Introduction and Guide to the Healing Energies and Metaphysical Properties of Amazonite.
Sometimes known as the Amazon stone, this stunning tropical coloured stone is alike to waters deep and ancient. Amazonite beckons in captivating shades of turquoise-green, promising to soothe the spirit and calm the soul.
Just like the huge powerful river that the stone shares its name with, it carries a powerful energy and is as bold as the legendary women warriors with whom it is connected. Brave and tempering aggression, this stone tames the irrational and stills the disquiet, providing harmony and balance.
The stone of courage and truth, Amazonite empowers one to search the self and discover one's own truths and integrity to move beyond fear or judgement or confrontation with others to live in alignment with beliefs and values that serve you.
As a powerful stone of healing and prosperity, Amazonite has been used in jewelry and beads far back into history. Well known in India, Egypt and Sudan, it was carved and cut into tablets for the Egyptian funeral texts and an Amazonite ring was retrieved from Tutankhamen's treasures. It was thought to adorn the shields of the semi-mythical Amazonians, a formidable tribe of female warriors thought to live in the 10th century B.C. They also used Amazonite medicinally to heal wounds and illness.
Amazonite has true natural beauty in its colours. It is green to blue-green that forms in short prismatic or tabular crystals. The hues range from bright green to paler shades of turquoise, sometimes with white, yellow or grey portions and can even be translucent to opaque. It has a stunning luster that when polished shows its beautiful pearly iridescence throughout the stone.
Zodiac - Virgo
Planet - Uranus
Element - Earth, Water
Colour - Blue-green, turquoise, veined with cream, yellow or grey
Names - Amazonite, Amazon Jade, Amazon Stone, Stone of Courage, Stone of Truth
Uses - Overcome loneliness, support stone, aiding married life, dispel negative energy, protection against unfair business practice or others taking advantage, good luck, blocks stress.
Healing Properties & Uses
Assisting communication and sharing one's true thoughts and feelings whilst still controlling emotion. Helps one to see a problem from another's point of view in order to seek peace or to see both sides of an issue objectively to resolve inner conflict. Sleeping with Amazonite nearby can bring these components into clear focus through dreams.
As a 'support stone', Amazonite aids overcoming loneliness and has been credited with making married life happier. Acting as a barrier filter that blocks geopathic stress and protects against electromagnetic pollution. Placing the stone near computers or electronics helps to prevent from electromagnetic waves affecting the brain.
In the workplace, Amazonite dispels negative energy and aggravation and helps to prevent others taking advantage as well as against unfair business practices. A stone of prosperity, Amazonite attracts new customers and orders to a business and assists one in being at the first place at the right time for new prosperous opportunities.
Hide an Amazonite stone in a child or teens bedroom to encourage tidiness and order.