Charoite - beads in beautiful purple!
Charoite beads are light brown, lilac or purple in color and have a glass to pearl sheen and a white stripe color (which is the color of the mineral powder that is left behind when porcelain is scratched for identification). With Charoite beads identification of the stone type with tools is completely unnecessary because the patterns and colors in Charoite beads are so unique that this stone is instantly recognizable. Although Charoite is deceptively similar to gemstone, it is a mineral with a complex chemical formula.
The main components of Charoite and Charoite beads are phosphorus, calcium and sodium. The story goes that Charoiet was only discovered in 1940, but it was in 1978 that it also got a clear description and thus familiarity. This makes Charoiet one of the most recent gemstone discoveries. In addition, it is also a geological deviation because it is only found in one place in the world! Through the Murun massif in Russia runs the river Chara and voilà; the explanation of the name and also the location! Sometimes it is also called Tsaroite, a reference to the Russian Tsars.
The effect of Charoite beads
Charoiet helps to overcome resistance and obstacles and helps to deal with change well. The stone stimulates decisiveness, determination, spontaneity and unconditional love and reduces stress and worries. It helps to get rid of the negative influences of others. It reduces feelings of homesickness, fear of being left alone and uncertainty. Physically, the stone works cramping and calming. Charoite has a positive effect on blood pressure and heart, liver, pancreas, autism and sleep problems. The stone stimulates the metabolism.
The hardness of Charoite is 5-6, the density 2.5.
Charoite beads belong to the constellation Virgo, Scorpio and Sagittarius.