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Labradorite gemstone is a feldspar mineral and inculcates a triclinic crystal system. These stones come in a variety of sizes and shapes, and can be clear, white, or gray in color. These stones have 'labradorescence', which means that due to refraction of light and internal structure of the stone, it is able to reflect only selective colors. 

What is the Meaning of Labradorite?

The stone gets its name from the labradorescence effect. Also, the name also comes from the area where the stone is majorly found and was first discovered - 'Labrador', Canada The suffix can also be traced back to Ancient and Latin Greek.

Labradorite stone is also called the 'gem of mysticism' and is often connotated with the natural phenomenon of beautiful Northern Lights.

In Finland, labradorite is called 'spectrolite', as the type of gem found there is able to exhibit a spectrum of colors. 

What Does a Labradorite Look Like?

Labradorite with its labradorescence effect, as discussed above, is found in tubular and thin nature. While mostly the stone is found in colors of gray and white, some labradorite might also exhibit hues of brown, green, yellow, and blue. 

The labradorite gemstone has a pearly luster effect to it with many pieces exhibiting a 'schiller effect'. Due to this effect, when the stone interacts with light, the lustrous effect, missed with vibrant colors is revealed by the stone. 

Where Are High Quality Labradorite Found?

Paul's Island near the Canadian Labrador town of Nain is the geological type location for labradorite. Finland, Norway,  Poland, have also seen a bit of this stone with Australia, Madagascar,  Slovakia, China, and the United States with highest distribution.

What are Some Types of Labradorite?

Here are some species and varieties of labradorite: 

  • Spectrolite: As discussed above, spectrolite is a variety of labradorite that comes from Finland. It is known for its vibrant and striking colors, in shades of green, blue, orange, yellow, and red.
  • Sunstone: Until 2015, sunstone labradorite was known to be found only in Eastern Oregon. But a feldspar variety of labradorite like sunstone was discovered in Afar region of Ethiopia. Suntones tend to be colorless in nature, or can sometimes be a combination of green, yellow, and red colors. The tiny copper inclusions found in the stone give it the schiller effect.
  • Labradorescent: With amazing deep shiny golden colors and stunning pastels, showcasing an array of multi colors. Due to the labradorescence effect exhibited by the stone, one is able to see various colors in different intensity. 
  • Yellow Labradorite: One of the most sought-after types of labradorite. Its trapernt yellow hue with the largeness it exhibits (they can weigh more than 15 carat), makes it perfect for speciality and fantasy cuts. This type of labradorite stone can be found in Mexico, Ethiopia, and Oregon.
  • Rainbow Moonstone: Sometimes, labradorescent stones are also called rainbow moonstone. It is transparent and colorless, displaying the beautiful phenomenon of labradorescence. 

How Do I Use a Labradorite Stone?

Labradorite is utilized particularly for setting and manifesting intentions because of its long history with magic. As it connects us to our own inner forces, it is one of the most potent stones for crystal healers. In order to manifest without limitations, their bearers can access their own boundless potential with the aid of labradorite crystals.

Labradorite stone can also be used magnificently in jewelry. Labradorite jewelry, be it Labradorite earrings, Labradorite rings, Labradorite pendants or Labradorite necklaces, all are pretty popular because of the delightful vibrancy of the stone. 

Another very useful trait of this gemstone is that it can be helpful in inducing deep sleep. For a healthy sleep cycle and rejuvenation, labradorites can be used as they are the facilitators of peace and calm. 

What is the History of Labradorite Stone?

The stone gets its name from the place where it was found - Labrador, a candianan region. It was once called ‘Fire Stone’ by Inuits, and was used in powdered form to cure wounds and ailments.As far as the theories by legends, a warrior saw magnificent Northern Lights in some rocks and struck the rock with his spear to free up some lights. The stone was first introduced in European markets by Moravian missionaries. Since the stone was discovered, it has been highly desired and valued. 

What are the Healing Benefits of Labradorite?

There are many labradorite healing properties that can create a huge positive impact in anyone’s life. 

Physical Healing Properties

  • Helps in healing a wound internally 
  • Aids in treating eye disorders 
  • Helps in relieving stress and anxiety issues ‘
  • Aids in balancing the hormones 
  • Lowers the blood pressure
  • Helps in relieving the period pains 

Emotional Healing Properties

  • Best stone for invoking creativity and igniting the imagination 
  • Helps in reducing overthinking 
  • Helps in fighting depression and mood swings 
  • A great stone if you are looking for stability 

Metaphysical Healing Properties

  • The stone is connected to throat chakra
  • Helps in connecting to spirituality and take a higher leap
  • Helps one in staying rooted in one's authentic self 

How to Take Care of Your Labradorite Stone

There are many ways and methods to clean and charge a labradorite. You can choose anyone that is convenient for you. One way to clean the stone is to soak it in lukewarm soapy water and then run it through fresh water. After, one can either leave it to dry or dab it with a microfiber cloth. Since the stone is less porous and hard, one can also just run the stone under tap water to clean it. Remember, regular cleaning is the key to making your stone last longer.

When it comes to charging a labradorite, you can give it a reset by placing it in moonlight or sunlight. Using smoke, sound technique, or even your own breath can be pretty helpful. One of the most effective techniques to clean away the negative energy trapped in a labradorite is to put the stone in soil for 24-48 hours and re-energize it. 

Where to Buy Labradorite Stone Online?

If you are looking for beautiful and colorful labradorites, do not look further than CabochonsForSale. Buy Labradorite gemstone in top-notch quality and wholesale price.