Amazonite is a mostly opaque stone textured with pale milky-white cloudiness or streaking ranging from light green to greenish blue to deep green/blue. The sparkle from the softer Amazonite allows you to wear this piece with just about everything.
This semi-opaque blue-green variety of feldspar, or Amazonite (sometimes called "Amazon stone") is a green variety ofmicroclinefeldspar. The name is taken from that of the Amazon River, from which certain green stones were formerly obtained, but it is doubtful whether green feldspar occurs in the Amazon area. Amazonite is a mineral of limited occurrence.
Amazonite balances feminine and masculine energy. It promotes kindness and practicality. It is an excellent stone for artists and for men.
Pale azure blue amazonite is know as thelucky "Hope Stone". It will be lucky for all your hopes and dreams. Amazonite is blue-green to pale green stone in the feldspar group. Sunlight can sometimes enrich the color of genuine amazonite.
Healing properties of amazonite
Amazonite helps balance the emotions and gives physical stamina.
Amazonite is a stone that was used extensively by the Egyptians and is said to be named after the Amazon women warriors. There is some archaeological evidence that suggests the Amazonians were a matriarchal society during the Bronze Age. The Brazilian legend holds that the people of the Amazon region gave green stones to the men who visited them.
Enhances creative expression, aligns astral bodies, unity with life. Improves self worth. Amazonite is considered a soothing stone that offers confidence and works on the throat chakra. It is called the "hope stone" because it inspires confidence and hope. One source says it is useful to activate lazy teenagers.
A semi-opaque stone that was used extensively by the Egyptians it is called the stone of courage and is said to be named after the Amazon women warriors. Some archaeological evidence suggests that the Amazonians were a matriarchal society during the Bronze Age.
Another legend says the name Amazonite comes from the belief that it was found in the Amazon river.
Amazonite is found in the United States, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Australia, Namibia, Madagascar. and Russia's Ilmen Mountains.