Black Tourmaline is the ultimate crystal protector. It is excellent at banishing negative energies, destructive forces and energetic vampires. It can be highly useful at turning negative thoughts into positive action. Use this crystal as a protective shield during spiritual work.
Ways to Use Your Crystal Magically:
To cleanse your gemstones and allow their pure energy to flow, place them in a bowl of sea salt water overnight, then rinse them with plain water.
Charge your gems by placing them under the light of the full moon overnight.
Bring in spiritual focus when doing spells by holding a crystal in one hand or two in both hands.
Make a crystal grid by placing several crystals in a pattern on an altar space.
Make a Gem Elixir or Crystal Water by placing a crystal in a jar in a bowl of water overnight. You may use this water to bless, cleanse or drink and impart the essence of the gemstone to whatever this water touches.
Place your gemstones on your altar to empower the energy of your magical work.
Carry gemstones in a small cloth bag in your purse or pocket to bring the energy of the gem with you wherever you go.