Amazonite is an alkali feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminum silicate with a hardness of 6 to 6.5. Its crystal system is triclinic and prismatic. Its color is green or blue-green. Its name derives from the Amazon River in Brazil, where there are important Amazonite deposits. Amazonite is also found in Colorado, India, Madagascar, Namibia and Russia.
Amazonite jewelry was produced as long as four thousand years ago It was used in India, Egypt, Sudan and Mesopotamia. The seventh chapter of the Egyptian Book of the Dead was engraved on Amazonite, and an Amazonite scarab ring was among Tutankhamen's treasures. It is believed to have been the third stone in the breastplate of Moses. Amazonite was also used in jewelry worn in pre-Columbian South and Central America. In ancient Egypt, Amazonite was a popular amulet stone, and the Assyrians associated Amazonite with the god Belus.
Approximately .75" W by .75" H by .5" D
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On a spiritual level, Amazonite assists one in communicating higher truths and higher knowledge. It is the stone of truth, assisting one in perceiving the truth for oneself and in others. It assists in the development of discernment of energetic boundaries.
On an emotional level, Amazonite assists one in setting appropriate boundaries, both within oneself (discipline) and externally. It helps one to move beyond fear of confrontation or judgement, allowing one more freedom in acting in alignment with one's higher truth and integrity. It encourages one to walk in right relationship and to speak and live one's truth for the highest good. It assists one in gaining self-knowledge and in defining one's core beliefs and values.
Amazonite assists in physical healing for many conditions. It is helpful in cell regeneration and healing after trauma or injury. It is an excellent stone to use for gout and arthritis. It is helpful in preventing hair loss and helping to repair brittle hair and nails. It can help to balance the thyroid and adrenals, especially when these glands are over-taxed by excessive stress or emotional repression.
I speak and live my highest truth, and I call forth its manifestation in the world.
Heart (4th) & Throat (5th)
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