Amazonite varies in color from yellow-green to blue-green and may also exhibit fine white streaks. It is not clear where the name Amazonite comes from; some sources said it comes from the name of the river Amazon (although it was never found there); but most likely, it is named in honor of mythical women warriors - the Amazons, whose favorite color was green.
Talismans & amulets
As talisman Amazonite is used very rarely because of its ability to develop indolence.
Amazonite may arouse the urges of youth in older men; it strengthens man's potentiality. It also believed to improve skin condition, smoothen wrinkles and also alleviate nervous exhaustion. This stone calms nervous system, strengthens heart, promotes good mood, removes excesses of anxiety and low self-esteem. It treats well arthritis, rheumatism and osteochondrosis of a cervical part of a backbone. For the last purpose it is recommended to massage the painful part of the body by a slice of Amazonite.
The stone is connected with the building of household and strengthening of family attitudes. To protect your house from accidents (fires, flooding, earthquakes, etc.), you can bury a piece of Amazonite under the foundation of your house.
Amazonite increases activity of Chakra Four: Anahata, favourably influences on Chakra Five: Vissuddha and Chakra Three: Manipura