Azuritt Sun Rå 1,5-2 cm AAA+ kvalitet
( comes without a box )
Størrelse: ca 15-20 mm
Azurite is an an intense deep blue color with a Mohs hardness between 3 and 4. Different sources claim the name is derived from the Persian word lazhward or from the Arabic word azul, both of which mean blue.
It often occurs with malachite, chrysocolla or turquoise in areas with copper deposits. A rare form called "Bluebird", has dark red Cuprite mixed with azurite - notice the triangular shaped stone in the bottom left of the collage.
Azurite is found in Australia, Chile, France, Mexico, Morocco, Nambia, the southwestern USA, and Zaire.
For thousands of years this stone has been used in jewelry and ornamental objects. During the Middle Ages and Renaissance it was ground into pigment for use in paint and eye shadow .
It is not known widely as a birthstone, but several references indicate it may have been used as a birthstone for the sign of Taurus.
Azurite is a gorgeous blue-green gemstone that strengthens your psychic power and energies. It can merge you with incredible psychic visions and realizations which can come through telepathy, dreams, and meditation. Azurite is fantastic for those who meditate or practice Yoga because you have your intuitive and psychic senses stimulated and become open to prophetic power. In ancient times Azurite was used for healing practices and was worked with alongside copper for deeper healing. Azurite promotes a healthy flow of energy and keeps your supernatural awareness open.
Azurite can be blue and green or solid blue; depending on the source. The blue is always vibrant and rich in depth of blue.