Crystal of the Week

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Crystal of the Week

This week we are looking at the benefits and uses for:  Amazonite

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Power & Benefits of Amazonite:

Amazonite crystal helps with stress, nervousness, anxiety, panic attacks, and an overthinking mind. It will soothe and calm your nerves to help you think and feel more clearly.

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Spiritual & Emotional Influence:

Amazonite helps to heal emotional trauma and fear. It balances the feminine and masculine energy.

The Physical Connection:

Amazonite is thought to be an excellent gemstone for the heart and the nervous system it can be a very soothing stone for those with anxiety. It’s also a good stone for protection against pollution including cell phone emissions and electromagnetic pollution. Amazonite protects the bones as well and is suitable for tooth decay and calcium deficiency.

The Chakras Connected to Amazonite:

Heart Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra. It connects the higher Heart Chakra to Throat Chakra.

Astrological Signs:

Virgo

Locations Found & History:

Brazil, Canada, United States, Austria, India, Russia, Mozambique, and Namibia. Amazonite has been highly regarded throughout the ages. The Egyptians made the stone famous by making jewelry out of it. It has also always been a stone that is thought to bring luck, money, and success so wearing amazonite has been embraced by gamblers. It has also always been believed that it’s a good stone for artists to use as a way to tap into their emotions and express them creatively.

Rarity, Value & Variations:

Even though the value of amazonite is relatively low, antique pieces are higher in value. This beautiful blue-green gemstone is a variety of microcline which is a form of alkali Feldspar. Commonly, people think Amazonite is from the Amazon River because of its name, and even though it was named after the river, it doesn’t come from the river at all but other areas of Brazil.

Out of all gemstones, amazonite forms the largest crystals which can be found for sale. It can be colorless, bluish-green, white, yellow, pink, red, or gray but it’s usually an aqua blue with green. The color is caused by lead within the stone. It’s also commonly mistaken for turquoise and jade, but up close it looks quite different and almost glassy. It has a Mohs hardness of 6-6.5.

How to Use Amazonite:

Wear amazonite or put it between your body and any electronics to help protect yourself from EMFs. It blocks geopathic stress and, placed between you and the source, absorbs microwaves and cellphone emanations, protecting against electromagnetic pollution.