“Animated by fire,
born of the earth,
moistened by water and
kissed by the air.”
Larimar is a Blue jewel of the Caribbean. The larimar is one of the most precious minerals; its colour spectrum ranges from blue and light blue to turquoise blue and green and white shades.
Larimar is also known as ‘the Atlantis stone’, based on old legends which claim that the Dominican Republic was once part of the lost city of Atlantis.
This association makes Larimar very important in the world of metaphysical gems. It is believed that the energy of Larimar can help to enhance spirituality and communication. It is a stone which is able to soothe emotions, cool tempers and alleviate stress, bringing a feeling of calmness to its wearer.
Larimar works with all chakras, but its vibration is thought to be best for the heart, crown and throat chakras. It is associated with the element of water, much like its color, though it was formed with volcanic roots. Physically, blue Larimar is thought to be able to help with throat and cardiac disorders, and it is also good for blood pressure and alleviation of joint and arterial pain.
The larimar is sought-after as a healing and decorative stone. It promotes emotional and physical health. It is renowned in particular for its healing effects on the entire bone structure. The gemstone can also sooth headaches, allergies and hypersensitivity to dust mites, viruses and bacteria. When worn as a decorative stone, larimar protects from negative influences.
It is also very nice to use a stone in preparing healing bath. It cleanses the body of infections or old traumas.