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Natural crystals Accessories that heal

  • Aruna Harjani

    CONTRIBUTOR

JAKARTA   /   Sun, January 3 2010   /  04:02 pm

When Jenny Raisinghani first heard of the healing powers of crystals, she decided to try them out. She found the crystals worked for her, but the next question was how to wear them. So she began a new hobby - collecting the stones and creating necklaces out of them. Her line of thinking was obvious enough: why not wear crystals as attractive accessories and get double the benefit - looking and feeling good? During the five years since then, Jenny's hobby has turned into a cottage industry, where she processes, cuts and tumbles the crystals before creating necklaces from them. "I want to remove people's misconceptions about crystals," she says. "I want everyone to know that even though these natural crystals do not have the monetary worth of diamonds they are of a greater value because they possess healing properties." But what exactly does she mean when she talks...