This is a Caribbean Calcite crystal palm stone. Shown next to a US quarter coin for size comparison. This particular piece has more green hues mixed in and some nice banding! "Caribbean Calcite" is a trade name for a stone that formed with alternating layers/bands of blue or blue-green Calcite, and brown/tan/white Aragonite. It comes from Pakistan, and combines the properties of Blue Calcite and Aragonite. Lovely colors and patterns in this one, plus a subtle shimmery quality that appears here and there as you move the stone around in your hands. Especially visible in bright light. Just gorgeous! The perfect size for holding in your hand while meditating! It would also make a nice display piece. MUCH nicer 'in person' than the photos can show.
It has a few tiny organic areas throughout from inclusions that were close to the surface as the stone was polished. They can resemble pinpricks, tiny notches, or fine lines/linear indents on the surface. ALL inclusions present come from 100% natural formations in the stone. Check out how it works with energy below.
It weighs about 3.7oz and measures 2 7/8" inches long X 1 1/2" inches wide X 3/4" inch thick/tall. Code-685
"Caribbean Calcite" is a trade name for a stone that formed with alternating layers/bands of blue or blue-green Calcite, and brown/tan/white Aragonite. It combines the properties of Blue Calcite and Aragonite.
Blue Calcite is thought to increase one's ability to communicate with the spiritual world. It is also thought to reduce stress and calm the nerves. In this way it is useful for divination.
It has been used to overcome the fear of speaking in public and/or talking with someone in authority and it is said to calm and allow communication to flow naturally and clearly. As it clears the mind, it also increasing the memory, and is commonly used by students of all kinds. With that property it’s been used to help one remember their mystical travels and experiences more clearly.
In Crystal Healing, the blue calcite is often used for the throat area, specifically, the thyroid. It is also used for those suffering from insomnia and high blood pressure.
It is associated with the Throat Chakra and Third Eye.
Aragonite is considered to be one of the most sacred stones by many Medicine people.
It has long been used to assist one in receiving/perceiving communications and Guidance from Higher energies and planes, including Guides, Angels, Masters, etc.
Aragonite has been used to boost self esteem as well as physical energy levels and has long been chosen to aid in reducing anger, as well as to relieve stress and anxiety.
Aragonite is thought to increase vitality, boost overall energy, and focus the Will, which is useful in many situations, including meditation, and when preparing to do healing work.
It is also said to enhance patience, inner understanding and one's higher perceptions: in this way it can be useful in divination.
In Crystal Healing, Aragonite is often used to reduce feelings of anger, stress, and assist with chronic fatigue. In conjunction with other stones. it has been used for PTSD.
It's also one of the stones of choice for hair loss.
The Chakra it is associated with depends somewhat on the color.
Native legends speak of crystal skulls as an inheritance from ancient times. Said to “talk and sing” they are believed to carry messages for all mankind, including what may be discovered when we overcome our fear of death.