Bearing a resemblance to that of fine–quality sapphire, Kyanite is an exquisite blue colored stone, which was discovered way back in nineteenth century. Kyanite is derived from the Greek word “Kuanos”, which means blue.
Kyanite is considered as an excellent stone for meditation and peaceful healing of body and mind. Like Citrine Kyanite is also that stone, which neither retains nor accumulates the negative energy. Because of being neutral towards negative energies, Kyanite never needs a cleansing and clearing like other crystals.
Blue and the shades of blue-green in Kyanite are regarded as the most high-prized stones. The crystals of Kyanite that are attractive and transparent can be cut in faceted and cabochon gemstones, and they are considered to be exotic gemstones.
Kyanite is an excellent and extremely valuable stone that is also regarded as a great heat resistor, and that is why it is largely used as an important element in the industrial world. It is used in kiln factory, foundry moulds, refractory bricks, mortars, and refractory porcelains. Moreover, Kyanite is also used for brake shoes, cutting disks, and grinding wheels in railroad and automobile industry. It is also used as an element in sinks and bathroom fixtures.
Nepal is the major producer of Kyanite. However, Kyanite is also predominantly mined in the alluvial deposits at Villa Rica, Brazil. One the other hand the rare colorless variety of Kyanite is found at Machakos, Kenya. The finest quality Kyanites in combination with staurolite are found in the Tyrol Mountains of Switzerland.
The other major dwellings of this splendid beauty are Yugoslavia, India, Myanmar, Kenya, Australia, the United States, and the European Alps.
The benefits that Kyanite can provide to its wearer are:
Kyanite instantaneously lines up all the chakras and restrained bodies, cleaning all the meridians and pathways. It provides a soothing effect to the entire body. Blue and Indigo Kyanite with its powerful energies can aid in stimulating the third eye and throat chakra due to which the communication and the intuitive awareness of the wearer is well-maintained at all levels.
The healing of throat chakra is necessary as it is the voice of the body. It is a pressure valve that allows the energies of other chakras also to be expressed. When the throat chakra is blocked, it blocks other chakras as well by affecting their health. Throat chakra gives the person the power of expression of what he thinks, and what he feels. The blue crystal energy of Kyanite helps in unblocking and balancing the chakras. Moreover the darker shades of blue Kyanite stimulates the power of truth, while the paler shades of blue carries in itself the power of equilibrium, flexibility, and relaxation.
The third eye chakra is the centre of our command and perception. It inculcates awareness and correct viewpoint in the wearer. We can relate to our consciousness more with the help of this chakra. When the third eye chakra is in sense of balance the wearer can clearly see and understand new ideas, dreams, vision and thoughts. Indigo crystals of Kyanite are regarded great in healing the flow of energy in the third eye chakra.
Green Kyanite connects the wearer with the heart. Heart chakra controls our communication with the world, what we hold and what we defy. It gives us the ability to be ourselves within the environment. A Green Kyanite is used to resolve obstacles in the heart chakra thereby re-balancing it.
Furthermore, Black Kyanite can clean the blockages of any of the chakras. Usually, it is allied with the Base Chakra, located at the bottom of the spine. Black Kyanite directs the kinesthetic movement and feeling.
Kyanite motivates fidelity, loyalty, and fair treatment in the wearer towards others. It helps in overcoming disputes and disagreements at eh workplace. Kyanite is beneficial in negotiations, arbitrations, and missions requiring diplomacy.
In the workplace, Kyanite endorses excellent communication, which can help in bridging the gap between diverse ideas and beliefs. It is believed that holding a Kyanite whole leading a seminar or conference gives success in it. It helps in delivering an influential speech.
Kyanite is also worn to find out the lost path in life, and to reduce the self-destructive behaviour. It is also effective for those kids who find it difficult to communicate with others, and if they are different from other physically in any way.
The frequency of Kyanite persuades the assessment of all types that includes one’s identity, skills and knowledge. It induces the feeling of living with integrity, and to listen to the intuitive guidance.
Kyanite facilitates in overcoming the fatalistic mentality, and keeping one away from the emotional turmoil that can hinder the energetic fields. It assists the wearer in remaining efficient and functional in intense situations, and promotes a more rational manner of thinking.
Kyanite is considered a natural pain reliever. It cures the problems occurring in adrenal glands, urogenital system, and the parathyroid glands. It provides remedial reliefs aids in the troubles of oesophagus, brain and muscular system. It helps in healing infections and lowering blood pressure.
Some facts about Kyanite
Types of Kyanite
There is another variety of Kyanite, which is pale green in color. It is translucent and carries positive vibrations. Green Kyanite is considered to focus more on heart chakra, and is especially helpful to those learning and searching for truth. It is great in contacting with the natural spirits. Moreover, according to some experts placing a Kyanite stone in the soil of a potted plant improves its growth and stamina.
Kyanite is useful while meditation also as it transforms information from the third-eye chakra into the heart, which helps in encouragement of one’s wisdom.
Kyanite is an aluminium silicate, a mineral found primarily in metamorphic rocks. It is formed from the high pressure alteration of clay minerals during the metamorphic process of sedimentary rocks. It measures 4.5 on the Moh’s hardness scale along the length and 7 along the width. This is an important factor and acts as a very useful characteristic of Kyanite while identifying it.
When Kyanite is used in crafting jewellery, the finest stones are considered to be one’s those are transparent and deep blue, pallid blue or bluish green in color.
Kyanite is often mistaken with Aquamarine and Sapphire. It is associated with the minerals such as sorundum, andalusite, and staurolite. The properties of Kyanite are somewhat similar to Tourmaline.
|Cleavage|| perfect  imperfect with 79° angle between|
|Crystal Habit||Columnar; fibrous; bladed|
|Refractive Index||nα = 1.712 - 1.718 nβ = 1.720 - 1.725 nγ = 1.727 - 1.734|
|Diaphaneity||Transparent to translucent|
|Moh's scale (hardness)||4.5-5 parallel to one axis, 6.5-7 perpendicular to that axis|
|Sources||Nepal, Brazil, Kenya, Switzerland, Yugoslavia, India, Myanmar, Kenya, Australia, United States|
|Lustre||Vitreous to pearly|
|Color||Blue, white, rarely green, gray, yellow, pink, orange, and black|
Kyanite is also found in shades of yellow, gray, white and sometimes colorless, which are considered quite rare in nature.
Primary Stone : KYANITE
Model # K94772
Stone Weight : 3.54
Size (inch) : 8.5
Weight (Gms) 4.43
Primary Stone : KYANITE
Model # M8066
Stone Weight : 4.59
Size (inch) : 7.5
Weight (Gms) 5.74
Primary Stone : KYANITE
Model # D13782
Stone Weight : 8.98
Size (inch) : 6
Weight (Gms) 7.48
Primary Stone : KYANITE
Model # K91294
Stone Weight : 19.83
Size (inch) : 2 1/8 - 2 3/8
Weight (Gms) 20.87
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