Spirit Quartz

New in the shop this week: Spirit Quartz!

Spirit Quartz crystal has a hexagonal (trigonal) system. It is characterized by the formation of many small Quartz druzy crystals surrounding larger single points. Spirit Quartz comes in several colors including clear, orange, and purple. The color of the crystal depends on the minerals present. In lore and legend it was used for peace of mind and freedom of fear in meditation, anxiety, and harmonizes energy. Country of origin: South Africa. Also known as Cactus Quartz and Porcupine Quartz.

Spirit Quartz

Spirit Quartz

Spirit Quartz Crystal

Fluorite Crystal Instagram Giveaway!

Purple Fluorite

 

We’re having an Instagram giveaway!! Enter to win this beautiful deep purple Fluorite Crystal Specimen!! Here’s what you need to do: follow @instantkarmashop and repost with @instantkarmashop and #instantkarmarocks (if you are private, repost and enter a comment below to enter). Repost and tag up to 1 time per day for more entries! Open world wide!

Terms and conditions: No purchase, payment or contribution necessary to enter or win. Open world wide to adults ages 18 or older, void where prohibited by law. Each entrant can enter a maximum of 5 times (1 entry per day on Instagram). Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. The winner’s name will be chosen at random and will be announced via Instagram on Tuesday August 5, 2014. Any winner who fails to claim their prize after 5 days of notification will forfeit the prize and another winner will be selected. Ends Saturday August 2, 2014 10pm EST. Winners outside of the U.S are responsible for any and all duties and custom charges that may be incurred. Crystal is approximately 2.25” x 2” x 2”.

fluorite by instant karma

The Instant Crystal Collection Give Away Winner!!

winner

We are amazed by the overwhelming number of entries that we received for our very first giveaway. On instagram, facebook and instantkarmashop.com combined, we have received over 1400 entries in total. It has been fun to see so many new faces and we are thrilled beyond measure that so many wonderful people love crystals as much as we do. Our deepest gratitude goes out to each and every one of you for your participation in this giveaway! We sincerely wish that every single one of you could win, but unfortunately there can be only one winner. And the winner is… Donni of The Magic Onions! Congratulations Donni! We will be in touch with you shortly for your mailing address. Thank you all again for your entries, comments and support! This giveaway was so much fun and we will definitely be doing more of them in the future!

Instant Crystal Collection Giveaway!!

Instant Karma Instant Crystal Collection Give Away

Want to win all of the crystals shown in the photo above? Well, it’s your lucky day because we’re having a GIVEAWAY!! Win an Instant collection of 30 rough and tumbled crystals valued at over $85.00.

What you’ll get: All of the crystals shown in the accompanying photos. One each of the following crystals: tumbled Jasper, rough Blue Kyanite, tumbled Grey Moonstone, rough Desert Rose Selenite, tumbled Abalone Shell piece, tumbled Jade, tumbled Labradorite, rough Citrine point, tumbled Rose Quartz, tumbled Amazonite, tumbled Picasso Stone, tumbled Carnelian, tumbled Hematite, rough Fluorite Octahedron, rough Tibetan Quartz double terminated point, rough Pyrite specimen, rough Amethyst cluster, rough Water Clear Quartz point, tumbled Apatite, tumbled White Howlite, tumbled Sunstone, rough Chalcedony Druzy specimen, tumbled Mangano Calcite, rough Apophylite Point, rough Aragonite Cluster specimen, tumbled Emerald, tumbled Girasol, polished Agate Geode Slice, rough Cranberry Amethyst Druzy specimen and hand knapped Black Obsidian Arrowhead. Crystals are approximately .75” – 2.25”.

Deadline: Ends Thursday February 27, 2014 at 10pm EST.

Here’s what you need to do to enter (use all or just one of the entry methods below, it’s up to you!):

1. Facebook: Like and comment on the giveaway photo. Click here to enter on Facebook.

2. Blog: Like this post and answer the following question in the comments section below. Question: Of all of the crystals included in this giveaway which is your favorite and why? (1 entry)

2. Instagram: Follow @instantkarmashop and repost giveaway photo from our feed with @instantkarmashop #instantkarmarocks (you can repost the photo once a day for a maximum of 10 entries).

✭ Terms and conditions: No purchase, payment or contribution necessary to enter or win. Open to residents of the U.S.A, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia, ages 18 or older (void where prohibited by law). Each entrant can enter a maximum of 12 times (10 times on Instagram, 1 time on Facebook and 1 time on our blog instantkarmashop.com). Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Ends Thursday February 27, 2014 10pm EST. The winner’s name will be chosen at random out of a hat and will be announced on facebook, instagram and instantkarmashop.com on Friday February 28, 2014. If the winner fails to claim their prize by March 10,2014 prize is forfeited and another winner will be selected. Winners outside of the U.S are responsible for any and all duties and custom charges that may be incurred.

Questions? No problem! We’re happy to answer any questions you may have, just email us at instantkarmastore@gmail.com

Lepidolite and Black Tourmaline Specimen

Lepidolite is a purplish type of mica used for calming, peace, spirituality, luck, protection, stress, insomnia, psychism, decision making, and love. Because of it’s high lithium content it has been known to soothe anger, and negative emotions, and provide emotional and mental balance and stability. Recognized as a “stone of transition” it helps in the restructuring of old patterns. It has been used to treat addiction, relieve allergies, treat exhaustion, and strengthen the immune system. Chakras: Crown, Third Eye, and Heart.

Lepidolite and Tourmaline Specimen

Black Tourmaline is used for grounding and protection. It acts to protect one from being victimized by the “negative” energy of others. It is also used to activate grounding between the first chakra and the center of the Earth. It acts to stimulate the reflex points of the lower back and can also provide for both the stimulation and the balancing of the adrenal glands. Chakra: Root.

New Crystals in Our Dictionary!

We’ve just added some new entries to our Crystal Dictionary!

Chlorite Included Quartz

Chlorite Included Quartz Generator

Chlorite – is a powerful healer and connects one to the earth. It is often used to eliminate toxins, and is a powerful painkiller.

Dioptase Specimen

Dioptase Specimen

Dioptase – A blue green stone used for healing emotional wounds, moving forward, and love. It has been known to relieve headaches. (Chakra: Heart).

Lodolite Included Quartz

Lodolite Included Smokey Quartz Generator

Lodolite included Quartz – A clear stone with green, yellow, pink, brown, red, or white inclusions that resemble a landscape. It is used for peace, harmony, healing, insight, mediation, spiritual growth, past life regression, and manifestation. Lodolite has a soft, soothing, gentle energy.

Specular Hematite at Instant Karma

Specular Hematite Slab

Specular Hematite (Specularite) – A black or dark grey stone with what look like shimmering sparkles. It is used for protection, grounding, healing, and finding ones purpose in life.

Sphalerite Specimen

Sphalerite, Pyrite, and Quartz Specimen

Sphalerite – A sparkling blackish brown stone, which may have hints of yellow, or orange. It is used for protection, stress, confidence, healing, and letting go of unwanted feelings or thoughts. It has been used to strengthen brain functions, treat disorders of the skin, and increase the libido. (Chakra: Root).

Sphalerite with Pyrite – It is used for clarity, removing mental and emotional blockages, helps one to find truth, protection, shielding one from unwanted energy, intuition, and improves memory. It has been used to stimulate the immune system and calm nerves.

Crystals for Transitioning into 2014

Crystals, gems and stones… some are dull, others sparkle, they come in all different shapes, qualities, colors, and sizes. But the one thing that you cannot deny is that we are drawn to them like moths to a flame. We adorn ourselves and surroundings with them every chance we get. They connect us with the earth and ancient times, a piece of history that we could not access in any other way, a little bit of magic in our often mundane lives.

Although the year is new and full of endless possibilities for positivity, it will no doubt bring some challenges as well, as every year does. So to help you get thing started on the right foot we have carefully selected a few crystals that will help to ensure a smooth transition from 2013 to 2014. Wear them as jewelry, surround your home with them, use them in meditation, or carry them on your person in your pocket or purse. As always, when dealing with crystals use your intuition and choose the one(s) that you feel you need the most. For further information and uses, please see check out our Crystal Dictionary. Wishing you all a safe, healthy, happy, and prosperous 2014!

Smokey Quartz Pendulum

Smokey Quartz Pendulum

Smokey Quartz: increases creativity, happiness and helps achieve emotional balance. It can be used to clear the body of negative energy similar to smudging.

Pyrite Specimen

Large Crystal Cubic Pyrite Specimen

Pyrite: used for luck and drawing wealth.

Citrine Raw Crystal Pendant

Raw Citrine Pendant

Citrine: increases self-confidence and achievement of personal goals.

Chalcedony Druzy Specimen

Chalcedony: opens the mind to new ideas.

Tumbled Sunstone

Sunstone: used for success, protection, intellect, confidence, joy, and optimism (can be good for SAD).