International Day of Peace: 8 Crystals for Peace

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September 21st is the International Day of Peace. The United Nations established this day in 1981, and two decades later – weeks after 9/11 – the UN General Assembly voted to make International Peace Day (09/21) a day of non-violence and cease-fire. In the name of both inner and world peace, here are 8 crystal recommendations.

1) Pietersite

This stone helps align the chakras and provides grounding, helping you find inner peace. Pietersite also helps you to realize that all of us are interconnected by shared experiences, and it gives people a sense of brotherhood with others. A perfect stone for the International Day of Peace.

2) Peridot

This stone brings openness and acceptance to relationships. Peridot helps you recognize detrimental patterns in your life so that growth can occur. Heals a bruised ego by lessening anger or jealousy.

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3) Lemurian Seed Quartz

This stone represents equality and unconditional love, making it the perfect stone for the International Day of Peace. It is also suppose to be good for channeling, chakra clearing and balancing, and dream work.

4) Topaz

Topaz is known as the “Stone of True Love and Success in All Endeavors”
It promotes creativity and individuality and replaces negativity with love, peace and joy.

5) Selenite

This stone brings clarity of mind, opening the crown and higher chakras. It instills deep peace and cleanses people and areas of negative energy.

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6) Lepidolite

Lepidolite crystal is known for bringing joy into your life. It is a stone of transition, bringing light and hope to any situation. The lithium contained within Lepidolite helps overcome depression, by bringing balance and inner peace to your life. 

7) Aquamarine

This crystal is an all-purpose self-healer. It calms nerves, enhances communication, and soothes emotions in times of fear and grief. Use this stone to invoke peace and tolerance.

8) Variscite

Variscite helps you to rise above despair into a calm peaceful life.