A layer of copper is formed using an electrolytic bath, it is essentially transported from a solid copper to an object using electricity. The layer of copper forms slowly over many hours of time.
Labradorite has a dark body tone but it is the iridescence that gives the stone its dynamic, lively nature (labradorescence). This particular stone has beautiful lighter blue flashes below the rustic hazy surface. Labradorite stones appear different depending on which angle the light reflects from the surface. The colors flashes are not visible from all angles, but the angle that you see them can appear very bright.
Labradorite is a member of the Feldspar family and is treasured for its remarkable play of color, known as labradorescence. The stone, usually gray-green, dark gray, black or grayish-white, is composed in aggregate layers that refract light as iridescent flashes of peacock blue, gold, pale green, or coppery red. The predominant blue varies within the light, displaying hues from deepest blue to various shades of pale, almost blue-green. Labradorite is named for where it was found in Labrador, a Canadian province on the Isle of Paul. According to Inuit legend, a warrior saw the Northern Lights trapped in the rocks and struck them with his spear to free some of the lights.
Labradorite is considered a tremendously spiritual stone, especially helpful for people who tend to overwork. It helps an individual regain energy while aiding the body and spirit in healing itself. In the metaphysical world, labradorite is considered one of the most powerful protectors. The gemstone creates a shield for auras and protects against negativity of the world. Labradorite is said to temper the negativity within ourselves as well. Labradorite is known for its changing colors, so it is no surprise this gemstone is known as a stone of transformation, enhancing strength of will and inner worth.
Labradorite guides you toward understanding your relationship with yourself. It also enables you to see through the various layers of your emotions It is ideal for when you are in the process of reinventing yourself. This stone banishes fears, insecurities and also the psychic debris from previous disappointments, including those experienced in past lives. Labradorite strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe.