The Magic Of Lepidolite•
Posted on June 25 2020
Connect to What’s Beyond the Veil
Lepidolite is well known for its ability to transit and transform into a better self. Many practices use Lepidolite in meditation to access a deeper level of consciousness, gain clarity, and receive wisdom.
It’s a mica variety that has lithium in it, making it an exceptionally powerful crystal for healing. It’s purple color radiates and connects with the Third Eye and Crown Chakra.
Lepidolite’s name derives from the Greek “lepidos” which means scale, representing transition and climbing to a higher, better level of existence. The purple Lepidolite varies in color from purple, lavender to pink, radiating with calming, soothing energy.
More about Lepidolite
Keywords for Lepidolite:
Some keywords for Lepidolite include clarity, nourishment, transformation, and transition. If you are seeking more clarity in your life, meditating with Lepidolite is sure to bring profound insight. Lepidolite is also known for its ability to calm, soothe, and nourish the spirit. If you are looking for a crystal to help you easily transit change and difficult situations, then Lepidolite is the perfect crystal to soothe you.
Origin of Lepidolite:
Lepidolite is a fairly common crystal and is available in the USA, Czech Republic, Madagascar, Africa, and Brazil.
Are There Different Types of Lepidolite?
No! There is only one type of Lepidolite.
How To Tell If Your Lepidolite Is Real?
A couple of quick tips to check if your Lepidolite is real are:
Lepidolite is purple, violet, or pink. Some crystals may have a slightly white undertone, but should still remain primarily purple.
The color will not be consistent all around, it should vary. Lepidolite is normally eye-clean. This means it is free of inclusions, where no materials or particles are visible with the naked eye.
An authentic Lepidolite is usually mostly clear in appearance where bubbles and discolorations are unlikely. Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.
Lepidolite Mohs Hardness:
The Mohs Hardness for Lepidolite is 2.5 - 3.0 which makes it a fragile stone.
How To Cleanse Your Lepidolite:
Lepidolite can be cleansed in a variety of ways:
Smudging with sage, lavender, or palo santo is a great way to cleanse your Lepidolite.
Leaving your Lepidolite under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly. No matter what way you chose to cleanse your Lepidolite, just be sure to set an intention that your crystal is cleansed with all that does not belong to you.
Chakras Lepidolite Connects Best With:
Lepidolite is a third eye and crown chakra stone helping to balance, unblock, and activate the third eye and crown chakras.
The third eye connects us with our intuition as well as our connection with the universe as a whole. When your third eye is open and balanced, synchronicity will be in abundance. You will move in flow with the universe and your ability to manifest will be heightened.
The sixth chakra guides our ability to think, visualize, and intuit. If the third eye chakra becomes imbalanced, it becomes hard to take in new ideas or trust our intuition and intellect.
It also becomes difficult to visualize changes for ourselves or even to visualize what we want to create. Lepidolite is a great healer for these afflictions.
Birthstone Month for Lepidolite:
Lepidolite is the birthstone for people born in the month of September and October.
Zodiac Sign for Lepidolite:
The sign of Libra is connected with Lepidolite, so if you were born in late September or Early October this is one of the best stones for you to use to get in tune with your sun sign.
Planet Connected with Lepidolite:
If you are wishing to connect with Neptune, Lepidolite is highly connected to this planet. Neptune rules our ability to connect with the universe or all things beyond the veil. This is a great stone for dreaming or expanding on your dreams for yourself.
Element Lepidolite Connect With:
Lepidolite is connected to the element of Wind. The wind is believed to activate the mind and encourage clairvoyance and intuition.
Affirmations Associated With Lepidolite:
Some key affirmations to use with Lepidolite are:
I am in complete balance and clarity with myself.
I am in sync with every aspect of myself.
I am connected with my true path and calling.
I can rise above every difficulty that stands on my path.
I am open to receive wisdom from the Universe.
I am the embodiment of stillness.
Best Ways to Use Lepidolite
There are soo many ways to use Lepidolite in your crystal healing work. The best ways are a third eye meditation and in a crystal grid.
For Third Eye Meditation:
Lay down in a comfortable position
Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath
Place your Lepidolite on your forehead, right between your eyebrows
Sit with the Lepidolite in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breathing.
When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.
Repeat whenever you need clarity
You can use Lepidolite for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your connection with the Universe. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here.
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