Amber The Memory Stone
Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used as an ingredient in perfumes, as a healing agent in folk medicine, and as jewelry. There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents. Because it originates as a soft, sticky tree resin, amber sometimes contains animal and plant material as inclusions. Amber occurring in coal seams is also called resinite, and the term ambrite is applied to that found specifically within New Zealand coal seams.
Amber is the color of liquid sunshine...yellow for the midday sun, and orange, for the fiery sunsets. It was one of the first stones or substances to be used by very early humans in Asia, Africa and Europe for amulets and decoration.
The two main sources of amber on the market today are the Baltic states and the Dominican Republic. Amber from the Baltic states is older, and therefore preferred on the market, but amber from the Dominican Republic is more likely to have insect inclusions. Prices of amber can range from $20 to $40,000 or more.
In general the sunny energy is used to transmute negative energy, to cheer you up and help open you up to your divine blueprint. It is said to help draw sickness from the body and negativity from the emotional energy. For this reason, some say amber brings good luck!
The Memory Stone... Amber is the best gemstone for locking thoughts and memories in place and keeping them safe. Amber soothing properties and was used medicinally for thousands of years for headaches, heartaches, and pains of all kinds.
Benefits of Amber:
Brings Stability through Flexibility
Helps clarify Records, Books, Patterns
Writer's Stones - Study Stones
Memory Aid- Record Keeper- History
Connecting to Past Life Information
Helps you to know what to ask
Keeps you stay Stable when you find out the Truth
This is a perfect stone for those who are studens, writers, or simply aging as it is known to aid trhe memeory. Gice Amber as a gift when you wish to not be forgoten.
Keep Amber in your space to sooth all who enter..
Calms the nerves by releasing anxiety and tension, irritation, and feelings of being overwhelmed. Alleviates depression, and increases clarity of mind. This is a very good stone for someone who is grieving or depressed but needs to make important decisions.
Amber is a very effective protection stone; it serves as a protective shield against taking on others pain in healing sessions. You can easily clear (draw out negative energy) and protect your healing space, room, or office with Amber. Focus your intent on clearing the space of unwanted energies.
Because amber, unlike other gemstones, is warm to the touch and often contains insect fragments, it was thought to possess life. It was sacred to worshippers of the Mother Goddess in classical times, as it was believed to contain the very essence of life itself - the animating principle.
Due to the fact that amber is a fossil, is has associations with time, cycles and longevity. As it once was a living substance, it is related to Akasha. This is what is commonly called "The Fifth Element", which governs and binds together earth, air, fire and water, and in a sense it the ultimate source of those elements. Akasha is also symbolic of life and living things; plants, animals and humans alike.
All of these mysterious properties and associations make amber on of the most widely used and prized magical substances of all times and places on Earth.
Yellow/Gold/Orange amber is said to enhance the beauty of the wearer. It is used to tap into the power of the Sun, and is good for success, abundance, healing, vitality and joy. It brings the energies of patience, protection, psychic shielding, romantic love, sensuality, purification, balance, healing and calmness to those who wear or carry it. It is considered a good luck charm for marriage.
A powerful stone for manifestation, amber is also used for healing of the physical body as well. For over 7,000 years it has been used to stimulate the metabolism and treat skin ailments caused by a metabolic imbalance.
Because of it's warmth it is used also in the treatment of asthma and allergic respiratory problems. Generally wearing amber in a necklace is the most effective for this ailment.
Amber carries a negative electrical energy charge and therefore is good to draw power and energy into its bearer. Amber gives a soothing, light energy that is both calming and energizing at the same time. It can help manifest desires and heighten intellectual abilities, clarity of thought, and wisdom. It cleanses its environment by drawing out negativity, and relieves physical pain the same way.
Element: Fire, Akasha
Deity: The Great Mother
Powers: Luck, healing, strength, protection, beauty, love
Soothing to the nerves and the spirit, as well as imparting a sense of protection, amber jewelry is appropriate to wear at any time. Said to be one of the stones in the breastplate of the high priest.
Use amber to increase the strength of spells and to attract money. Added to the alter it will increase the strength of your magical spells.
Benefits of Wearing Amber
In Healing and Magick it is most useful for stabilizing and bringing focus to memory and studies. It brings flexibility and acceptance when we learn hard truths. Amber scrying is a powerful way to understand the history of a situation and connect to Past Lives.