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Historical Information

Danburite was first discovered in 1839 by Charles Upham Shephard and is named after Danbury, Connecticut, United States, the location of the discovery.

Danburite is rated at 7 on the Moh's Scale of Hardness, and is an excellent gemstone for all jewelry applications due to its toughness and lack of cleavage. Danburite tends to be more common in small sizes with well cut stones displaying bright colors, ranging through colorless, yellow, tan, and occasionally pink.

Danburite is loved and revered by gem collectors not only for its durability, but also for its brilliance that rivals even that of Topaz. Danburite's dispersion however is modest at best, meaning that most cut gems lack fire.

General value guidelines apply to Danburite, with larger, cleaner, brighter colored stones naturally being more valuable. It should be noted however that a clean, colorless stone with exceptional brilliance would surpass a pale yellow or slightly pink stone in terms of per carat value / cost.

Danburite is the astrological sign for Capricorn.

Metaphysical Properties

Danburite is believed to enhance creativity and activate the crown chakra, allowing thoughts and energy to flow more freely.

Danburite is also believed to have the ability to stimulate intellect and to channel information from spiritual worlds during meditation. It has also been referred to as the “stone of joy and celebration,” encouraging people to get along with one another.

Danburite is said to carry a very high vibration; stimulates the third eye and etheric body; can help one connect to the communication currents of the Angelic Domain, aids in the attainment to higher states. It can helps one to access inner guidance,  promote the state of lucid dreaming, and can provide a feeling of connection to the heavenly realms.

Danburite gives one access to serenity and inner wisdom in ones daily encounters, a shamanic crystal, facilitates ones ability to act with a compassionate heart and an activated mind and guided by the wisdom of ones connection to spirit.

Danburite is associated with the crown chakra and also can enhance the functionality of all the chakras. Danburite amplifies the properties and effects of other stones. It will open and release energy blockages, assisting healing on all levels. Thus it is an excellent healing stone.

Danburite is also helpful in strengthening clarity and perceptiveness. It also lessens issues of self-pride as well as diminishing blockages.

Healing Properties

Danburite is believed this stone have heart healing ability. Other, it can cure some disease about liver and mental confusion / disorders.