Immediately recognizable through its swirling mass of colors and textures, the Pietersite stone is often referred to as the “Tempest” for its similarity to a wild desert storm.
A kaleidoscopic squall of golds, browns, blues and blacks, pietersite represents transformation and necessary chaos. Sometimes, life is like a storm, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful. Pietersite reminds us of the beauty to be found in change and transformation.
Pietersite is a very powerful crystal that activates and unlocks our solar plexus and third eye chakras. When these two chakras are unified together, endless opportunities and outcomes can arise. Our personal will becomes activated and connected to our third eye, which becomes extremely open and clear. Simply holding or wearing this stone can make one feel like their dreams are within grasp. Pietersite reactivates our personal will and reignites that fire from deep within. Its embers are roaring full of drive, focus, determination, and undeniable desire. These attributes that are linked up to our third eye help us find a way to our dreams. We recommend meditating with this stone over your third eye to fully unlock it’s capabilities. Allow the dreams and imagery show you the path you want to take in this world. Once we accept what we want to become, we can then transform into it and our body will go on “auto-pilot”. Before you know it, opportunities are confronting you and new beginnings opening all around you.
From an emotional and spiritual standpoint, pietersite can also provide healing. Feelings of low confidence can be transformed into courage, and any lack of inspiration can be uplifted through the regular use of this stone. It may also stimulate strange and prophetic dreams. Anyone with a desire for greater clarity, inspiration, and bravery for facing difficult life challenges can benefit from the healing properties of pietersite. Pietersite helps you cope with unprocessed images and inner conflict and connected with this, all kinds of unpleasant feelings. Pietersite helps you remain distanced, if necessary, without lacking feelings. Pietersite strengthens your personal power and the ability to shine. This stone is useful for improving your self esteem, joy and enthusiasm. Use this stone to have confidence in your perceptions. It's a tool for healing emotional issues involving personal interactions. Pietersite dispels illusions of separateness and to remove beliefs and conditioning imposed by other people. It links you to the source of your own inner guidance and helps you to recognize the truth or falsehood of other people's words. Pietersite dissolves stubborn blockages and clears confusion. It removes mental and verbal conditioning, beliefs that have been imposed on your by people in authority such as teachers, parents and rule makers. Pietersite is a supportive and strengthening stone, helping you speak out and assist in processing conflict and suppressed feelings. Pietersite can ‘light a fire’ under the base chakra, giving you the resolve to take action and change your life. It can help you to become fearless and overcome uncertainty and indecision.Pietersite also represents strength and willpower, allowing us to push through the discomfort of change and find fulfillment on the other side. People that are going through a period of deep personal transformation will often be drawn to this stone. The pietersite stone is also known to amplify imagination and dreams. Using it as a tool for enhancing your mind’s eye can result in a deeper sense of self-awareness and clarity of mind.
This powerful chalcedony stone is known to possess many useful benefits that can positively influence the mind, body, and spirit simultaneously. Pietersite has been used for many years as a great supporter of the nervous system, allowing those around it to experience decreased light-headedness, dizziness, or headaches. It is also used to heal dull eyesight or eye infections. The liver and metabolism are also influenced by pietersite. Using the stone in your daily life can result in a better ability to absorb nutrients, and provide women in particular with a sense of balance and stability for hormonal flux. Pietersite supports the healing of illnesses that arise through confusion or unfulfilled desire for rest. It is particularly effective with all respiratory problems.
Pietersite encourages the proper functioning of the pituitary gland and the regulation of the other endocrine glands so the proper amount of hormones for growth, metabolism, blood pressure and body temperature are produced. This stone is also beneficial for eye health. It helps the lungs, liver, intestines, feet, legs and promotes absorption of nutrients from food. This stone clears disease caused by exhaustion in those who have not time to rest.