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Crystals and Couture


Those just might be my 2 favorite C words known to man!  With the start of a new year, it's only right I acquire a little bit of both!  I've had my eyes peeled for the past few weeks for all of the best sales; I had my heart set on a new piece of Rainbow Tourmaline and Rose Quartz(see below for crystal properties and uses if you aren't familiar!).  At the same time, I have also been dreaming of some new bags; crossbodys and a satchel, to be specific; a little on the fancy side though.  All of my work was not in vain because guess what?!  Marshall's is now carrying Badgley Mischka handbags and wallets-mike drop...but it gets even BETTER-not one item is priced over $29.99!!  Wait, What?!  Yes Please!!  Amazon has 1 lb of Raw Rainbow Tourmaline AND Rose Quartz for under $15.00.  I also came across a National Geographic Rock Polisher for $39.99!!  Your girl is absolutely THRILLED!!  What crystals do you have your eye on?!  Have you guys come up on any superstar purse deals?!  Let me know, and leave your links in the comments below; I CANNOT resist a dope crystal, or purse for that matter!~The Queen 

Here is some information I found on Rainbow Tourmaline and Rose Quartz from  I have found the site incredibly informative, AND they have all of your crystal needs available for purchase.  Enjoy! 

Rainbow Tourmaline is an extremely protective stone formed from multiple varieties of tourmaline. As a rainbow stone, it is excellent for working with chakras and restoring balance to one’s energies. Using this stone promotes joy and happiness by transmuting negative energies and sending them back into the world as unconditional love. Rainbow Tourmaline comes highly recommended to those seeking emotional support.

Historical Folklore

The name Tourmaline comes from an ancient Sinhalese word turmali, meaning “a mixed color precious stone,” or turamali, meaning “something small from the earth.”

Tourmaline was once referred to as a “Ceylonese magnet” for its electrical properties.

The Dutch referred to this stone as “ash mover” for its apparent ability to attract or repel ash when placed near a fire.

In Christianity, Rainbow Tourmaline is believed by some to be linked with the rainbow of God.


The tourmaline family is classified as boron silicate minerals. All stones in this family has a similar crystal structure and chemical makeup but come in a variety of colors. These crystals can be black, brown, green, pink, red, yellow, blue, blue-green, and “watermelon”. Rainbow Tourmaline is created when a combination of one or more of these colors forms together. It can be found worldwide.

Chakra Association

Rainbow Tourmaline has the power to clear and align all the chakras. It may have special affinities based on which types of tourmaline a specimen contains.


You can place this type of tourmaline in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.

Astrological Association

Generally, Tourmaline is connected with Libra. Rainbow Tourmaline may also have other resonances based on which colors it contains.

Health Folklore

In folklore, rainbow tourmaline is primarily an emotional support stone. It may also aid heart conditions.

Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.

Rose Quartz is the crystal of unconditional love. This pink variety of quartz attracts love from others, builds self-love, and promotes inner healing. A fine healer, this “love stone” can restore trust and harmony by warding off negative energies and bringing in gentle, kind vibrations. Some say that if Rose Quartz is placed by the bed or relationship corner of a home, it will attract love and strengthen relationships. This is also a crystal of creativity and imagination, assisting with writing, art, and music. Above all, Rose Quartz seeks to teach its carrier that love can be created and found inside and out.

Historical Folklore

Ancient Greek legends have attributed the creation of rose quartz to several gods, including Eros, Adonis, and Aphrodite.

Ancient Egyptian masks and jewelry made of this type of quartz has been discovered in tombs.

The Roman Goddess of love and desire, Venus, is believed to hold a special connection with rose quartz. This is thought to manifest in the crystal’s power to attract exciting, passionate love.

Many have paired rose quartz with different crystals to bring about different kinds of love. Some suggested companion stones include Sugilite (love and support), Danburite (tenderness and companionship), and Ruby or Garnet (sensuality and sexuality).

Rose Quartz has historically been used as the basis of healing elixirs and potions.


Quartz is Silicon Dioxide, formed for silicon and oxygen. This is the base component for many other types of crystals and stones. Rose Quartz gets its pink color from tiny dumortierite crystals that have worked their way inside it. It is found worldwide.

Chakra Association

Rose Quartz clears, activates, and aligns the heart, heartseed, and heart chakra centers.


You can place quartz in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.

Astrological Association

Rose Quartz is particularly connected with the emotional sides of Leo and Libra.

Health Folklore

Emotionally, rose quartz is thought to help heal trauma and soothe inner crises through its loving energy. Physically, it can boost fertility, strengthen the physical heart, and release internal impurities. This crystal is also thought to help recovery from chemotherapy and pollution

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