Sugilite is a relatively new mineral that takes its name from the Japanese discoverer: Ken-ichi Sugi. The Sugilite that was discovered in Japan is somewhat brown/yellow in color. It was not until 1979 that the beautiful purple variant was found in South Africa, after which it received the gemstone status.
Sugilite officially became a rare gemstone in 1980. Other deposits of this mineral have been found afterwards. However, these can be counted on one hand and Sugilite remains known as a rare mineral.
The color of Sugilite is determined by the presence of manganese. The color can range from deep pink, purple to blue and everything in between. The mineral is often found in combination with chalcedony or quartz, which creates beautiful color combinations. Also in these polished cuddly stones.
Operation of Sugilite
Sugilite helps to live in the here and now. It increases insights and helps to exclude negative influences. It increases the creative possibilities in solving problems and conflicts. Sugilite is the stone of the dream realm. Using this stone during meditation can make the experience more intense. The stone makes it easier for you to come to lucid dreams and to remember them. Chakra: Crown and Third Eye Zodiac: Sagittarius, Virgo