Diopside – A stone to stimulate the intellect, Diopside provides assistance when pursuing mathematical or analytical quests. It enhances the practical side of one’s nature, including academic learning, with a special focus on science and the arts. This mineral promotes humility and respect for exceptional intelligence. It also allows one to recognize duality within the self, retrieving the feminine side of nature and healing those who do not allow themselves to cry. It is a stone of compassion and service, opening one’s heart to those suffering and providing a profound sense of connection to the planet. It supports the intuition and enhances one’s spiritual senses. Diopside teaches forgiveness, trust, and reconciliation with people or situations that have hurt you in the past. It’s a great stone for those who feel they have always lacked something but were not sure what, as it gently pushes one toward release and awareness of personal gifts. Emotionally, this mineral benefits those who feel overwhelmed by the problems of life by teaching how to live with genuine appreciation. It also assists with severe illness, recovery from surgery and trauma. It’s an excellent stone for runners, helping to eliminate muscular spasms during a run. Pets have been known to be calmed by this stone.
Diopside, Black – A stone attuned to the Root and Earth Chakras. It brings the telluric currents of the earth back into balance, making it an excellent stone for healing practices that involve the earth. It stimulates the grounding cord and helps one to ground effectively while being replenished by the planet. It is strongly purifying, bringing the deep rhythm of Mother Earth into the heart and auric field. This stone also offers support during terminal or chronic health conditions and can be used where illness creates weakness in the body. It provides more physical energy to the user during the healing process, along with enhanced psycho-spiritual energy for the transition to the next realm. Black Diopside promotes a deep connection to the planet and teaches sensitivity to all aspects of one’s physical existence.
Small/ Medium: 4.5-7g (0.159-0.247 oz)
Medium: 7-11g (0.247-0.388 oz)
Medium/ Large: 11-15g (0.388- 0.529 oz)
Large/ Extra Large: 19-22g (0.670- 0.78 oz)