Unakite derives its name from the Unaka Mountain Range in the United States. Unakite Jasper is also called Epidote, for its main component deriving its name from the Greek epidosis meaning “growing together”. This stone has the elements of red jasper and epidote blended together in it beautifully. Unakite is a stone of vision. It balances emotions with spirituality and provides grounding when needed. Unakite Jasper is associated with the Heart Chakra, located near the center of the chest. It helps us build stable relationships and avoid us from feeling that we’re being controlled in a relationship. Unakite is said to soothe the emotions of one who wears it, quiet fears and to increase mental toughness. It is considered a stone of increase, and it is believed that it brings fertility, strength and stamina. Unakite is a great stone for when you are recovering from major illnesses and helps during pregnancies. It strengthens and speeds up the growth of hair and it is also very helpful in skincare. Unakite very beautiful stone which offers amazing healing and spiritual qualities which makes it a stone that one must have in their collection.
Crystal: Unakite. Country of origin: South Africa. Chemical composition: KAISi3O8. Hardness based on Mohs scale: 6 - 7.