Thinking of incorporating crystals into your wedding day? Here is what you need to know! Inspired by our winter solstice wedding inspiration photo shoot, Kay from I Am Magick curated a collection of crystals and their meanings for us!
Jeff Welt Photography | Solstice wedding inspiration at Maison Albion
BLOOD QUARTZ SPHERES
Blood Quartz is a powerful grounding crystal. It draws ‘chaotic’ and stray energies down into the root energy area of the body. It can assist in balancing polarized emotion and thought. Furthermore, this crystal aids in the acceptance and integration of the shadow self. It encourages manifestation of dreams into physical reality.
SMOKY QUARTZ SPHERE
Smokey Quartz is a potent grounding crystal that symbolizes our connection to the earth. It works within the root energy area to balance for energetic homeostasis, moreover anchoring you to the physical world. Smokey quartz keeps you centered and cuts through your illusions. Additionally, metaphysical art practitioners use smoky quartz as a medium for spiritual practices like scrying divination & reiki.
Lydia Maybee Photography | Lemurian quartz altar pieces on a tarot reading station at a wedding.
LEMURIAN QUARTZ ALTAR PIECES
Lemurian crystals support the growth of Divine Masculine and Divine feminine in our world. The Divine Masculine is characterized by the electrical aspect of our energy: that is to say giving (not taking), action and balance. The Divine Masculine modulates the field of the Divine Feminine and amplifies it. When we embody the Divine Masculine, we are a container for the Divine Feminine to manifest in physical reality. These pieces represent a union of gendered archetypes. In summary, rising to become a heightened-hybrid version of each individual energies, for example, non-binary, source energy, and source-self.
Lydia Maybee Photography | Amethyst and flourite tower solstice wedding altar
The purple to reddish-purple hues of amethyst has long been a symbol of peace, cleansing and calming energy. The crystals represent purification and connection to spiritual and divine beings. The meaning of amethyst is attached to serenity, understanding, trust and grace. Because of their grape-like color, the Greeks associated amethyst with the wine god, Bacchus. That is to say that they believed that wearing an amethyst could protect you from drunkenness. To clarify, the word amethystos means “not drunk” in ancient Greek. According to gemstone lore, amethyst keeps those in its possession clear-headed and clever.
From a spiritual and emotional perspective, fluorite can assist in a number of different ways. Because of its naturally neutralizing effect, fluorite can help sweep out old, stagnant energies. Therefore, introducing freshness and clarity of mind. For those of us that struggle to let go of worries and anxieties, this stone can be very useful. Its powerful cleansing energy clears out old thoughts and patterns. As a result, clarity, peace, and healthy change can occur. This stone marries our logic & intuition.
Dea Lea Photography | Black Tourmaline slab with Love Lake Valley wedding earrings
The healing properties of this crystal are most well-known for protection-related intentions. By shielding your energy in a bubble of protection, the Black Tourmaline crystal can ward off unwanted energy and low vibrations that come from other people, places, or even situations.
Lily Catherine Photography | Selenite slab with amethyst points and Graphic Poetry wedding invitation suite.
A highly spiritual stone and is often treated as such. Selenite slabs help us open up to higher frequencies and messages from the universe. On a more grounded level, Selenite can also be an amazing stone for shifting through energy blocks. In addition, it can bring peace and purity to one’s head and heart. In short, it ensures that you stay protected and connected to the world around you. The cleaner crystal neutralizes and resets energies. Perfect for bearing rings or charging a veil.
CLEAR QUARTZ POINTS
These are the highest vibrational stone. You can infuse any intentions into these pieces due to their purity. Perfect crystal vessels to infuse vow intentions into.
Lydia Maybee Photography | Quartz points held during wedding vows