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Why Love Amazonite?
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Amazonite is the perfect stone companion for anybody that feels stress. As a crystal healer, I always recommend amazonite to those who struggle with anxiety and/or high stress levels. It’s naturally soothing and calming. Which is exactly the type of energy everybody in today’s society actively looks for.
While playing any game of chance, this crystal can attract good luck to you! Nicknamed The Luck Hope Stone. Amazonite is a friend you definitely want to take to the casino. I bet you never thought about how healing crystals can help you win cash. Amazonite encourages us to take some chances that might end up being very rewarding.
A Brief History of Amazonite
Ancient cultures all around the world loved and used amazonite for all sorts of things. The infamous King Tut was found in his tomb with a pendant made from this crystal. All across the ancient world, amazonite was made into jewelry and used as talismans. Including India, Egypt, Sudan, Mesopotamia, and Central America.
Citizens would wear amazonite jewelry to harness the power of the Amazonians. An ancient tribe of female warriors, the Amazons represented protection, hope, and success, among many other things. Even today, this crystal is still recognized as The Amazon Stone.
Legend claims that this stone was named after the Amazon River because it was originally discovered there by the local peoples. However, no amazonite deposits can be found in the river basin. It is unclear exactly what blue-green stone was actually discovered there way back when. Most likely, it was Nephrite (jade).
Energetic Properties of Amazonite
Take a chance with amazonite! Here we have a crystal that can bring about new hope and new life.
When we are ready to make major changes, amazonite will prepare us emotionally. Excellent for clearing out mental cobwebs and clutter. Possesses the unique ability to filter through thoughts and information in the brain. This allows the intuition to speak to us loud and clear!
Amazonite is a stone of truth and communication. Helps us be more honest with ourselves and with our loved ones.
Compels us to consider all sides of a situation respectfully. While dispelling any anger or frustration we may feel. Alleviates fear by helping us to recognize it in our lives. It helps us summon our inner warrior spirit so we may officially banish any lingering dis-ease.
Physical healing is just as important as emotional healing. Amazonite is known to help treat thyroid issues and balance out the metabolism. Also combats tooth decay, osteoporosis, and any issue relating to the central nervous system. Brings physical stamina to the patient who struggles with fatigue. Can also be useful in treating alcoholism.
Work through any self-defeating behaviors that block success with this stone. During meditation, amazonite can help break down inner walls and enhance intuition.
Boost confidence and build self-esteem by working with the Lucky Hope Stone regularly. The gentle energy works well with just about everybody. This crystal is like the loving parent that helps you to be your most authentic self.
Metaphysical Attributes of Amazonite
Please keep in mind that metaphyiscal attributes are open to interpretation. The following information is based off what I have learned during my own experiences and research. There is no one right or wrong answer. Decide what resonates with you and feel free to disregard what doesn’t.
Chakra: Strongly resonates with the Throat Chakra. Also connects with the Heart Chakra. Can help align entire Chakra System.
Zodiac: Resonates with all Water Signs; Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.
Also known to connect with Virgo.
Elements: Mostly connects with the Water element, but can also enhance Earth energies.
Pairs well with: Aquamarine, blue lace agate, moonstone, aventurine. Compliments any Throat Chakra stone.
Emotionally, amazonite is very relaxing. It works to harmonize the yin yang energy of our personalities so that we don’t favor one over the other. This helps us to better examine everything from an all-seeing-eye perspective.
Also well-known as a protector against electromagnetic pollution. Keep a piece between you and your computer to combat that unpleasant mental fogginess caused by electronics.
Use amazonite to help manifest universal love, and to raise the vibration of the Mass Consciousness. This is beneficial to us all!
On a personal and global level, this crystal can help break down any negative blocks that prevent happiness. Also useful to have around while practicing Divination because of its connection to the Mass Consciousness.
Physical Characteristics of Amazonite
A member of the feldspar family, it is opaque in appearance. Comes in blue and green mainly, with grey, gold, and white patches scattered throughout. A string of amazonite beads will likely have variations of these colors. While a rough specimen will mostly likely be blue/green, white white streaks going through it.
Please be aware that this crystal contains lead. Use caution when creating elixirs. The lead causes the darker color pigment mentioned above. On the Mohs hardness scale, this crystal measures 6-6.5.
Which is relatively soft and easy to work with. Currently mined all over the globe. Including India, Brazil, the US, Russia, Austria, Madagascar, Canada, Russia, Australia, Mozambique, and Namibia.
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