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Alexandrite is a rare and expensive color-changing gemstone from the Chrysoberyl family. Highest quality natural alexandrite gemstone shows sharp change in color from Green-Blue in daylight to Red / Purplish-Red / Brownish-Red color in incandescent light (yellow bulb light). Alexandrite is a very rare and highly valuable gemstone, and until recently was extremely difficult to obtain due to its rarity. However, new sources in Brazil and Tanzania and India have made this gemstone available and more mainstream on the gemstone market. Alexandrite Alexandrite Alexandrite was believed to be the stone that could bridge the physical and spiritual world. It is a stone associated with the crown chakra and so it carries strong, warm healing energies and is believed to be able to strengthen creativity, imagination and intuition. Alexandrite is the birthstone for June, and whoever wears alexandrite will reap the many benefits and astrological powers it possesses. It is an alternate (modern) Zodiac stone for the constellation of Gemini. The 755 nm alexandrite laser for hair removal.Due to its depth of penetration and its affinity for melanin, lasers utilizing this crystal are among the most widely used. The Q-switched alexandrite 755 nm laser is similarly absorbed by tattoo pigment and can be used to treat dark-colored body art. Alexandrites are a hard and durable stone, and so they are ideal for any jewelry design such as rings, earrings, pendants, brooches, pins and pendants. Alexandrite was originally discovered in the Sanarka River in the southern Ural Mountains of Russia.It is said that the was named after the Russian tsar, Alexander II (1818 - 1881), but was discovered by a French mineralist called Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld (1792 - 1866). New deposits have been discovered in Brazil, Tanzania,India, Sri Lanka, India and Madagascar, with the Brazilian sources being the most significant. Brazilian alexandrite is known to be highly saturated and exhibits a blue to purplish color change. Alexandrite gemstones are typically untreated, but imitation stones are occasionally, dyed or oiled, but this is not very common. Many alexandrites are synthetic (lab-grown) and others may be natural ’simulated’ gemstones.It is very expensive to create synthetic alexandrite, so even lab-grown stones can be very costly. Alexandrite was named after Prince Alexander because it was discovered in 1830 on the day of his coming of age. Alexandrite was originally discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia in 1830. The old Russian Imperial Colors were red and green and so Alexandrite was only mined for the royalty at that time.

Name of the Gemstone : AZURITE INDIGO Brief about the Gemstone : Azurite is a rare variety of gemstone-quality copper ore. Azurite is one of two basic copper carbonate minerals (malachite is the other). Azurite is rarer than malachite and is considered more valuable. Azurite is a fairly soft stone and its use in jewelry is actually quite rare. In fact, azurite is more sought-after by gem and mineral collectors, rather than jewelry designers. The name azurite of this stone is derived from the Persian word “lazhward” which means distinctive blue color. Due to its intriguing color and enrich properties the above gemstone is being widely used for the jewelry purpose. Substitute Stone : Average Price of 20 cent stone ( Medium grade) Natural Treated Synthetic Trade Name : Blue Bird Treatments & Enhancements : Azurite is not typically treated. There are no known official or approved enhancements. Some specimens may be coated with a colorless wax to improve luster. Astrological Significance : Azurite is particularly associated with the third-eye chakra, but it is also believed to help align all seven chakras. Additionally, it can be used on the 6th Chakra (third eye). Indigo Azurite is aligned with planet Mercury and Neptune. A mix of blue and violet, it is the color of knowledge, dignity and Intuition Use in Modern Times : Azurite is used occasionally as beads and as jewelry, and also as an ornamental stone. The intense color of azurite makes it a popular collector's stone. However, gentle heating of azurite produces a deep blue pigment used in Japanese painting techniques. Legends Legends claim Azurite to be one of the most powerful healing stones in Atlantis where its psychic powers were so potent the secrets to its use were known only to priests. In ancient Egypt, Azurite was valued by high priests and priestesses to raise their awareness to a god-conscious state, using the pigment to paint the protective eye of Horus, the young sky god, on their foreheads. Ancient Romans, as well the Egyptians, used Azurite for greater insight, for visionary powers, and particularly for hypnosis.The ancient Chinese called Azurite the Stone of Heaven believing it opened celestial gateways.

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