Vesuvianite also known as Idocrase...

Following Your Hearts Desire

VesuvianiteVesuvianite is also known as Idocrase

Vesuvianite has a strong vibration that will assist you to follow your hearts desire. Also called Idocrase, it was named for deposits found at the volcano on Mt Vesuvius.

It has strong metaphysical properties, that help you to embrace the desires of the higher self and the true yearnings of the heart.

Its action helps you to override the energy of the ego, and its vibration is a strong aid for spiritual growth, and forward movement in your life.

It is a zodiac birthstone for Sagittarius and Capricorn, and is often found in jewelry as it makes beautiful birthstone jewelry.

Where Is It From ... Vesuvianite Meaning

The meaning of the name of this stone is relates to the location where it was found on Mount Vesuvius in Italy. It is also found in Quebec, Canada and various locations in the USA, including Vermont and Maine.

It is also called Idocrase, depending on where it is sold, and both names are acceptable. In the jewelry trade it may be sold more often as Idocrase.

Vesuvianite may be white, pale blue, purple, red, yellow, brown, yellowish-green or green. The green stone may have purple colors within the same stone.

The stones natural growth may be in a massive, compact form, or in short prismatic or pyramidal crystals, which make lovely crystal jewelry.

I have also been told that some places are selling this stone as Vasanite, so it may be the same stone, though I am not sure if this is the case.

Why Would You Use It

This is a lovely stone that will work within all chakras, although the actual result may depend on its color. Its vibration is positive for all chakras, although some colors resonate more strongly within particular chakras.

The deep green stones carry the vibration of the heart chakra and the higher heart chakra, as do the lighter green Vesuvianite stones.

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The light green stones will vibrate within both of the heart chakras, and within the solar plexus chakra. This stones specific energy is powerful to unite these chakras, and will aid you to follow your hearts desire.

Much of the time the ego controls your will, and this energy dominates much of your life, and you may feel restricted and are unable to follow your true path.

The solar plexus holds the energy of the will, and this light green stone will free your will, and allow you to unite the energy of the heart with the will, and follow your true calling.

The courage to allow your heart to rule your life, is enabled by the vibration of the yellow-green Idocrase stones.

Release Fear And Old Patterns...

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Idocrase aids you to release fear and any old patterns, including past life issues affecting your current life, that you may be holding in your sub-conscious.

By releasing this energy, you may be enabled to move forward with your spiritual growth, as well as being able to make changes within other areas of your life. 

This movement forward in your life may help you to eliminate depression.

Using this stone will help you to move in a new direction spiritually. This may aid your overall spirituality and health.

It furnishes a connection to the higher self, and this may aid you to access knowledge on your souls present incarnation. It may aid you to become aware of past life situations that may be affecting your life.

How To Use It

Begin working with the energy of the beautiful pale green crystalline Vesuvianite stone within the solar plexus chakra, and its vibration will also resonate within the sacral or navel chakra. For best results you may choose to keep it on you for as long as possible each day.

It may encourage you to release blocks that have stopped you from following your hearts desire. As its energy helps you to better organize your mind, and align your thoughts with your physical reality, major change may happen. Meditation with this stone is extremely helpful, and you may engage your Higher self in the process. 

Via its energy in the sacral chakra area, it will assist you to take notice of your feelings, and has the potential to increase the development of clairsentience. If you want to make major changes, if your heart is being tugged to take your life in a new direction, meditate with this stone. 

Start meditating with a Vesuvianite crystal if you are stuck in your job and are unsure which way to go. This may also help you if your relationship is not what you want it to be. Its action within the second chakra, the sacral or navel chakra, it may also inspire inventiveness and flair, and stimulates and enhances creativity.

Wearing Vesuvianite Or Idocrase

This stone is on the zodiac birthstone list, and may be sold as Idocrase in many parts of the world. As it is both a Sagittarius and a Capricorn birthstone, lovely Idocrase crystals are popular made into birthstone jewelry, and should be found fairly easily.

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It is a chakra stone for quite a few chakras, and its vibration is extremely effective when worn at the heart, higher heart and solar plexus. Idocrase or Vesuvianite pendants or necklaces are an excellent way to wear these beautiful stones, as its energy within the chest area will resonate within all of the nearby chakras.

If you are going through a troublesome period where you may be finding it difficult to cope, wear jewelry made from one of these stones, or put a piece of the stone in your pocket, to aid you to surmount the problems.

Vesuvianite or Idocrase is a natural crystal that will assist you to live your life in line with what you truly desire. It will aid you to let go of fear, and help you to find out where you really want to be, as you envisage how you really desire your life to be.

Who Should Use It

It may help you to develop your intuitive abilities, and will help to create a sense of inner security. As the energy of this stone resonates within the third eye, it may assist you to release any beliefs that are not in your best interests.

This stone has a lovely spiritual aspect to it, and for this use you might choose to find an Idocrase stone that is either purple, or with some purple within it.

This lovely green stone's vibration supports you to collapse negative thought patterns that have been holding you back.

This stone may help you to be more confident and assured, and to speak in a straightforward manner when encountering negative people.

Its energy within the higher heart will facilitate the break down of fear and the release anger and negativity, as it engenders feelings of wholeness and integrity.

It may promote patriotism and loyalty to others. Many people find it hard to be candid when confronted about their beliefs, because of fear of what other people will think of you.

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." Goethe.

Crystal Books

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The crystal books shown here are all very in-depth crystal reference books.

You may notice that I show many books written by Judy Hall. Her explanations are very clear and this makes these wonderful books to help you to understand the crystals you own.

I like Cassandra Eason's book shown below, as she organizes the stones by color. This is very helpful if you can't remember the name of the stone you bought. Looking through the pictures in the color group may help you to remember the name.

To read reviews of my favorite Crystal Books Click Here.

Combining It With Other Stones

Its lovely energy is powerful within the higher heart or thymus chakra, and combining it with some of the more effective thymus chakra stones such as Tugtupite and Dioptase will be helpful. To assist with forgiveness, Green Selenite combines well with this stone.

Combine it with Golden Labradorite, Heliodor, Morganite, Emeralds or Kunzite or any of the green Garnets, to intensify the vibration of the Vesuvianite crystals.

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To encourage spiritual transformation, combine the light green or yellow green stones with Moldavite or Libyan Desert Glass, also known as Libyan Gold Tektite.

This crystal combination will advance the release of fear, and help you to release negative attachments. Other crystals that will help you to let go of fear includes Staurolite, Spirit Quartz, Golden Rutilated Quartz or Shaman Stones.

When you buy a new stone or crystal, it is advantageous to use it on its own first. Once you are fully aware of its energy, you may choose to combine it with other stones.

Combine stones for short periods to begin with, as individuals may react differently. Knowing how you can combine various stones may be helpful, as this allows you to get the most from your crystals, and may help you to solve specific problems in your life.

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