(approx 1 – 1.75″)
Affirmation: I realize my fullest potential—spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically. I think outside the norm and find creative ways to approach life. The rainbow of light and positive energy expands my consciousness.
Color: yellow to blue metallic with iridescent tarnish
Chakra(s): crown, third eye, and throat
Astrological sign(s): Taurus
Mohs scale: 2–2.5
Spiritual uses: Bismuth helps you to gain access to the part of your consciousness that connects with the Akashic Records (the history of the cosmos).
Mental uses: The vibrations associated with bismuth’s geometrical patterns help create pathways for the development of creative ideas in the mental body. With this stone in hand, think of untraditional approaches to the task at hand. This stone lends organized creativity allowing one to be more productive.
Emotional uses: Bismuth is useful during meditation or open-eyed contemplation to sort our emotional challenges. Gazing at its metallic structure helps to reorganize your thoughts and feelings.
Physical uses: This stone is also good for programmers, information-technology teams, and anyone who is learning how to use a computer or is learning a new computer program.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo