spheres are the beginning of the universe and the starting point of all sacred geometry and the visica piscis. because aphere is the most perfect of all shapes, energy flows through them and in them in a continuous and harmonious pattern. when you hold a sphere, youplace yourself into a harmonious fluent energy flow that allows a peaceful state of being. a crystal in the shape of a phere is a wonderful meditation tool that moves you deeply into a trance state. by meditating on the mineral content and color of your sphere you can move deeply into the mineral kingdom and the gifts of mineral sphere itself. as each mineral has its own message, so each mineral sphere will ease, soothe or energize accordingly.
a lapis lazuli sphere eases eye strain after 5-10 minutes of gentle gazing. a rose quartz sphere will circulate a loving energy into your hand (hold in the left hand) and through your body. a citrine sphere helps center the mind and calm your thoughts (great for beginning meditators). a clear crystal sphere, or crystal ball, as they are more commonly called, is the traditional scrying tool of mystics and psychics through the centuries. the technique is both easy in theory and more difficult in practice. while holding your crystal ball, center yourself to the weight, the feel, the energy emanating from the ball. while looking directly into the ball, soften your gaze and continue looking even deeper inside, you may begin seeing images or pictures within. there are many different ways to use your crystal ball as a scrying tool, this is merely one way to start the process. while history regarding crystal balls used for divination emerge around 1000 b.c., crystals and crystal balls have been used for healing, diagnosing the source of illness, and foretelling the future and soul travel through-out north, central and south american shamanism and australian and new zealand natives for much longer. ancient native cultures commonly used polished crystals for healing and divining the future. early celtic priests and priestesses, midwives and healers used polished crystals for scrying.