Kat asks Allison, The Rock Girl:
My questions are:
- Do you think that it’s true that citrine never needs cleansing?
- Does it matter whether it’s natural or a heat-treated variety of citrine?
The Rock Girl answers:
Thank you for your email and most excellent questions!
Yes, it has been said that Kyanite and Citrine are the two stones that NEVER need cleansing, but no one has ever clarified as to why that is so. It is my belief that ALL stones liked to be cleansed, and as a result will be able to function at their greatest capacity. Stones, like people, have their own unique electromagnetic frequencies, and draw in all kinds of energy. When this happens they tend to feel heavier, stickier, and appear dull and/or less vibrant. This is when you know they need to be cleansed. From my experience I have felt these characteristics in both the Kyanite and Citrine, upon which having cleansed them I have immediately felt the difference and shift in their energy levels. My advice to you is go with your gut, and let your instincts be your guide : )
This also applies to both types of citrine, the natural and well as the heated-treated variety. Bare in mind that some stones need to be cleansed more often than others. This depends on many factors including the type of stone, placement of stone, and the job that you are asking it to do, etc.
Along with cleansing a stone of negative energy, I always like follow up and “charge” it as well. A nice gentle way of doing so would be to leave it on a piece of selenite over night or on a window sill bathing in the moonlight. As I mentioned today on the show, soaking a stone in salt water and setting it out in the sun can completely annihilate many of the more sensitive stones including Kyanite, Selenite, Amber, Jet, all of which melt in salt water. If left in the sun too long Rose quartz, Amethyst, Smokey Quartz and Citrine (both varieties) will eventually fade and loose all their color. Many of the books fail to mention which stones can take the salt water and/or the sun, and one often has to learn by trial and error, which can result in a terribly heart breaking experience : (
Thank you once again for reaching out to me and please feel free to contact me with any further questions.
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