Labradorite is a fascinating stone because of what is known as the schiller (German, for "twinkle") effect: the metallic iridescence that occurs when light reflects between two layers of a mineral at an angle. Also referred to as adularescence or labradorescence, this effect is found also in moonstone, opal, and sapphire.
Each has its own bright personality that is visible at certain angles of light, and often resembles a galaxy or oceanic scene!
Origin: Labrador, Canada but is now found in Madagascar, Australia, the Ukraine, Norway, Finland, Sicily.
Mohs Hardness: 6 - 6.5
Physical Healing Properties: Amplifies the effects of healing- physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Magic + Metaphysics: Aids in communication with spirits and the higher self, heightens the effects of prayers and meditations, and is used in ritual magic for psychic protection, among many other things.
Specs: Each includes wonderful colors, cracks, and other inclusions and is polished to perfection. Great for use during meditations or for home decor! This listing is for one piece of labradorite.
- Small labradorite palm stones are approximately 1" x 1" and weight under 50 grams
- Large palm stones are approximately 1- 1.5" x 1.25" and weigh 50- 65 grams.
Care: Clean in warm sea-salted water, and charge in a bowl of quartz or in the sun.
Please note that because of the nature of this item, each piece is different from the other. The one you receive may not be one pictured here, but will look similar.
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