Amber is the fossilized resin (sap) of extinct coniferous (cone bearing) trees. Most of amber specimens are golden yellow to golden orange, but there have been specimens discovered in green, red, violet, and black as well.
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Amber is often called the “Stone of Liquid Sunshine” — yellow for the midday sun and orange, for the fiery sunsets; it was at one point in a more liquid state prior to solidifying into the gem we now know. History tells us that it was one of the very first stones or substances to be used for adornment. Specimens of such adornment date back to 8000 B.C.E.
Metaphysical and Healing Properties
Yellow, gold and orange amber is said to enhance the beauty of the bearer. It’s said to tap into the power of the sun and it’s wonderful for drawing power and energy into oneself as well. Amber is said to assist in manifesting one’s desires, heightening intellectual abilities, improving clarity of thought, and promoting higher wisdom.
Amber is brings the energies of balance, purification, protection, psychic shielding, healing, calmness, patience, romantic love, and sensuality. It is also known to be a wonderful good luck charm for marriages. Amber is also good for abundance, healing, success, vitality, and joy. It’s a powerful cleansing and healing stone that it said to draw disease from the body. It draws out negativity by cleansing the environment, and may relieve physical pain at the same time. It may stimulate the body’s own healing abilities.
Amber radiates with the throat, alleviating stress and treating throat issues. Psychologically, amber brings stimulation to the intellect, eases depression, brings a positive emotional state, and enhances creative expression. It also motivates us by linking what one may wish for together with the drive and encouragement to accomplish it.
Powers: Beauty, Harmonizing, Healing, Protection, Soothing, Strength, Love, Luck
Planet (celestial body): Sun
Candle Color: Gold
Amber is believed to be one of the few substances to be beneficial to almost every aspect of magic. Soothing the nerves as well as the spirit, and imparting the sense of protection, amber is a powerful stone of manifestation. Placed on the altar or other magical work space, it will bring strength to all magical spell workings and bring prosperity to every magical act. It is also a powerful protector against negative magic and bad luck.
I wear a green amber ring every day. :)