- Alternative Names: Amazonstone, Amazon Stone
- Crystal System: Triclinic
- Formation: Primary, secondary and Tertiary
- Hardness Mohs: 6 to 6.5
- Rarity: Common
- Grading: The deeper the colour the higher the grade and the rarer the stone.
- Location: Russia, the USA (Colorado), Brazil and Madagascar
- Mineral Class: Lattice silicate, feldspar family
- Colour: Blue-green, green
- Forms: natural, tumbled, cut/carved and in Jewelry
- Birthstone: Nil
History/Mythology of Amazonite: Amazonite was first named due to the South American Indians along the Rio Negro river who described the stone as coming from the ‘land of women without men, so it was called the ‘Amazon Stone”.
Amazonite Metaphysical Healing Properties Information: Amazonite has a very powerful feminine energy that enables you to draw on the strength within you and be all the women you can be. Amazonite has a very powerful vibration that helps you to be able to communicate effectively and learn to ‘speak your own truth’. It is particularly useful if you find the situation uncomfortable or stressful and it helps you to remain calm and unemotional while communicating. It helps absorbs stress caused by cell phones, microwaves, etc. Filters’ information through the mind into your intuition, very soothing stone, calms the mind and nervous system. It helps you to see both sides of a problem. It is a very calming stone that helps to alleviate worry and fear.
Chakra – Throat and Higher Heart Chakras
Healing – Heals and opens heart & throat. Dissipates negative energy and blockages of the nervous system. Good for Osteoporosis, tooth decay & calcium deficiencies. Relieves muscle spasms.
- Wearing Amazonite particularly near the throat or on the higher Heart Chakra will assist in helping you remain calm and speak the truth.
- It can be used in all meditations to assist with enhancing your intuition. Try combining with Amethyst, Angelite, and or Celestite.
- Amazonite can be used as a hand comforter or warmer particularly when you need to remain calm. Pop in your pocket and pull out and play with when feeling stressed.
- It can be laid on the body during healings and works very well around the throat and heart area.
- It can be used in any grid work when you’re focusing on communication and finding your own truth. It works well with Turquoise and Lapis Lazuli.
- It can be taken as an essence. Always remember to make sure it is pure Amazonite and that you can cleansed it before making the essence if unsure create as a topic spray.
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