There are so many crystals up for grabs on our beautiful planet, it’s easy to get overwhelmed trying to choose the perfect one. Relax though, finding a good fit is actually easier than you think. I would first ask; why are you looking for a new crystal? Is it to meet a specific need, or simply for some new eye candy for your shelves? This simple question will help narrow down your search dramatically. It will also assist you in picking a method in which to choose a new crystal.

Research

If you’re looking for a crystal to help aid or heal a specific area of your life, you may want to take the research approach. For example, if you’re looking to boost your confidence, you could start searching the web or dive into some books to find a few suitable crystals that help build self-belief. Check out our wide list of Crystal Overviews for easy, accurate information. Alternatively, you could seek out an expert in the crystal field and ask them to share their knowledge. As always, you want to make sure that you’re looking at credible sources when doing your research. After looking into a few different resources, you’ll have a better understanding of which crystals will benefit you the most. The only thing left to do is go and find that crystal!

Color Vibration

Picking a crystal based on its color vibration is a fun and simple method to try. Let's say you’re looking for a stone to help stimulate and open your heart chakra. The color vibration associated with the heart chakra is green and pink. Therefore, you could narrow down your search to just green and pink stones. Maybe you’re looking for a crystal to boost your energy and vitality; you could then ask yourself, “which colors represent energy and vitality to me?” It’s best not to overthink the question too much. If the first color that popped into your mind was a fiery orange, then you could pick a crystal that shares that specific shade.

Intuition

Many choose to use intuition as their guide when picking a crystal to purchase. To use this simple method, all you have to do is follow your gut! Start by taking a few deep breaths, then allow yourself to be guided towards the crystal that you need most in your life. Browse through a retailer’s selection of crystals and when you feel one