than any other element then you know the message has a strong connection to every day earthly matters like work. A reading that has a lot of Throat chakra cards could indicate problems with communication and work is needed at the Throat chakra.

The cards have a boarder around them that match the color of their primary chakra. At the bottom of the card you'll find the divination message, the symbol for the chakra, and the symbol for the element. The information for what each chakra means and each element is included in the PDF booklet and also in the information cards that are included with the deck.


The following reading is the exact message and information that is included in the guide that accompanies this crystal deck.

CLEAR QUARTZ — Inner strength brings success.
Clear Quartz is the most versatile crystal. It is a master healer that can be used for any condition due to its high receptivity to programming.  Clear Quartz works with all of the chakras and is the perfect crystal to be used as a substitute in place of other crystals. Clear Quartz can absorb, release, store, cleanse, regulate, and amplify energies. If you were to only have one crystal in your collection, this would be the one to have.

Clear Quartz’s Message:
You can do anything that you want to do. Look inside of yourself. There is a strength inside of you that you need to tap into. By doing so, you will have all that you need to be happy in life and to attract what you desire that is for your highest good. Believe in yourself. You have the inner strength to bring success. 

• Alternative divination meanings: New beginnings. Clarity and understanding. If looking for a yes/no answer Clear Quartz indicates YES.

All Chakras but emphasis on the Crown Chakra and Storm Element.
• Crown Chakra: "I understand" — Spirituality and Enlightenment — Primary negative emotion: Attachment
Bliss, channeling healing energy, connection with the Divine Source (God, Goddess, All That Is), connection to the Universe, consciousness, devotion, divine awareness, enlightenment, experience of higher planes, faith, merger with Higher Self, oneness with all, optimism, peace, religiosity, selflessness, self-realization, spiritual growth, spiritual understanding, spirituality, wholeness.
• Storm (Spirit) Element: The Storm element is a combination of all of the other elements. It relates to renewal, cleansing, purification, and power.

 

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and cannot give out medical advice. Crystals and energy healing should be used as a compliment to other therapies and not as a replacement for regular medical care.



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