Author Archives: AnitaNH

About AnitaNH

AnitaNH is a self-taught collage artist and former librarian who embraced mid-life crisis, dropped out of the corporate world and moved to rural New Hampshire to become creatively self-employed. Owner of Anita's Beads and Toad Hollow Minerals in Wakefield, New Hampshire, Anita also designs jewelry, fabric, and digital art prints. Original collage art and acrylic paintings are displayed in the gallery. Jewelry-making and collage instruction are offered by appointment.

About Stones: “Super-Seven” Quartz

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Astrological Sign: All
Chakra: All
Lore: Super Seven quartz is also known as “Sacred Seven” or “Melody Stone.” It is a synergistic healing combination of clear quartz, amethyst, smoky quartz, cacoxenite, goethite, lepidochrosite and rutile. Use it to gain access to higher consciousness when channeling. This combination of minerals promotes expansion, transformation and telepathy. It never needs cleansing.
Geology: Mined in Espirito Santo, Brazil.
Localities: Brazil

About Stones: Vanadinite

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Astrological Sign: Virgo
Chakra: Crown
Lore: Vanadinite promotes and orderly life, helping us to define and pursue goals in a logical fashion. It is a good stone to promote thrift in spending. It allows for a deep state of meditation, clearing the crown chakra and providing for a deep peace within the soul.
Geology: Vanadinite is a secondary mineral found in the oxidation zones of lead deposits. It forms bright reddish-orange to brown crystals. An ore of vanadium, it is used in the production of dyes.
Localities: Arizona, Argentina, Mexico, Morocco

About Stones: Eudialyte

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Astrological Sign: Virgo
Chakra: Heart
Lore: Stimulates both the Alpha and Beta states. Known as the “Stone of the Heart Land,” eudialyte represents unconditional spiritual love and brings inspiration and confidence. Work with eudialyte to discover your life path. Helps bring separation from anger, guilt, resentment and depression.
Geology: Eudyalite crystalizes in the form of massive microtabular crystals. The name is from the Greek word for “easy” as it readily dissolves in acid. Eudialyte was first described in 1819 by F. Stromeyer.
Localities: Canada; Kola Peninsula in Russia

About Stones: Safari Jasper

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Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Chakra: Root; Sacral
Lore: Safari Jasper helps us to connect with our inner wisdom. It boosts self-confidence, helping to handle difficult problems in a calm manner. Use to diminish negative emotions and reduce the guilt associated with past mistakes.
Geology: Safari Jasper, also called Leopardite, is a variety of brown rhyolite which contains iron and manganese.
Localities: Peru