The mineral Beryl is a beryllium aluminium cyclosilicate. Pure Beryl is colourless, but it is frequently tinted by impurities, giving named varieties like Aquamarine, Bixbite, Emerald, Goshenite, Heliodor and Morganite. Beryl is a general name for the unnamed varieties such as Golden Beryl, Red Beryl, Peach Beryl and Green Beryl.
Small traces of iron and uranium, are sufficient to give a colourless Beryl an intense yellow tone, the typical colour of the Golden Beryl.
Beryl opens the crown and solar plexus chakra, stimulating adaptability, activity and vitality.
Beryl is known as the Seer Stone, excellent for developing scrying skills, and insights into ceremonial magic.
Beryl dissolves obstacles.
Video: Blue Beryl
Beryl has been used to treat disorders of the heart and pulmonary systems, spine and stomach.
Beryl assists in treating cranial damage and concussion.
Photo: Blue Beryl
golden yellow, red, peach, light green, blue, colourless
prismatic, elongated, flattened, columnar and massive
Brazil, Madagascar, Pakistan, USA, Russia, Sri Lanka
7.5 to 8
vitreous, translucent to transparent
Aquamarine, Beryl, Bixbite, Bazzite, Emerald, Goshenite, Heliodor, Morganite
All crystal healing uses, magical uses and metaphysical definitions are provided as a means of education, and do not imply a guarantee of effect. Those suffering from illness should consult with their General Practitioner in the first instance. Crystal healing is a holistic complementary healthcare practice and should be carried out by a suitably qualified crystal healing practitioner.