Labradorite - Stone for Waking Magical Power

Labradorite - Stone for Waking Magical Power

Labradorite

Stone for Waking Magical Power

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

Labradorite has a glorious flash and delightful smile. It can make for quite the display stone. It seems to win just about anyone over, so long as the flame inside is like an eternal candle. 


History of the Stone

Labradorite is somewhat new in the larger world of gems. It was discovered in the late 1700s by a missionary. Unsurprisingly, its beautiful flash and optical effect resulted in the stone seeing use in jewelry or ornaments. Aside from that, it is no surprise that scientists were quick to try and figure out why the stone has that fiery optical effect, resulting in the coining of the term labradorescence 

 


 

Scientific Information 

Hardness: 6-6.5

Lustre: Sub-Vitreous

Crystal System: N/A

Etymology: Named after its origin, Labrador, Canada.

Location: Canada.


 

Metaphysical Properties

Labradorite has a stimulating effect that can bring out hidden talents or skills or accentuate those that you already have. It is a good mind-orientated stone for its powers relating visions and psychic abilities.

  • Stone for Psychics and Visionaries
  • Stone for Prophecy
  • Stone for Talents
  • Stone for Power
  • In a way, one might say that labradorite that brings out the best in people. Many find it great for meditation, but also for a stone for sleep. This is mostly related to dreams, where visions and hidden messages make many appearances.  


    The Wrap Up

    We and labradorite welcome you with a smile! It may not have the most prestigious discovery or history, compared to amethyst, diamonds, emeralds, etc. But people recognise it for being simply gorgeous. It's no surprise that people quickly took to making jewelry with it! 

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    Crystals and gemstones are nature's true beauties, but they are not a substitute for seeking professional medical, legal, health, or financial advice.  Crystals and gemstones are to be used in conjunction with any professional care you are receiving and do not provide healing, cures, or other remedies modern medicine can provide.  The information provided in our listings with regard to the powers of crystals and gemstones are all derived from personal & professional experience with crystals & gems as well as ancient wisdom and texts documenting knowledge gained from civilizations around the world.  They are not backed by the FDA or scientific/government resources.  Our crystals & gemstones are not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease or malady.  Our crystals and gemstones are also not a replacement for seeking professional legal advice, financial advising, or any other field of professional expertise.  Crystals and gemstones are intended to be appreciated for their natural power and beauty, and used alongside modern, professional methods.

    Sources:

    Kozminsky, Isidore. The Magic and Science of Jewels and Stones. New York, The Knickerbocker Press, 1922.

    Kunz, George Frederick. The Curious Lore of Precious Stones. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1913.

    https://www.mindat.org/min-2308.html




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