Labradorite is a feldspar mineral, that has an iridescent optical effect called Shiller that was coined as "labradorescence." Labradorite was first discovered in Labrador, Canada in 1770. It can also be found in Madagascar, China, Australia, Slovakia and the USA. Legend claims that the northern lights were trapped in the rocks found on the coasts of Labrador, when a traveling Eskimo warrior came along and freed them with his spear, creating the northern lights! Labradorite is known for its ability to allow one to tap into their full potential, it can help bring light into clouded situations, and clear away energy blocks. Labradorite is an especially powerful stone for those who have difficulty sleeping, when it is used in the bedroom either above the head, worn, or on your nightstand it can help ease restless thoughts and get you to sleep quicker. Use this stone on the crown or third eye chakra to tap into your higher being and help dreams become reality.
Labradorite was named after Labrador in Canada where it was first found in 1770 on the Isle of Paul, near Nain. Legend claims that the northern lights were trapped in the rocks found on the coasts of Labrador. A traveling Eskimo warrior found these rocks and with his spear freed the lights, creating the northern lights. Labradorite is said to aid in awareness, clairvoyance, perception, and ingenuity. It can provide a quick relief from stress and worry.