Bowenite is known as the stone of the warrior and protects from harm. It is a stone of abundance and wealth bringing you the mentality of achieving anything you set your mind to. It assists in assimilating during times of change.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
It is thought to be good for those who experience depression as a reminder that you are not alone in your struggles in life. It helps you recognize past traumas and work through them as well as addressing and feeling grief. Brings in a connection to your ancestors.
The Physical Connection:
It is thought that Bowenite is good for the heart and maintaining good cholesterol levels. It is said to be good for balancing issues with the head or the scalp. It is thought to help with DNA/RNA and fertility.
The Chakras Connected to Bowenite:
Locations Found & History:
Deposits of Bowenite can be found in China, New Zealand, Afghanistan, South Africa, and the United States. Bowenite has been used throughout history to make tools, weapons, and jewelry by the Māori people in New Zealand. Bowenite was given its name in 1850 by James D. Dana and he named it after George T. Bowen, who studied the stone in 1822. The Māori in New Zealand used Bowenite with Nephrite Jade as a sacred stone they called Pounamu and many artifacts have been found all over the island particularly in the South. There is a Pounamu Resource Management Plan that keeps all of these artifacts safe.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Bowenite is also called Tangiwaite or Tangawaite. It is often mistaken to be Jade and is sometimes called New Jade. It is also the state stone for Rhode Island. Some specimens of the crystal can be high-grade semi-precious stones when they are semi-transparent. It’s a fairly soft crystal as well rating only a 2.5 on the Mohs hardness scale.
How to Use Bowenite:
Wearing Bowenite as an amulet will help to protect you from outside forces. It’s also a dream stone so putting it by your bed will help you access your dreams upon waking. This stone can also bring you success and creates a clean break from your past. It can be given as a gift of friendship or unconditional love.