Amazonite is a great stone for overcoming emotional traumas. Amazonite helps manifest and cement the universal love energies into one's presence. Use this stone when communicating about love because its soothing energies help to open the throat and heart. It also stabilizes moods and encourages trust in the universe. This stone helps balance male/female energies and promotes clarity on the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional levels. For physical ailments, this stone cleanses, calms, and soothes the nervous system and brain. It dissolves energy blockages, aids with calcium deficiencies, and helps with tooth decay, and osteoporosis.
Chemical Formula: KAlSi₃O₈
Amazonite is a variety of microcline feldspar. It is a potassium (K), aluminum (Al), silicate (Si) mineral. Most feldspars are formed when molten rock cools and crystallizes. However, they can also be formed in sediments and metamorphic processes. The feldspar and quartz minerals are among the most abundant minerals on the earth's crust. Feldspar is used in making ceramics, glass and cement. On the elemental levels aluminum protects the body by promoting alkaline metabolic processes. Disease cannot live in an alkaline state. It also helps normalize the nervous system and overcome states of weakness. Potassium is crucial for the body to function by conducting the nerves, stimulating the muscles, stimulating the beating of the heart, and stabilizes the structures of cells. Silicon is a key ingredient that impacts our daily lives. It is used in bricks, glass, steel, computers and more. It is also a beneficial element inside plants that promotes proper plant functioning.
Amazonite gets its name for its mythological reference to the Amazon, a land of women warriors. This reference spans across the globe in both Europe and South America. In both parts of the world, the tale says that this stone was given to men when they would visit the land of the Amazon women. In Ancient Greece, the tale claims this stone was used on the shields of the women warriors. Wonder Woman, from the DC Comics, is from the Amazon, which was also referencing this all women Greek mythological land. Some believe this appealing stone was found in the Amazon River. While it has been found in Brazil, it was not discovered close to the Amazon river and gets is name based solely off of the mythology reference. This stone has been used for thousands of years. Amazonite prehistoric beads were found in North Africa in 3000 BC, Mesopotamia in 750 BC, and South Asia 1900 BC. Ancient Egyptians frequently used Amazonite for heart scarab amulets. These amulets were used during ceremonies of the soul’s journey through the underworld as a symbol of life eternally reborn. It was said that this stone helped Osiris decipher if the soul was worthy of having a peaceful afterlife.
Size: 1" x 1" x 1"
Other Names: Amazon Stone, Green Feldspar
Note: Sizes may vary, some crystals may have lepidolite, or smoky quartz multi-mineral growing off of the Amazonite. Crystals are not meant to replace or substitute the recommendations or advice of your physician or healthcare provider. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.