Item Code: AMZ10127 Net Weight: 319.8g (Approx) Size: 78mm (L) x 47mm (B) x 73mm (H) (Approx)
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Amazonite is an alkali feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminium silicate with a hardness of 6 to 6.5. Its colour is blue-green or green and its name is derived from the Amazon River in Brazil where Amazonite deposits can be found. Other countries where Amazonite are found include Madagascar, Pakistan, India and Colorado. Amazonite jewellery was produced as long as 4 thousand years ago in Egypt and India. Amazonite was also a popular amulet stone in ancient Egypt.
Amazonite is a stone of harmony. It is a peacemaker and helps to activate one's compassion through stimulation of the heart chakra. It helps to communicate one's true thoughts and feelings. Meditation with Amazonite makes everything more conscious so that one can listen to and integrate all aspects of the self. For activation of throat chakra, Amazonite works well in combination with Aquamarine,Chrysocolla, Turquoise and Celestite to enhance communication and encourage those who repress their own thoughts and feelings due to fear.
Physically, Amazonite can be used to in cell regeneration due to trauma or injury and help to repair brittle hair and nails. It can also help to balance the thyroid and adrenals when these glands are over-taxed by excessive stress or emotion repression.