Hyacinth is a precious stone. It is very common today in various decorations. The mineral has many healing properties and has several beautiful shades. In this article, we will look at the properties of hyacinth stone, who it suits, what it looks like and other questions.
Not everyone is familiar with this stone. He is incredibly beautiful, while shrouded in magic, mystical secrets. There were interesting legends about the precious stone hyacinth, referring to it as the strongest mineral. Its name also belongs to a flower, however, it differs very much from a plant. Especially with its unique coloring.
Hyacinth is a precious stone, it is a variety of zircon in its composition. The shade of hyacinth can be dark red, light yellow and brown. Compared to other stones, you might think that this is a yellow sapphire or garnet with a soft brown tint.
If it is subjected to heat treatment, it changes its color completely, becoming transparent. And suchhyacinth visually resembles a diamond.
In nature, you can also find a hyacinth stone (its photo is presented in the article) of a blue hue, however, it is very rare. The blue pebble will be one in many hundreds of "red". People in ancient times learned to burn this mineral so that it becomes cornflower blue. Modern jewelry companies are doing the same, trying to replace other stones with hyacinth.
When purchasing jewelry with hyacinth stone, require a certificate of quality, otherwise there is a high risk of buying a fake for a lot of money.
Hyacinth is a mineral with high density (hardness). This makes it possible to work with it as a diamond cut. The largest stone deposits are currently located in Ceylon, Madagascar, Australia and Thailand.
History and present
The age-old popularity of the mineral has equated it with emerald. Previously, the ring, in which there was a large hyacinth stone, was an obligatory accessory and a hallmark of the Mediterranean money changers and merchants. There was an opinion that it shines the brighter, and its shade is the richer, the more honest its owner.
Fateful brunettes wore hyacinths in both modest jewelry and luxurious headsets. The stone goes well with dark hair, swarthy skin, brown eyes. Even poor girls dreamed of getting hold of hyacinth jewelry, because it was believed that the stone helps to find the betrothed.
The magical properties of hyacinth
This mineral has long been considered a symbol of wisdom. The stone in the rings was worn by men, elders and warriors. It was believed that the hyacinth brings good luck to its owner and gives constancy. In addition to young people, women also wore the stone, to whom it brought harmony and happiness.
There are ancient legends that say that hyacinth can protect its owner from accidents and illnesses. Such diseases included terrible ailments, such as ulcers, plague. He protected from injuries and lightning hitting a person.
The next property of the mineral is to evoke sympathy in people. It helps to make a person's soul more peaceful, joyful and calm. In addition, there is an opinion that the contemplation of the mineral can quench thirst. Some believe that the stone responds well to the weather, and can also portend a thunderstorm.
The stone is considered auspicious for those who are on the road and travel frequently. He will protect the wanderer from possible meetings with evil, bad people. Also, a person who owns a hyacinth will always be welcomed in any home with joy.
The unique properties of hyacinth stone can improve the intellectual abilities of a person, it makes it possible to "stretch" to the knowledge of its owner and always wish to study science, teach, develop. The bright color of the mineral can also completely dispel a person's melancholy, apathy and depressive mood.
Hyacinth gives its owner a feeling of self-confidence and self-confidence. In addition, the stone helps to avoid deception.
Natural hyacinth stone has some healing properties. Of these, the following should be highlighted:
- stone can pacify the soul, which means that its owner can give peace of mind, improve sleep, relieve insomnia and nightmares;
- improving the wearer's vision, for which the stone should be worn on the body;
- if the stone is periodically applied to the wound, it will contribute to its speedy healing;
- positive properties of the mineral also favorably affects the functioning of the digestive system;
- gem can relieve a person of a depressive mood and stress, nervous tension;
- hyacinth can also have a good effect on the work of the heart.
Who is hyacinth stone suitable for?
It is believed that this is an ideal stone for Capricorn. He is able to give his owner Capricorn self-confidence and strength even in the most difficult moments of life (which often happen to them). In this case, hyacinth should be located on the body of Capricorn in the form of a ring or pendant.
Besides, the stone is very good for Sagittarians. He is able to give them happiness in relationships, family well-being. He will give this sign of the zodiac good he alth and allow him to develop professionally. Therefore, Sagittarians who are involved in politics, sports, have a business, should wear it regularly.
Mineral is also good for Aquarius. For this zodiac sign, it can be a real talisman. Hyacinth will be able to bring hisgreat luck to the owner, as well as success in personal relationships and work. In creative endeavors, the stone will develop a sense of beauty in a person, give harmony and inspire Aquarius to new achievements.
Regardless of the sign of the zodiac that the hyacinth will wear, you should choose "bloody", dark shades of the stone. This mineral gives courage and self-confidence to its owner.
There is an old belief that hyacinth is a "magnet" for unhappy love. It is not known how true this is, but only people who have found their happiness and those who have already found their loved one should wear it. But for a lonely person, a stone can only give failures in search of a soul mate or help them gain unrequited feelings.
Hyacinth is used as a talisman against misfortune and misfortune. He can protect against various ailments. The stone will give calmness and peace of mind to its owner.
Hyacinth is a stone that can be a variety of zirconium. At the same time, zircon can be a precious stone with a variety of colors and shades. Such a hyacinth will always be irregular in shape. Its crystals are mostly dipyramidal. Much less often, you can find a crystal that looks like radiant intergrowths.
The mineral, which is a type of zircon, can have several different shades at the same time:
Hyacinth is a stone that goes well with silver and gold. Yellow and brown tones look great when framed in rose or yellow gold. Silver can be an ideal base for the red mineral, pink, blue and brown.
The ring has always been a symbol of a strong man. Massive jewelry can be worn by a man and a woman. It can contain a stone of any shade, as it always looks expensive and spectacular.
Earrings with this mineral will be a great decoration for a woman of any age. Hyacinth is perfectly complemented by silver and gold, a scattering of transparent zirconium.
This is the most popular piece of jewelry for men and women. There are a huge number of different rings for special occasions, engagements and every day of life.
The cost of products and the price of crystals
The hardness of hyacinth does not exceed 7.5 on the Mohs scale. The stone is perfectly processed, refracts light very beautifully, and also shows good aesthetic properties in fancy and classic cuts.
The average size of a hyacinth fluctuates around 1-2 centimeters. Such an insert cannot be called small, and you can’t buy it cheaply. Fifteen-carat hyacinth of bright color and impeccable quality is estimated at 2-3 thousand dollars.
At least 100,000 rubles will have to be paid for a brilliant-cut hyacinth insert, the total weight of which is twelve carats. The same price for the hyacinth cabochon, which weighs a little more.