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Pietersite, sometimes known as Tempeststone, helps one see beyond the immediate to beauty in the all.

Pietersite was discovered by Sid Pieters in 1962 while he was prospecting some farmland in Namibia, Africa. After his discovery, he registered the find in the mineral records of Britain. His discovery was published in 1964, and the material was named pietersite. Currently there are only two known sources of pietersite; China and Africa. These two forms of pietersite are similar but still somewhat different from each other. The Chinese pietersite's fibrous mineral is a magnesium-rich alkalic amphibole. The African (Namibian) variety is mainly crocidolite.

Pietersite gemstone beads have been said to contain the "keys to the kingdom of heaven," dispelling illusion and assisting one in the recognition of the beauty of the soul.


Pietersite helps us to accept and embrace that which appears to be chaos, but is in fact order.  It aids us in extending our boundaries of acceptance and tolerance of others and of life.

Pietersite enhances courage, tenacity, and ability to maintain or create what is yours. Spiritually and psychically, pietersite helps in working with angels, experiencing visions, and precognition, relating to feminine or goddess energy, as well as astral and dimensional travel.

Working with pietersite brings with it a particular calm and joyous peacefulness which is quite uplifting and helps to dissolve confusion and fear about what lies ahead in life. It will help you relax and release limits placed on your creativity and allows you to recognize your divine potential.

Pietersite actually exhibits a conductive energy that will assist you in the actualization of the loving characteristics of the brotherhood of humanity, promoting loyalty to the self and to the ultimate experience of life.


The pietersite gemstones are minerals that can be used to stimulate the pituitary gland to provide the proper regulation of the other endocrine glands and to produce, in the proper quantity, the hormones concerned with growth, sex, metabolism, blood pressure, and body temperature.

Pietersite balances body fluids, improves nutrition, helps with gastrointestinal functions, and helps the endocrine glands, balances female homones, alleviates PMS and menopause symptoms.

Pietersite is also excellent for improving memory.

Pietersite can be used to stimulate the pineal gland and help you experience visions and precognitive thoughts during a meditative state.

Pietersite facilitates travel through all spheres of existence, culminating in access to the akashic records in your emotional vault.