Welcome back to our 'Crystals at a Glance' series where we highlight the stones we use here at The Beautiful Nomad (find out more about Rose Quartz here). We love being able to wear a piece of this magical planet and hope that you cherish your talisman for years to come!
Today we'll be talking about the most magical and mystical stone- Labradorite!
Name Origin: 'Labradorite' originates from the location where this beautiful stone was found- the east coast of the Labrador Peninsula in Canada (!) in the early 19th century. The suffix 'ite' denotes the forming of a name, so 'Labradorite' is a stone of Labrador.
Found: Typically in Canada, but also found around the world- including Russia, the USA and Finland.
Colour: Labradorite comes in a variety of colours including pale green, blue, grey-white, brownish, yellow and colourless. It can be dark, until in catches the light, and then you notice the iridescent blue, grey or yellow flashes!
Birthstone: Traditionally not considered a birthstone, Labradorite can be used as the stone for people born a Sagittarius (November 22nd- December 21st)
Emotional Benefits: A talisman thats beneficial for banishing insecurities and strengthening faith in oneself. It is a companion through change, transformation and discovery.
Physical Benefits: Helpful in calming an overactive mind and grounding oneself back in the present moment. Relieves stress and is believed to be beneficial for disorders of the eyes and brain.
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