Celestite is also called Celestine, it is a soft sky-blue, strontium sulphate mineral with a hardness of 3 to 3.5. It is translucent to transparent and most of the sky-blue celestite on the market comes from Madagascar, it tends to occur in clusters and geodes. Tumbled Celestite is sometimes available.
The name Celestite comes from the Latin ‘caelestis’ meaning celestial or heavenly and this crystal has been aptly named for its ethereal appearance. Celestite is often called the ‘Stone of Heaven’ as it has frequently been used to channel ‘Angelic Wisdom’. Celestite is a wonderful crystal for cleansing the aura and it has been used to clear all kinds of unwanted ‘attachments’. It is probably one of the most effective crystals for contacting the angelic realm, especially between oneself and ones guiding angels.
Spiritual: Celestite accelerates spiritual development, it stimulates clairvoyant communication, aids dream recall and supports astral travel. This is one crystal that will help you hear the angels ‘sing’ and you will soon be resonating with angelic harmony, as your mind, body and soul are bathed in sweet angelic light. Celestite assists you in remembering ancient skills by opening angelic portals which will boost your spiritual development.
Mentally: Nullifies ego-led desires by creating new mental pathways, especially where creativity has been stifled or blocked. Celestite makes those who use it charming, amusing and wonderful to be with, It enhances all communications skills, bringing eloquence.
Psychologically: Those who work with the very high vibration of Celestite are blessed with a harmonious, sunny, joyful disposition, even euphoric! You can clearly see their deep continuous connection to the angelic realms. It brings them everyday flowing connection and they are in constant angelic communication. Brings visions of humanity in harmony - world peace.
Emotional: Celestite has a strange power over the emotions; it is so calming and soothing it is almost soporific! Helps those people who suffer inner conflict and emotional turmoil due to absorbing other people’s emotional discord and stress. The human ‘sponges’ often become allergic to people - which cuts them off from others and so brings isolation and withdrawal into fantasy worlds. Celestite also helps overcome fear and paranoia.
Physical: Dissolves pain, eliminates toxins and eases hot, fiery conditions. This is because Celestite contain sulphate and so are incredibly useful for clearing infections, especially of the respiratory system. Celestite has also been used to activate the metabolism.
Magic: Celestite allows exploration of subtle planes of existence, as it bestows blissful silence, inspiration and amplifies meditative states and heightened intuition. Celestite is useful in all angelic rituals, especially cleansing ceremonies.
Position: Place on the throat, third eye or crown chakras or wear as a pendant. Celestite is a perfect crystal to keep on your angelic altar, it is a beautiful way to connect with the angelic realm. Many people feel their angel altars become infused with celestial energy.
1. For opening, clearing and balancing the heart, throat, third eye and crown chakras, place a small celestite crystal on each of these four chakras. This simple placement will also produce easily attained deep meditative states and effortless relaxation.
2. For easing stress place three small clusters of celestite around the head: one above the crown chakra and one just above each shoulder for 20 minutes. Lying on a pale blue cloth with amplify and enhance the effects.
3. Celestial body placement for attuning to higher levels of inspiration and guidance. Place five small celestite crystals or clusters around the body: one above the crown chakra and one just above each shoulder, one just beneath each foot for 20 minutes. Lying on a white cloth with amplify and enhance the effects. Make sure you have grounding stones nearby to gently bring you back to normal everyday waking reality. Smoky quartz, Apache tears or black tourmaline are excellent grounding stones. Energise this crystal in the full Moon energies. Additional Information: Celestite can be set in gold or silver. It combines synergistically with other ‘high vibration’ crystals such as Moldavite, Danburite, Tanzanite, Alexandrite, Phenacite, Goshenite, Beryllonite or Seraphinite.
Ohio Celestite Ohio Celestite has linear alignment and tabular form, it is said to be the most potent, allowing more focus and intense energy from the termination (point). Holding one of these beautiful crystals is like being surrounded in a cocoon of blissful angelic light. If you feel drawn to the beautiful blue Ohio Celestite, it may be time for calm and peace in your life. Find space in your life each day for serenity by going for a walk in nature or by meditating.
Affirmation: “I am love, peace, harmony and serenity, I follow my inner truth, angels and spiritual guides”.
Celestial Guardians Celestite links very strongly with the celestial guardians, who are vast beings of light that guide the cosmos. Work from the heart when summoning these angels. Gently touch your heart chakra and allow your loving awareness to peacefully flow into your heart centre. Ask to be connected with these beings, breathing softly through your heart and giving your innermost essence to the Universe. Speak with these angels, and listen to them. If possible make a note of your communications, be patient you will always receive a response. As you communicate with these angels you will begin to know perfect love, compassion and friendship.
Note: It is best to keep Celestite out of the sun, as it may fade with frequent exposure. Celestite is soft and is easily scratched. Celestite also comes in colourless, white, grey, green, yellow, orange and reddish-brown. In this article I am focusing on the blue variety.
Cleansing: It is important to purify your crystals. Delicate Celestite geodes or cluster will separate in water. Choose a method that will not damage this crystal, I would suggest using smudge or sound cleansing. Smudging is an excellent ancient form of purification, allow the smoke to pass around the crystal to remove any residual disharmonies. Celestite has been used to cleanse other ‘angelic’ crystals such as danburite or seraphinite.
This article is meant for educational purposes only and is not meant to heal or diagnose any disease.
© Hazel Raven 2011