Kunzite - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History And Myths

Kunzite is a beautiful pink crystal, which is joyful in nature and packed with energy. It is a stone that is believed to connect heart to heart, and to stimulate the connection between two people.

This stone of abundant and unconditional love was named on the jeweller and mineralogist George Frederick Kunz, who introduced this stone way back in 1902.

Kunzite is often called the Woman's Stone, particularly the light pink one. Moreover, pink colored stones are extremely popular amongst women, whether it is Kunzite or Spinel or Sapphire. However, these stones are found in small sizes only, but Kunzite is the best choice for those who desire for large carat gemstones. The appeal of this gemstone is in it clarity and in its gentle pink color, which adds charm to a women’s appearance.

Where is Kunzite found?

Primarily the deposits of Kunzite are found in Pakistan and Afghanistan, but there are other deposits as well of this wonderful stone are CIS, Brazil, USA, Canada, Western Australia, Mexico, Sweden, etc.

Healing Properties

Kunzite has various beneficial qualities to offer the wearer, like:

  • Physical Healer

Kunzite is supposed to be beneficial in curing the reproductive system in women, puberty issues in females, hormone-linked migraines, PMS, and menstrual problems. It is also good in derma care i.e. may be used to treat skin diseases which are caused due to allergies and chemical reactions, as rashes, itchiness, etc, and in plummeting the after-effects of anaesthesia.

Kunzite fortifies the heart muscles and circulatory system and is supportive of taking care of ailments such as epilepsy, neuralgia, and joint pain. Kunzite helps in the speedy treatment of psychiatric and depression disorders and helps out the wearer in recovering from emotional stress easily. It is also allegedly used in a radionic examination.

  • Emotional Healer

Kunzite is a dominant healer of the mentally disturbed and emotional body, predominantly for those who have detached themselves off from people, society, and their own life to shield themselves emotionally. The high vibrational energy of Kunzite encourages the wearer to have the power to let go of the fears and sorrows that always keeps the wearer tensed about his future and anxious about his past activities. It lets the wearer express his emotions and feelings freely which results in healing the heart and mind.

Kunzite also helps those who feel shy and find it difficult to connect with others. It is a valuable stone that helps in eradicating the painful memories from the mind in order to heal the emotional stress. It also lets the innocence and trust of those come back who get mature before their age. Kunzite also promotes empathy and tolerance in those who wear it. It also encourages humbleness, modesty and an enthusiasm to serve.

  • Spiritual Healer

Kunzite opens the wearer to energies of the nature and opens his heart to humanity, loving him, loving others, and having compassion towards all the creatures of the earth. It lets the wearer recognize the presence and essence of divine externally and internally.

 Kunzite is a protecting stone, which helps in evading negativity and raising a guarding shield against the aura to ward off the unwanted things to come in.

  • Heals and Balances Chakra

The gentle pink Kunzite is believed to activate the heart and the crown chakra. The healing process instils the feeling of joy and optimism in the wearer.

Pink Kunzite crystals help stimulate the Heart Chakra and reflect the true feelings of the heart. The heart chakra is supposed to regulate the interaction of the heart and mind with the outside world. It gives the person the ability so that he can balance himself with the environment.

The Crown Chakra is located at the top of the head and is regarded as a gateway that connects mind and body to the divine. It controls our thoughts and expressions. When the crown chakra is in balance, the wearer feels patient, quiet, and stress-free. He doesn’t get nervous and anxious easily in any setbacks.

Kunzite Facts

Some facts about Kunzite

  • The founder of Kunzite George Frederick Kunz was a jeweller at the New York’s best Jewellery store Tiffany and Co. In 1902, the same year in which he discovered this gentle pink crystal.
  • The most beautiful 47-carat kunzite, which was purchased by President Kennedy for his wife for which he never got a chance to gift her, was sold at an auction in for over $410,000.
  • Kunzite is occasionally also referred to as the 'Evening Stone' because of it being sensitive to heat and sunlight.
  • Kunzite can lose its color when exposed to heat and light.

Metaphysical Properties

Kunzite is the youngest member of the spodumene family. On the Moh’s scale, it has a great hardness of 6.5 to 7.5. It has a vitreous lustre and a very good transparency, which makes this beautiful pink kunzite stone suitable for any kind of ornaments and jewellery. There are a number of variants that can be seen in the pink color of Kunzite, which can range from light pink to lilac and sometimes to golden pink.

The fine delicate pink and the clarity of this gemstone add to the appeal of this gemstone. Kunzite is strongly pleochroic in nature, which means that it exhibits a color variation when viewed from different angles. The top and bottom sides of Kunzite display the deepest and intense colors.

Kunzite In News

Kunzite Color

Kunzite comes in pale pink to light violet colored specimens.

Kunzite Colors

  • CleavagePerfect, in two directions
  • Other Names
  • Crystal Habit
  • StreakWhite
  • Refractive Index1.66-1.676
  • DiaphaneityTransparent
  • Mohs scale (hardness)6.5-7
  • SourcesPakistan, Afghanistan, CIS, Brazil, USA, Canada, Western Australia, Mexico, Sweden
  • Chemical formulaLiAlSi2O6
  • LustreVitreous
  • ColorPink To Violet Pink
  • Chakra HealingHeart chakra,Crown Chakra
  • BirthstoneApril
  • Zodiactaurus
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  • Mint
    Nov 7, 2014, 4:09:55 PM

    Kunzite is a perfect gemstone as it possesses all types of healing properties. I want to try it out. Should I go for it? Suggest please.

  • Gemexi
    Nov 17, 2014, 5:36:46 PM

    Yeah Mint…you may also take benefits from the powers and properties of this gemstones. Before doing this you should consult with your astrologer if he suggests then you may go for it.

  • Watson
    Nov 25, 2014, 4:04:11 AM

    I have heard that Kunzite is neither a birthstone nor is suitable for any zodiac. So how can we opt for it? Suggest any way that will help me in finding a suitable gemstone for me.

  • Gemexi
    Dec 1, 2014, 3:46:33 AM

    Hi Watson… if you are facing problem in picking a right and appropriate gemstone for you then you may ask for a favor from your astrologer. He will read your horoscope or will follow a way with which he will be able to suggest you an apt talisman.

  • Thomson
    Apr 16, 2015, 2:22:49 AM

    the lovely baby pink hue of this gemstone attracts me...i have read its healing properties and other information shared by you..i want to tune this gemstone...should i go for it..suggest please..

  • Thomson
    Jun 16, 2015, 2:43:01 AM

    Thanks Jacob for such a nice suggestion. Major part about this service is that it is totally free. In the astrology market it costs much. I will definitely try it. I want to put many questions related to Kunzite gemstone. I will go for it.

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    Jul 2, 2015, 1:08:54 AM

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  • linda
    Oct 31, 2019, 9:58:22 PM

    The healing properties of the kunzite are really very useful and interesting...Thank you for sharing

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    Jul 16, 2020, 5:03:23 AM

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  • James
    Jun 22, 2022, 5:56:29 AM

    Kunzite really helped me to clear my negativity and protect me from negative aura.

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