Celestite - Celestial Beads
The mineral of the Celestite beads is named after the Latin word caelestinus, which means 'heavenly'. That this name has been given can be logically explained by the color of this stone, it mainly occurs in a soft blue to gray somewhat cloudy color. The stone of the Celestite beads is translucent to translucent with a vitreous luster.
White (colorless), yellow and orange variants of this gemstone are also found for the later Celestite beads. The most common color is blue/grey. This is also reflected in the range of Celestite beads. The Celestite of the Celestite beads is formed in clusters or geodes as crystals, or in compact solid shapes.
Properties of Celestite Beads
Celestite beads are very suitable for making jewelry or for processing in a piece of jewelry. The cloudy structure in the gemstone gives you a beautiful effect. Whether you want to make a necklace, bracelet or earrings, the Celestite bead has the right 'look' for this.
It is an important mineral for the extraction of strontium (a common element on Earth. Strontium compounds were mainly used in glass for color televisions).
Celestite, also called Coelestien or Celestien, comes from the Sakoany mines in Madagascar, where the most beautiful clear blue crystals are also found. Other sites include the United States, Morocco, Tunisia, Russia and even in our own Netherlands, at the quarries around Winterswijk.
How Celestite beads work
What is said about the functioning of this type of stone.
Celestite is a powerful stone that promotes spiritual development and clairvoyance. It attracts prosperity and happiness and helps to trust your own intuition. This gemstone bead promotes your creativity and is especially suitable for people who need to speak in public and / or other forms of communication. Put the stone next to your bed; it is said to help you remember your dreams and out-of-body travels.
Celestite is also called 'angel stone' because this gemstone is said to promote contact with angels and guides during meditation or dreams. In addition, this gemstone has a calming, muscle relaxant and analgesic effect and helps to reduce ailments of the eyes, ears, throat and restless legs syndrome.
The hardness is 3 - 3.5 and the density is 4
Celestite belongs to the Gemini zodiac sign.