Alexandrite was first discovered in the Emerald mines around the Ural mountains in Russia in 1834 and is named after the Russian Tsar Alexander II (1818-1881) The discovery of Alexandrite was made on the day the future Czar came of age.
Alexandrite is one of the Rarest, most expensive (and some would say beautiful) of gemstones. Because of the luck of discovering the gem on the Czar’s birthday, it is considered a good luck amulet.
Alexandrite is said to help balance one’s emotional state, to provide confidence, to increase self-esteem and to help bring about change. It is also said to bring happiness and success, and to intensify feelings of love and sensuality. Alexandrite was a favorite gemstone with Russian aristocrats.
Alexandrite can be found in jewels of the period, as it was well loved by the Russian master jewelers. Master gemologist George Kunz of Tiffany was a fan of Alexandrite and the company produced many rings featuring fine Alexandrite in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, including some set in platinum from the twenties. Some Victorian jewelry from England features sets of small Alexandrites.
Alexandrite is rare and expensive and most Alexandrite on the market is lab produced. I sell Alexandrite on other sites and they are natural Alexandrites.
Alexandrite is said to help balance one’s emotional state, to provide confidence, to increase self-esteem and to help bring about change. It is also said to bring happiness and success, and to intensify feelings of love and sensuality.
Alexandrite is an emblem of loyal regard. Dreams of Alexandrites are said to symbolize struggle and progress.
The Alexandrite is regarded as a harbinger of good luck. It is used to enhance luck and love into ones life.
It is a crystal often used to connect one with the very origin of being itself, and to help in spiritual growth of wholeness of self. It has been used as a stone of manifestation and good fortune, joy, and creativity.
Helps to align mental and emotional body and aids in spiritual transformation and regeneration. This stone reflects one’s highest potential, raises self-esteem, and brings oneness with life. It aids internal and external regeneration.
Alexandrite is so special; it bestows both an uplifting and ennobling energy. In it’s highest aspect, Alexandrite symbolizes freedom, joy, and regeneration.