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Overview:Moldavite is a naturally occurring glass, originally found along the Moldau River in Czechoslovakia in 1787. It is usually a dark olive green color but can also occur in muted yellows and browns. Moldavites are sometimes cut as gemstones or put into jewelry as natural uncut pieces to show off their often eerie and beautifully intricate shapes.

Usage:Wearing it helps manifest positive life changes. Moldavite provides a level of compassion and comprehension for people who are struggling to adjust to a world with such strong polarities -human suffering,

emotionalism and all the material realities which are just part of the physical plane.This powerful stone has an extremely high vibration and helps to accelerate spiritual growth, as well as increase access to inner guidance.

Physical Properties:


Moldavite Birthstone

black or green
Specific Gravity
Refractive Index

Symbolic Gemstone:Stone of Transformation


In legend, it is believed Moldavite was the green stone in

the Holy Grail and has the power to quicken ones

spiritual evolution. It was referenced as early as 1787,

believing that the early people of central Europe used the

stone as a talisman for good luck, worn as an

adornment, and even used in bartering or trading.

Occurrence: Eastern Europe, Thailand and southeast Asia, Australia and Georgia, USA.