Amazonite

Properties: A calming stone that is said to increase self esteem, discipline, and setting boundaries. It is a heart chakra stone and is a great stone for meditation on relationships. It can help you develop compassion for others.

Historical: Was a well known jewelry stone in India, Egypt, Sudan, and Mesopotamia. It was carved into tablets for the Egyptian funerary text, Book of the Dead as well as scarab ring made of it among Tutankhamen’s treasures. It was also used in pre-Columbian South and Central America. It adorned the shields of the Amazonians, a tribe of female warriors from the 10th century.

Hardness: 6 -6.5 ​Chakra:​ ​Heart and Throat Affirmation: I Love, I speak Energy: Water

Geology: Amazonite or Microcline is a form of alkali feldspar, and its color is due to the presence of lead and water. Most Amazonite is teal but it may also be partially colorless, white, yellow, pink, red, gray or green.

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