If you’ve recently started learning about the benefits of salt lamps or crystals, you might be tempted to see if introducing them to your home can positively impact your living
There are a lot of differing opinions on the myths and realities of how salt lamps or crystals can benefit your life, but one thing’s for sure, they certainly look great.
From pastel pink stones balanced on coffee table books to shiny agate slices in varying shades as elegant decoration – the crystal trend is certainly beautiful, at the very least.
Salt lamps are said to improve air quality, boost your mood and help you sleep, but these claims are yet to scientifically proven.
Many people just enjoy them for the warm glow they give out once lit up, though, and that’s good enough for us.
Whether you’re a crystal enthusiast, have just started learning about it or simply enjoy the aesthetic, here’s our edit of salt lamps and crystal homeware.
Himalayan salt lamp
This hand crafted crystal rock salt lamp sits on a wooden base and has its own dimmer switch to create atmosphere.
It’s 100% natural, carved from authentic pink Himalayan salt found only in Pakistan, which also means that the weight and size of the lamps will vary.
Myga Yoga says that the lamp has purifying benefits and can help with allergies and asthma, as well as helping to stop coughs, reduce electromagnetic radiation, increase energy and enhance concentration.
Crystal agate coasters
These beautiful agate coasters have been sourced from volcanic areas in South America, making each slice unique.
They’ve been hand painted with a gilded golden, rose gold or silver edge for a finishing flair.
Nikita by Nik says that they have centring and stabilising properties.
Happy, love, calm or strength crystal gift set
We love the mystical look of this pastel crystal set, especially when set in this gold, glass and mirror pyramid.
There are four options for the types of crystals inside, each set promoting either happiness, love, calm and strength.
Himalayan salt lamp
Urban Outfitters recommends keeping their salt lamp in your bedroom to create a relaxed vibe and calming atmosphere, thanks to the rosy glow that this lamp emits.
Handmade birthstone crystal glass decoration
Although not actually made from crystals, these beautiful, hand-crafted decorations are created in the shape of crystals to represent different birth stones.
They would look enchanting hanging by a window, so that the sunlight can filter through the coloured glass.
Himalayan rock salt lamp
This salt light comes in pretty shades of apricot and pink with a salted surface, but as it’s a natural product, Lisa Angel warns that the size and shape will change.
This light is said to attract humidity, remove moisture and pollutants from the air, reduce allergens, aid sleep and improve mood.
Agate piece decoration
Agate is popular in both the interior design and wedding worlds at the moment, thanks to its mesmerising patterns and huge spectrum of colours.
Get a little piece of the trend for yourself with this elegant decoration. Stand it on a shelf or dressing table for a quick interior revamp.
Agate geode stone ornament
This semi-precious geode decoration is trimmed luxuriously in 18 carat gold and created from organic Brazilian agate stone.
It would make an eye-catching decoration or fancy paperweight to show off on your desk or on a side table.
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Megan Murray is a senior digital writer for stylist.co.uk, who enjoys writing about homeware (particularly candles), travel, food trends, restaurants and all the wonderful things London has to offer.