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Is your crystal water safe? Crystals you CAN and CAN'T put in water


water safe crystals


A question that I get asked a lot is if a certain crystal is safe to be cleansed in water.

Cleansing crystals with water is a powerful way to energetically cleanse them but not all crystals should be cleansed using this method as they could get damaged.

So, which crystals should NOT be put in water?

Crystals that are 5 or below on the Mohs hardness scale should not be put in water.

The Mohs Hardness scale is a scale from 1-10 that tests the hardness of certain minerals by testing the resistance of those minerals.

Not Water Safe

Crystals that should not be put in water include:

not water safe crystals fluorite labradorite
  • Black Tourmaline
  • Aquamarine
  • Moonstone
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Amazonite
  • Hematite
  • Lepidolite
  • Turquoise
  • Malachite
  • Kyanite

Water safe crystals

These crystals are safe to cleanse using water, take baths or prepare moon water.

water safe quartz
  • Black Obsidian (FYI: can break in EXTREME cold or hot water temperatures!)
  • Carnelian (not safe for salt water)
  • Agate
  • Bloodstone

Always double check when it comes to salt water, because salt can be corrosive!

If you are in doubt, it's always best to do some research first to avoid any accidents.

 And in case you are looking for crystals for crystal water and you don´t feel comfortable submerging the crystals inside the water, you can always use a crystal bottle with a separate compartment. This way the crystals are close enough to infuse the water but not in direct contact.

Browse our store for the different models we have :)


water bottle crystal infused

Sending you many blessings! 


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