Handcarved Lepidolite Tortoise
Approximately 4″ long, 2″ wide, and 2″ tall
Hand carved in South Africa
Physical Properties of Lepidolite
This stone can be transparent or opaque, but mostly you will be able to find solid specimens without transparency. Therefore, it is not a gemstone material. It belongs to the phyllosilicate group of micas. Basically, we see that besides lithium, which lepidolite is a secondary source of, there are also potassium, and fluorine present in the structure. What is not contained in that expression is that in this mineral there are also some quantities of rubidium and cesium, elements that are not so common in the silicates.
Metaphysical Properties of Lepidolite
Lepidolite can help with joint related problems, enhances blood circulation and protects the heart muscle. It reduces depression, relieves insomnia, and strengthens the nervous system. This is one of the best love stones. It can help us to accept others as well as our own being.