Power & Benefits of Hiddenite (Spodumene):
Hiddenite crystal encourages growth and nurturing with very grounding energy. It is good for the intellect and study. It aids in spiritual understanding. It gently releases feelings of failure and helps people to receive comfort and support from others, and the universe.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Hiddenite brings understanding to situations and helps to smooth over heavy emotions while they are being expressed. It is also great for those who have difficulty expressing their emotions by helping them to feel safe to do so. Hiddenite helps you to accept yourself exactly as you are. It can also help you to feel and express gratitude.
The Physical Connection:
Hiddenite is thought to help uncover any imbalance in the body. It is also said to boost the energy of herbs, homeopathic remedies, vitamins, and essential oils to help the body in natural ways. It is thought to benefit the circulatory system and the heart. It is also said to be helpful for joint pain, toothaches, balancing the two hemispheres of the brain, and balancing fluids in the body.
The Chakras Connected to Hiddenite (Spodumene):
Hiddenite is connected with the Heart Chakra and emotional expression as well as the Third Eye (Brow) Chakra. It heals the aura. To stimulate spiritual insight, place Hiddenite on the Third Eye Chakra.
Gemini, Scorpio, and Taurus.
Locations Found & History:
A common source for Hiddenite is Pakistan. It is also found in Afghanistan and the United States. This stone was named after William Earl Hidden who discovered it in 1879. He first discovered the stone in Alexander County, North Carolina, and the town was renamed Hiddenite, for the mineral. The mines in the town and area continue to be active today.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Hiddenite is a green variety of Kunzite and is also known as Lithia Emerald. It has glassy transparency and can even shift in color from almost colorless to be pale green, yellow-green, or emerald green. Even though it can be difficult to cut, the cut stones make beautiful gems. It rates 6.5 - 7 on the Mohs scale but can crack under pressure. That’s why most jewelry settings will be protective to keep the stones safe. Hiddenite is a green type of Spodumene. The green is emerald green and sometimes aqua greenish-blue.
How to Use Hiddenite (Spodumene):
Hold Hiddenite when you’re working on releasing and resolving traumas and pain. You can also have or hold a stone when you’re experiencing anxiety or stress. This is a lovely stone to give to a loved one to rekindle your relationship. Keep Hiddenite away from water.