FIRST, LET’S CONSIDER WHY PEOPLE BUY CHAKRA BRACELETS
Chakra Bracelets are serious, ancient healing tools,
purchased for Healing, Balancing, Alignment, and Meditation.
With that in mind, here are some facts to help you wade thru the buckets of miss-information about purchasing a genuine Crystal Healing Chakra Bracelet.
Let’s start with RECONSTITUTED gemstone beads used for Chakra Bracelets that you often see at ridiculously cheap prices on marketplaces. They say they are “all natural” beads. How can they sell genuine gemstone bracelets so inexpensively? The truth is, they don’t.
So, what are they?
“Reconstituted” is basically a “man made” bead. It is a term describing beads made from “stone powder” ( eewww…) – i.e. ground up left over low-grade stones bound together with an epoxy. The mix is then compressed into blocks and machine cut and formed into beads. There are not actually “gemstones”. In fact, they are not actually “stones”. Do not be fooled with the term “Natural Stones” because they are made of ground up stone powder. They don’t vibrate to ANY number at all.
These are man made. I don’t care what marketing hype they used to be able to use these cheap, glass beads to try to convice you they have the same sort of healing properties as genuine beads. They. Just. Dont.
“Bluestone” and “Goldstone” are synthetic, man-made glass beads.
PRECIOUS STONE NAMES for JUNK BEADS
Not only is this Un-Ethical for a so called “Spiritual Jewelry Maker”, the truth is that in most countries…it is ILLEGAL. Thats the TRUTH. The FTC guidelines are here, but I dont expect you to go thru the tediuis details. I just wanted you to know any reputable seller of jewelry or beads does know it.
Also, beware of unethical sellers who will entice you by calling their beads by PRECIOUS STONE NAMES, when in fact, they do not contain any of that mineral at all.
“Brazilian Ruby” “Brazilian Sapphire” which have no corundum at all, the main mineral in genuine precious stones. They may be reconstituted topaz and sold as “sapphire” It is illegal AND un-ethical to call beads emerald, rubies, and sapphire that do not contain corundum. “Brazilian Sapphire, Emerald, and Ruby Beads” are just dyed inferior grade topaz. Jade is another often mis-leading term for green stones that contain no actual jade mineral. “Brazilian Jade” is usually dyed Quartzite. “African” Jade is not a genuine Jade.
“Howlite Turquoise” is Howlite dyed blue. Howlite is a great healing stone, but its is Howlite, its composition and vibration doesn’t change because its name or color did.
Although WOOD beads make a wonderful Rosary or Prayer Mala, they are not appropriate for Chakra Jewelry because wood all vibrates at the same number. Chakra Jewelry should not use man-made beads, reconstituted stones. or wood beads.
The exception to this is GENUINE SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL, because genuine crystal vibrates to the number 11, which is a Master healer, and aligns all Chakras.
Chakra Jewelry should be made with SEVEN distinct gemstones beads that have not simply been dyed another color, reconstituted (glued together), or glass. Look for genuine stones. If it says “stone” but does not give you the names of EACH stone, chances are they are not genuine.
Reputable jewelers are proud of their materials and will make sure you know exactly which stones you are receiving.