Kunzite is a pink form of Spodumene, a lithium aluminium silicate with a monoclinic crystal system; often found in association with Feldspar, Muscovite, Quartz and Lepidolite. Kunzite was discovered in 1902, and was named after George Frederick Kunz, Tiffany & Co’s chief jeweller at the time. Tranquil Kunzite is an extremely spiritual stone that awakens the heart centre and unconditional love, producing loving thoughts and communication. Kunzite is a protective stone, working on the individual and the environment. Psychologically, Kunzite encourages self-expression and allows free expression of feelings. It removes obstacles from your path and helps you to adjust to the pressures of life. It can aid in recovering memories that have been blocked. It promotes the quality of tolerance for the self and others. Kunzite is helpful in reducing stress and anxiety and has the power to combine intellect, intuition, and inspiration. Kunzite can be used to clear emotional debris and to free up the emotions, healing heartache, especially that carried forward from other lives. It clears resistance and assists in effecting compromises between personal needs and those of others. Kunzites mood lifting effect is helpful in depression arising from emotional causes and is said to be excellent for alleviating panic attacks. Physically, Kunzite is reputed to help with the reproductive system in women, PMS and menstrual problems. It is also said to assist with skin allergies, circulation, and reducing the after effects of anaesthesia.
Clear Kunzite facilitates the journey back to the soul.
Hiddenite (Green Kunzite) gently releases feelings of failure and helps people to accept comfort and support from others.
Lilac Kunzite facilitates transition for the dying and breaks through the barriers of time into the infinite.
Pink Kunzite helps to find new love after a relationship breakdown.
Rutilated Kunzite is excellent for drawing off negative energies.
Yellow Kunzite restructures DNA and the calcium-magnesium balance in the body.
Zodiac: Pisces & Taurus
Birthstone: March & May
Sources: USA, Madagascar, Brazil, Myanmar, Afghanistan
Hardness: 6 – 7
Empowerment: I am sensitive to my own hidden needs.