Chrysanthemum Gemstone (Flower Stone)
Chrysanthemum Gemstone or Flower Stone
Chrysanthemum gemstone seems to have received its name because of the unique patterns embedded in the stone which resembles that of the flowering chrysanthemums. It is actually a natural volcanic rock with calcite crystal formations which are responsible for the flower patterns on the stone. This gemstone is also known as Flower Stone. This stone is normally found in red to brown and black and white. No two stones look the same. They are different and a unique work of art of nature.
Chrysanthemum Stone is associated with the Zodiac Signs of Taurus and Aquarius. Keeping a Chrysanthemum stone around is said to bring good luck, fortune and great opportunities. However, this is not much suitable as a jewelry gemstone as it only has a hardness of 4.5 on the Mohs scale. This stone is widely used in carvings and sculptures. This stone is associated with the Heart and Crown Chakras and is an excellent gemstone for meditation. Meditating on this stone can help in overcoming fear and obstacles in order to achieve abundance, contentment and joy. This extraordinarily beautiful and rare stones are found in China, Korea, Japan, Canada and United States.
Chrysanthemum Gemstones Metaphysical and Healing properties
Bursting with the energies of luck, love and abundance, the Chrysanthemum Stone is said to bring unexpected opportunities or luck, help one find their true purpose of life and give the courage to pursue their dreams. It is said to help awaken and manifest our hidden potential by getting in touch with our inner passion. This stone creates a sense of balance between physical and spiritual and encourages love and joy. Chrysanthemum Gemstone is said to encourage the flowering of spiritual growth also bringing in stability and trust and removing jealousy, ignorance and narrow mindedness. This stone is said to be useful in treating arthritis pain by placing the stone in hot water and then applying it on the painful spot for relief from pain.
Chrysanthemum Gemstone is reputed as a stone of Harmony and Change. This gemstone enhances compatibility, making it great for renewal of relationships, helping a person or persons to progress towards unity. It is a stone which not only helps to appreciate ourselves but also others. This unique stone makes a wonderful gift for anyone starting out on a new path like a change in career, for an infant starting schooling, beginning of a new life with a loved one (or marriage) etc. This gem can be worn, carried or kept in a glass bowl within the bowl of water.
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