Gemstone: Amazonite

Amazonite is a type of feldspar born of water and lore. Also known as the “Amazon stone,” amazonite comes in balmy shades of blue and green that evoke the natural beauty of water in all its forms from saltwater to mossy streams. Beloved since ancient Egypt yet rarely utilized in contemporary times, amazonite’s natural refinement makes it an HBJ favorite.
MOHs Hardness: 6-6.5
Origins: Various
Care: To keep your amazonite clean, use warm water with mild soap and a soft toothbrush or cloth. Do not use a steam cleaner or ultrasonic cleaner. Avoid exposing your amazonite to chemicals.
Healing Properties: Amazonite is believed to encourage truth, communication, and harmony.