Long Sodalite bead necklace with round pewter links, lots of Sodalite chunks and chips in lovely blue and white natural tones. Some Lapis beads included for added interest. All beads are individually wire wrapped. I call this one “The Blue River” necklace, the blue Sodalite has such genuine natural look to it with all the variations on the beads, it is like a blue river stone!
Adjustable from 34-37 inches, pewter hook clasp, silver plated copper wire.
Handcrafted in USA.
What is Sodalite?
Its color is mainly blue, or blue-grey with white Calcite mixed within the stones, but there are some stones that contain inclusions in shades of yellow, red and green.
Sodalite is said to be an excellent stone for bringing mental clarity and encouraging rational thought. It is also said to calm the mind allowing new information to be processed and taken in.
Sodalite is said to bring joy to a heavy heart and to encourage self-esteem, self-trust and self-acceptance. It is a useful crystal to have around during a team exercise as it is said to promote harmony, trust and solidarity of purpose between group members. Placed in a room Sodalite is believed to help clear electromagnetic pollution, helping those who are susceptible to ‘sick building syndrome’.
In healing Sodalite is believed to balance the emotions and calm panic attacks. It is also said to balance the metabolism, boost the immune system and help to relieve insomnia. In addition, Sodalite is thought to lower blood pressure, reduce fevers, soothe sore throats, and treat the vocal cords, larynx and digestive disorders.
Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man’s history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. It is known to have been highly valued by the ancient Egyptians, as beautiful Egyptian amulets and pieces of semi-precious jewelry made from Lapis Lazuli stone were discovered in the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun.
You should use Lapis to reveal your inner truths, allowing you to become more aware of your motivations and beliefs. Using this crystal will allow you to grow as a person and help you to see your talents and gifts. If you have any trouble expressing yourself, without holding anything back, Lapis Lazuli can greatly improve your ability to express yourself.
Mentally, Lapis Lazuli has helpful energy. It can bring mental and emotional virility and strengthen the mind. It also is said to enhance creativity. Its energy can help organize daily life as well as organizing and quieting a busy or restless mind. lessening confusion, and increasing concentration.
Lapis Lazuli brings spiritual love and is also known for enhancing love and fidelity within marriage.