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Cell Phone Use in Our Store

Cell Phone Use in Our Store

We are fully in an era of sensory overload. One of the additional reasons is the prevalence of so many electronic devices who are commandeering frequencies previously exclusively used by the human body or by nature to run various of its own operations. It is going to...
Chicago Tribune – Crystal Life

Chicago Tribune – Crystal Life

The Chicago Tribune did a write up on Geneva’s Third St Shops. Crystal Life is one of the featured stores that, the Trib says, “Share one trait: A passion for what they do. Here is a small sample of places that offer uncommon, meaningful objects.”...

Crystal Life’s Staff of Energy Workers

People often ask us at Crystal Life exactly what we do – how do we define our practice? The best term right now is “Energy Worker.” You can read that term at many levels of expertise and interest. Basically, it means someone who works with energy to...
Customer’s Peaceful Results

Customer’s Peaceful Results

A customer came in the other day with a success story that I would like to share.  I helped her pick out a crystal that would help alleviate the conflict that was brewing between her and her neighbors.  The lady lives in an apartment and the neighbors next...
Customers or Teachers?

Customers or Teachers?

I have worked here for almost three years and have never made a slip-knot out of the cord that we sell for necklaces.  I’ve always worked with someone who can do this for me.  That is until lately, when Victor went to school and now I work with his...

Guest Author Biographies

Here are biographies of some of the guest experts who have authored blogs in the information center.     Melody Hart, N.D. Ph.D Melody Hart practices at the Hart Center in Geneva, IL. Her mission is to empower individuals with the knowledge necessary to...
Introducing Gary Lupton

Introducing Gary Lupton

We call him our crystal meister! Gary Lupton has worked for Crystal Life longer than any other sales associate, ten years. Always happy to help our customers match their needs to the right stone, Gary has worn many hats during his tenure at Crystal Life,...
Introducing Nick Thomka

Introducing Nick Thomka

Welcome our latest staff member, Nick Thomka! Nick has a vibrant energy that is matched with his curiosity, openness, and willingness to help others. Nick is learning how to create crystal grids and has a knack for pulling things together. We always look...
It Was a Great Party!

It Was a Great Party!

We had a wonderful time at our 20th anniversary celebration and wanted to share the good times with you. Here are some photos from the event….                                  ...
May the Force be With You….

May the Force be With You….

Most of us are looking forward to the new Star Wars movie! The first time this story appeared my sons were pre-teen and couldn’t be more excited…Star Wars figures and cards weighed powerfully in their play and room decor! The movie also entranced the...
My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

Some favorite occurrences at the store: 1. I’m walking out our side alley door and I hear a group of people approaching our front door. One of them is eagerly telling the others: “This is my favorite store! I just love it here! Wait til you see it!”...
Orbs at Crystal Life

Orbs at Crystal Life

 ………This is what Geneva, IL looks like through the camera of an expert orb photographer! Canadian Master Dowser Susan Collins stopped by to visit, and took some nighttime photos of the area in front of Crystal Life. She got a wonderful array of orbs...
Sarah Moves on

Sarah Moves on

Sarah has been with us at Crystal Life since November 2012. She leaves in a few days, having just graduated from college and into a wonderful new job as a marketer in downtown Chicago. She wrote about this transition in her EcoFitYogi blog…and there’s no...

Swedish Day Treats

Swedish Days is Geneva’s biggest festival of the year! Hundreds of thousands of people visit town for the carnival, great food, shopping, festivities, outdoor concerts and for many, the rock shop known as Crystal Life!  Here is a blog written a few years...
The Crystal Life Buzz

The Crystal Life Buzz

A personal reflection of my experience with Crystal Life Technology. I have been with the crew for about five years, give or take, and I would like to share my experiences. We obviously have all grown over the years here, and many things have happened to each of us....
The History of Crystal Life Technology

The History of Crystal Life Technology

Atala Dorothy Toy started Crystal Life Technology, Inc in 1995. She tells us: I left my job at the United Nations Development Programme because I wanted to pro-actively devote my time to providing people with natural ways to live in harmony with nature and...
Transpose

Transpose

Here’s a video created by two of Crystal Life’s staff, called Transpose. We thought you might enjoy seeing Marissa and Omar explore what happens when two people “touch” each other – everything changes! Omar is just starting his...