Naz's Crystal Horoscopes August 2023
This beautiful crystal is often associated with the Almond Blossom - which is said to have been created when a Greek King fell in love with a princess. Sadly, the lovers were tragically torn apart, and the young girl - believing he'd gone forever - took her own life. The gods are thought to have turned her into a beautiful Almond tree - which would blossom anytime he was near, creating the Almond blossom we now hold dear. As such, it suggests someone from your past may re-enter your life this week.
With a rich and spellbinding history - spanning more than two thousands years - this stunning crystal was highly prized by the ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians, and is thought to have been one of Cleopatra's favourite crystals. Often associated with the beautiful Egyptian Goddess Bast - who is thought to have naturally aged from a fierce-looking lion into a friendly, domesticated cat! - it's synonymous with peace, sensitivity and hope, and suggests you may see a softer side to someone around you this week.
Gemini: Green Aventurine
This bewitching crystal is thought to help with everything - from improving your luck and handwriting, to preventing your pets from misbehaving and fighting! Synonymous with luck and good fortune, it's pretty much the equivalent of a lucky horseshoe, penny and shooting star in a crystal, and suggests you may find yourself feeling luckier than a four leaf clover this week! Promotions, pay rises and unexpected prizes can all be expected, and someone could surprise you with a very generous gift too.
Cancer: Snowflake Obsidian
This stunning crystal is often associated with the Goddess of Fire, Pele - who is thought to have often disguised herself as an old woman seeking food and shelter to test the generosity and kindness of those around her! Like this beautiful goddess - who so often hid who she truly was from those around her - this captivating crystal suggests you may have been trying to hide how you're truly feeling from those around you lately, and encourages you to reach out to someone you trust this week.
Highly prized in ancient China, this beautiful crystal is often associated with the story of an old Chinese tribe, who were forced to leave their homeland by Mongolian invaders. Their loved ones' tears are thought to have been turned into beautiful crystals by the gods, forming the spellbinding Jade crystals we know and love today. As such, it suggests you may find yourself mourning the loss or absence of someone you love too this week. Keep one nearby to wave your sadness goodbye.
This beautiful crystal is often associated with the heartbreaking Colombian story of a young man and woman, who were promised eternal youth if they remained faithful to each other. Sadly, the woman soon gave into temptation, and her partner - heartbroken by her betrayal - is thought to have ended his life. The woman's tears of regret are said to have been turned into beautiful crystals by the gods, forming what we now know as Emeralds. As such, it suggests you may find yourself paying the price for a mistake too this week.
Adorned with speckles of white - resembling a starry sky at night - this stunning crystal is often associated with the Greek Goddess of the Moon, Selene, who is thought to have been tricked into killing the man she loved by her jealous brother! Heartbroken, she's said to have turned his spirit into a beautiful star. As such, it suggests someone may try to trick or deceive you in some way too this week. Shield yourself from their jealousy by keeping a Sodalite crystal nearby.
Taking it's name from the Greek word 'pyr', meaning fire, this enchanting crystal was highly revered by the ancient Chinese, who believed the gem could protect them from attacks! Like this beautiful crystal - which is thought to be one of the only gemstones in the world that can spark into flames when struck by another - this captivating crystal suggests sparks could fly between you and a friend, loved one or colleague this week. Protect your sanity and pride by keeping a Pyrite by your side.
Synonymous with hope, this stunning crystal is often associated with the Greek Goddess, Demeter - who is thought to have been utterly heartbroken when her daughter Persephone was abducted into the underworld by an evil god! Mourning her daughter's absence during this time, she's thought to have stripped the world of all warmth and light, creating what we now know as winter. As such, it suggests you may find yourself missing someone you love too this week.
Like the beautiful Gardenia flower it's often associated with, this mesmerising crystal is synonymous with trust, innocence and hope, and symbolises a new - and truly wonderful - relationship in your life this week. Thought to gently nurture the seeds of love and friendship between ourselves and others, it suggests a very special relationship could blossom between you and someone around you this week. Simply hold one of these beautiful crystals by your chest, and the universe will do the rest.
This captivating crystal is synonymous with the Egyptian Goddess, Isis - who is thought to have been heartbroken when her beloved husband was brutally murdered by an evil god. Like this brave goddess - who is said to have spent every day and night desperately searching for his scattered remains - this beautiful crystal suggests you may find yourself missing someone from the past too this week. Wave your sadness goodbye by keeping one of these stunning crystals nearby.
Like these enchanting crystals - which so often contain the crystallised remains of plants and insects - this bewitching crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling trapped or suffocated by something - or someone - around you this week. Unreasonable demands from bosses, friends and loved ones may leave you feeling overwhelmed, and you could find yourself wanting to stick a 'do not disturb' sticker on your forehead! Keep calm - and carry on - by keeping one of these stunning crystals nearby.