The catch-all product of Feng Shui is the crystal ball. They are believed to both draw luck and push bad luck away that are associated with energy of the stars. They are also thought to give off a vibration of peace, harmony and perfection because of their spherical shape.times.
One of the most popular uses of the Feng Shui crystal ball is to place them about the home in common rooms and bed rooms. On a practical level, their smooth glass shape reflects light and can add depth to a room and bring certain warmth to the décor. On a Feng Shui level, they are believed to be able to smooth over tension and calm nerves. Generally, they are placed in the earth sectors of the home to enhance the energy there. The earth sectors are in the Center, Southwest and Northeast. In Feng Shui, it is believed that the 8 directions of the compass correspond to 8 sectors, each with their own specific influence over human aspirations and circumstances. The Southwest governs love and romance luck, while the Northeast affects academic and literary luck. The center influences family harmony and well-being.
Since ancient times, people have believed that crystals bring warmth, comfort and strength to people’s lives. When shaped and polished into a perfect sphere, a crystal ball is a Feng Shui product people use to try and increase their perception of the future, to understand the past and to increase their conscious awareness. In Feng Shui, the beliefs assigned to a crystal sphere is used throughout the home to slow down the energy in the home and make it less disruptive, to bring a calming energy to any space and to smooth chaotic energy in a business setting.
There are different types of crystal balls and each is believed to hold certain properties.
Amethyst – brings peace and spiritual awareness.
Rose Quartz – to attract love and relieve heart ache.
Clear quartz: attracts love luck, wealth luck and good luck. This stone is a favorite of students because it is believed to repel distractions.
Obsidian – absorbs or repels negative energies to boost confidence and expand consciousness.
Citrine – wealth and luck.
Aventurine – relieves stress, is considered restorative and used to comfort patients and to relieve anger.
Agate - clears consciousness, frustrations and distractions while improving concentration and problem solving.