Amazonite is a stone of peace, truth, harmony, and communication. It gently soothes the nerves, and it’s energies can be felt to the touch. This stone radiates blue rays full of rejuvenating vibrations that are here to calm the heart. Any environment that Amazonite is placed in will calm the energy and fill the air with positive energies. It’s been called the “peacemaker stone” due to its communicative abilities. Our heart and throat become linked, thus allowing the truest thoughts to surface and be spoken with ease. Emotions usually play a role when trying to express any truth, making it naturally hard to speak from the heart due to the power of the mind. This crystal provides flowing energies just like the river in which its found. Amazonite encourages adventure, love, inspiration, and free speech. When trying to communicate difficult topics to the ones we love, try placing a piece of Amazonite in your pocket and allow it to start working. Let the stone calm the environment and dispel any negative energies that may be near. Conversations will soon flow and allow nothing but the passionate truth to be vocalized.
Amazonite is a variety of Microcline, also referred to as an alkali feldspar mineral. This crystal forms in small prismatic crystals, or large masses. The colors of Amazonite range from a deep blue, to Turquoise, to blue-green. The stone was first reported back in 1847 by A. Breithaupt and its name derives from the Amazon River in Brazil, which host an abundance of Amazonite. Although it was reported in 1847, Amazonite is believed to have been used for at least 4,000 years. Ancient civilizations such as the Egypt, India, and Mesopotamia used this stone, and even a special scarab ring was found in King Tutankhamen’s burial chamber. Due to it’s forming in masses, many past civilizations used Amazonite as armor, talismans, amulets, trinkets, and writing slabs.