The beautiful blue stone, Larimar is very unique and an extremely rare gemstone. It is found only in the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean throughout the world. It mirrors the blue skies and the blue waters of Caribbean. This blue-colored variety of pectolite has become a quite popular stone for use in jewelry. The color of the stone can range from light blue and green-blue to a deep blue. The quality of stone is measured based on its color. The lighter in color, the lower is the quality. The deeper blue stones with interesting veins and high shine are the most prized. Larimar stone is believed to have amazing healing properties.
Larimar stone was founded by Miguel Méndez in 1974 at the seashore. He named the stone Larimar by taking first 4 letters, Lari of his young daughter's name (Larissa) and the Spanish word for sea (Mar). Larimar Stone is known by different names such as Atlantis, Dolphin Stone, Blue Pectolite, and Stefilia's Stone. It is composed of hydrated calcium-sodium silicate, colored in green and blue.
It has a monoclinic crystal structure and a hardness of between 5 and 7 Mohs. Its mineral and chemical composition makes it a unique gemstone. It is an excellent material for jewelry because of attractive color, hardness and ability to polish & shine. It has been used for making pendants, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings. Generally, the stone has been used in silver jewelry.
The Larimar stone has a positive effect on the heart, throat, third eye and crown. Wearing Larimar jewelry is the easiest way to experience its benefits. You can also carry the stone in your pocket or purse.
Healing properties of Larimar Stone:
Larimar stone is very helpful for people experiencing stress and anxiety. Its blue color has a calming effect on mind, and thus offers a feeling of peacefulness. It is also supposed to cleanse bad memories or old traumas in your mind that cause you stress. According to some healers, this stone can correct chemical imbalances in the brain and helps to clear emotional symptoms of these imbalances such as depression, phobias, panic attacks, excessive fear and anger.
Enhance Speech and Communication Skills
Larimar improves the speech and communication skills of the wearer (both, in social & business dealings and between couples). It provides the power of clear communication, so that you communicate effectively with others. In fact, it will make another person understand your point of view. Singers use Larimar as a lucky charm to preserve and enhance their voices.
Larimar is very useful for treating pain. Rubbing or putting the stone on a painful area/spot, can take away pain and provide soothing relief. Moreover, it heals swelling and inflammation due to disc problems or strained muscles.
Dissolve Energy Blockages
Energy blockages in the body can lead to physical and mental problems. Larimar dissolves energy blockages and allows the flow of energy. Many people feel increased happiness after being introduced to Larimar.
For pregnant women
Larimar is the best choice for women during and after pregnancy. During pregnancy, the stone brings soothing energy as well as decreases the frequency and intensity of hot flashes. It helps new mothers to get over post-partum depression and stress.
Other physical Healing properties of Larimar Stone:
- Larimar is effective in the treatment of skin disorders such as hives, rashes, eczema and psoriasis.
- It eases excessive Fire element energy like infection, fever and inflammation.
- It helps to control high blood pressure, soothe frazzled nerves and overcome the fear of surgery, injections, doctors, etc.
- It provides relief from cold, fever and flu.
- It aids in healing of sunburns, blocked arteries and bipolar disorder.
- It enhances creativity as well as improves confidence.
- The stone helps to release the feelings of guilt.
- It is said to heal throat-related conditions.
- It counteracts negative energies.
- It aids women to gain confidence and inner strength.
- It gives physical energy a boost.
- It helps to regulate proper immune function.
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