The History and Meaning of Morganite
Morganite is a natural birthstone of those born in mid – Autumn (October 22 – November 20)
Morganite is the zodiac stone for Taurus
Meaning of Morganite
Morganite is a crystal that assists us to vibrate with the power of the Divine feminine energies. It is a potent support for women, enabling them to feel their own strength and beauty, from within.
Morganite attracts love and maintains it, it encourages loving thoughts and actions, creating space to enjoy life and living. Morganite can be a remarkable crystal for attracting one’s soul-mate or deepening a current relationship. As a pink stone, it activates and cleanses the heart chakra.
Wearing Morganite for extended periods of time, it encourages a growth of confidence and power that comes from a constant awareness of the connection to divine and love. Worn as a Talisman to unlock the human mind in finding the way to new horizons and new capabilities.
Morganite holds the emotional body stable while psychosomatic changes take place. Used in healing, Morganite treats stress and stress related illnesses. Morganite treats TB, asthma, emphysema, heart problems, vertigo, impotence and lung blockages.
Morganite is a powerful stone as it clears the victim mentality and opens the heart to receive unconditional love and healing.
Morganite teaches you how to deal with a stressful life and in shedding unnecessary baggage.
This stone helps you to recognize the escape routes, it assists in becoming aware of the disregarded needs of the soul. It cleanses the emotional body of stress and anxiety, old wounds and hidden traumas, and enkindles lightness within the spirit, as if a burden has been lifted.
History of Morganite
Discovered in California in the early 1900’s, and Tiffany & Co discovered it in Madagascar in 1911, this crystal was known as Pink Beryl until it was renamed Morganite in honor of the legendary Morganite millionaire bank tycoon J.P. Morgan, who was an avid gem collector and whose contributions to the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Morgan was Tiffany’s biggest customer.
Morganite has a hardness of 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale
Morganite is a pink variety of Beryl
Tiffany & Co discovered Morganite in Madagascar in 1911
The largest Morganite is a 598.70 carat cushion-cut gem from Madagascar now housed in the British Museum gem collection.
Morganite gemstone can be found in Brazil, California, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Afghanistan, and Russia.