Size: Large 8mm-L x 8mm-W x 4mm-D
Size: Small 7mm-L x 7mm-W x 4mm-D
Qty: 5 Pears / Length: 1.5 in.
Weight: 2.2 g.
Sugilite takes its name from a Japanese petrologist whose name was Ken-ichi Sugi. Sugi introduced the stone in 1944. Sugilite is an infant in the gem world but it is becoming a very popular stone. It has a deep, mystical, purple color and is sometimes sold as 'Purple Turquoise' but it is not a related stone.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 6-6.5
Sugilite (purple) represents the crown chakra which is positioned at the top of the head, aiding in spiritual upliftment. Sugilite has been referred to as 'The Healers Stone' because of its ability to enhance healing while strengthening spirituality, and psychic ability. It helps protect against harsh realities, lessening effects of shock and disappointment giving a sense of freedom. Sugilite is a birthstone of no month, yet resonates with the astrological signs Pisces, Virgo and Sagittarius.