Amazonite Meaning and Benefits.
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Amazonite Meaning – General Information
Amazonite is also called Amazon Jade. A semi-opaque variety of microcline feldspar. Coloured green to blue-green and it is often streaked with white. Its colour was once thought to be the result of copper compounds. But more recent studies suggest that the blue-green colour is the result of small quantities of lead and water.
It’s named after the Amazon River in Brazil. But it is doubtful whether Amazonite occurs in the Amazon basin. In fact, fine quality Amazonite has been mistaken for Jade. It is relatively soft at 6-6.5 on the Mohs scale.
Amazonite Meaning – History
Amazonite has a long history as a powerful healing and prosperity talisman. From early Egyptian times it has been used in beading and worn as jewellery. It is well known in India, Egypt, Sudan and Mesopotamia as a holy stone. Also, as a popular amulet against a wide range of diseases. It has also been cut into tablets. Part of the Egyptian Book of the Dead was engraved on Amazonite. Also used as decorative material for building facades. There was an Amazonite scarab ring found among Tutankhamen’s treasures. Said to be the third stone in the breastplate of the Jewish High Priest.
Amazonite was also worn as jewellery in pre-Columbian South and Central America. Here it was used as medicine to heal wounds and illnesses of all kinds. It is also rumoured to have adorned the shields of the formidable tribe of Amazonian female warriors said to have lived during the Bronze Age. The conquistadors also prized it for adornment. They also valued its ability to be carved into religious objects.
Amazonite Meaning – Metaphysical Benefits.
Known as a Stone of Prosperity. Amazonite is also believed to attract money to financial and business ventures. As a good luck stone, it helps you to be in the right place at the right time for new opportunities. It dispels negative energy and aggravation. It also protects against unfair practices and being taken advantage of.
Called the Stone of Courage and the Stone of Truth.
Amazonite empowers honest self-searching. It allows you to discover and live in alignment with your own truth, beliefs and values. and to move beyond the fear of judgment or confrontation. This provides the freedom and self-discipline needed to express your thoughts and feelings. It also helps you to set clear boundaries.
Amazonite has a powerful filtering action that blocks geopathic stress. It protects against electromagnetic pollution and absorbs microwaves.
Amazonite Meaning – Healing.
Amazonite is an exceedingly soothing stone. It calms the brain and nervous system and aids in maintaining optimum health. It has a powerful energy that provides harmony and balance to both masculine and feminine energies. Amazonite allows you to see both sides of a problem or different points of view. It soothes emotional trauma, alleviating fear and worry. Amazonite assists in manifesting universal love. Also, overcoming loneliness and making married life happier. It is often used to stimulate the powers of clairvoyance. Additionally, it is also said to assist with making a peaceful transition out of this life.
It aids in cell regeneration and healing after illness, trauma or injury. Relieves muscle spasms. Dissipates negative energy, aggravation and blockages within the nervous system. As well as clearing issues with the throat and thyroid gland. Prevents infection, soothes rashes, and relieves the pain of rheumatism, gout and osteoarthritis.
An elixir of Amazonite is believed to rectify and prevent calcium deficiency. It helps prevent tooth decay, osteoporosis, hair loss and to repair brittle hair and nails. It is also beneficial in clearing up acne.
Crystal Tips and Techniques
- Secrete Amazonite in a child’s or teen’s bedroom to encourage tidiness.
- Hold Amazonite to peacefully calm and soothe your nerves when you are feeling upset.
- Keep a dish of Amazonite tumbles in the kitchen to persuade others to assist with the chores.
- Use it to prevent infection, soothe rashes and heal blisters. To do this, gently rub the affected area with a polished Amazonite.
- Keep Amazonite nearby to provide focus when you are studying or learning a new skill.
- Carry or wear Amazonite to boost your energy field and feel good when you are feeling low.
- Wear or carry Amazonite as a lucky-charm to attract prosperity and business success.
- Place Amazonite in your workplace. This will help enhance creativity and stimulate the flow of ideas.
- Place Amazonite near computers and other electronic equipment. Also, tape it to your mobile phone. This blocks EMF, microwave and other unwanted energies.
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Disclaimer: The outlined metaphysical and healing properties in this website are for inspiration and reference. We gather this information and alleged properties from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are also dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. Furthermore they do not replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.