Flint is a sedimentary mineral and a cryptocrystalline form of quartz. Traces of this stone intertwine directly with human evolution. Flint carving and construction tools, weapons were found and dated millions of years ago. It is a worldwide mineral that can be found in beaches, rivers and lakes. Its colour is usually grey but can also be black, brown, red, pink, blue, green, white, and light yellow.
Flint will help your physical and emotional bodies unite into one common whole that will work in your favour. It has powerful grounding energies. In turn, the stone will help its wearer become bolder, stronger and more proactive. It is said to move lazy people to action. By wearing flint on your neck, the stone will help you defend your opinion firmly, convincing others that you are right. The stone gives a gift of eloquence, clarifies the mind, and makes decisions quickly and correctly.
Flint provides emotional stability. It is a suitable stone for people suffering from jealousy or anger. Strengthening your intuition will help you recognize your emerging negative emotions and avoid conflict situations. It is said that carrying flint in the pocket will encourage one's generosity and compassion for others.
The stone is believed to protect the house from lightning. It also absorbs and destroys all the negative energy that enters the living environment. In ancient times, travellers carried a pebble with them, believing that it would protect them from the dangers lurking along the way.
In folk medicine, flint is used to clean kidney stones. It also helps those with liver and digestive problems. In some regions, flint infusions are used as antiseptics. It is believed that it can help women and girls maintain their skin's beauty by clearing it of acne.
Approximate weight: 12g.
Approximate size: 2x3x1cm.
Country of origin: Germany.
Chemical composition: SiO2.
Hardness based on Mohs scale: 7.