Andalusite (also referred to as chiastolite) is an aluminum silicate mineral named after Andalusia, Spain, where it has been found. It often forms into transparent crystals that can be cut and faceted into gems.
This brown and black sphere was mined, cut, and polished in Spain. Its diameter is approximately 1.125” and its weight is 2.0 ounces. The dark earth-tone-colored stone comes with a small plastic stand upon which to place the gemstone sphere.
Some of the spiritual, healing properties of andalusite include:
- Sense of contentment and well-being.
- Promotion of psychic protection, grounding, and an infusion of the life force.
- Release of the feelings of loneliness, isolation, depression, anxiety and fear.
- Guard against energy drain or overextension of one’s resources.
- Ability to perceive the totality of one’s spiritual journey through life after life.
This dynamic sphere would make an ideal gift for a gemstone collector, for a loved one in need of its healing properties, or for someone who has created a prayer wheel in her/his special meditation space or room.