Why We Love Labradorite

About: Labradorite is composed of aggregate layers that refract light as iridescent flashes of peacock blue and pale green. It is a member of the Feldspar family and is treasured for this remarkable play of color, known as labradorescence. Labradorescence is the result of light diffraction within the lamellar intergrowths of the stone.

The name, Labradorite, comes from the fact that it was first discovered by westerners in Labrador, Canada, but it is also referenced, in legends by older Inuit tribes and by the Boethuk peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries it became a popular gem in Europe due to its ability to refract light.

Metaphysical: Labradorite is a powerful metaphysical and protective stone. It may allow one's innate magical powers to come forth, and it is said to enhance the mental and intuitive abilities of clairvoyance, telepathy, prophecy and coincidence control.

When used in ritual it can assists in communication with higher guides and spirits regarding accessing Akashic records and past-lives. Labradorite can also assist in moving between energetic worlds and permits a safe and grounded return to the present. It can be a great stone for teens as it may help in reducing anti-social, reckless or impulsive behavior.

Why you should wear this stone: We include Labradorite in our third eye and heart chakra collection because of its ability to connect to spirit and the magical as well as its ability to calm and reduce stress.

It also assists in enhancing the energies through the chest, where the heart is located. We use our heart chakra to make our divine spirit manifest in love and compassion. Due to the fact that this stone can assist in moving between energetic realms while providing protection it is greatly beneficial when grounding spirit in the heart.

When trying to listen to the heart this stone may help to provide the peace and calm necessary to truly listen to the messages we may receive.

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