Lepidolite Pendants – Lepidolite is a beautiful gemstone that varies from a
pink to purple color. The tone can range from colourless, light pink, deep
purple, reddish pink, or even yellow. It is a variety of Mica and was unearthed
in the 18th century by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff. Originally
it was named ‘Lilalite’ due to its lavender color, although it was later
renamed to Lepidolite.
The name is derived from the Green word ‘lepidos’
meaning scale, describing its scale/flaky appearance that is owing to the
is major source of lithium, a metal used largely for batteries, appliances,
mobile phones, air purifiers and pharmaceutical drugs.
of Lepidolite include areas such as USA, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Sweden,
Germany, Japan, Zimbabwe, Finland and Madagascar.
said that Lepidolite is the stone of fortune and can bring about this action in
one’s life for those who wear it. It is the reason why it’s so popular set into
jewelry such as pendant, rings or earrings.
it is thought to aid and bring about balance to emotions. It can help keep the
wearer grounded, clarity from negativity, helps achieve a deeper meditative
state and helps astral travelling.
it is believed to be a general healer of many ailments including immunity,
connective tissue, hair, skin and nails, DNA, recover from addictions such as
alcoholism, relief from depression, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, nightmares,
epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and aid any neuralgic and sciatic pain. It is said that
when placed under the pillow it will promote a restful and good quality sleep.
astrological sign for Lepidolite is Libra. It is the birthstone for those born
in the month of September. It is said that Lepidolite is for the heart, third
eye and crown chakra.
is often cut into cabochon or fancy designs, tumbled, drilled or shaped into
sphered and not usually faceted. It is commonly used for creating beaded
necklaces, bracelets and all types of jewelry. It suits well for all types of
metal predominantly silver.