Kyanite, the piercing blue silicate mineral, is said to have gotten its name because of its beautiful cyan color. The name comes from the Greek translation kyanos or kuanos which means dark blue.
However, despite its given name, not all Kyanite crystals come in blue. Some are streaked with colors, and some exist in white, pink, gray, yellow, and orange. One of its most distinctive characteristics is anisotropism, meaning its hardness differs on its perpendicular axes. Kyanite has industrial, electronic, and metaphysical uses.
History of Kyanite
Kyanite is commonly found in the Manhattan schist. The presence of Kyanite in this area confirms that approximately 300 million years ago, the Manhattan schist was compressed under very high pressure. It was believed that this schist was formed as a result of two land masses coming together to form the supercontinent, Pangaea. This supercontinent is what gave birth to every country here on Earth, therefore; Kyanite is considered as one of the first minerals that shaped the Earth!
The Powers of Kyanite
This exquisite gemstone is highly regarded as the crystal of connection “ bridging gaps in the esoteric sense. What's more is that Kyanite is known to enhance clairvoyant abilities and bring tranquility by balancing or aligning the chakras and subtle energies.
Another unique property of kyanite is that like citrine, it neither accumulates nor retains negative energy which eliminates the need for cleansing. Its energy may be used for unlimited application, and since it doesn't harbor any negative energy, it may be used as a cleansing or clearing agent for other crystals that tend to trap negative energy.
Kyanite can be used as an amulet of protection, referred to as a powerful barrier strengthener. Strengtheners are crystals that form very compact materials that are durable, resistant, and unyielding. Strengthener crystals provide energy to help its wearer resist temptations and distractions from your goals. Barrier crystals have amazing abilities to help us focus and amplify our efforts to keep negative elements out of our lives.
Benefits of Kyanite
Kyanite therapy aims to balance the contrasting energies so that it unifies into one frequency. Because of this, kyanite influences loyalty and fair treatment towards others. Kyanite proves effective during:
* Conflicts * Damaged relationships * Diplomatic missions * Negotiations * other forms of communication
In addition to bridging gaps, carrying around or strategically placing kyanite in the different parts of your body can break self-destructive behavior and access forgotten childhood memories. A special form of kyanite “ black kyanite, is used for environmental healing.