Alexandrite is said to help balance one’s emotional state, to provide confidence, to increase self-esteem and to help bring about change. It is also said to bring happiness and success, and to intensify feelings of love and sensuality. Alexandrite was a favorite gemstone with Russian aristocrats. It is a crystal often used to connect one with the very origin of being itself, and to help in spiritual growth of wholeness of self. It has been used as a stone of manifestation and good fortune, joy, and creativity.
Helps to align mental and emotional body and aids in spiritual transformation and regeneration. This stone reflects one’s highest potential, raises self-esteem, and brings oneness with life. It aids internal and external regeneration. Alexandrite is so special; it bestows both an uplifting and ennobling energy. In it’s highest aspect, Alexandrite symbolizes freedom, joy, and regeneration.
Alexandrite was treasured by Russian nobles and royalty and was considered to b a good luck charm. It shows the colors of a vivid bluish-green during daylight and a purplish-red in incandescent light. Because Imperial Russia’s primary colors were red and green it naturally became the national stone of tsarist Russia. The most remarkable characteristic of this stone is its ability to change color. The more distinct the changes in color, the more valuable the stone is. Alexandrite crystals are usually shaped in a threadlike manner and are either transparent or opaque.