Iolite or Cordierite

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Iolite or Cordierite

    • Crystal System: Orthorhombic
    • Location: India and Madagasca
    • Mineral Class: Silicates
    • Colour:Purple, Grey and Blue
    • Rarity: Common
    • Forms:  Natural formation, rough, Tumbled, and in jewelry
    • Birthstone: 21st wedding anniversary gemstone

History/Mythology: The meaning of the word Iolite comes from the Greek Word ‘Ios’ which meaning ‘Violet’ due to its colour.  It has been recorded in history that the vikings called Iolite the ‘Compass Stone’ and would use slices of it as a polarizing filter in order to reduce the glare of the so that they could locate the sun even in on cloudy days.

Iolite or Corierite will help you to increase your intuition and works particularly well on the Third Eye to assist with vision work. Iolite will help you to find your calm and become more attune to your higher self so that you can listen and hear your own true purpose and then follow it.  Iolite helps you to see other peoples point of view and become more empathetic to their life path.  This makes it a wonderful stone to assist with relationships of all kinds and resolve any dissicult or tension filled situations.  It will also assist when you want to work with your dreams.

Chakra –Third Eye mainly and then Throat and Crown Chakras

Healing – Creates strong constitution. Reduces fatty deposits in body. Reduces the effects of alcohol. Supports detoxification of liver. Treats Malaria, fevers, aids pituitary, sinus, migraine and all bacteria’s.


    • Can be used in all meditations to enhance intuition.
    • Mediate with it in order to contact with higher beings.
    • Wonderful as a healing tool when working with the throat area.
    • Wearing to assist with relationships or finding your own true purpose.
    • Use in Grids for higher self and dream work.

Iolite Products for Sale

Shipping info for all purchases:

  • FREE standard shipping for all purchases over $30 and under 250 grams in Australia
  • $7.50 flat fee for all postage within Australia for purchases under $30
  • Express Post available $10 on all orders within Australia
  • All postage outside Australia $27.50 tracked flat rate.
  • Pickup available from Events listed on Calendar by appointment.