Gemstone Spotlight: Amazonite
What is Amazonite?
What does Amazonite help with?
Associated with the heart and throat chakras, Amazonite is a stone of love, kindness and compassion and is great for communication and finding your voice. It’s said to have many physical and emotional healing properties including helping with thyroid problems, skin conditions and anxiety.
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- Gold Deco Amazonite Slice Locket NecklaceAs low as £195.00
What does Amazonite look like?
Amazonite is usually a pale green stone with milky white clouds or streaks. It can also be more of a blue-green, yellow-green or turquoise. It has beautiful iridescence and often flashes silver in the light.
Close to the heart
Associated with the throat and heart chakras, Amazonite is said to be extra powerful worn close to these areas. Our Stilla Amazonite Slice Locket is a beautiful way to harness healing and good luck right next to the heart. Engraveable and with a special photo, the locket is a truly personal way to channel the power of Amazonite.
Amazonite is responsibly-sourced with Astley Clarke
We’re committed to being a responsible, environmentally-conscious brand. We have long term relationships with a small number of expert suppliers, all of whom are Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) certified. This means responsible business practices from mine to retail for all our gemstones, supporting international standards, improving ethical, social and environmental conditions and supporting local communities. This means all of our Amazonite is responsibly and sustainably sourced.
The green colour of Amazonite is refreshing, uplifting and vibrant. Our Ottima Amazonite Slice Earrings are vibrant mood-boosters for a loved one in need of a pick-me-up whilst our Pearl and Amazonite Bracelet is super special as a self-love treat for those who like something a little bit different.
The self-care stone
Amazonite is also known for its power to soothe anxious thinking, let go of past trauma and soak up negativity and toxic energy. Connected to the heart chakra, Amazonite is perfect for anyone who needs a reminder to show themselves some love. Boosting self-trust and opening up the channels to receive love, Amazonite is a real force for change when it comes to self-compassion and self-esteem.
Our Amazonite Biography Bracelet is the ideal gift for anyone needing love and compassion, as is our Round Stilla Pendant Necklace which is the perfect goes-with-everything gift or treat.
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Got a burning question about Amazonite? Here’s everything you need to know.
What are the physical healing properties of Amazonite?
As well as emotional and spiritual properties, Amazonite is prized for its physical healing powers.
Associated with the throat and heart chakras because of its blue and green nature, Amazonite is though to balance out thyroid problems. It’s also said to help the body absorb calcium which boosts bone health and is great for shiny hair and nails.
Amazonite is also said to help cells to regenerate so is a great boost after illness or injury. It also provides a cool, soothing energy when rubbed over rashes, eczema or acne.
What are the mental and emotional properties of Amazonite?
There are lots! Amazonite is thought to have a calming effect on the nervous system and is used to treat fatigue and trauma. It was used by the Ancient Egyptians to help the sick and troubled and legend has it that it was used in the shields of the mythical Amazonian warrior women.
Does Amazonite soothe anxious thinking?
Amazonite is also known for its power to soothe anxious thinking, slow down the monkey mind and boost self-compassion. It also helps the mind let go of past trauma and anxiety which is no longer serving us. Soaking up negativity and toxic energy in the world around is an Amazonite superpower - great for sensitive empaths.
Connected to the heart chakra, Amazonite is perfect for anyone who needs a reminder to show themselves some love. Boosting self-trust and opening up the channels to receive love, Amazonite is a real force for change when it comes to self-compassion and self-esteem.
What are the spiritual properties of Amazonite?
Being a throat chakra stone, Amazonite encourages you to speak out, step into the light and enforce healthy boundaries with others. Continuing the theme of connecting to our truest selves, the stone links intellect and intuition for clarity, peace and authenticity.
Why is Amazonite also known as Amazon Stone?
Amazonite was believed to have been discovered at the Amazon River Basin in Brazil. Legends told of tribes of warrior women using Amazonite to heal wounds and gifting green stones to visitors. However, although Amazonite has been found in other parts of the Amazon, it’s unclear whether the stone was actually discovered in the river basin itself. In actual fact, the stone mentioned in the Amazonian legends is thought to have been Jade. Amazonite is often confused with Jade or Turquoise and is sometimes referred to as ‘Colorado Jade’ because of its mistaken identity.
Where is Amazonite found?
Amazonite can be found in the Amazon but the stone’s main source is in India. Other locations include the USA, Canada, Madagascar and Tanzania.
Is Amazonite a birthstone?
Although Amazonite isn’t officially associated with the birthstone chart it is ruled by Uranus and linked to Virgo. It is also said to be beneficial for people with Scorpio, Aries and Leo birth signs for balance and protection.
How do I wear Amazonite?
Amazonite is associated with the throat and heart chakras because of its blue and green nature. This means wearing it as a necklace or earrings close to these areas is meant to be extra powerful for its healing properties.