Mica is a mineral found all over the world and is either combined with other mineral as in this case, black tourmaline. Or, this mineral often stands alone. It comes in a range of colors and is noted for its sparkle or luster. It is also noted for being rather soft on the hardness scale and it often grows in sheets and is prone to flaking. It is a mineral that promotes a strong self-reflective quality and helps you to look at mankind with compassion and empathy. It can help you to really see and understand how you are projecting yourself in any situation and how you can better understand your role in relationships. It is not always easy to take a look at oneself, but mica helps you to do this with love and this action is key to everyone’s personal evolution. It also is a mineral that helps to see the details of a situation so you may better understand all aspects of things. This is a stone to help you soften your world view, and to see how we exists in the divine flow of all that is. It helps promote flexibility in all realms of the self, including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. It also does absorb negativity, particularly in healing work and can be used to grid areas of the earth that are prone to trauma. It aligns the energy centers and clears stagnant energy in the energy field. It sooths joints and nerve pain and can be used to relieve those who are prone to dehydration. It has been used to help with insomnia and balance sleep patterns.
Black tourmaline is the premier stone for grounding and protection. It is often one of the first stones people purchase, particularly when they become aware that they are susceptible to other's energy or are under psychic attack. It is also useful in strengthening your psychic shield, clearing your aura of negativity and protecting you from EMF from electronic devices. Tourmaline is a stone of vitality and is great to move all types of energy and to provide energy to the user. It is also good for balancing the brain and clearing the mind through rationality, releasing stress and focusing on positivity. The black color aligns it with the root chakra although it can work with other chakras as well, particularly the sacral and solar plexus chakras.
Country of Origin: Brazil
Approximate size: 4in x .75in (10.5cm x 2cm)