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Bismuth: Stone for Clarity and Focus


Bismuth Crystal

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the wild gemstone.

Stone of Clarity & Focus

Bismuth crystal is distinctive as it has a stair-step structure that is square or rectangular in shape and is often lab-grown. Sometimes Bismuth crystals can come to a point like a pyramid. They are iridescent with hues of blue, green, purple and gold.

Bismuth pronunciation: /bɪzməθ/ (biz-muh-th).

The name "Bismuth" has its origins in the German language, specifically from the words "Weisse Masse," which translate to "white mass."

Collection of Bismuth Crystals



Metaphysical Properties, Meanings, and Uses

Bismuth is bizarre looking and yet one cannot look away from its unusual and distinct appearance. It has an exotic beauty, charm, and is even a little hypnotic. Focus, though, is a key attribute given to bismuth. One may find that they may even have greater clarity when meditating with this stone. Bismuth did find some medical use historically, too, notably for stomach aches.

  • Stone for clarity, focus, and connection.
  • Stone for self-visions.
  • Stone for happiness and solidarity.
  • Stone for endurance and goals.

  • Bismuth has a distinct look that, in a way, reflects the metaphysical properties of the stone. If one sees the steps in all as a staircase, then that echoes the climb to your goals. It is nice to rest on a step for a while, but focus, endurance, and a clear vision of where to go is where you will find the great respite at the top.



    The Wrap Up

    Often, this kind of bismuth is a bit like our world. Sure, it's a little odd, but it sure is beautiful. People say that life is like a game of chess. But maybe we should start seeing it a little more like bismuth. It's got all these great colours, its unique, and those with the greatest endurance and the greatest dreams make it to the top of the staircase. In chess, we have an opponent and, often, a winner or a loser. In bismuth, we have something a little wild, something vibrant, and something with steps. In the great grand staircase of life, we have those who are content looking down upon others and those who are willing to sacrifice their time to help others get to the same steps as them. There are no winners, only people who are happy and people willing to climb.

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