Labradorite

Science

Labradorite is a stone that which shows adularescence (a white or bluish light seen when turned). This optical effect is so unique to labradorite that it has been termed "labradorescence". It's the result of diffraction of light in the layers of rock.

History

Labradorite was first found in the city of Labrador, Canada in the 1770's, thus the name. When viewed at certain angles, labradorite exhibits such captivating color that has led to Inuit legends stating that the Northern Lights shone down on the shores of Labrador and were captured inside these colorful stones. Is that poetic or what? By wearing this necklace you'd be adorned by the Northern Lights. ; )

Energy

Wearing or holding Labradorite helps you tap into a higher state of consciousness. It’s a protective stone as well, so it will keep your energy body grounded, while allowing you to explore the expanded states of the universe. By connecting to and healing all chakras, it boosts mental and spiritual power. Labradorite crystal properties are especially linked with the third eye chakra, the center of intuition. The Labradorite meaning opens you up, forcing you to become self-aware enough to see what your true intentions are. Only then can it help you to magnify your resolutions with your full power.