Crystals are having a moment, and for good reason. They have been admired and used since the beginning of time as a source of inspiration, healing, and for their beauty. With so many crystals available it can be overwhelming to figure out what crystals are best for you. Often the best place to start with picking out any crystal is just to go with what you’re called to. This simply means whatever crystal looks particularly beautiful to you, or what one you keep coming back to, or what crystal just feels right when you hold it. Another way to pick out crystals is to do so with a purpose. Having an idea of what you may need help with, what you intend to heal, or just seeking inspiration can help you to find the right crystal. 


Creativity can be the most amazing experience, whether it's making a painting, writing a song, sewing a piece of clothing or even creating life itself. While creativity can feel like a term with specific meaning and applications, it encompasses far more. Creativity plays a role in our daily lives, as we are constantly creating our life whether intentionally or by default. 


Sometimes creativity can seem to flow through us easily as we manage to have seemingly endless sources of inspiration and motivation. Yet sometimes, creativity can be hard to tap into. We may feel worn down, or lacking motivation, or lacking inspiration. Creativity can stop flowing when we are experiencing blockages in our life as well. When we feel stifled in our communication with others, or in our sense of purpose, or our sexuality, it can manifest as a blockage in our inspiration and in our creative lives. Using crystals to inspire creativity is an easy and fun way to reclaim our creative selves while creating things that bring us joy.

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How Do I Pick Out A crystal To Inspire Creativity?

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Choosing crystals for creativity can be a spontaneous process or an in-depth one. Choosing the right crystal depends on what process feels best to you. You can simply walk into a crystal store and pick the crystal you find most beautiful. Or you can do a bit more work mentally and emotionally to find out what crystal may benefit you most. Doing work mentally, emotionally and spiritually means figuring out what is causing a lack of creativity in your life. Finding out what is blocking your creative inspiration is a great way to find the most beneficial crystal for breathing creativity into your life.

What Is Blocking My Creativity And How Does That Relate To Crystals?

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Figuring out the source of why you’re lacking creative inspiration in your life can be a challenge. Sometimes you may know exactly what it is that is contributing to a block in creativity. Other times, it may be absolutely puzzling and even deep reflection may not make it clear. The best thing to do is try to reflect deeply on why you’re not feeling creative.


Finding out what is blocking your creativity can help you to pick the exact crystal that’s right for you. If you can’t figure this out, a general crystal for creativity as we outline below will be an excellent choice. When you find out what is blocking your creativity, such as feeling like your voice is being silenced, or feeling powerless, or feeling unclear in life, you can then find out what chakras these correspond. This, in turn, can help you figure out what crystal is the best choice for you.

What Are The Chakras? How Do They Relate To Creativity?

Chakras are the seven energetic centers of the body. They start at the base of the spine and going up to the crown of the head. The chakras are energy centers that are located along nerves and organs and help to keep our body emotionally, spiritually, mentally and physically well. Each chakra relates to a specific system or bodily part and relates to that part as well as the emotional and spiritual aspects of it. The chakras relate to crystals in that they all have corresponding colors and systems. And when you’re experiencing a blockage in one chakra, finding a crystal of the same color can help you work through the blockage of that system (and it’s related spiritual and emotional aspects) and strengthen that chakra. While it’s not an exact science with crystals in this way, it’s generally true and a good place to start. 


The seven chakras from the base of the spine to the crown of the head are:

  • Root Chakra - Red
  • Sacral Chakra - Orange
  • Solar Plexus Chakra - Yellow
  • Heart Chakra - Green
  • Throat Chakra - Blue
  • Third Eye Chakra - Indigo
  • Crown Chakra - Purple

The Sacral Chakra is located over our reproductive organs, thus, it is the chakra that deals with creativity and sexuality, amongst other things. Focusing on selecting orange crystals is a great way to infuse creativity back into your life.

The Best Crystals For Creativity

These are the best crystals to inspire creativity. We’ve selected a crystal for everyone, whether you just want one for creativity or one to inspire creativity by clearing blockages in your life. Select one or two and allow yourself to open up to new creativity flowing into your life.

Tumbled Carnelian - Healing Stone, Metaphysical Healing, Chakra Stone
  • Stones are aproximatly .75 - 1 inch long
  • This Listing is for One Singular Tumbled Carnelian - Please allow for slight variations in size, shape and color as...
  • activates the Base and Sacral Chakras. Carnelian is one of the best healing crystals and has a wide variety of uses....

Carnelian is a stone that is typically orange but can also appear in red and brown tones. This stone is thought to bolster one’s luck. It is great for those who feel that they are in an “off” period of life or just have persisting bad luck. In ancient Egypt, it was believed to instill creativity in Architects. This creative influence can be seen in any field that the owner is needing it in. It’s a powerful stone for enhanced energy and a sense of purpose and personal power. It’s great for those who feel lost or without purpose. It can be used to reclaim your sense of self and remember who you are.

Zentron Crystal Collection: Rough Citrine Crystal Stone, Comes with...
  • Individual stones within the Zentron Crystals package are unique and will all differ slightly. These pieces are between...
  • Part of the Zentron Crystal Collection a top quality assortment of hundreds of beautiful gemstones and crystals found...
  • This for 1/2 Pound lot of stones (.22 Kilograms, 1133 carats, 8 ounces)

Citrine is a yellow-orange stone. It is well known as a stone of manifestation, helping one to stay positive and achieve their goals through all stages of the process. It helps to attract abundance and success and is perfect for those who want to create yet feel stuck. Citrine is a wonderful crystal for self-expression. It infuses one’s life with joy, brings in self-esteem and helps to diminish feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt.

Orange Calcite Healing Crystal ~ 45mm by CrystalAge
  • Stone Types: Calcite - Orange
  • Birth Signs: Cancer
  • Chakras: Solar Plexus

Calcite comes in several colors, so this is the orange one we are discussing. Orange calcite is great for creativity as is boosts one’s confidence while instilling a sense of joy. It’s a very energizing and strong stone for stimulating your creativity and sexuality.

Sublime Gifts 1pc Raw Emerald Rough Natural Free Form Crystal Healing...
  • 1pc Emerald with some natural silver Rough Natural Medium Free Form Pendant with Bail Loop
  • Pendant is: 3/4 - 1" inch
  • Buyer receives 1 piece with each purchase...***You will receive one similar to or exactly the same as the ones in the...

Emerald is a green stone. This stone has a long history of being admired and used by people all over the world. Emerald first and foremost is known as a stone of love, helping to attract more of it into one’s life. It has the qualities to also help to strengthen the heart and heal heartbreak. It’s green, like many plants and this quality can imbue the crystal with the qualities of renewal, growth and life and help its owner with those areas of life. This is a great crystal for those who have a creative block due to heartbreak or relationship issues or for those who simply are feeling stuck in old patterns and having a hard time creating something new.

Luckeeper Lapis Lazuli Healing Crystal Wands Obelisk Tower
  • Height:About 2";WITHOUT CERTIFICATE,IF YOU MIND,PLS DO NOT BUY.
  • You will receive 1 pc Lapis lazuli
  • The color and clarity may various, so you will receive a similar item shown in the picture.

Lapis Lazuli is a blue stone. It is one of the most famous and one of the most highly regarded stones since the beginning of time. Lapis is a great stone for communication, as it is called a stone of truth. It helps us to discern and see the truth in our outer world as well as have awareness of our inner world. It helps us to see who we really are and connect with our true selves and purpose. Lapis is a great stone for creativity as it can help us to see and communicate our truth to others as well as our selves, freeing us up to express ourselves without suppression. Since Lapis is a stone of radical honesty,  it can raise our awareness and help open us up to new ideas. 

LABRADORITE PALM STONE Crystal Healing Gemstone Worry Therapy Smooth...
  • It's About 1 1/2 to 2 Inch (38-50 mm) In Size
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  • Image Is Sample Only Expect Natural Variations (see additional images)

Labradorite is a stone that can look grey, grey-blue or blue depending on its flash. It is a stone of magic, used by those who seek to gain knowledge of the magic of the universe. It can help us connect with our spiritual nature and tap into our purpose. In a more everyday kind of way, Labradorite can help us access the magic of possibilities and potential. This crystal helps us create by opening us up to all the possibilities rather than staying in our limited perspective. Labradorite helps us remember to use our imagination.

CrystalAge Azurite & Quartz Energy Dome
  • Stone Types: Azurite
  • Height: 1.77”, Diameter: 1.22”
  • Birth Signs: Sagittarius

Azurite is typically blue with other colors throughout it. It is a profound spiritual stone, used to aid us in tuning in to our intuition. This can help us immensely when we are feeling stuck in our creative lives or are not trusting our selves. 

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Lepidolite Tumble Stone (20-25mm) 5 Pack
  • Stone Types: Lepidolite
  • Birth Signs: Libra
  • Chakras: Third Eye, Heart

Lepidolite can occur in a range of grey, white and lavender colors. We are discussing stones with lavender tones. Lepidolite is great for times of transition in life, whether you’re encountering big changes in your outer world or are undergoing them in your inner world. It assists the change while helping to diminish stress and anxiety. It helps us to move through blockages as well as make us more aware of ourselves. Lepidolite is helpful for creativity when life feels as if it is changing too rapidly or is stagnant. It helps us regain our creative selves by making us aware of what is blocking it.

Other Resources For Crystal Research

The following resources are great ways to learn more about crystals and how to use them.

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The Crystal Bible
  • The Crystal Bible
  • Hall, Judy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

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