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Staurolite stones are quite unique in that they naturally form a cross within the stone. They are also known as fairy stones or as the fairy cross because they embody an energy that will help you to make contact with beings from the natural world.

They have a soothing calming energy that helps to relieve stress, anxiety and fear and they are useful to help you to stop smoking.

These cross stones also have other excellent qualities that make them worth using, including being a good grounding stone and they have a number of healing attributes.

Their metaphysical properties may help those of you who have an interest in conservation, and would like to accentuate that vibration in your life. By keeping some of these stones in your environment, this may also benefit the life of those who are close to you as the energy of the fairy stones may help to create a connection to the natural world, in those who feel its resonance

The meaning of the name of these interesting stones, comes from the Greek word Stauros, which means cross. They are also known as fairy stones or fairy crosses. They do not always form clear crosses and the vibration is the same regardless of it having a 'perfect' cross showing in the stone.

There are quite a few stories about the history of the use of these stones. While some are hard to substantiate, we do know that they have been in use since at least the time of Christ, and maybe a long time before.

There are a number of tales associated with these stones, and one story says that these stones were first formed when the fairies cried when they heard the news of Christ's death, which is why they form in a cross.

The energy of these stones is known to be helpful for anyone who would like to work with beings who inhabit the natural world, but they will also aid you to make contact with other beings here on earth including animal and plant spirits.

Fairy stones have a lovely soothing energy that will help you to feel calm and centered within your physical body, and bring improved emotional health. They are strong stones to aid spiritual grounding and this grounding to Mother Gaia also aids you to make a stronger connection with beings in the natural world, such as the devic realm, the world of the fairies and with the spirits of animals and plants.

These stones have a good effect on the health of the physical body and are excellent stones to aid you to feel calmer and more relaxed. It is helpful to keep one of these stones on you and in particular to wear it close to the center of the body near your heart as this is one of the ways to relieve your stress. Using Staurolite stones is beneficial to aid you to feel more grounded as they help you to make a connection with the electromagnetic field of the earth.

They will ground you by moving excess energy down through the base chakra to the earth star chakra and Mother Gaia. A consequence of using them may be that you will feel safer and protected from harm.

By helping to soothe your emotions, these stones will help you to improve your overall emotional well-being. They are known to help you to feel less afraid, and calmer during times when you might normally feel fearful.

They also have healing attributes in the physical body. From historical tales, they were said to have been used during the crusades to aid Richard the Lionheart to heal. These stones also have an energy that will help you to let go of addictions, including to help you to give up smoking.

If you have lost something and want help to find it, fairy stones are known to be able to help you to find lost objects, so this is a helpful aspect of their energy. They may also help you to make better use of your time.

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