DIY Amethyst Gemstone Crystal Shrine

DIY Amethyst Gemstone Crystal Shrine

This craft project shows you how to make your own crystal shrine. This amethyst Gemstone crystal shrine is created to help promote sleep and calmness.

What you need

For the shrine holder

bicarb soda

Acrylic paint 

Optional premixed popular colors –Terracotta Acrylic paint Color or Salmon Pink Paint

Paint brush.

Mixing bowl



For the shrine

Colored Moss

A small bowl, coffee cup or plate.

Hot glue or E600 glue

Gemstone crystal chips

Plastic faux succulents (choose purple coloring)

Crystals – For our crystals, we used small crystal pendants,Amethyst Crystal chips, .  We also used raw crystals cluster for a chunky natural look and Crystal pendants.


This Amethyst crystal shrine is created using a glass candlestick as the base. This base has been painted using a fake pottery technique. You can see the full tutorial on using this fake Clay pottery paint technique here.

You can obviously finish your candlestick or another tall holder, off in any finish, Gold spray paint, decoupage or plain glass are all suitable options for decorating the holder of your crystal shrine.

For this craft tutorial, we chose only amethyst crystals so we could create a crystal shrine for our bedroom to help promote sleep and good vibes. You can choose a shrine that appals to your inner wellbeing. Crystals are all about intention, so choose Gemstone crystals that “speak” to you.  You may want to create a love shrine to bring love into your life and to help heal love.

Some crystal meanings are these, choose a  crystal gemstone that reflects your healing needs.

Rose Quartz – For love and heart health

Sodalite –For inner peace, wisdom, and calming a quick temper

Amethyst – For spiritual awakening, promotes healthy sleep and raises the personal vibration

Clear Quartz—For clarity, healing of all kinds, promotes positive energy.


We started our shrine by laying out the items we wanted to use, creating a Gemstone mini garden in front of us before gluing anything into place. I took my time to create a crystal shrine that felt right (for me).

You can see in this example of how I laid it out, this particular crystal shrine was made using prisms of crystal for height and  I had some dried flower buds that I also added to this garden.


Once you are ready start gluing your crystals into place, start by layering your colored moss, if your bowl or vessel is deep, line it with some pebbles or a piece of wood first to fill in the depth.


What do you think of this project? Let us know!