Size: Large 18mm-L x 13mm-W x 55mm-D
Size: Small 16mm-L x 13mm-W x 44mm-D
Qty: 8 Beads
Hypersthene has a similar sheen to Bronzite. The name is derived from Greek, meaning "over strength", referring to it's hardness when compared to Hornblende, a mineral it is sometimes mistaken for.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 5.5-6
Hypersthene (blackish with sheen) works with the root chakra which is positioned at the base of the spine, helping in grounding ones energy. Hypersthene helps with removing irritability that comes with judgmental thoughts towards self and others, bringing self-confidence and enhancing emotional expression. Hypersthene is useful in social settings as it helps in overcoming shyness, not allowing our pride or ego to get in the way. Hypersthene is a birthstone of no month, yet resonates with the Astrological signs Libra and Sagittarius.