The name celestite (also known as celestine), derives from the Latin 'caelestis' meaning celestial or heavenly. Found in sedimentary rock and mostly in crystal form, the best celestite specimens are found in cavities in sandstone or limestone (often as geodes) and are in high demand with collectors and crystal healers alike. The ethereal blue hue of celestite is attributed to the presence of minute traces of gold and, in some cases, to a naturally occurring irradiation. Celestite is the most common natural sulphate of strontium and is an important source of the mineral and some of its compounds, such as strontium hydroxide which is used in refining beet sugar, or strontium nitrate which is used in red signal flares and fireworks.
Spiritually celestite has a high vibration and is a teacher for the New Age. It is imbued with divine energies. This ethereal stone takes you into the infinite peace of the spiritual and facilitates contact with the angelic realms, meditate with this beautiful stone to achieve a total state of peace and unity with the universe. Celestite will jump-start spiritual development and urges you towards enlightenment. It is a useful stone for stimulating clairvoyant communication, astral projection and journeying, and dream recall.
Emotionally celestite imparts gentle strength and enormous inner peace despite urging toward greater openness to new experiences. With its calming effect, celestite cools fiery emotions. Celestite helps us to feel safe and protected, and can be used to overcome fear, suspicion or paranoia.
Mentally celestite calms and sharpens the mind, dispersing worries and promoting mental clarity and fluent communication. It aids the analysis of complex ideas. This stone synthesizes intellect with instinct and promotes mental balance. Wear celestite continuously for the relief of acute anxiety states and reduction of obsessive behaviour patterns.
Physically this is an excellent healing stone, dissolving pain and bringing in love. Celestite treats disorders of the eyes, ears, throat and mouth, and helps with speech problems. It relieves digestive disorders caused or made worse by stress and protects against intestinal parasites and infections.
Recharge celestite by wrapping it in blue silk and resting it in a drawer for forty-eight hours.
Price is for one stone, approx. 2 cm