Charoite Tumble Stones
Tumble stone sizes generally range from 1-3cm.
Helps one cope during a time of emotional and spiritual change. Cleanses the Aura of any negative energies, lifting one’s vibrations. Aids in reaching higher states of consciousness.
Discovered in the 1940s, Charoite was unknown to the outside world until 1978. Its name is derived from the Chara (or Charo) River in eastern Siberia, Russia, the only site in the world where it is found. The word “Chary” in Russian means “magic” or “charms.” The term “Charoite Jade” is a trade name for Charoite used in various applications as a decorative stone.
Its distinctive colour, ranging from bright lavender and violet to deep purple and browns, together with its unusual patterns makes it so unusual it is often mistaken for a synthetic. It is found in a massive form in dense fibrous aggregates and may be translucent to opaque with a slight to moderate chatoyancy and a vitreous silky lustre.