Diopside Meanings

Keywords: Connection with Nature, opening the heart, healing, balance, subtle perception

Chakras: Earthstar, Base, Heart

Element: Earth

Zodiac Signs: Virgo, Gemini

Number: 9

Diopside Crystal Healing Properties:
Green Chrome Diopside embodies the energy of the Green Tara, Earth Mother Goddess of Bhuddist tradition. This soothing protective crystal will help you to open your heart, to feel more centred and to connect with the rhythm of the earth in order to understand the consciousness of the planet and the wisdom in all of Nature. It is a stone of learning, making it easy to find and assimilate information so can be a great help to those with learning difficulties. It is also especially balancing for women in their menopausal years.

Diopside History and Uses:

Diopside comes in two forms, the less common black star Diopside, used for geomancy and Chrome Diopside also called Green Diopside or Siberian Emerald, it is it’s chrome content which gives this crystal its greenish hue. The name Diopside is derived from the Greek words “dis”, meaning twice, and “òpsè”, meaning face in reference to the two ways of orienting the vertical prism. First discovered in 1800 it has traditionally been used to aid in the recovery from surgery or illness, eating disorders, obsessive behaviour and addictions.

Diopside Geological Description:
Diopside is a calcium magnesium silicate with a hardness of 5.5 to 6. It varies in colour from white to green to brown, grey, reddish brown, yellow-brown and black and is found in Canada, South Africa, Brazil, and the USA.

Affirmation: My heart is open and I am filled with the green ray of love healing and vitality.