Written By Liz Oakes
Dioptase embodies the green ray, with a strong vibration that encourages compassion and forgiveness. Are you feeling stuck and wonder if its a karmic issue from a past life?
This lovely green stone vibrates within the thymus or higher heart chakra and the heart chakra, and it has an energy that encourages you to be aware of the abundance and richness within your life.
They are highly beneficial healing crystals for you to utilize in your life, as their vibration may help you to live in the moment and at the same time may activate past life memories.
By using this awareness of the past, you can release issues related to karma from past lives that may be holding you back.
Deposits of this crystal have been found in Chile, Peru, the Congo and the USA, as well as in Russia, Iran, Zaire, Namibia and North Africa.
The meaning of it's name comes from the Greek words meaning "to see" and "through", and in the past was called Copper Emerald. It occurs as very tiny prismatic hexagonal crystals on a matrix, or as a non-crystalline mass.
It is a copper based stone that is found in the same areas as some other copper based stones, and can occur as an inclusion in calcite. The color of the natural crystals is from the copper within them.
Its colors range from deep turquoise, or blue-green through to an emerald green, and it often grows near Malachite. Quantum Quattro contains this mineral as one of a number of minerals in the stone.
If you have been feeling 'stuck' and have found it difficult to move forward with your life, this beautiful stone may be what you need.
It helps you to let go of the past, through its strong vibration of compassion and forgiveness resonating within the higher spiritual heart chakra.
Those things that have been preventing you from living a full life, are released through the energy of the green ray, which is embodied within this green crystal.
Its energy allows you to see the things in your life that do not serve you well. Situations that occurred in your life and some relationships may have been karmic in nature.
These may have been specifically arranged to give you the ability to release the karma these relationships held.
The energy of this green crystal may let you see the truth in these relationships, and to change the dynamics of them. Or this may even allow your to release the other person, so both of you can go forward in your lives.
Many of you have inner child emotions that you have never resolved. This stone is powerful to aid you to heal your inner child.
It will aid you to let go of undesirable emotions such as jealousy, hatred and anger, and is beneficial to aid you to let go and forgive the past, and all past experiences, so you can be free.
Their energy encourages you to see that you can allow yourself to have a life full of abundance, and that a rich life is available for all of you to experience.
The vibration of these crystals can be felt within the heart chakra and you may also feel the higher frequency vibration when you use it at the thymus or higher heart chakra.
This stone's vibration also stimulates the third eye chakra. This allows you to see the source of your problems, via your third eye, and alleviate the pain they hold.
This may help you to understand how to solve them. The energy of the green ray within these lovely green crystals will attract abundance and prosperity on all levels of your life.
Meditation with this crystal is the most powerful way to use it. The energy of forgiveness and compassion for others will resonate within you as you use this stone.
Using this stone in a meditation with crystals, will clear your aura of any negative emotions that you have been feeling.
As you let these emotions go, you will fill the void left with love and compassion, for those who were the targets of the negativity.
Your own personal healing and the healing within your relationships is a very worthwhile result from using this stone. You will find it on the list of birthstones by star sign, as it is a birthstone for a few star-signs.
Dioptase pendants are lovely, although large crystals of the stone are not common. Most jewelry is made up of a group of tiny crystals on a matrix, set into either a gold or silver setting.
They are a birthstone for Scorpios and for Sagittarians, and keeping the stone on you is an excellent idea.
So if you are unable to find jewelry made from it, buy one of these crystals, and keep a small stone of it in your pocket. This is a stone that will aid you to forgive.
Sometimes the person you most need to forgive is yourself. Allow its energy to fill you with compassion for yourself and others, and you may make major changes in your life.
Dioptase natural crystals increase the energy in the body, and dissolve
blockages that may be holding you back, bringing serenity and
They aid the immune system, may aid disorders of the lungs and help to relieve migraines, headaches and pain. They are powerful stones for aligning your chakras with your etheric body.
Your spiritual visionary ability is aided by their energy, and will balance your yin-yang energy.
These green crystals energetically support the heart, and their resonance within the heart chakra and the higher heart chakra is powerful for women who have been in abusive relationships.
They will help you if have unresolved traumas from this time in your life. Women who are suffering from heart problems, including high blood pressure may be assisted by their energy.
If you are holding negative energy within your body, linked to past experiences, your health may be aided by the vibration of these green crystals. It is powerful healer of the emotional body.
As Dioptase is a copper based stone, it may sometimes be found growing with other copper based stones.
It combines well with Eilat Stone, Brochantite, Turquoise, Shattuckite, Quantum Quattro, Malachite, Atacamite, Cuprite, Azurite and Chrysocolla, as the energy of all of these stones will complement each other.
Combine it with Clear Quartz to bring new energy directly to cells that need it most, to enhance their function. This crystal also combines well with Golden Rutilated Quartz.
In addition use it with Green Calcite, Stichtite, Witches Finger Quartz, Scapolite, Tigers Eye, Prehnite and Rhodonite, as they are also stones that help to lift fear and depression.
The high crystal energy stones could be used together they aid the role of Dioptase within the higher heart chakra.
The high vibration crystals assist it's work within the third eye chakra, and stones such as Herderite, Scolecite, Natrolite and Phenakite all harmonize well with Dioptase.
If you are working specifically on past life healing, you may wish to combine it with Covellite or Golden Rutilated Quartz, and with Vesuvianite to assist with the release of fear.
It also combines well with Green Selenite, Tugtupite, Variscite and Vivianite, all stones which aid you to feel compassion and forgiveness, as well as with Crocoite, Green Apophyllite, Lepidocrocite, and Emeralds.