Variscite Peridot Pendant
This delightful Variscite Peridot Pendant will help you reach a deep level of peace and calmness. A .925 sterling silver design featuring a small faceted Peridot and a large tear drop shape Variscite stone.
Keywords: Inner peace, simplicity, clarity, emotional healing, compassion
Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Scorpio, Taurus
Variscite Crystal Healing Properties:
Variscite is a powerful heart activation stone, helping to release judgement and allowing disparate people and views to be united. It is used to enhance higher brain functions such as learning, logic and reasoning and to help in finding self acceptance. It can help us to remember past lives and is a good meditation stone because it helps to calm and centre the mind. Variscite also helps to release negative thinking and bad habits, bringing clarity to one’s thinking and tranquillity to one’s feelings to enable simple solutions to long standing problems to be found.
Variscite History and Uses:
Variscite is a relatively rare mineral which is often confused with Chrysoprase or Turquoise because of its colour ranging from pale to dark green depending on the chromium content. It was first described in1837 after Variscia, the historical name of the Vogtland, in Germany where it was found. It is also known as Utahlite, Barrandite, Bolivarite and Lucinite. Traditionally it has been used to relieve stress and ease the mind of worries and fear.
Variscite Geological Description:
Variscite is a hydrated aluminium phosphate mineral with a hardness of 3.5 to 5. It is formed by direct deposition from phosphate-bearing water that has reacted with aluminium-rich rocks and occurs as fine-grained masses in nodules, cavity fillings, and crusts. Variscite can be found in Utah and Navada, in the USA, in Germany, Queensland inAustralia, Poland, Spain and Brazil.
Affirmation: I am filled with calm and well being, my heart is filled with love and my life is in harmonious balance.
Keywords: Increase, prosperity, warmth, well-being
Chakras: Solar plexus, heart
Zodiac Signs: Virgo, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Birthstone: August, September
Wedding Anniversary: 1st, 16th year
Peridot Crystal Healing Properties:
Peridot is a generator for increase, abundance, and manifestation. It helps remove blockages to receiving, opening you up to accept your birthright of abundance in all areas of life. Peridot is a very positive stone, bringing an inner sense of warmth and wellbeing, alleviating feelings of low self esteem or guilt. It can help to support the heart and circlulation.
Peridot History and Uses:
The oldest records of Peridot date back to 1500 BC where it was mined in Zabargad, an island in the Egyptian Red Sea. Peridot was considered a symbol of the Sun from Ancient Times to the Middle Ages and according to a Greek manuscript it confers royal dignity to its bearer. It was a favourite of the ancient Egyptians who used to crush it into a powder to treat asthma, relieve thirst and heat and to ward off evil spells. Peridot is also known as Olivine and Chrysolite. It varies in colour from yellow, to brownish to olive green depending on the amount of iron in the crystal. Gem quality Peridot is relatively rare so it is considered a precious stone. Peridot is one of only two gemstones formed deep in the magma of the earth, it is brought to the surface through volcanic activity. Olivine can sometimes be found in pallasite meteorites.
Peridot Geological Description:
Peridot is a magnesium iron silicate mineral with a hardness of 7. Its crystal system is orthorhombic and it usually forms in short, compact prisms. Important sources of Peridot are found in Pakistan, Burma, Australia, Brazil, South Africa, and the USA.
Affirmation: I resonate with the abundant energy of the Universe