Iolite Tree of Life Pendant
Channeling, Intuition, Insight, Meditation, Awareness
Chakra: Third Eye
Birthstone: Libra, Sagittarius, Taurus
Hardness: 7 - 7.5
Colour: Light - deep blue
Iolite is a gem variety of Cordierite, it is transparent to translucent with purple tinge to it. Sometimes called "water sapphire” It is a popular gemstone with deep blue colours being more desirable.
Metaphysical & Healing Properties
Iolite has been known as a stone of clear vision. It can help those who are lost to find their way home and it has the ability to open spiritual pathways connecting living with the dead.
The stone is useful in recovering balance. It is said it helps those suffering from lack of motivation, disorientation or disorganisation. It can inspire people with chaotic lives to start bringing order into their daily routines.
Iolite can help one with Shamanic journeying, it can increase the vividness and details of inner visions.
It has the ability to show one the issues embedded deep in ones psyche, it is an excellent roll for exploring past life experiences.
It increases ones capacity to move into areas of old fear, teaching one that the exploration of old wounds and issues is the quickest most direct path to healing.
It can help one in blending intuitive thinking with conscious knowing helping one to uncover the lost parts of oneself, it is said that the stone promotes pure thoughts and self-acceptance.
Wearing and working with this gemstone can help one to awaken, strengthen and maintain psychic abilities, thus making this stone ideal for astrologers, tarot readers, mediums and others in need of enhancing their gifts.
The stone is believed to promote detoxification and aid function of liver and kidneys, it can regulate digestion and help with hair and nail growth.
Iolite can strengthen the energetic connections between ones brain and heart. It activates and clears the Third eye Chakra opening awareness from higher vibratory realms.
Harmonizes/Combines with Azezulite,Amethyst,Tanzanite, Lazulite, Azurite, Hematite
Iolite is named after the Greek word “ ios” meaning violet, due to the gemstones beautiful appearance it was nicknamed “ the water sapphire”.
It was officially named in 1912 but the stone was used and valued by many throughout human history.
According to some Nordic legends, Iolite was called the Viking compass stone as it is said that thin slices of iolite served as glare reducers and polarising filters that helped Vikings to locate the sun even on the most cloudy days. This allowed them to accurately pinpoint their location. It is believed that the stone enabled the Vikings to reach and conquer locations around the globe.
Crystal properties are listed for information purposes only and are not intended to replace medical advice. Always consult a physician for proper medical treatment.
** The Tree of Life is a popular, universal and sacred symbol that represents multiple different meanings across many cultures, religions and mystical traditions. The symbol does not belong to one specific culture as it has been used all over the world for centuries.
While it symbolises many different things, there are some common themes it represents such as:
- Interconnectedness of everything
- Immortality and Rebirth: The Tree of Life is a symbol for rebirth as trees lose their leaves and seem to be dead during winter, but then new buds appear and new, fresh leaves unfurl during the spring. It symbolises immortality because even as the tree grows old, it creates seeds that carry its essence so it lives on through new saplings.
- The tree of life diagram is used as a ‘map’ to understand more about our origins, the unknown, infinite energy, limitless light and Divine emanations beyond our mental comprehension
- Connection with Ancestry, Cosmic Origins, Family, and New Life
- Growth, strength and peace.