Labradorite also known as Spectrolite, is a stunning and rare mineral belonging to Feldspar family.
It is highly appreciated and admired for its beautiful display of brilliant colors.
It is made up of layers within the stone showing a metallic rainbow effect, reflecting the light by the attribute known as labradorescence.
They embody wonderful formations of colors within, including mixed shades of bright peacock, purple, green, brownish red, golden yellow as well as less bright colors such as black and grey in many hues. Labradorite in a white matrix is often called "Rainbow Moonstone".
The meaning of this stone comes from the location in which it was discovered in 1770, the Labrador region in Canada.
It was born from the storms of the Northern Lights, illuminating the winter skies of the harsh north.
The legend says that once upon a time, an Inuit warrior saw Aurora trapped in a piece of stone. He struck the rock with his spear to set the light free. Moravian missionaries traveled to Canadian wilderness in the 18th century and became so enchanted with this stones that they carried them back to Europe.
Labradorite has long been synonymous with the ideas of art and magic.
It is considered to be a stone of transformation, useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. It banishes fears and insecurities and strengthens faith in the self. It stimulates the imagination, opens your own source of creativity, calms an overactive mind, develops enthusiasm to new ideas.
Labradorites are stones for the chakras above the heart, including the throat, third eye, crown and soul star chakra as they resonate strongly within all of these chakras.