Azurite is a soft, bright blue copper carbonate mineral with high copper content. It was known to the ancient Greeks as kuanos and to the Romans as caeruleum, meaning “deep blue” in both cases.
Azurite has been used since antiquity to make a variety of pigments. This stone is found in Chile, Peru, Egypt, the United States, Namibia, China, Morocco and Russia.
Azurite has long been used to increase psychic abilities.
Correspondences of Azurite
- Angel: Satarel
- Chakra: Brow, throat
- Element: air, water
- Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
- Planet: Jupiter
Healing and Magickal Uses
Azurite amplifies the powers of reiki and other healers. It also increases the flow of energy throughout the body.
Azurite increases self-worth, encourages communication and brings out leadership qualities.
Azurite can be used to communicate with children still in the womb, it grants visions and prophetic dreams and aids in communicating with other dimensions and spirit guides. Azurite aids in past-life recall.
Care and Cleansing
Azurite is delicate and should not be cleansed in water and should be handled gently. Because of its high copper content and related toxicity, you should not use it directly for elixirs. Azurite may be recharged in sunlight.