One of the wonders of the Siberian land can rightfully be called a stone charoite. His story is very interesting and not very long. The stone itself has numerous properties that make it attractive to many people. However, do not forget about caution while using charoite. All this can be learned from the material below.
The emergence of charoite
For the first time Charoite - a stone, a photo of which is presented below - was found in the middle of the XX century. It was discovered only one of its deposits, which was located in Yakutia on the Chara River. To date, according to some sources, it is considered completely dredged. As a result of all this, the price of charoite has greatly increased, and it has become equivalent to some semi-precious stones. This is especially important against the background of the fact that new deposits of stone are no longer found.
The name of charoite also has its own story. It was offered by Rogova Vera Parfentievna. Initially, the mineral was intended to be given the name "charaite", but this name was not approved. This was due to the fact that in its English version it was very similar to a cheralite - a completely different stone. Substitute one letter for another. So the final name of the mineral was obtained.
The structure of the stone and its appearance
Stone charoite in its appearance is very beautiful. Its color range varies from gently lilac to dark purple, almost black. The stone has an iridescent pattern that can not be confused with any other. Some consider it an opaque twin of amethyst. Specialists established that such an amazing color is due to the impurity in it of manganese.
Also charoite (stone) contains other elements: iron, titanium, tinaxite, egin, quartz, etc. In addition, the mineral may contain gold, copper, silver, platinum.
The structure of the stone is fine-fiber, less often long-fiber and fan-shaped. It can not be dissolved in acids. The hardness of charoite is 6-7, the viscosity is quite high. Due to its structure, it is well polished. To date, there are about a hundred species of this mineral.
Healing properties of stone
Numerous features have a mineral charoite. The properties of the stone are such that it is used in the treatment of various diseases. For example, if a person has problems with the heart, kidneys, liver or pancreas, he is recommended to wear a stone. It helps with numerous inflammations, and also improves the human immune system. Even with the help of stone, you can improve metabolism.
Charoite is used to purify the glands of internal secretion. With it, you can remove stones from the kidneys, as well as sclerotic plaques. If there are chronic diseases, for example, low or high blood pressure, prostatitis or diseases of the genitourinary system, then the faceted charoite will help to normalize all this. Also, the stone can be used during cramps or severe pain.
You should pay attention to the mineral to those people who have diseases of the musculoskeletal system. This can be lumbago, lumbago, curvature of the spine, fractures.
The color of the stone helps to strengthen and calm the nervous system (it is recommended to wear it in autonomic dystonia). Also charoite relieves headaches and relieves mental tension. It is recommended to apply the stone to those places that hurt (for example, you can use beads or a pendant if you are concerned about a sick heart). All this makes it possible to strengthen the body's defense.
Magic properties of a stone
Has a stone charoite magic properties, which are very influenced by its color. Regular wearing of a mineral in the form of bracelets and pendants allows you to create pacification in the human soul. It can also improve mood and harmony in human relationships.
Charoite is the stone of philosophers. With its help you can improve clarity of thinking, increase the level of discretion and prudence. After a period of wearing, a person may have a philosophical view of life.
Also, charoite stone can awaken intuition, the desire to develop spiritually. He will make it possible to realize this life much deeper and wider, to feel unity with the world.
If you are a family man, charoite can become a rather powerful amulet. With it, you can protect the house from enemies, ill-wishers and separators. To do this, you need to put the product from charoite to the most prominent place in the house. It should also be noted that such a family will always be easier to resist negative events, and the relationship will be more solid and based on mutual understanding.
Connection with the sign of the Zodiac
We have examined what properties have charoite. The sign of the Zodiac is another aspect that needs to be considered. In general, this mineral can be worn absolutely, but its patron is the planet Venus. Based on this, what properties does the stone have?
The sign of the Zodiac, to which he best suits, is Libra. It is on him that the best influence comes from this stone, and on those representatives who were born in late September - early October. Such people are best used in wearing a ring with charoite.
It should also be noted Aries. Wearing charoit will bring peace of mind and tranquility to them. Also, the stone can be used for Virgins and Gemini, especially as an interior item.
However, cautions with amulets from charoit should be Sagittarius, Cancer and Taurus.
Element and energy of stone
It should be said about other properties that stone has charoite. The sign of the Zodiac to which he is suitable was indicated above. What other information should be considered when choosing a talisman or a healing mineral?
It is believed that the stone has the Yin energy, that is, it absorbs it. Charoite also affects the following chakras: Anahata, Vishuddha, Sahasrara. However, some experts believe that the stone has mixed properties, so it is not recommended to use it for meditation.
The influence of amulets and talismans made of charoite
If you want to use a special amulet or talisman, then charoite (stone) will do. The properties (the photo is shown below) of this mineral contribute to its use of subtle natures, seeking to establish contact with higher forces. They can recommend wearing an amulet, with which you can draw cosmic energy.
Creative natures will be useful to keep on the desktop a ball of charoite. This contributes to the fact that in the head will appear new ideas, and will always visit the muse, which brings inspiration.
It should also be noted that charoite during wearing on the body in the form of any mascot affects the spirituality of a person, thinning his perception of the world. After a while you can see the awakening of intuition. There is a spiritual development, a person becomes different, he has a broader view of life and oneness with the world around him.
Other application of stone
Among other things, charoite - a stone, a photo of which will be presented below - can be used in handicrafts and jewelry. However, it should be remembered that the mineral is quite fragile, so the product should be protected from falls and bumps. Now consider how the extracted stone is divided into different subspecies.
Extra stone. These are beautiful minerals, which differ in bright shine, interesting and clearly expressed pattern. They are also translucent. These pebbles have a rather voluminous internal structure, which can be clearly seen. In such minerals, foreign inclusions are excluded. They are used in the form of inserts in the manufacture of beautiful jewelry.
First class gemstones. In such minerals, extraneous inclusions are possible (up to five percent). The brilliance of pebbles of this sort is much less - moderate. Stone coloring without pronounced boundaries. This mineral is used for bracelets and beads.
Second-class ornamental stone. This kind of mineral is a bit dirty and does not have a shine (or it is rather weak). Foreign inclusions in such a stone can be up to fifteen percent. This mineral is used for the manufacture of inexpensive ornamental products.
An ornamental stone of the third grade. This kind of mineral is the dirtiest. There may be extraneous inclusions in the amount of up to twenty five percent. It can be made of fairly large products or plates. Because of this, it is also called a facing stone.
Caution in using charoite
In addition to all the material described above, there is another side, which can not be said without considering a stone such as charoite. The properties of the stone can be quite dangerous due to the fact that it often displays radioactive components. For such minerals, black inclusions are characteristic. Also more often dangerous charoites are stones of the big sizes.
Such minerals are not recommended to be worn on the body, processed and stored at home. Before using stone charoite, it must be checked for radioactivity, so that later there would be no health problems.
Based on all of the above, the best size for this mineral is to wear medium and small stones. They have the smallest chance of being radioactive and dangerous. Of course, before buying, you need to carefully inspect the stone for the presence of inclusions.
In conclusion, we should say that charoite (stone) is at the peak of its popularity. This is due to its unusual beauty, as well as its unique magical and healing properties. The mineral is fairly easy to process, it is actively used to make not only jewelry, but also crafts. All products are unique and very beautiful. Probably, it is not accidental, because Charoite and was opened by a woman, as a result of which the whole world learned about a new wonderful mineral. It is he who pleases the human eye for many decades in the form of various souvenirs and elements of jewelry.