Variscite

Variscite

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Peaceful Living

Open your heart and love yourself more. Cultivate inner peace and compassion. Live simply, while always having 'enough'. Create healthy mental habits and beliefs. Let Variscite inspire a healthy and happy life!

OriginUnited States
PolishShiny & Smooth
QualityAA (quality chart)
ShapeIrregular Polished Shapes
TransparencyOpaque
Average SizeVaries (size chart)
Average WeightVaries
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Variscite Healing Properties

Ethically Sourced Variscite

Know where your crystals come from

This Variscite comes from an artisanal or small-scale mine in Utah, USA. The exact mine is unknown, but it have a low environmental impact and be relatively low risk for miners.

Learn More About Ethical Mining

This lapidary drum tumbles stones in Cape Town, South Africa. It is a family business, founded by a father and passed on to his sons. Factory workers have safe conditions and are paid fairly. The lapidary sells primarily at two gemshows, one in the United States and the other in France.

Learn More About Ethical Lapidaries

I have been doing business with this source since 2014. They are the oldest tumbling company in the world and have more varieties, in more sizes, than any other known source. The company started in California in the 1950s and was eventually bought by a British immigrant who had young sons. Eventually the company moved to South Africa in order to be closer to the source of their best-selling stone and to have the legal rights to export it. The company is now run by the sons and their childhood best friend.

The current owners personally visit many small and large mines. To connect with artisanal miners in sub-Sahara Africa, they work with local Gem Dealers who travel far into the bush to buy from part-time miners. The majority of these Gem Dealers are women. Some, but not all, of their stones are labeled with country-of-origin. For those that aren’t, I ask the owners directly. As I’ve learned more about mining practices in individual countries, I have become increasingly selective about what I will purchase from them. However, they remain my preferred source for most of the stones I sell from sub-Sahara Africa.

  • Fair Wages

  • Legally Mined

  • Mined in the USA

  • Family Business

  • Safe Lapidary Conditions

  • Environmentally Friendly Mining

  • Lower Safety Risk for Miners
What is Ethical Sourcing?

Variscite Healing, Mineralogy, and History

Published September 2016  •  Updated July 2022  •  Read Time: 5 minutes
Variscite is a sweet phosphate mineral closely related to Turquoise.  It is typically mined on a small-scale, often using hand-tools.  Today, many of the most beautiful specimens come from Utah, USA.  But this stone was first found in the border area between Germany and the Czech Republic, a region that was historically known as Variscia.  Variscite is a stone of hope and encouragement.  It invites us to step into our most authentic self and let our light shine.  It is a wonderful stone for clearing up emotional confusion and seeing straight to the heart.  Varscite is recommended for anyone going to therapy or actively engaged in personal work. […]

Tumbled Variscite

What You’ll Receive: 1 Stone - 100% natural Variscite

Selection Process: The stone I select for you will be carefully chosen for its beauty and appeal. If combined with other stones, I always take time to choose stones that look and feel good together.

Polishing Method: Polished by hand, one stone at a time. Each stone is unique and minor variations are what makes them beautiful.

Color: Green and greyish-white

Taking Care of Your Healing Crystals

  • Fragile Crystals

    Be gentle, this stone is fragile & chips easily.

  • Crystals Keep In Shade

    Keep it in the shade to protect its colour.

  • Crystals Safe In Elixir

    This stone is safe to use in direct-infusion elixirs.

Learn About Safe Handling

Shipping

All Orders are shipped Next Business Day

  • Domestic First-Class averages 3-7 days.
  • International First Class averages 2-3 weeks.

Environmentally-Friendly Materials

  • Shipping envelopes, paperwork & boxes are recyclable
  • Shipping peanuts & bubble-wrap are biodegradable
  • ‘Plastic’ bags are plant-based & compostable

22 reviews for Variscite

  1. Beth S (Kentucky)

    Thank you for choosing me such an endearingly shaped, beautifully colored, big, Variscite! Its calm, peaceful, open, loving energy has just carried me through an all-day fundraising event with unruffled ease and perhaps attracted the people who approached me for genuinely good conversations about our aims in common. To hold and look at it’s got a whole lot of personality. I do love its gorgeous mingling of soft Nile green tones with darker green tones and spots of white matrix.

  2. Beth S. (Kentucky) (verified owner)

    The calm, soothing energy of this one is beautiful

  3. Meg M. (California) (verified owner)

    BEYOND EXPECTATION! The stones are so yummy! They just exude this mellow happy vibe! They feel amazing in my hands! And they came packed with a lot of love. Very happy with my purchase! Can’t wait to buy more from this shop!

  4. Harriet C. (Wisconsin) (verified owner)

    Looks just like the photo, shipped quickly and arrived well packaged. Thank you

  5. Annette S. (Ohio) (verified owner)

    I’ve received them and am so happy with them again!! I’m sure I’ll be back soon lol.

  6. David C. (Australia) (verified owner)

    Lovely stones exactly as described. Thank you!

  7. Carrie X. (Washington) (verified owner)

    Every time and Every stone arrives in a very timely fashion and Beautifully and Carefully packaged. I Definitely recommend this seller!
    Thank you very much

  8. Steven H. (Poland) (verified owner)

    I just got your crystals today and I’m so happy

  9. Michelle V. (Georgia) (verified owner)

    Really interesting and I am so glad I found this, thanks!

  10. Jennifer V. (New York) (verified owner)

    Beautiful stone, wonderful seller… perfect transaction:)

  11. Sarah L. (New York) (verified owner)

    I am so happy with my crystals. They are so beautiful, I received them quickly, and they were wrapped up so nice so that I could easily identify them and know what to use them for. I will definitely be ordering again

  12. Joanna O. (Illinois) (verified owner)

    Great seller.Fast and free shipping.Thank U.

  13. Edward N. (Colorado) (verified owner)

    Good Seller

  14. Eric M. (California) (verified owner)

    The stone is perfect thank you ☺

  15. Erika M. (California) (verified owner)

    Love it, thank you ☺

  16. Lori B. (Colorado) (verified owner)

    all my stones are gorgeous. julie is amazing too!

  17. Dawn R. (New York) (verified owner)

    Nice…just as pictured.

  18. Laura D. (Wisconsin) (verified owner)

    Super speedy shipping, I could not believe how quickly it shipped and arrived! Great communication and a beautiful piece for my personal use!

  19. Jennifer S. (Colorado) (verified owner)

    Beautiful stone! I love the color and feel of it in my hand! Excellent customer service and super fast shipping! Thank you!

  20. Jennifer S. (Colorado) (verified owner)

    Beautiful stone! I love the color and feel of it in my hand! Excellent customer service and super fast shipping! Thank you!

  21. Anton L. (Texas) (verified owner)

    Extremely happy with my purchase. Superseded my expectation. Thank you✌

  22. Patricia T. (Ohio) (verified owner)

    Very beautiful stone with great energy. Fast shipping. Would shop here again!

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