Kyanite is named from the Greek word “Kyanos” meaning blue. The most highly regarded color is vibrant blue, or blue-green. It’s also found in gray, yellow, white and an extremely rare colorless form. It is usually just a medium blue with white streaks throughout. It’s found in Brazil, Switzerland, South Africa, Burma, Kenya, Mexico and the U.S. It was once said that if you suspended kyanite from human hair, it would follow the Earth’s magnetic field so early explorers used it as a compass.
Like Citrine, Kyanite is one of the two minerals on the planet that neither accumulates nor retains negative energy, and therefore never needs cleansing. Because of this it is one of the best stones for attunement. It can also be used to cleanse and clear other crystals. Kyanite is best known for its properties that balance and align the Chakras. There is no need to cleanse this stone, since it clears itself of all negative energy.
It is known to bring about calm and tranquility among it’s users, particularly the throat chakra and third eye, as well as enhancing communication and psychic awareness. It also eases, improves and supports ones meditational efforts. It drives anger, frustration and confusion away leaving one with clear thought. It can also help with connecting to your spirit guides and helps with dream recalling and also promoting healing dreams. it is a natural pain reliever.
All colors of Kayanite can be used together since they enhance each ones separate properties.
Blue Kayanite opens up the throat chakra, encouraging communication and self-expression. It helps to ease fears and blockages, helping one to speak the truth. It is very useful for public speakers and performers as it strengthens the voice and heals the throat and the larynx.
Green Kayanite is used to free up the heart chakra allowing one to understand their own emotions and needs more clearly. Green Kyanite are great for keeping some task on course and life on track Black Kyanite deepens our connection to the physical, natural world. It brings power and strength, relieving fears specifically associated with the physical existence here on Earth.
Black Kyanite offers protection and a retreat, the safety of being hidden from your enemies.