He’s headed up north, to the Land of the Midnight Sun. He’s off to make his fortune, or at the very least, pay off his debt and break a streak of bad luck. A man is meant to LIVE, not just exist. There has to be a better life then this rut he’s been living in. He’s not afraid to work hard. He’s strong and brave, he’s stubborn too. He’s a quiet man, who doesn’t need to fill the air with empty chatter. He’s got what it takes to make it up there in the Last Frontier. Who knows what adventure and romance awaits him? Who can guess what grand opportunities are looking for a man strong enough to go the distance?
His mom is proud of him. She worries, of course, like moms do. She hopes he’ll be careful and take good care of himself (body and soul) up there. She wants him to have a stone infused with love and protection. Something to remind him that she has confidence in him. She knows that he can do anything he sets his mind to. Journey well son – come back home when you can.
Dragonstone roars with hot courage and strength. It commands us to shake off any self-pity we might have for the bad luck of the past, and to give our full attention to the choices and tasks that determine our future. Dragonstone gives us patience and hope. It keeps us looking forward with excitement and enjoying the journey as much as the destination. Dragonstone provides a steady source of grounding energy, while also helping us to fly high. Dragonstone shows us that “failures” and “mistakes” are merely learning opportunities – they aren’t black marks on our soul. We don’t need to beat ourselves up or drown our sorrows. Instead, we must be curious and bold. Daring to live and daring to get back up and try again! Dragonstone helps us to honestly assess ourselves and our situation, and then to make wise adjustments and realistic plans. It is a powerful stone for prosperity. Dragonstone helps us to take control of our financial life, including paying off debt, saving money, and increasing our income.
Healing, Mineralogy, and History
Published August 2015 • Updated August 2022 • Read Time: 4 minutes
Dragonstone is a rare healing stone found only in Limpopo, South Africa. It combines two closely related sorosilicate minerals, bright green Epidote and vivid red Piemontite. It was first discovered near Tshipise Hotsprings, which bubbles up near a dragon-shaped hill. This location coupled with the stone’s dramatic coloring immediately led to the nickname of Dragonstone. Several other rocks have this same nickname, including a stone from Australia that even has the same vivid coloring, but has a different mineral composition. Dragonstone from South Africa encourages us to be our true self and to step into our personal power. […]