Power & Benefits of Dioptase :
Dioptase is considered an excellent energy conduit and is said to have a dramatic effect on the human energy field. It encourages you to live in the present moment. It has a considerable effect on the human energy field. It teaches that pain and difficulty in relationships mirror separation from one's Self.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Dioptase is often used as a crystal for past life regression, relieving issues from a past life. It is beneficial for spiritual attunement, and metaphysical vision. It facilitates spiritual attunement.
It brings abundance, vitality, and balance. Helps initiate change, renew ideas, and being in the moment. It is a stone that supports a positive attitude towards life and works in all areas of life to turn negative into positive.
The Physical Connection:
Dioptase is thought to be good for the lungs, immune system, circulation, heart, and stomach. It is said to lessen fatigue and helps to overcome shock. It is also thought to help alleviate pain and migraines. It is believed to help heart conditions. It is also thought to be good for the development of babies. It is said to help with nausea, ulcers, Meniere's disease, dizziness, Aids, varicose veins, and angina.
The Chakras Connected to Dioptase :
Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Heart Chakra. It brings All Chakras up to a greater level of functioning.
Locations Found & History:
Chile, Iran, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Zaire, North Africa, Peru, Russia, USA. Dioptase was a crystal used to highlight lime plaster statues discovered at Neolithic archaeological site, Ain Ghazal, Jordan. The ancient sculptures date back to about 7200 BC. Deposits of Dioptase are found mostly in desert regions with high quantities of copper in the soil.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Brilliant emerald green or deep blue-green. It is colored by copper deposits, which give the stone an intense emerald or blue-green color. Prismatic crystals, usually on a matrix, or non-crystalline mass. Quite rare and expensive. Transparent to translucent. It has a Mohs hardness of 5.
How to Use Dioptase :
Position Dioptase over the higher Heart Chakra. It is excellent to use as a gem essence. The crystals are fairly fragile and should be handled delicately to prevent splitting.