Crystal scrying is an art that takes time
to develop, so don't give up if you don't get results immediately. To
begin with, use a bowl of water, a black cloth and a lighted candle. See
that the flame of the candle is reflected in the water and focus on this
reflection for a few minutes to begin with, then gradually increase the
meditation time. This exercise strengthens the concentration. Eventually
it should take ten minutes or so to go into a comfortable trance-like
state, not too deep - in order to see images in the water.
Most people report a 'cloudiness' to begin with. It is important
to remember that the images you see are not actually in the water or the
crystal ball, but a projection from your mind onto the focal point.
After a bit of practice you will notice the
cloudiness begin to disperse and you will see certain images. These
images are often symbolic in origin and the essence of scrying is
interpreting the symbols in accordance to the scryer's own interpretation
of these symbols.
I can give you some guidelines as to what the symbols may mean, but
always use your own instinct. For instance one person may
interpret a ring as symbolic of a union between man and woman while
another person may interpret the ring as meaning that one is going around
in circles. If this is your mental projection then you are the one who
needs to interpret it.