The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health
Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.
In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling
Found in many different colours, with the most common being clear, green, purple and “rainbow” but can also find blue, orange, yellow and pinkish-red fluorite!
It’s quite the cleansing and detoxifying stone as it can help you to clear out negative energy from toxins to negative thinking patterns.
Fluorite is connected to the mind and helps assist the user to transform negativity into positivity. Fluorite is great for motivating you to let go of old-stagnant beliefs, behaviours or perspectives to then find fresh new beginnings and peace of mind.
With Fluorite carrying such a cleansing energy, wearing the stone may help to keep the mind clear of anxiety and worries. Which in turn can help you to be more focused and clear-minded.
If it feels like you have a lot on your mind, working with Fluorite to navigate the many stressors of life can be beneficial. Fluorite is a great support and tool for transits involving Mercury - such as Retrogrades or more challenging aspects to help bring in more clear and focused thinking and communication.
As well when there are any planets transiting or aspecting your 6th house, of work, routines and services given, Fluorite can assist with staying focused while also increasing creativity.
Fluorite may be very beneficial for you with heavy Taurus or Scorpio placements that may struggle with being open to change. As fluorite can help motivate you to welcome in change and transformation.