Spinel is quite a rare crystal. Please note that this example is very small and has been photographed using a macro lens.
These crystals have a very high vibration and are perfect for crystal healing layouts, especially useful for the third eye, ask, believe, receive.
Weighs 1.5 grams
Measures 15mm x 9mm
Spinels were often believed to be Rubies as they had the similar characteristics and virtually looked the same to the naked eye.
Spinel comes in a wide variety of beautiful colours including red, green, blues, purples, orange, pink and a very prized hot pink. Spinel is associated with many other gemstones including tourmaline and garnets. They are all made from the elements iron, chromium, zinc and magnesium. Some of these minerals can even include nickel and aluminium. Usually these differences will create specific colours and attributes.
Spinel can bring in a high vibrational energy to all your labours. In the physical world, spinel can be used to attract money, abundance and affluence. It is also said to be a stone of immortality. Spinel is used in the mental realm for intellectual power and alleviating forgetfulness. Other uses include aura cleansing, astral travel, channeling, and clairaudience.
Spinel can also be used for alleviating stress and depression, bringing calm to those within its energy field.
Many Spinels were worn by kings and queens throughout history and even are included on many priceless royal artifacts such as the Black Prince’s Ruby, the 170 carat red Spinel that is set in the Imperial State Crown of England and a Spinel is also part of some of the British Crown Jewels. Henry V even wore Spinel as part of a battle helmet.