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Orpiment Specimen

Orpiment Specimen

Orpiment Specimen

Regular price £38.00
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Specifications

  • Average size: Height 2.9cm x Length 1.7cm x Width 0.5cm
  • Hardness: 1.5-2
  • Composition: Arsenic Sulfide
  • Formula: As. 2S
  • Origin: Found in volcanic fumaroles, Mexico
  • Colour: Deep yellow-golden
  • Sold as seen
  • Note: Orpiment should be handled with care due to the arsenic content. Always wash hands after handling, avoid inhaling dust and never ingest or lick. It is photosensitive and should be kept from direct sunlight and stored in dry light-proof containers

Metaphysical Properties

  • Protection
  • Aligns & cleanses solar plexus 
  • Heightens intuition 
  • Acts as guardian of the physical and spiritual realms
  • Grounding

Psychological & Mentally

  • Helps to aid in understanding and removing mental blocks
  • Clarity

Physical Healing

  • Treats disorders of hearing
  • Help balance cholesterol levels.

Chakra

  • Solar plexus

Where and how to use:

  • Orpiment should not be used as an elixir

History

History: Orpiment has been known since antiquity when it was used as a yellow-orange pigment. It gets its name from the Latin auripigmentum, which means gold colored. Until the early 20th century, the stone was widely used in medicine as a purgative and to help treat infections. 

 

Disclaimer: all of our crystals are ethically sourced, they are fully cleansed with white sage, we infuse them with reiki and they are played over powerful and high vibrational mantras before dispatch. Please note that all crystals, minerals, rock and fossils are a natural product from mother earth and are rarely perfect, this means that we try to capture as many angles on our products as possible.

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