Sugilite was first introduced in Japan in 1960. It was recognized as a new mineral in 1978. Later, it was named after the discoverer and also called “Sugilite”. This is a very popular healing stone, which plays an essential role in the new era.
The main component of Sugilite is silicon oxide, but it is also mixed with many mineral elements. These minerals gather to form a compact and delicate structure and become fibrous under the pressure of the formation. Therefore, it feels very warm and smooth, just like jade.
Although Sugilite was first found in Japan, it was later found in South Africa. Its texture and color surpassed Japan and became the best in the world.
It is the largest Sugilite Stone Mine in the world at present. Later, the South African government declared that Sugilite was the national treasure of South Africa.
Basic Properties of Sugilite
[Chemical composition] The chemical formula is (K’Na) (Na “Fe) 2 (Li, Fe) Si12O30
[Crystal system and morphology] The crystal belongs to the hexagonal crystal system. The crystals of fir stone are columnar, often in granular aggregate.
[Physical property] The Sugilite is light purple, purple and white, and the streak is white; Glass luster, transparent to translucent, indistinct cleavage, conchoidal fracture; The Mohs hardness is 6.0~ 6.5, and the density is 2.7 g/cm.
[Origin] Sugilite occurs in metamorphic manganese deposits and peralkaline rocks. Sugilite stone was first discovered in Japan. Currently, only South Africa, Japan and the United States are produced worldwide.
[Use] Transparent and bright-colored stones can be used as gemstones.
How to identify Sugilite Stone?
Experienced people often distinguish the color characteristics of Sugilite:
The unique dark blue, red-purple, blue-purple and pink of Sugilite.
Sugilite Stone is characterized by lumpy, scattered and irregular color blocks.
The appearance of Sugilite is mixed with various opaque purple and purple-red, sometimes even black.
How to select Sugilite Stone?
This gem has not yet a widely implemented grading evaluation standard. We can purchase and evaluate Sugilite from four aspects of color, Transparency, cutting and Size according to the evaluation method of jewelry and jade.
The color of Sugilite is mainly blue-purple and red-purple. Sometimes it presents several different tones on the color band and color spot, making its appearance appear in various opaque shades of purple, purple red and even black. At present, the market believes that royal purple is the best color.
Sugilite is generally translucent to opaque, while gem-grade Sugilite is bright and translucent, similar to high-quality chalcedony. with
Good Transparency, black, brown and other impurities are preferred.
At present, most of the Shugulai stones on the market are processed into curved-shape, bead-shape and other shapes, and most of them are made into bracelets, pendants and jewelry. Carving pieces of various themes have also appeared in recent years. It is better to evaluate the round and plump cutting of the curved surface gemstones of Sugilite; The evaluation of Sugilite carving is based on its beautiful shape, delicate carving and novel theme.
On the basis of the same color, Transparency and cutting, the bigger the Sugilite is, the better, and its Size and price rise non-linearly.
Healing property of Sugilite
Sugilite is purplish-red and purple, because it contains manganese, which can form deep purple like grapes. Many psychotherapists in Europe and the United States believe that Sugilite can help cure AIDS and cancer, even family hereditary diseases that are difficult to cure.
Since then, its value has been rising steadily. To this day, Sugilite is still considered to have the effect of healing physical diseases and can improve overall immunity and energy.
Sugilite belongs to hexagonal crystal system, but it contains minerals belonging to orthorhombic crystal system, which can stabilize the energy and expand and strengthen so that people can repair the original traumatic energy.
Therefore, Sugilite is suitable for people who have suffered a major blow or have been ill for a long time. It can recover and gather energy gradually and clean up the negative energy attached to the energy field, making healthy life energy glow.
Sugilite contains a lot of manganese; It can help repair body functions and bring happiness and love. It can make people have warm and stable energy frequency. Even small things in daily life will be touched.
How to use Sugilite
Sugilite can make people feel at ease and calm. For people who are sensitive to sensory perception, it can also significantly improve their sensitivity.
For those who are weak in energy or have suffered trauma, Sugilite can gather energy, repair the trauma, and then improve the overall energy.
Suppose people are exposed to the energy of Sugilite. In that case, they will generally feel warm and comfortable, and the trace elements contained in the ore will also change color due to temperature and other factors.
Therefore, observing the color of Sugilite can also judge whether users’ energy is good. The brighter the color of Sugilite, the more positive and healthy users’ energy will be.
When to use Sugilite
- Heal wounds and shadows
- Change the inertia of life
- The thinking mode of breaking away from the old life
- Change bad habits and bad habits
- Improve self-healing power.
How to clean Sugilite?
√: Running water, sound, fragrance, smoke, crystal hole
×:Daylight method and sea salt method
1 The hardness of Sugilite stone is 55-6.5, which has certain durability. When doing housework or sports, you should try to remove jewelry to avoid friction, sulfur impact and long-term contact with chemical reagents.
2. When not wearing, Sugilite stone jewelry should be placed separately in the jewelry box to avoid dust and oil contamination as much as possible, and pay attention to regular daily cleaning, care and maintenance.
Sugilite is the national treasure of South Africa. It is a new ore type discovered at the end of the 20th century, so it has the title of “millennium stone”.
In 1994, it was discovered by Japanese geologist Dr. Ken Ichi Sugi, so his surname was taken as the name of the gem.
Most of the Sugilite stones are semi-transparent to opaque and have the beautiful color of royal purple with lines. Most of them are made into ornaments.
If the quality is excellent, those with deep purple color will be used to make jewelry. In the European and American jewelry markets, Sugilite of this quality is called purple turquoise. Sugilite is believed to have special energy, which can prevent people from being hurt and frightened and can stimulate positive energy.
In the mysterious aura, purple comes from the top chakra (located at the top of the head) and is considered to be the representative of wisdom and spirituality. Therefore, people believe that wearing Sugilite can stabilize emotions and open wisdom.