Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and Black Spinel
Set in Sterling Silver with inlayed bale, 1″ X 2″; 15.6 grams.
The Sleeping Beauty mine is seven miles outside Globe, AZ. Sleeping Beauty turquoise is noted for its solid, light blue color with no matrix. The host rock is granite. Sleeping Beauty turquoise is the favorite of Zuni Pueblo lapidaries and silversmiths for the purity in color. This mine was one of the largest in North America.
Now, one of the most prolific mines in the US has been closed! The Sleeping Beauty mine produced well, about 1600 pounds a month, according to information obtained from the miner/owner in 2010. The tons of tailings piles, which produced most of the turquoise, have even been exhausted.
Turquoise Stones have been in use for thousands of years, and are some of the oldest stones to be made into jewelry.
They have impressive metaphysical properties… and are powerful healing stones that will filter the fifth element ether, into the etheric body.
The natural energy of these stones will help you to communicate with truth. They are a strong stone of spiritual attunement and are very effective to aid communication.
They have a strong effect within the throat chakra… and they may aid you to manifest clairaudient and clairvoyant abilities… and they help to balance your male and female aspects.
The distinct vibration of these stones resonate within the throat and third eye chakras… allowing you to access past life knowledge. This may be helpful if you are aiming to work in psychic employment as they enhance your effectiveness to communicate what comes through from spirit, within your day to day physical life.
Astrological Signs: Sagittarius, Pisces, & Scorpio
Turquoise is another gift from the Earth, bringing the blue of Father sky to the Earth and melding together the energies of the heavens with the consciousness of Mother Earth.
It strengthens and aligns all chakras, meridians, and subtle bodies. It actually elevates all chakras and can facilitate attunement between the physical level and the higher planes of existence. It can bring all energies to a higher level. It does, however, primarily stimulate the throat, heart, and naval chakras, bringing communication skills to emotional issues, to creativity, and to intuition, while all allowing for the application of love in all issues.
It is excellent for spiritual attunement, for healing and cleansing of both the energy centers and physical body, and for providing protection. It has been said that turquoise changes color to warn of impending danger and/or to indicate infidelity in thought or action. It can be used to protect against environmental pollutants as well.
Turquoise is a healer of the spirit, providing for a soothing energy and bringing peace of mind. It has also been known to guide one through the unknown, protecting while promoting one’s independence and action.
It can be used to balance the male/female aspects of one’s character bring forth the qualities and mental clarity and spiritual clarity, and providing for the balancing of energies. It also provides for a bit of an increase in one’s psychic powers, and can help one to develop one’s natural powers. It is said to assist one in communication activities, and both written and oral, such, that, that which is relayed to others, is direct and correct.
It acts to induce wisdom and understanding, and to enhance trust, kindness, and the recognition of beauty. It is said to promote spontaneity in issues of romance and to stimulate the initiation of romantic love.
Turquoise is also a master healer, emanating a purifying energy, which tends to dissipate negativity; it is an excellent anti negativity stone (where the negativity is not within the self).
It has been used for emotional, mental, and physical problems. In ancient times, it was used to heal eye problems (especially cataracts). It has been used to strengthen work animals. It acts to strengthen the entire anatomy, and can be helpful in the amelioration all dis-eases and disorders. It can aid in the absorption of nutrients, can help to stimulate the regeneration of tissue, and can act to increase circulatory flows to the muscular tissue. It is been used in the treatment for headaches and in the repair of physical damage, which has affected the body. It has also been used to assist one in maintaining stability during ambulatory motions.
Vibrates to the number: 1
Chakra: 5th Throat
Ray: (Sagittarius) 4th Harmony through Conflict, 5th Concrete Science, 6th Idealism/Devotion (Pisces) 2nd Love-Wisdom, 6th Idealism/Devotion (Scorpio) 4th Harmony through Conflict
Planet: Jupiter, Mars
Vibrates to the number: 1
Astrological Signs: Sagittarius & Aries – Elemental
Spinel color range includes red (distinguished from Ruby by measurement of specific gravity), blue, violet, black, green, yellow, orange, brown, white, and almost colorless.
This mineral can be used to renew energy and to provide encouragement for further attempts at difficult tasks. It can also be used to enhance one’s appearance, to increase the positive aspects of one’s personality, and to assist in obtaining, maintaining, and accepting victory with humility.
The energy of Spinel is the energy of beauty.
It is known as a “stone of immortality”, bringing freshness to all endeavors and initiating rejuvenation to that which is beginning to degrade.
Additional Qualities relative to the varying colors of Spinel are listed. The placement of the appropriate color of Spinel on the corresponding chakra location can assist in the remediation of disorders occurring in that area.
Ray: 4th Harmony through Conflict, 5th Concrete Science, 6th Idealism/Devotion, 1st Will or Power, 7th Ceremonial Order
Planet: Jupiter, Mars
Vibrates to the number: 3