Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and Charoite
Set in Sterling Silver with inlayed bale, 1.25″ X 3″; 20.3 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 & Scorpio, Virgo
Charoite brings synthesis to the heart and crown chakras and combines the higher spiritual dimensions with unconditional love to the physical plane. It allows one to recognize, and to understand those patterns we also see as programming being acted out on the physical plane which are thought to undesirable yet useful.
This mineral provides for moving through negativity without fear of attachment and for clarity of integrating the spiritual self. It can be useful in allowing the auric body to remain free of sticky shadow energy, filling the chakras with a calming spiritual emotion of purity, and in assisting one in understanding that those self-inflicted lessons were there for a reason and now can be released. It enhances ones accepting as well as giving nature, opening the heart to allow one to understand loves real place in connection to all others.
It sustains ones attention span, allows for discrimination between fruitful endeavors and distractions, and helps one to realize that we (the inner self and the outer)determine our course, within this world, and from one world to another.
It assists in the actualization of what is referred to as higher sight and visioning. It aligns the meridians and allows conscious movement through the body, activating the mechanism which expands understanding of the physical self.
Chakra: Earth Star, 1st, Root, 3rd Solar Plexus, 4th Heart, 6th, Third-Eye, 7th Crown, 8thSoul Star
Ray: 5th Concrete Science, 6th Devotion & Idealism, 4th, Harmony through Conflict, 2nd Love-Wisdom
Planet: Mars, Jupiter, Mercury
Vibrates to the number: 7
Astrological sign of Capricorn
This mineral can help teach the user a way of “seeing with the Heart”. It may be applied in endeavors of visualization and to assist in the attunement of the energy between the third eye and the heart.
Green Tourmaline holds the essence of the plant kingdom; it provides an energy conducive to healing plants and tends to readily transfer energy from the mineral kingdom to the vegetable dimension of vibrations. It is also quite useful in facilitating the study and practice of herbalism and for increasing the effectiveness of herbs and plants in healing. It shows the world that we are one, trading energies and vibratory messages, in order to maintain the integrity of the planet.
Chakra: 4th Heart
Ray: 1st Will or Power, 3rd Active Intelligence, 7th Ceremonial Order
Vibrates to the number: 6