Sugilite history and lore

Sugilite meaning and history


Sugilite was discovered in 1944 by the Japanese geologist Ken-ichi Sugi in Japan, Canada and India. The most important sugilite is found in the Kalahari Desert in South Africa. Compared to many other minerals and precious stones sugilite is a recent discovery. For geologists an incentive to continue their search for new gems and minerals.

Royal Lazulite and Royal Azel

Sugilite also attracted the attention of Hollywood. Not many people know that Sugilite’s other tradename are Lavulite Royal and Royal Azel. The story goes that Elizabeth Taylor couldn’t resist the deep purple color of a certain necklace.  It didn’t take long before the royal azel aka sugilite necklace was part of her royal jewelry collection. We can only imagine what a stunning eye-catcher the fluorescent pink sugilite must have been among her diamonds. Curious at or interested in sugilite? Check our sugilite jewelry in the Kiliaan Jewelry web boutique.

Sugilite spiritual meaning

Sugilite is a special stone that brings spiritual wisdom and love. This flow of love causes all chakras to a-line. Meditate with sugilite gives you answers on your life questions.

Sugilite spiritual meaning is, purple is the color of, spirituality. 

Chakra: 7th (crown) chakra.

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