Called the Stone of Courage and the Stone of Truth, Amazonite empowers one to search the self and discover one’s own truths and integrity, and to move beyond fear of judgment or confrontation with others to live in alignment with those beliefs and values. It provides the freedom to express one’s thoughts and feelings, and to set strong and clear boundaries, both internally as self-discipline, and externally on what one is willing to experience or in defining personal space. [Eason][Simmons][Ahsian]
Like waters deep and ancient, Amazonite beckons in captivating shades of turquoise-green, promising to soothe the spirit and calm the soul. Its energy is as powerful as the river for which it is named, and as bold as the legendary women warriors with whom it is connected, yet it tempers aggression, tames the irrational, and stills the disquiet. It provides harmony and balance.
Amazonite is a mint green to aqua green stone and it strengthens truth, honor, communication, integrity, hope, and trust. Ammonite enhances intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and psychic abilities. A stone of hope is often associated with a throat chakra, and is beneficial to communication. It is also associated strongly with the third eye chakra. Ammonite is believed to lessen stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building self-esteem.
Amazonite is believe in crystal healing to heal emotional disturbances and the after effects of emotional trauma. It is reputed to have spiritual energy healing powers of preventive energy that’s good for one’s health in general.
It is particularly rejuvenating to the Heart and Throat Chakras, enhancing loving communication on all levels. It balances one’s masculine/feminine energies as well as many aspects of the personality. It awakens compassion for others by allowing one to perceive both sides of a problem and accepting differing points of view. [Melody][Hall][Simmons]
You need to treat Ammonite with extreme care. It is softer compete to most of stones and is easily scratched.
As a powerful talisman of healing and prosperity, Amazonite has been used in jewelry and cut into beads since the time of the early Mesopotamian cultures. Well-known in India, Egypt, Sudan and Mesopotamia, it was a popular amulet stone and was once used as decorative material for building facades. It was carved and cut into tablets for the Egyptian funerary text, Book of the Dead, and an Amazonite scarab ring was found among Tutankhamen’s treasures.
Amazonite was also worn as jewelry in pre-Columbian South and Central America, and was believed to have adorned 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 illnesses of all kinds.
Amazonite is named for the Amazon River in Brazil and the lush jungle region surrounding it where the original “green stones” were discovered.
Amazonite Uses and Purposes
Amazonite assists in communicating one’s true thoughts and feelings without over-emotionalism. It also enables one to see a problem from another’s point of view in order to affect peace, or to see both sides of an issue objectively to resolve one’s own inner conflicts. Sleeping with an Amazonite can bring these components into focus through the symbolism of dreams. [Simmons][Hall]
As a support stone, Amazonite aids in overcoming loneliness, and has been credited with making married life happier. [Mella][www.gemselect.com]
Amazonite is a Barrier Filter crystal that blocks geopathic stress, absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations, and protects against electromagnetic pollution. Place it near computers and other electronics, or tape to your cell phone.
In the workplace, Amazonite dispels negative energy and aggravation, and protects against unfair business practices and others taking advantage. A stone of prosperity, Amazonite attracts new customers and orders to a business, and assists one in being in the right place at the right time for new opportunities.
Use ammonite to aid self-expression; to increase hope, courage, and confidence; and to promote universal love. Ammonite corresponds to the planet Uranus and has a triclinic structure. It calls nerves and is especially effective to open heart chakra. For many situations where you need to act with confidence and self-assurance charge this stone and communicate with kindness.
“My senses are in tune with my surroundings.”
I am certain, I am sure; in my cations I’m secure.
I am hopeful, I am kind: heart and mind shall be aligned.
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