A translucent to opaque, pink, light purple, light rose, or red coloured gemstone. It is rarely found in light grey, yellow or colourless. It has a virtuous to pearly lustre and usually cut into fancy shapes, (never faceted) for jewelry. Lepidolite was first discovered in 1861 in Brazil, but has been found in many other countries since, including Canada. It is a lithium, aluminium-rich mica. Found in tiny veins, often with Tourmaline and Quartz. Lepidolite is an important source of lithium that is used as a mood-stabilizing drug.
Referred to as the "peace stone”, Lepidolite can be a great comfort to those who are feeling stressed or nervous and is linked to the Crown Chakra, to open the mind and calm the higher self. Lepidolite brings deep emotional healing, soothing and reducing stress and depression. It aids in overcoming any kind of emotional or mental dependency, supporting the release of addictions and even anorexia. It strengthens the immune system, soothes the nervous system and can restructure DNA. It relieves exhaustion and tension, stabilizes mood swings and is excellent for menopause. Let Lepidolite’s healing qualities bring you joy, let go of anger, dry your tears, and show the world that you are ready for the next chapter in your life. Especially useful to show you the way to a greater sense of who you are and your true desires. Whether it is having to let go of a toxic partner or an addiction, Lepidolite will help you consider your best options for happiness.
Lepidolite clears electromagnetic pollution; glue onto your cellphone or place near your computer. Wear as jewelry to help with depression, stress, menopause or exhaustion. Place near the bedside or in the bedroom to promote peace and harmony. Use in meditation, to help with relaxation and to improve positive thinking.