Technically, Shungite stones are not crystals, but rather mineraloids or mineralized carbon. The stones are made up of clusters of carbon atoms called fullerenes. Natural Shungite has lots of different textures and shapes. It usually has a black or dark-grey colour and sometimes a metallic sheen.
Often referred to as the ‘Stone of Life’, Shungite is primarily found in Shunga, a village in Karelia, and has been used for centuries for its water purifying qualities.
Shungite is described as one of the strongest healing crystals on the planet. Shungite crystal is really quite boring to look at and not well know, I suppose because it’s not flashy in colour or lustre but boy does it pack a bunch, just hold a piece and you will know what I mean.
The ultimate new beginnings stone Shungite cleanses you of negative energy, any old emotional trauma and programmed beliefs that are holding you back replacing them with clean positive energy encouraging you to practice self care and self love. Shungite is a carbon rich stone that’s believed to reduce inflammation, oxidative stress and EMF exposure.