Azurite - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History and Myths

Azurite Last updated : January 26, 2020 1:47 PM

Rightly called as, “The Stone of Heaven”, Azurite embodies a deep and profound blue color that no other stone has. This deep blue crystal is said to develop and encourage the clairvoyant abilities of a person. Its intense color makes it a popular stone of collectors and is also used occasionally in beads and jewelry.  

Azurite was considered as a very potential stone by the inhabitants of ancient Egypt and Atlanta. It was thought that the secret of this stone was only known by the highest priest and priestess. The name “The Stone of Heaven”, was given to Azurite by the ancient Chinese who used to believe that wearing Azurite jewelry collection will connect them to the heavenly bodies.

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Where is Azurite found?

Azurite stone has been known since prehistoric times, and it takes its name from an ancient Persian word that means 'Blue Color'. Although, Azurite occurs as a crystal, it is usually found with a very rough texture. Azurite is found large number of locations, which includes Egypt, Russia, Peru, France, Namibia, Australia, Chile and the USA. Azurite is mainly found in copper mines.

Healing Properties

Azurite Stone of Spiritual Healing: Azurite rouses the quest for the search of truth in one’s own personality by relinquishing old beliefs, and by challenging examinations. The lively and vibrant blue color of Azurite has the ability to move intuitive thought into the conscious mind to be reviewed more keenly for truth. It maintains the spiritual connection of the wearer with the supreme and instills in him the power to let go of things. Azurite additionally permits one to sense reality and secures one from being misdirected.

Azurite of Emotional Healing: Azurite releases anxiety and agony thereby strengthening the emotional body. It imparts the beam of healing power into the consciousness to let it get infused into thoughts, ideas, words, actions, and emotions of a person.

Azurite provides the audacity to conquer over negative behavioral patterns that take place due to the presence of insecurity and fear. It helps those who are unreliable and have the tendency to lie frequently to be more clear and honest to others. It calms those who talk too much when they get nervous and heartens those who hesitate from expressing themselves to put into words their judgments and feelings.

Azurite is equally great for people who are surrounded by inferiority complex due to some of the other reason.

Azurite of Physical Healing: Azurite is a valuable stone for treating disorders of the vertebrae, spinal alignment, and trouble in rib-cage and small bones, like malformation. It may also prove to be beneficial in taking care of arthritis and joint problems, issues of the kidneys, spleen, gallbladder, liver, and for detoxifying the body. It is considered to be good for hale and hearty skin and teeth, and to promote the healthy growth of an embryo in the womb.

Azurite aids movement and oxygenating the blood, and also helps in restoring any obstruction or injury to the brain. This is an excellent stone for dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other disorders related to the brain, as well as aging. Azurite may also appease the pain of a migraine, diminish tinnitus, and stabilize vertigo. It apparently also improves reflex actions.

Azurite Chakra Healing and Balancing: The deep blue energy of Azurite stimulates the third eye chakra in arousing the spiritual and instinctive self. It endows the wearer with insight into all areas of his life. Azurite lines up the chakras and regulates the physical body to the insubstantial, melting blockages all through the system. The flow of energy of Azurite also heals the throat chakra, which is the voice of the whole body. The throat chakra is valuable in encouraging the person for expressing himself to the world without hesitation.

Azurite is associated with both Throat and Third eye chakra and heals them well.

Azurite Facts

Some facts about Azurite stone

  • Azurite honors the goddess of wisdom and war called Athena.
  • It is a birthstone for Sagittarius Zodiac.
  • Azurite paints made few centuries ago were used by the painters to paint beautiful blue skies, which have now transformed into unusual green color. This was a paranormal affair for those artists.

Metaphysical Properties

Azurite is a soft gemstone, which is named after its intense “azure blue” color. It is produced by the oxidation of copper ores that are formed in nodules, masses, tabular, or prismatic crystals.The hardness of this stone on Moh’s scale weighs in between 3.5 to 4.

Azurite is one of the two basic elements in the copper carbonate minerals, the other is Malachite. Azurite is often found in combination with Malachite, which in the trade world is commonly known as Azurite-Malachite stone. Malachite is a stone of bright green shade, and both these stones together in a polished form resemble the Mother Earth. These stones not only carry their own individual properties, but also when they combine together, they present a powerful healing stone with a powerful blend of energy.

Azurite at a Glance

Cleavage Perfect, in one direction
Other Names Chessy Copper, Chessylite, Azure Stone
Crystal Habit Massive, prismatic, stalactitic, tabular
Streak Light Blue
Refractive Index nα = 1.730 nβ = 1.758 nγ = 1.838
Diaphaneity Semitranslucent - Opaque
Moh's scale (hardness) 3.5-4
Sources Egypt, Russia, Peru, France, Namibia, Australia, Chile and the USA
Chemical formula Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Lustre Vitreous
Color Dark Blue To Violet Blue
Chakra Healing Throat chakra, Third eye chakra
Birthstone December
Zodiac Sagittarius

Azurite Color

The color of Azurite ranges from bright to deep blue towards the shades of indigo, which may also contain some speckles of blue shade.

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You haven’t mentioned the physical properties of this talisman. Is it not applicable for the same? The gemstones are worn for all the vital purposes that include physical, emotional and spiritual aspects. But here physical one is missing. I am little confused helps me out please.
Reply on 5/11/14
Hi Deny… in physical terms, Azurite treats the disorders that are related to rib-cage, spinal alignment and small bones. It cures the issues of gall bladder, spleen, kidneys and liver. There are more physical properties of Azurite for which you may go through an informative article above thoroughly.
Reply on 19/11/14
Azurite is a perfect gemstone for Sagittarius people. I do not belong to this Zodiac but I am interested in trying the healing properties of this talisman. I was just wondering if you could help me by your suggestions. So will you help me out? Suggestions please…
Reply on 27/11/14
In this case if you are going through any kind of confusion then seek an advice from your astrologer. He will suggest you better option.
Reply on 13/1/15
I was really confused, and this answered all my questions.
Reply on 7/1/15
as per your information...Azurite is good for overcoming the hesitation problem which many people faces whether it is the case of speech or any stage performance...we usually catch it in kids and even in elders too...this feature of it is quite appreciable...i will purchase it for my child...he is l'il younger..I want him to be an all rounder why not i start now..!!isn't it?
Reply on 27/4/15
yeah Jasibi, you may start from now only, for this you may give us the birth date of your child, we will suggest you if this gemstone will go suitable to him or not.
Reply on 9/5/15
Hi Jewelexi, thanks a lot for paying attention towards my problem. Actually I want to try Azurite gemstone for my child and as you asked for his birth date it is 25 Dec'86
So, please help me with my issue and suggest a perfect gemstone for him.
Reply on 8/6/15
Azurite stone is effective to help you to activate your third eye chakra... and it also resonates within the crown chakra, to create a better connection with the Divine mind.
Reply on 7/7/15
I am really amazed to know about the history of this stone. This is a very beautiful stone and very popular. I just love it and refer others to buy it. XoXo
Reply on 10/12/15
Hello!! gamy i read all the healing properties of Azurite stone. i also happy to know that it helps in bringing new thoughts, ideas and control emotions. Its a good stone :)
Reply on 26/12/15
Hello!! i have a spinal disorder.. Its not only giving me pain but i m also unable to work in my office for long hours. I would be glad if this pain will heal with the help of Azurite gemstone. If someone has used it before, please advice me
Reply on 19/1/16
I am happy to shop with you. Really feel good to buy these healing stones from you.
Thank you!!
Reply on 18/6/19
I like the azurite stone and I have a lovely collection of it from you.
Reply on 8/8/19
I am very much impressed with the healing properties of this gemstone.
Reply on 26/9/19
Azurite is very different and amazing gemstone..and also the quality is also so fine.
Reply on 21/11/19
Beautifully described all the healing powers of the stone. Thanks for sharing a meaningful piece of knowledge.
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