Crystal Grids 101: How To Create, Set Up, and Activate a Crystal Grid
If you love working with crystals, building crystal grids is the next step. If you want to set up an energy beacon for specific intention(s) in your life, the following information is also for you.
Crystal grids can help amplify whatever you are working on for both spiritual and any other purposes in your life. They can act as protection for a specific room, as an addition for your home’s Feng Shui or positive home energy, and can even act as a muse when you look at one. For many reasons, a crystal grid is a wonderful addition to you home, sacred space, and spiritual well-being, and here is how you can easily set one up yourself.
What Is A Crystal Grid?
A crystal grid is a collection of crystals placed in a specific symmetrical design on a paper, piece of wood, or a mirror. Each crystal is there to increase the energy of another, and they work together with the same intention. A grid is usually used for a longer periods of time, and can be placed in a room for a variety of purposes.
A crystal grid has the following components:
- Center crystal (often a single point)
- Surrounding crystals
- Quartz (optional as an amplifier)
- Decorations such as flowers (also optional)
Setting Up And Activating A Crystal Grid
Sacred space: First, you need to find a create a sacred space for your crystal grid. It needs to be in a safe location that won’t get moved by children or animals. Cleanse this space with sage, burning incense, or healing music.
Center crystal: Second, you need to pick your center crystal. You may pick it with a specific intention in mind, such as:
- Rose Quartz – love and relationships
- Green Aventurine – healing
- Labradorite – psychic powers
- Citrine – abundance
Or you can pick clear quartz because it can be programmed for any intention.
This stone will be in the center of the crystal grid and will direct your intention out into the universe for manifestation. For this purpose, it helps to choose a stone that has a single top point. This will help communicate the grid’s intention.
As an example, let’s say you are creating a love grid, choosing a tall rose quartz tower is ideal for this grid.
Surrounding crystals: Next, pick your surrounding stones. It helps if they are roughly the same size to each other but smaller than the center stone. It is better to have an even number of them for symmetry.
It is best to only use up to three stones in each grid to avoid the energy of the grid becoming too chaotic. However, this rule can be broken if your intuition is drawing you to more than three stones at a time.
Each stone type can be placed in a circle around the previous stone or stones.
You need to place your chosen supporting stones around the center stone, a few inches apart from each other and the center.
Continuing with the relationship crystal grid example, you may have chosen six small rhodonite stones to help heal relationship problems and obstacles.
Clear quartz: After you have picked and placed supporting stones, get an equal number of clear quartz points and place them symmetrically in the last circle around already existing stones pointing away from the center.
Clear quartz amplifies the energy, and the points will direct your intention in all directions for the best reach and manifestation power.
Intention: Write down or speak loudly and clearly your intention for your crystal grid. If you write it down, you can place it next to the grid.
For the relationship grid, it can be: “My romantic life is fulfilling and happy.”
For any other intention, you can create any positive intentional affirmation.
Crystal grid activation: Finally to activate the grid, you can use a wand—often a 2 inch or longer crystal with a point or you can buy a wooden wand at a metaphysical shop. This wand will direct your energy and intention to turn on the crystal grid.
Point the wand to the center stone while saying your affirmation. At the same time imagine light coming from you going into the wand and finally into the crystal grid.
Move the wand from the center stone to any stone closest to it and go to each stone one by one as though connecting them with an invisible thread. Start from large stones and end with small stones.
Complete the crystal grid: to finish the crystal grid visualize your intention for the grid coming true, and leave the grid in its sacred spot for a long as your feel you need it or until the intention comes true.
We talk about making crystal grids in this episode of Spirit Science, if you haven’t see it you can check it out below!