Amazonite: The Gemstone of the Amazon - Lithos Crystals

Amazonite: The Gemstone of the Amazon

What is Amazonite?

Amazonite is a green-blue variety of feldspar mineral that is often used in jewellery and decorative objects. It is named after the Amazon River in South America, where it was first discovered. However, Amazonite can also be found in other countries, including the United States, Russia, and Madagascar.

Beautiful Blue Green Color 

The green-blue color of Amazonite is due to the presence of lead and water in the mineral. The exact shade can range from a pale green to a deep blue-green, and the stone can be found in both opaque and translucent forms.

How do we use this amazing stone

Amazonite is considered a semi-precious gemstone and is often used in various jewellery pieces, such as necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. It is also used in decorative objects, such as vases, figurines, and collectible stones.

In addition to its beauty, Amazonite is believed to have several healing properties. Some people believe that the stone can soothe the nervous system, alleviate stress and depression, and help balance the hormones.
It is also said to enhance communication, promote self-discovery, and encourage trust and self-love.
To truly harness it's healing properties, place the stone over the heart, upper chest, or throat areas as needed to soothe and balance the energy of these chakras; use your sensitivity to gauge which area needs most support, or if you are working with a friend, ask them to sense as well!


Amazonite has been used in jewelry making for centuries. In ancient Egypt it was carved into big tablets and engraved with sacred writings! It was also used in rings and collars. Pharaoh Tutankhamun's famous golden mask contained inlays of Amazonite along with Lapis Lazuli and Carnelian. 

Amazonite was also popular in ancient Indian jewellery, especially when set in gold. 

In conclusion, Amazonite is a beautiful and versatile gemstone that can add a pop of color and style to any jewellery or decorative item. Whether you're looking for a statement piece or just a simple accent, Amazonite is a great choice.
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