Libyan Desert Glass 

Highly Protective Mystical Energy

Written By Liz Oakes

Libyan Desert Glass

Libyan Desert Glass is a lovely golden yellow color with a mystical energy.

These crystals embody within them the vibration of the Golden ray, a powerful spiritual energy.

They are recognized as powerful manifestation tools that also enhance spiritual healing.

These crystals are also called Libyan Gold Tektite, and the metaphysical properties of these yellow crystals are very impressive.

These unusual stones vibrate strongly within the solar plexus chakra, which is the seat of the will in the body.  

They are highly protective crystals and are beneficial to strengthen your will by stopping other people from stealing your energy.  

They have a good energy to guard you against any negative psychic energy being deposited in the solar plexus or in any other area of the body.  

This area works as a psychic shield, and these stones help the process by creating a strong resonance in this area. 

This is a helpful stone for those who feel that they do not belong on this earth, and who feel they may originate from elsewhere in the universe.

Where Is It From? Libyan Desert Glass Meaning

The meaning of the name of these stones relates to the area where they are found in the Libyan Desert. 

They are located in only one particular area, in a specific region of the Great Erg or sand sea.

It is said that there is an enormous amount of this yellow glass in that quite wide area, found between a series of sand dunes in the desert.

The main area where most of this glass is found, is known to be a most inhospitable region of Western Egypt, located near the Egyptian-Libyan border.

It is also called Great Sand Sea Glass and in some circles it is known as Libyan Gold Tektite, but we really do not know for sure that it is a tektite.

Regardless of whether we know how it came to be created it is definitely a stone of ancient origin.

How old is Libyan Desert Glass?

This yellow glass has been dated by trustworthy scientists, and is said to be over 28 million years old.

  • It's mineral makeup is silicon dioxide, and is a very pure silica rich glass with many stones containing sand-dune particles within then.
  • Some pieces are also reported to contain iridium. 
  • Libyan Glass has been collected and used by the people of the eastern Sahara Desert for a very long time.
  • It has been known about by the ancient Egyptians for thousands of years, yet western scientists only discovered Libyan Desert Glass in the 1930's.
  • Some scientists say that it may have been the result of a meteorite impact, but there has been some debate whether it came from outside the earth.

Although scientists have not found evidence that the stone is not of this earth, in all likelihood it could have been created by large meteorite impacts as this natural glass was created by an enormous amount of heat. 

Scientists from the international scientific community believe that high temperatures caused by the heat of a meteor impact in the area 28 million years ago probably created this rare mineral.

Latest Note: be careful of fakes. There are yellow tumblestones selling under this name, and labeled from Australia, clearly they are not the same stone.

Libyan Desert Glass Is Energetically Powerful!

Libyan Desert Glass is an energetically powerful silica glass stone. Their high vibration may be because they embody the energy of the event that created them. 

The color of the glass varies, as you can see in the many images, and these crystals can be very pale yellow through to a deep yellow.

I heard its color described as canary yellow but you'll find that the color has little bearing on the level of its energy.

The actual shade of yellow is irrelevant, as even the pale yellow stones have a potent vibration.

Libyan Desert Glass Meanings Properties & Uses

This is a time of amazing spiritual changes and extraordinary energetic activations of our light bodies.

The world is going through a time of transformation, and there is a need for all of us to bring our vibrations up.  

The high vibration crystal energy that these stones embody is highly effective to aid your ongoing spiritual journey.

What Is So Special About These Crystals?

These golden yellow stones have an impressive and highly spiritual vibration, that will aid you to reconnect to ancient knowledge.

These highly unusual stones embody the golden light within them. These golden yellow crystals are strong stones to use in meditation.

They will aid past life explorations and are said to be able to enable you to make contact with beings from other dimensions, including extra terrestrial beings.

Light-workers have been using Libyan Desert Glass, and have found that these high vibration stones are a strong aid for ascension. 

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They are powerful crystals for money, by their action to boost your will-power, and they have strong energy to aid manifestation.

The vibration of these stones encourage the growth of your personal abundance and prosperity by their strong effect to strengthen your solar plexus chakra.  

If it is for your highest good, these golden yellow stones will also assist you to manifest an increase in money.

Wearing Libyan Gold Tektite

These stones are now becoming available as jewelry, but they are not common.

It's easy to buy macrame crystal holders, and these are an easy way to wear this stone on your body if you are unable to get jewelry.

Like Moldavite, they will have a potent effect on you if you wear them for long periods of time.

By wearing the stone you will immerse yourself in this amazing energy and it may allow you to make gigantic leaps of consciousness.

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They vibrate strongly within the solar plexus or power chakra, so will guard you against any negative psychic energy, as they work as a psychic shield.

These stones were part of one of the funeral necklaces of King Tutankhamen, and they believed it had magical or mystical energy.

It is said that a piece of Libyan Gold Tektite was carved into an amazing piece of jewelry, as they believed that the energy of the stone would give King Tut greater powers to use in the afterlife.

Libyan Desert Glass is easy to buy, and like most golden yellow stones, these stones resonate within the solar plexus chakra.

The colors of Libyan Desert Glass vary a lot, but they are all quite beautiful and make gorgeous jewelry.

Why Would You Use Libyan Gold Tektite?

Within the solar plexus chakra, this stone has a potent, positive resonance, that makes them a very useful psychic protection stone.  

Their vibration prevents negative psychic energy accumulating in this area. 

It helps to stop energy thieves from stealing your energy as it creates a strong barrier to prevent these types of negative events.  

Within all of the higher chakras this energy is deeply spiritual.

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It is a strong stone within the sacral chakra to enhance or increase creativity and may stimulate those with the gift of clairsentience to have stronger gifts.

They are powerful stones to use in meditation as they may assist you to enter the area of the akashic records and learn more about lives you may have lived, especially in the area this stone comes from. 

Because these stones have a very high vibration, and are said to enable you to make contact with extra-terrestrials, it is said that this contact is related to their likely extra-terrestrial origin.

Libyan Desert Glass embodies a mystical energy that is a potent aid in ritual ceremonies, and they are known to help you to make contact with the higher vibrational realms.

Libyan Desert Glass Tektite Metaphysical Properties

These crystals have impressive metaphysical properties to aid manifestation of abundance and prosperity and to heighten spiritual growth. 

Like most high vibration crystals, they resonate within the third eye, crown and soul star chakra, where their powerful energy is highly stimulating, and may aid lightbody activation. 

The high vibration crystal energy within these golden stones is highly effective to assist your ongoing spiritual journey as they aid spiritual healing.

They are highly protective and so they are extraordinarily beneficial stones to utilize in your life at this time.

For light-workers who are going through this time of transformation, the powerful spiritual energy of the Golden ray that is embodied within these crystals is a strong aid for ascension.

At this is a time of extraordinary spiritual changes and strong energetic activations of the lightbody, there is a need to reconnect to ancient knowledge.

This mystical energy aids those who feel that they do not belong on this earth, and who feel they may originate from elsewhere in the universe.

Libyan Desert Glass

It will open up your spiritual vision to allow you to experience deeper spiritual awareness and may aid learning by stimulating your mental abilities. 

It has a strong resonance within both the heart and higher heart chakra, imbuing you with a sense of happiness, joy and love of life.

How Will It Help You? Healing Properties

If you are a healer, wearing this stone may be beneficial.

You may use its energy to ensure that you do not absorb any of your clients negativity, associated with their illness. 

The energy of the golden light this stone emits energizes and enlivens all of the chakras below the heart. This creates a stronger flow of life force energy throughout the body.

Libyan Desert Glass healing properties relate to its effectiveness within all of the lower chakras, where its golden light is known to be highly efficacious. 

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Although it has a strong resonance within the solar plexus chakra, this stones energy is potent within all of the chakras.

It has powerful healing aspects that make it an excellent stone for crystal healers to use to aid their clients.

Its healing energy is known to be especially effective to heal a range of stomach issues, including irritable bowel syndrome.

Libyan Desert Glass are helpful grounding stones, as they take any excess spiritual energy down to the earth star chakra for grounding. 

How To Use It: My Final Thoughts

The ancient people of the western desert of Egypt and the much of the middle east region had many very strong beliefs associated with their religions and their beliefs about the after-life.

Associated with these beliefs, at various times in the past, many people had powerful magical enchantments or spells placed on them, by very powerful shamans.

Due to its cosmic origin, the strong spiritual energy of Libyan Desert Glass may enable you to break the binds of this past life sorcery that occurred in ancient times.

There are some very powerful ways to use this form of tektite. One of the best ways to use them is in a meditation using crystals, when they may aid you to access the Akashic records.

Libyan Desert GlassPieces of the right shape can be made into jewelry
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In summary: Remember that Libyan Desert Glass has an amazing spiritual healing vibration that may free you from deep karmic issues.  

This may be most relevant if you believe that you may have had a past life in the area of Egypt, Libya or any countries in that region.

Pieces of this yellow glass have a potent energy that may be used to aid you if you are performing any type of ritual ceremonies, especially relating to past life issues.

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Best Crystals To Use With Libyan Desert Glass

Wondering what the best crystals are to use with Libyan Desert Glass?

There are a number of stones below that combine well with them, but one of the most powerful combinations is using it with Moldavite.

Combining them with the well known dark green tektite Moldavite is highly effective to elevate your vibration. 

This combination of energy is very powerful and may aid you to further your personal transformation, and may move you to a totally new level.

These are high vibration stones, and they will have a potent effect if used alongside other high energy crystals, especially other tektites or impact glasses.

In particular you may choose to use them with tektites such as Darwin Glass, Guangdong Tektite, Tibetan Tektite or with Agni Manitite, a tektite from Indonesia.

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Any of the solar plexus or power chakra stones, and particularly the lovely Golden stones will strongly benefit by the addition of Libyan Desert Glass.

It is a highly effective manifestation stone, and its vibration will assist any other manifestation stone to work more effectively.

Particular stones that you could combine with it for manifestation might be Amber, Brazilianite, Citrine Crystals or Yellow Apatite.

The place in the higher realms where past life information can be found is known as the Akashic records.

You might use it with other stones that may aid you to access to the Akashic records, including White Heulandite, Petrified Wood, Shaman Stones, Preseli Bluestone, Cavansite, Goethite or Chiastolite.

Used with Nuummite, they may aid you to release any strong karma that may be blocking you from your highest good. These stones may enable you to break free from restrictions placed on you in a past life.

If you are ready to face whatever deep dark past life secrets that may be holding you back, you may choose to use them with Nuummite to aid the process.

Other stones that may benefit by the vibration of Libyan Desert Glass include Cerussite, Prehnite, Apache Tears and Vesuvianite also known as Idocrase.

Photos Of Libyan Desert Glass or Libyan Gold Tektite

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Note: When you use the vibration of crystals to help and support your healing remember that crystals are part of an holistic approach to your health.

Metaphysical healing uses universal energy so does not stand alone and can be used with any other type of healing. 

Using the energy of crystals for healing yourself is about finding a way to enhance conventional medicine not replace it. So always seek out medical treatment for any worrying health issue.


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