Beltane Crystal of the Day
(amber, yellow to orange)
The word electricity comes from the Greek word for amber, “elektron.” Rubbing amber will produce static electricity.
Specific Gravity: approximately 1.1
Crystallography: does not apply because amber is amorphous
Healings: Amber is used to absorb negative energy and to transmute it into positive energy. Amber is also used for grounding. It is used in the treatment of kidney and bladder complaints. Amber vibrates to the number 3.
Workings: Amber is said to enhance the beauty of the wearer. It is used to tap into the power of the Sun, and is good for success, abundance, healing, vitality and joy. It is used as a Good Luck charm by those engaged in battle. It is sometimes burned to clear sacred space of negative energy. Amber is used in purification rites. Its element is Fire and it is ruled by the Sun. Its energy is projective.
Amber is associated with the astrological signs of Leo and Aquarius and vibrates to the number 3.
Chakra Applications: Amber is applied to the Crown Chakra in order to stimulate the intellect.
Foot Notes: Amber is fossilized resin of pine tree sap and can contain many preserved insects and other animals and plants that are tens of millions of years old. Thought to be one of the stones in the breastplate of the Hebrew High Priest. Often found in sedimentary deposits and floats in seawater. It is found in many locations including the region around the Baltic Sea and the Dominican Republic, Russia; Romania; Burma, Wyoming USA, and Venezuela. Best field indicators are color, density, toughness, and trapped insects.
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