Variscite is a stone of calming and encouragement. It’s often confused for turquoise because they look very similar in colour and shape but it’s rarer than turquoise which is why it’s not well-known making it easy to assume that it’...
PLEASE LOGIN WITH FACEBOOK TO READ THIS ARTICLE
Variscite is a stone of calming and encouragement. It’s often confused for turquoise because they look very similar in colour and shape but it’s rarer than turquoise which is why it’s not well-known making it easy to assume that it’s turquoise.
Physical Energy Properties: Variscite is excellent for the male reproductive system as well as fetuses. Treats acidity in the body and illnesses caused by too much acid including gout and gastritis. Also balances the energy of the nervous system and balances it. Assists circulation and abdominal distension.
Emotional Energy Properties: Brings in hope when things feel hopeless or when you’re feeling depleted and exhausted. Reduces or clears nervousness and anxiety. Supports sobriety yet helps maintain a fun and enjoyable lifestyle. Enables you to think clearly and communicate efficiently. Instills balance and brings in more energy and vitality.
Chakras: Related to the Throat chakra and the Heart chakra.
Astrological signs: Associated with Gemini, Taurus and Scorpio.
History: Variscite was named after an old district in Saxony, Germany called Variscia, and it was first discovered in 1837. It has always been quite a rare stone and has been used in jewelry such as rings and pendants.
Where it's found: The best pieces of Variscite come from Utah, USA and sometimes it’s even called utahlite for that reason. It can also be found in a couple of other states including Arkansas and Nevada. Other places in the world Variscite can be found include Australia, Germany, Poland, France, Russia, Spain, Brazil and Sweden.
Variations, Rarity and Value: One of the rarer and lesser-known gemstones, it’s often mistaken for turquoise. The main difference is that variscite tends to be greener than blue like turquoise. The different shades of green are caused by chromium, and there are even rare red pieces of variscite.
How to use it: Place it on the Throat chakra for better communication and on the Third Eye for insight into past lives. Put or wear over your heart to ease and calm emotions and feel grounded and balanced.