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

Pietersite Last updated : March 28, 2020 12:58 PM

Pietersite embraces into it the essence and beauty of the storm. With brilliant flashes of gold and fiery pattern, Pietersite is definitely an amazing stone in the world of gems and jewels. Pietersite is also termed as the tempest stone, which is believed carry a hurricane in itself that can bring positive change to the person who wears it.

Pietersite is a prevailing protection stone, principally in opposition to the elements. It makes nervous people and animals comfortable during storms and protects the wearer when he/she is driving in bad weather. It is also considered a guard against storm damage to homes and businesses. It is a wonderful stone for those who get affected by the adverse effects of technology, especially when somebody is on phone or computer from long hours.

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Where is Pietersite found?

This amazing crystal was basically discovered in Namibia where its deposits are located in the present times as well, and its deposits were lately found in China as well.

Healing Properties

Pietersite offers its wearer’s the following beneficial qualities:

  • Physical Healer

Pietersite inspires the physical body of the wearer by bestowing him energy and strength. It is a stone for healing nervous system as it is useful for invigorating and strengthening the brain and nerves. It alleviates nervous diseases, headache, respiratory issues, stomach pain and light-headedness.

Pietersite arouses the pituitary gland, hormone governing metabolism, and the endocrine system. It also stimulates growth, blood pressure, sex, and body temperature. It is also thought to pacify the eye infections, dull vision, and long distance focus.

  • Emotional Healer

Pietersite is an important tool in helping those who hide things from themselves and are poor at expressing. It is believed that by making the wearer express his/her internalized feelings, emotional outpouring and free-expression, the process of healing starts.

Pietersite is an effective stone for those who find themselves stuck in achieving success and a position in society.

  • Spiritual Healer

Pietersite is regarded as the possessor of the key that directs the wearer to the heaven. It dispels misapprehensions and let the wearer see the beauty of the soul. It instils the feeling of humanity and kindness in the person so that he can respect everyone equally. The guidance and dignity that Pietersite is believed to provide to the wearer brings the capacity and potential of that individual to meet the perfection.

Pietersite is also considered as an agent that brings clarity of thoughts and encourages intuitive abilities in person.

  • Heals and Balances Chakra

Pietersite jewelry powerfully sets in motion and activates all the chakras of the body to make all the chakras grounded with a complete electromagnetic energy. It boosts the light energy in the body and aura and heals the solar plexus chakra, third eye chakra, and sacral chakra. The unified activation of all the chakras increases will and one’s intuitive capabilities by instiling powerful energy in the body.

The sacral chakra is meant to control the flow of energy in the body. It is the centre of the life-force and gravity in the body. It takes care of the information and the energy that flows from mind to the body and vice-versa. When the sacral chakra is unbalanced it creates confusion, represses feelings, brings sorrow and depression, enhances frustration, and makes the person dependent on others.

The solar plexus chakra is the third chakra of the body, which is also known as the chakra of relationships. This chakra induces energy in the person to fight infections and keeps him away from allergic reactions.

The third eye chakra helps the wearer to direct the sight of the wearer and enhances his everyday awareness about the world. When the third eye chakra is in balance, one becomes more observant. The thoughts and communications of the person after wearing Pietersite turn out to be more vibrant and energetic. The wearer becomes more open to new thoughts, ideas, and visions.

Pietersite Facts

Some facts about Pietersite

  • Pietersite is considered as an effective Feng Shui element. It utilises fire energy and is Yang in nature. It brings enthusiasm, prosperity, wealth and happiness at home.
  • Pietersite is the seekers transformer crystal.
  • Pietersite is not associated with any zodiac sign.
  • As Pietersite contains a high amount of cat’s eye quartz, it is considered to honour the Norse goddess of beauty and love Freyja.

Metaphysical Properties

Pietersite is a member of Quartz family, comprising naturally of Hawk's Eye, Tiger's Eye, and Jasper, and is considered brilliant because of its incredible chatoyancy and intensity of life lying on the stone. The prevalent and dominant gold tinges are contrasted with profound grey, blue-black, and brown colours. The effect of Earth's geologic processes can be seen by the appearance of this stone because of the stresses, fractures and folds. Te stones which go through such natural processes are called as Brecciated. Pietersite has a good hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Moh’s scale.

Pietersite was recently discovered by Sid Pieters of Namibia, in 1962, and the value of this stone is gradually increasing in worth.

Pietersite at a Glance

Cleavage None To Very Poor
Other Names NA
Crystal Habit crystallizes in the form of masses
Streak NA
Refractive Index 1.544-1.553
Diaphaneity Semitranslucent - Opaque
Moh's scale (hardness) 7
Sources Namibia , China
Chemical formula SiO2
Lustre Vitreous
Color blue-gray, brown, golden yellow and red
Chakra Healing Root or base chakra, Sacral chakra, Solar plexus chakra, Heart chakra, Throat chakra, Third eye chakra, Crown chakra
Birthstone August
Zodiac Leo

Pietersite Color

The African Pietersite is considered as the most sought-after stones of this family because of the range of vibrant colours that they have. The colours in which African Pietersite is found are various light and dark shades of gold, blue, and red. These colours can range from being extremely pale to deep and intense ones. Blue is the rarest colour of African Pietersite.

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My wife always complains about stomach ache and I have read that Pietersite is good in this. I think I should try it once. What you say? Suggest as i need it urgently.
Reply on 7/11/14
Yeah Angela Pietersite is beneficial for the stomach problems but we will recommend you that you should ask your astrologer before wearing any gemstone because the gemstones are worn suiting Zodiac or birth date.
Reply on 15/11/14
Pietersite is used as a Feng Shui element that uses the fire energy and attracts happiness, wealth, prosperity and enthusiasm towards the home of the wearer. I want to try its properties. Should I select it for my home? Suggest please.
Reply on 21/11/14
yeah..you may keep it in your home..as per its powers and properties it will act accordingly no doubt..so move ahead and best of luck..
Reply on 8/4/15
hey Yin, you may get your answer from Jewelexi. You will only have to post your query on its Ask Mittens page which is free of cost. Their experts will try their level best to revert back with the best reply.
Reply on 26/5/15
Pietersite stone helped me to express my truthfulness toward the Higher Self, which automatically deepens the quality of my life. Pietersite helps me open up toward the totality of whole life
Reply on 29/6/15
I love the healing and the design of this stone.
Reply on 1/8/19
What an eye catching collection of jewelry,I gifted my daughter one of your jewelry and she is so much happy after wearing it.
Reply on 19/11/19
I like your pietersite jewelry collection and surely buy it from you within a couple of days.
Reply on 10/1/20

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