Written By Liz Oakes
Dumortierite is a stone that teaches you to stand up for yourself, and it will help you to take control of your own life and increase your level of patience.
This crystal is very stimulating to the brain and brings enhanced intellectual abilities as it assists with all mental skills, both mathematical and language based.
It is highly stimulating to the pineal gland located behind the third eye in the forehead. If you have the potential to develop psychic powers, it is a powerful stone to amplify many psychic gifts.
They are helpful healing crystals for you if you work in psychic employment, including if you work in the astrology field, or are a tarot reader.
Your accuracy in your interpretation of the information that you receive from the Divine mind, is aided by this stone.
The meaning of its name comes from the name of the French paleontologist Dumortier, who it was named after.
Deposits have been found in Madagascar, Namibia, Sri Lanka, Canada, Poland, France, Brazil and the USA. It is often found in the massive form, and may be found as a radiating aggregate.
The colors of the stone range from reddish pink or brown, to violet-blue to a darker blue. In in the past this mineral was sometimes mistakenly thought to be Sodalite and was sometimes sold as Lapis Lazuli by unscrupulous sellers, as they could get more money for it.
The dark blue variety of the stone is the most common, although the natural raw stone may look a little lighter.
You will now find this mineral selling as an inclusion in Quartz, and these are quite beautiful crystals, see pictures below.
This dark blue stone has a strong ability to aid intellectual activity within the brain and will assist you to develop enhanced mental abilities.
Dumortierite is a highly useful aid for anyone who is studying as it assists the retention of information, as well as enhancing your will power, and capacity for self mastery.
They help you to stabilize your emotions, and this is helpful as these stones can create a large degree of change. If you are willing to work with the change, these crystals bring many gifts to you.
The pineal gland is located within the third eye chakra and is located behind the middle of the forehead. It is this area, the origin of psychic ability, that is highly stimulated by the use of this stone.
It is primarily a stone of the third eye chakra but it will also have a beneficial effect within the crown chakra and the throat chakra.
Using Dumortierite may boost your telepathic abilities, meaning it may amplify your capacity to hear the thoughts of others.
This is a stone that is excellent to stimulate the brain and the mind on many levels, so is an extraordinarily useful stone to use.
By aiding intellectual activity it will help you in many different areas of your life, including using your enhanced psychic gifts that it brings through.
If you want to develop your psychic powers, it may be beneficial for you to do a psychic meditation every day while holding them in your hand.
Natural crystals of Dumortierite have a strong frequency that may assist you to hear the voice of the Divine.
Their vibration is quite obvious, and if you are already using your psychic abilities they will enhance these quite quickly with regular use.
Through the action of stone's energy within the throat chakra, you gain elevated abilities to communicate more clearly.
This energy may aid your psychic communication abilities, and using it may bring through past life visions, as well as enhancing most psychic skills.
These lovely blue stones will also assist you to develop some of the less well known psychic powers, including prophetic vision, psychokinesis, psychic knowing, channeling and channeled automatic writing.
If you wear it as close as possible to the chakra that it vibrates to the most, and the area you want to develop, this will aid you the most. These powerful blue stones are on the zodiac birthstones list.
The best type of jewelry to wear would be pendants and earrings, or Dumortierite stone bead necklaces, and it is most effective to place your stone as close as possible to the throat or third eye chakras.
They make beautiful crystal jewelry, and as they are Leo birthstones you should be able to buy jewelry made from these stones, although they are not as common as some stones. Beads made from the stone are also available, or alternatively simply keep a piece on your body.
Blue Dumortierite Quartz is a mixture of this blue mineral and quartz. It occurs in a number of different ways, and can either be mixed through, on top of white quartz or as an inclusion in clear quartz.
Regardless of how this stone is mixed with the quartz, these beautiful crystals embody a powerful energy that is a melding of the energy of the quartz with the vibration of the Dumortierite mineral.
So are you wondering about the effectiveness of this mixture? Are you wondering if the metaphysical properties of the mixture is any better than using the plain blue stones without quartz in them?
There are definitely some benefits from using the stone that contains quartz, as any type of quartz has an excellent energy to amplify the energy of any mineral with which it is connected.
In addition it is possible to program the stones that contain quartz. Any type of quartz is very simple to program. If you haven't previously programmed any of your crystals, help is available!
If you are not sure exactly how to program your piece of quartz, check out my instructions on the special page about how to program your crystals.
Note: it doesn't matter if its a crystal that contains quartz within its make-up or if you are using one where the mineral sits on top of the quartz, either way it can be programmed.
Regardless of whether you use the Blue Dumortierite in Quartz or use the mineral on its own, these crystals have an extraordinary capacity to help you to acquire many psychic gifts.
This includes most of the best known ones, such as clairaudience aka psychic hearing, psychometry, clairsentience or clairvoyant abilities.
Their energy will also help to amplify your intuition, even more so if it is mixed with quartz which brings an additional amplification energy to the stone you are using.
This is a stone for helping those of you with addictions, to more easily work through the issues involved, and this also applies to Dumortierite in quartz.
They will help you if you or your loved ones have problems with addictions, by highlighting the patterns in your current life that underlie why you have these addictions.
By keeping a piece of this stone under your pillow at night, this will be an effective way to get the stones energy to work with you for a long period of your day.
Alternatively (or as well) you may prefer to wear it during the day, just keep it within your aura to gain the most from its unique vibration.
Dumortierite stones are reasonably easy to buy, so if you want, put a tumblestone of this blue stone in your pocket. This is beneficial as it helps to keep the energy of it working on you all day.
An easy way to keep stones on your body, especially if you are not sure about having them in your pocket is to wear them in a macrame crystal holder, which are easy to buy.
One of the best ways to use almost all natural crystals is to use them in meditation. Hold a stone in your hand when you sit down to meditate, or even better hold two, one in each hand.
It doesn't matter in this case if its a mixed piece of Dumortierite in Quartz or the mineral on its own, either will work well.
You may find that the mixed stones do have a stronger energy due to the amplification naturally available from all quartz crystals.
In summary: using these stone in meditation on a consistent basis may assist you to understand exactly what direction you need to take your life in, and may aid you to discover how to be psychic.
Once you begin to use them regularly they will enhance your patience and this will flow on to make the process easier.
They also have a good energy to help skin disorders, although you may need to be patient while it heals.
During your meditation with these crystals, it is possible that you may become attuned to the frequency of the Divine Mind.
At the beginning you may not necessarily be aware of the meaning of these communications, but as you progress, it is possible that Divine guidance will start to be made available to you.
It does not matter whether you are using the Blue Dumortierite in quartz or the stones without quartz included, all of them will have a similar energy to energize the third eye chakra and help the birth of various psychic gifts.
They will also assist you to be patient, which is always an asset especially if you work with the public. Overall they embody a powerful energy to benefit your life.
The books and the CD set shown below are excellent aids to help you if you are working on your psychic abilities, including developing your intuition, a closely related gift.
Sonia Choquette has been working in psychic employment as a reader, and as a teacher in the development area for many years.
In her book 'Diary of a Psychic', you can read the story of how Sonia developed her gifts, and this may give you ideas about how to develop yours.
If you wish to read reviews of these Sonia Choquette books Click Here.
Phenacite is a high crystal energy stone that is beneficial to combine with this crystal. Septarian stones will also aid you in this area, as they are also beneficial for protecting you psychically.
To aid you to get answers about how to utilize your psychic gifts, use this blue crystal in meditation with Vanadinite, Hypersthene or with Que Sera Crystals.
If you combine Dumortierite with Staurolite, Hematite, Purple Amethyst, Rainforest Jasper or Astrophyllite, in any combination, it will be effective in helping you to beat addictions.
If you are doing spiritual development work you may become ungrounded. It is a good idea to ensure you regularly do spiritual grounding to make sure that you keep yourself healthy.
An easy preventative action is to regularly do a grounding meditation, into the earth star chakra.
There are some stones that are both grounding and psychic protection stones, and keeping one of these on you is important when you are working with your psychic gifts.
Amethyst Crystals, Black Tourmaline, Sugilite and Amber are all highly recommended for this purpose, and may also aid you in other ways.
Combining this stone with either Blue Sapphire or Blue Azurite will aid your mental capacity. It will help you to restructure your DNA when combined with Prehnite and Golden Rutilated Quartz.
It is beneficial to combine it with other stones that help to enhance your willpower, including Sardonyx, Iron Pyrite, Sunstone and Libyan Desert Glass.
Lapis Lazuli Stones, Lazulite, Kammererite, Prophecy Stone and Aurichalcite are crystals that are also third eye chakra stones.
Any of the third eye chakra stones are effective used in combination with this stone to deepen your psychic abilities so check them out by using the above link to the article.