Bloodshot Iolite. Known as the gemstone of the Vikings, Iolite was used by Norse and Viking explorers as a navigational aid, as a properly oriented stone would change color in relation to the direction of sunlight, allowing for crude navigation in the fog- enshrouded northern Atlantic waters where the direction of the sun was otherwise impossible to discern.
"Crystals are living beings at the beginning of creation. All things have a frequency and a vibration." – Nikola Tesla Photo: Amethyst Scepter from Australia - specimen and photo by Patrick Gunderson The Connected Universe • Resonance Science Foundation • Crystals • Science • Physics Today • Science Channel • (post by Jamie Janover)
Crystal & Stones: #Aqua #Aura #Quartz is highly stimulating to the Throat Chakra, enhancing one's ability to communicate inner truth, as it also has a soothing and relaxing effect on the emotional body. It can be used to soothe anger, cool feverishness, and release stress. It is strongly connected to the Element of water, and it is therefore a stones for enhancing one's access to the truth of the emotions and the portals of Spirit that are accessed through the emotions.
Did you know that ancient Romans called #peridot the “evening emerald,” because its green color did not darken at night, but was still visible by lamplight? Photo: Richard P. Homer. Courtesy: Gems by Design, Inc.
Blue Tigers Eye, which is also known as Hawks Eye, enhances integrity of communication and practical communication. It can help find courage to recognize thoughts and ideas, and the willpower to carry them into the physical realm. Blue tigers eye can be used for protection, especially of the upper chakras. It is also said to bring good luck to one who wears or carries it. Blue tigers eye is associated primarily with the throat chakra.