The 10 Best Crystals For Beginners: Meaning's & How To Use

If you are new to the crystal game and want to start or to expand your collection, we have recommendations for you! These 10 crystals are a great foundation to start your crystal journey. We have created a crystals for beginners kit that makes the perfect starter kit for one beginning their metaphysical journey or a gift for a newbie starting out!


Selenite Crystal

No collection of beginner crystals would be complete without the addition of selenite. This is one of the easiest stones to use because it’s very easy to connect with and doesn’t require any cleaning or recharging. As its name suggests, selenite is representative of purity and Selene, the Moon Goddess.


  • Soothe
  • Cleanse
  • Purify
  • Eliminate negative energy.

How to Use: Simply keep your selenite near a window. This will invite the purest energy into your space and help keep negativity at bay.

Amethyst is one of the most popular stones for those collecting beginner crystals. It is known for aiding in sleep and relaxation and is representative of royalty and spirituality.


Amethyst Crystal


  • De-stressing
  • Bringing a sense of divine wisdom
  • Purifying your aura.

How to Use: All you need to do to promote deep, rewarding sleep is place a cluster of amethyst beside your bed. This will give you psychic protection while you sleep. Keeping amethyst in your pocket can also be hugely beneficial for keeping you calm throughout the day.


Clear quartz crystal

Clear Quartz  is a must-have in any collection of beginner crystals because it is well known for its healing powers, and is know as "The Master Healer". This stone represents purity, space, and patience. An important note to make about Quartz is how it can often absorb negative vibrations. Quart absorbs negative energy and should be it should be cleansed often. 


  • Eliminate negative energy
  • Unblock energy flows
  • Improve your mood.

How to Use: Using clear quartz is simple. All you need to do is set your intentions and then transfer them to the stone so that they can manifest.


Pyrite crystal

Pyrite is one of the crystals most used for attracting monetary blessings. Representative of wealth, good fortune, and abundance, this stone also carries strong protective energy with it. 


  • Bring good luck
  • Help bring clarity to the path ahead
  • Calm anxiety and frustrations. 

How to Use: To make the most of the benefits of pyrite, place a cluster of the stone on your office desk. This will help to bring success to all your business endeavors. Placing pyrite near a window is said to welcome in good fortune. 


Rose Quartz Crystal

Rose Quartz is a popular crystal for beginners because it is tied to love and divine feminine energy. This stone, also known as “The Stone of Unconditional Love”, has widely been used to represent love since approximately 600 B.C. 


  • Welcoming new love into your life
  • Refreshing old love
  • Awakening your inner goddess.

How to Use: For the most effective use of this rose quartz stone, keep rose quartz in your pocket or wear it on a  a piece of jewelry.  This will help you become more open to accepting new love and allowing yourself to be loved. If you have a large piece of rose quartz, place it in the heart of your home to help keep the heart chakra open and fortify the existing relationships that you have with your friends and family.


Green aventurine crystal

Green Adventurine  is perfect for when deep healing is needed. This stone is representative of nature, new life, and regrowth.  Green Adventurine provides strength, confidence, courage, and happiness.


  • Heal 
  • Boost your chances of winning
  • Release energy blockages.

How to Use: Place your green adventurine stone in the palm of your hand as you meditate to best unleash its powers and manifest your dreams and desires.


Black Tourmaline Protection crystal

Black Tourmaline is a must for any collection of beginner crystals. Black Tourmaline is one of the most popular stones used in spiritual practices for it's purifying and cleansing energies.  


  • Cleanse
  • Purify
  • Reduce anxiety.

How to Use: To use black tourmaline most effectively, keep a pocket stone of it with you wherever you go. This will act as a protective talisman and will keep any unwanted energies away. The purification that Black Tourmaline provides is perfect for anyone struggling with anxiety, anger, and unwanted thoughts. It is the perfect stone to keep at your work to purify your environment. 


Garnet Crystal

Understanding who you truly are in this world is a lifelong struggle, but Garnet will nudge you into the right mindset.


  • Inspires love and passion
  • Brings joy to help depression
  • Dissolve anger

How to Use: We suggest holding your garnet healing crystal and speaking directly into your crystal, expressing what it is your heart wants. As you release these vocal commands you are reminding yourself of your goals and further planting the seed in your head. 


smoky quartz crystal

Smoky Quartz is best known for its very strong grounding and anchoring  powers and is representative of the Earth Gods. 


  • Finding balance
  • Creating harmony
  • Releasing negative energy into the earth.

How to Use: Use smoky quartz when you are meditating. This is an effective meditation tool as it allows you to connect to your root chakra, which will anchor you to the natural world around you. 


Moonstone Crystal

Moonstone is often referred to as "The Goddess Stone." it  is a stone of self-discovery at the highest of levelsAllow Moonstone’s energy to truly engage your intuitive spirit and pave the way for growth, opportunity, and action.


  • Insight
  • Peace of mind
  • Self-Healing
  • Self-Discovery

How to Use: Moonstone is capable of connecting one’s spirit to the higher echelons of the universe and opens the Third Eye Chakra. Use moonstone when meditating to enhance and open your intuition. 


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