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

Sugilite Last updated : March 27, 2020 10:14 PM

Considered as one of the most prominent love stones, Sugilite is a striking purple colored gemstone that has been widely known for its great nurturing and healing properties.  Sugilite is a recent, and a very newer member in the world of gems and jewels.

Sugilite is not very well-known for its name, but it is more notable for being incredibly beautiful with deep purple shade. Although, this gemstone is rather atypical, it is found in large stacks, which makes it great for the certain type of uncommon ornamental jewellery. This stone gives an extraordinarily exceptional combination when mixed with malachite, turquoise, and coral.

Sugilite is believed to be a stone that can bring an important realization that can connect both body and mind, and maintain its well-being.

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Where is Sugilite found?

Sugilite was first discovered in 1944, by a Japanese geologist, in Iwaki Islet, Japan. It is found in the similar environment and atmosphere in other places, like Liguria and Tuscany in Italy, India, Northern Cape Province of South Africa; Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada; and New South Wales in Australia.

Healing Properties

The benefits that Sugilite provides are:

  • Physical healer

Being a physical healer, Sugilite helps in gently treating inflammation, stress, cancer, troubles in nerves and brain, heart palpitations, and discomfort due to any issue. It enhances immune power in the wearer.

  • Emotional Healing

It is believed to be a very defensive and encouraging stone, good for souls who are sensitive and find it hard to overlook the antagonism and pessimism from others. It is also said to be valuable for those who feel aloof and ‘out of place’. Sugilite is said to hearten and support positive thoughts and ideas, to go emotional disorder, to uphold self-forgiveness and to promote insight and feelings of confidence.

  • Spiritual Healing

Sugilite is a stone that is infused with high vibrational energy, and its violet colored energy filters, cleans and repairs the aura. It then encircles the entire energy field with white and pure light of the divine. Sugilite is a beneficial stone for those who are in quest of real spirituality, and those who study and collect crystals.

Sugilite has been known to be a big help in the growth and development of one’s intuitive and therapeutic abilities. This precious stone helps the wearer in following his/her dreams and to develop into higher selves. It increases belief and conviction in the wearer about himself and work against the feelings of lack, annoyance, pain, anger and other superfluous energies.

  • Balances and Heals Chakra

Sugilite is believed to open and align all chakras in the body and spread the feeling of compassion and love in them. However, it is primarily known for healing crown and third eye chakra. By unblocking crown chakra, Sugilite supports and welcomes new ideas and approaches to make one’s life better that moves on a superior path. The third eye chakra opens one’s vision and awareness towards spirituality and connection with the supreme.

Sugilite Facts

Some facts about Sugilite

  • Sugilite is named on Ken-ichi Sugi a Japanese geologist, who discovered the first specimens of Sugilite.
  • Sugilite is also acknowledged by its trade names of "Royal Azel" and "Royal Lavulite".
  • Sugilite is well-known as “The Healer’s Stone” because of the ability of physical healing that it contains.

Metaphysical Properties

Sugilite or lavulite is moderately a rare and new variety of gemstone, which is found in rare pink to purple cyclosilicate mineral in a hexagonal system. It contains complex chemical formulas and originates in prismatic crystals. On Moh’s scale of hardness, Sugilite weighs about 5.5 to 6.5. It is primarily translucent.

Sugilite at a Glance

Cleavage None
Other Names Royal Azel, Royal Lavulite
Crystal Habit Granular
Streak White
Refractive Index 1.607-1.61 
Diaphaneity Semitransparent - Opaque
Moh's scale (hardness) 5.5-6.5
Sources Japan, Liguria and Tuscany in Italy, India, South Africa; Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada, Australia
Chemical formula (K,NA)(Na,Fe)2(Li2Fe)Si12O30
Lustre Vitreous
Color Red-Purple To Bluish Purple, Rarely Pink
Chakra Healing Root or base chakra, Sacral chakra, Solar plexus chakra, Heart chakra, Throat chakra, Third eye chakra, Crown chakra
Birthstone March
Zodiac Pisces

Sugilite Color

Sugilite shows off its purple shade that makes it more alluring and appealing at a glance.

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I was finding the name of a perfect healer gemstone…. I got that…Sugilite is a Healer stone so may be used for physical healing….So, may I go for this….suggest me…
Reply on 1/11/14
Yeah John… You may go for Sugilite gemstone if its features match with your requirements. One more advice for you, do consult with your astrologer as he will suggest you the best and apt solution that will solve all your problem and confusion.
Reply on 10/11/14
Sugilite is neither a birthstone nor is suitable for any Zodiac. So, how could I choose it for myself? Is there any way to solve this problem? Please suggest with a solution.
Reply on 21/11/14
Finding this post. Its just a big piece of luck for me.
Reply on 28/12/14
Color of Sugilite gemstone is appealing, it attracts me. I have read about it and found the information nice.

I want to try this gemstone. Should I go for it? Any suggestion..
Reply on 28/5/15
hello Tinto, i would like to let you know that 'Jewelexi' has a special astrology service free for our valuable costumers So you can ask miss mittens about all your queries regarding any stone or jewelry.

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Reply on 18/8/15
I like the designs of your jewelry.
Reply on 8/7/19
Is this stone is suitable for Virgo's??
Reply on 5/9/19
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Reply on 23/10/19
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Reply on 11/12/19
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