Kyanite, whose name derives from the Greek word kuanos sometimes referred to as “kyanos”, meaning deep blue, is a typically blue silicate mineral, commonly found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock.
Like Citrine, Kyanite is one of the two minerals on the planet that neither accumulates nor retains negative energy, and therefore never needs cleansing.
Due to this attribute, Kyanite may be used to cleanse and clear other gems and crystals.
Kyanite is not an official birthstone, nor is it associated with any zodiacal signs, but it remains an extremely important healing crystal that is used in the vast world of metaphysical gems today.
The high vibration and rapid transfers of energy from Kyanite create pathways where none existed before. Like a universal bridge, it is an extraordinary crystal of connection, opening the mind centers, enhancing telepathic and psychic abilities, bridging gaps in all communication efforts, and providing a link for transmitting or receiving healing energy.
It immediately aligns the chakras and subtle bodies, bringing tranquility and a calming effect to the whole being.
In addition, Kyanite is thought to be able to open the body’s center for communication.
It is often used for transitioning into deep meditation and is best worn near the throat chakra, though it is thought to have a balancing effect on all chakras.
It is also thought to strengthen supernatural abilities.
In ancient times, it was believed that when Kyanite was suspended from a human hair, it could follow the Earth’s magnetic force in the same manner as a compass needle.
For this reason, many travelers took Kyanite along with them when they went on long journeys and entered unknown territories.