Amazonite is a blue-green stone with streaks of white and grey that gets its name from the Amazon River, although no deposits of Amazonite have ever been found in the Amazon. It is found in the US, Madagascar & Russia.
Amazonite soothes the spirit and calms the soul. Named for the river and the mythical female warriors because it radiates power and energy. Amazonite is a stone of hope and courage. It soothes trauma and calms the soul.
Amazonite was a prized fertility stone among the inhabitants of Ancient Egypt. Even one of Egypt’s most famous mummies, King Tutankhamen was buried with amazonite carvings.
It is often mistaken for jade because of its similar appearance. For this reason, you may hear amazonite referred to as “Colorado jade.”
Its color is a reflection of the vernal equinox, making it an excellent stone to keep nearby in the winter to ward off Seasonal Affective Disorder. It supports rejuvenated energy and a revitalized spiritual self.
Amazonite is a powerful Throat Chakra healer, and it also stimulates the Heart Chakra. It is associated with the Element of Water. Since it is a support stone, it can be especially soothing and supportive in times of stress or anxiety. Amazonite helps balance emotions and provides harmony and balance while awakening your inner child, reminding you to take the time and space for fun, joy and play in your everyday life.
Amazonite is an excellent stone for individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, and confidence. If you’re suffering from self-esteem then amazonite is an excellent crystal to add to your collection.
Amazonite is an excellent stone for resolving conflicts and can be used to enhance communication skills. It helps strengthen the throat chakra, which results in the strengthening of the voice.
Chakra: Throat, Heart
Zodiac: Virgo, Pisces rapport with Aries & Leo
To promote emotional health, you can wear amazonite earrings or an amazonite necklace, which will place the crystal near the throat and promote throat chakra health. This placement will strengthen the voice, resulting in an increase of confidence and courage.
Add amazonite to your daily meditative practice by using it as a worry stone. Focus on placing all of your worry and anxiety into the stone, as it can be bare these emotions without being negatively affected.
These are natural gemstones, so each stone will be unique and have variations in natural characteristics such as Size, Shape, Inclusions, and Color.