Eilat Stone is a combination of Chrysocolla, Malachite and Turquoise.
A type of crysocola found in only one location on the earth – Eilat – it is the national stone of Israel.
King Solomon’s mines at Timna, near Eilat is known to be the source of this stone.
The blue and green stones sold in tourist souvenir shops are generally imported from foreign copper mines, and are not really from Israel.
The unique characteristic of the stone is a strong and rare combination of blue and green coloring that can be mounted to very good effect in various jewelry settings. Beyond its physical properties, it is also known for possessing special energies and is associated with inspiration, love, emotional tranquility and optimism.
This stone has an uncanny ability to absorb many types of pain. It excels in healing emotional and physical aspects of Heart (lungs) and Throat Chakra. Eilat is unique because when placed on the Solar Plexus Chakra, it aligns the subtle bodies, harmonizes heart, mind, and body It flushes out and heals hurt, fear, stress and loss.
Used by healers as an antidepressant. Benefits sinuses, mouth, bone and tissue regeneration
It can be held or rubbed lightly against areas of pain. It helps to heal open sores that are not healing well. Running it under hot water before use increases its effectiveness.
Due to the pyroelectric nature of the quartz in the stone, the heat will create a small increase of voltage output from the stone. This has been found to increase the healing effects. It should be used directly against the skin without a cloth.
It can be fragile and care should be taken not to drop it, especially on a hard surface. You can use a large band aid or a strap to hold the stone next to your body.