amazonite in jewellery
Before using Amazonite gemstone in jewellery, it is usually coated with colorless substances to improve its surface uniformity. Amazonite gemstone is used widely in all types of jewellery due to its beautiful color. As it is a relatively soft gemstone it is used mainly for necklaces and earrings and rarely is used to make rings (may be cut, en cabochon, up to almost any size). Also Amazonite is a very popular gemstone to make pendants. Shop from our amazon-powered store Here, or alternatively shop directly from amazon.com.
amazonite gemstone care
Amazonite is slightly soft, sensitive to pressure and can easily be scratched by other stones therefore it is recommended to store Amazonite separate from other stones. Never use hot water or ultrasonic cleaner with this stone. Use mild soap and room temperature tap water (as it is very sensitive to high temperature) with a soft cloth to clean the gemstone. It should be stressed that, Amazonite should not come into contact with cosmetics, hairspray, perfume or household chemicals.
Chakra: Amazonite’s energy enters best via the heart chakra. It opens and fills the chest with its energies right into the shoulders. Works on and eases tensions and pains in the neck. Works on and clears the air pipe. It’s energizing and helps to straighten one's posture.
amazonite basic properties table
|Chemical Formula||Potassium aluminium silicate
|Color||greenish blue to light blue, to soft green,
pink and yellow
|Hardness||6 - 6.5 on the Mohs scale|
|Crystal System||Triclinic; prismatic
|Fracture||uneven, splintery, brittle
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