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Larimar is a rare, blue variety of Pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, which is located in the Caribbean. While Pectolite in general is not a rare occurrence, none have the unique blue coloration of Larimar, which is the result of cobalt substituting for calcium.
It is a turquoise colored crystal with sky blue coloring and occasional swirls of white patterning. This crystal is said to resemble sea water in its coloring. Larimar ranges from partially translucent to opaque with a silky to glassy luster.
Larimar is a high vibration stone that connects to both the Thymus (second Heart) and Throat Chakras. It is often used in self-healing or laying-on of stones. Larimar is a stone of communication, clarity and truth. It brings calm and balance to any situation, removing stress and negativity. Larimar will help to embrace change and move through the process effortlessly. This is such a joyous piece to keep with you! Carry in pockets, pouches or medicine bags.
Larimar resonates with the gentle, soothing energy of water, bringing a sense of tranquility and a reminder to “go with the flow”. It carries a strong energetic connection to dolphins and the sea.
Larimar is a nurturing stone, which stimulates the process of healing to body, mind and soul. Larimar can assist in identifying and understanding behaviors caused by old patterns/programs that effectively sabotage the self, and allow for their release.
Larimar helps to achieve a deep meditative state, a connection with higher vibrational energy that enhances communication with angels, guides, guardians and Source.
Larimar can assist with chemical imbalances, mood disorders and infections.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Alternate Stone Name:||Pectolite, Dolphin's Star|
|Affirmation:||I am calm and embrace change.|
|Question:||Do you find being near the ocean is rejuvenating?|
|Astrological Sign:||Leo (July 23 to August 22), Pisces (February 19 to March 20)|
|Primary Chakra:||Throat Chakra|
|Secondary Chakra:||Crown Chakra, Third Eye Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Color:||Sky Blue (light blue), Turquoise (green blue)|
|Crystal System:||Triclinic Crystal System|
|Hardness:||4.5 to 5 Hardness|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 55, Number 6|
|Chemical Composition:||NaCa2Si3O8(OH), Sodium Calcium Silicate Hydroxide|
|Physical:||Asthma, Bipolar Disorder, Cancer, Colds and Flu, Emphysema, Foot Problems, Headache and Migraine Relief, Health and Healing, Inflammation, Lymphatic System, Neck Health, Reflexology, Sinus, Sunburn, Throat, Thyroid Balance and Health, Toxins, Tumors and Growths, Water Retention|
|Emotional:||Aggression, Calming, Self Confidence and Self Worth, Serenity, Soothing|
|Spiritual:||Aura Cleansing and Clearing, Blessings, Healing, Intention, Prayer, Release Unwanted Entities, Remove Attachments|
|Extra Grade:||Beautiful blue color, partially translucent, < 10% matrix|
|A Grade:||Nice blue color, opaque, 10% - 25% matrix|
|B Grade:||Poor blue color, opaque, and/or > 25% matrix|
Posted on March 16, 2013
LARIMAR is an excellent gemstone to wear or carry daily. As a retired University Professor and a Gemstone Therapist, Reiki Master/Teacher, and a Meditation Teacher, I recommend LARIMAR as one of the best gemstones to work with during these transforming times on planet Earth driven by such cosmic energetics as our galaxy moving through the Photon Belt, by coronal mass ejections of radiation, by gamma rays, and many other actions of the cosmos. This gemstone can alleviate the physical, mental, and emotional challenges that many people are experiencing. Such challenges are also being brought on by various kinds of crisis situations in the world like political chaos, economic problems, and social strife. In order to be calm, relaxed, and healthy, we need to connect with our Higher Selves for guidance, and LARIMAR can elevate our consciousness to that realm of Divine connection. Its soothing blue color reminds us of water and oxygen, and thus upon sight, begins to relax the central nervous system. When wearing or holding it, its vibrational frequency moves through our auric fields and eventually into our cellular memory for re-setting, clearing, cleansing, and purification. Again, this is a fabulous gemstone for these times of seemingly unprecedented change. It can truly heal physical imbalances, anxieties of the mind, and emotional traumas. It is an angelic gemstone.
Blessings, Dr. Schavi M. Ali (Submitted by: Dr. Schiavo M. Ali on December 03, 2017)
|I loved what you wrote, I had my piece of Larimar on my chest. It made my feel like I was glowing. It’s crazy how connected I feel to this gemstone???? (Submitted by: jewel on February 06, 2021)|
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