Barite, Blue

  • Powerful transformer that releases old patterns, obsessions, or fears.
  • Sets you free if you’ve conformed to other’s ideals or needs.
  • Overcomes shyness.
  • Highly motivating, and benefits people who are scattered/exhausted.
  • Encourages intimacy and insight in all your relationships.
  • Powerful stone to aid you with astral travel.
  • Strengthens inner vision, and enhances dream recall.
  • Helps one understand what the imagery in a dream means.
  • Enhances relationships of all kinds, and assists when one finds it difficult to be your own person.
  • Inspires loyalty in others when it is in your best interests.


Michelle Ferris

Michelle Ferris is the owner, curator, and buyer for Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Born & raised in Seattle by first-generation parents, she has worked to create authentic, connective, and inclusive events for the better portion of her professional life. Since 2013, Michelle worked to create community-activated Rock, Gem, Art, & Music shows, at which Crystallography Gems was a cornerstone. At the start of the pandemic, moved her operation online, and opened a shop in Georgetown, expanding into a larger showroom in 2022. In November 2023, she moved her shop to downtown Seattle, rebranding it as Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Her shop offers crystals, minerals, gems, rocks, jewelry, and metaphysical tools, and focuses on getting her customers the tools they need, and the education needed for them to make informed, confident decisions about their purchases.