A soothing stone for the nerves and brain paths, Amazonite brings about a sense of peace and harmony.
Considered a stone of hope, courage and truth, as it opens the throat, heart, and solar plexus. It wonderful for self-expression and communication in all forms. It also helps to reduce self-damaging behavior, encourage self-respect, grace, and becoming more self-assured. It helps boost leadership skills, and increase healthy traits of the more masculine energies. This could also be a wonderful stone for artists of all types as it helps one to distill raw information to use for self-expression. It allows one to filter information while tapping into the flow of your intuition.
It is also said to be a great stone for prosperity, and especially beneficial in new business ventures.
It is an alkali feldspar mineral; a potassium aluminum silicate. Its name comes from the Amazon River in Brazil where there are important deposits. It is a stone that has been used in jewelry for thousands of years in India, Egypt, Sudan and Mesopotamia. The seventh chapter of the Egyptian Book of the Dead was engraved on amazonite, and also found in King Tut’s tomb.