Bismuth Crystal Healing Properties:
This element stimulates energy and vitality and can help you to achieve your goals, especially when working as part of a team. The healing properties of the element, Bismuth relieves symptoms of isolation, both spiritually and emotionally. As a stone of transformation, it calms disorder and helps push changes in the right direction with a physical vitality, connecting to “all that is”
Bismuth History and Uses:
Bismuth has been known since ancient times and was often confused with tin and lead however it is an element in its own right, number 83 on the Periodic table. Naturally occurring Bismuth is an iridescent silvery white crystalline, brittle metal and is very rare. It is more usually a rainbow coloured crystal obtained as a by product of mining and refining, lead, copper, tin, silver and gold. Traditionally rainbow Bismuth has been used to ease us through transitions, encouraging a calm acceptance of change and increasing our energy levels to be able to adapt and transform.
Bismuth Geological Description:
The largest deposits of naturally occurring Bismuth are found in Bolivia. Bismuth is a crystalline, brittle metal which resists being magnetised and is repelled by a magnetic field. It also has an unusually high electrical resistance for a metal. Its thermal conductivity is lower than any metal except mercury and it has the unusual property that, like water, it expands as it freezes. Bismuth is considered to be a stable element, with an extremely low rate of decay with a half life more than a billion times the estimated age of the universe. Pure Bismuth is a white metal with a slight pink colour. The colours displayed come from light interference in a thin oxide layer on the surface of the crystal.
Rainbow coloured Bismuth can be a wonderful stone to use for focus and visualisation. It can prevent you from becoming overwhelmed by all of your responsibilities while at the same time increasing your energy levels to deal with them. Bismuth relieves feelings of loneliness or isolation. It is a stone of transformation and change, helping to adapt to change with calm assurance. Bismuth encourages cohesiveness, so would be very helpful in group and/or relationship dynamics. Bismuth is a Purifier Stone. It is elemental Bismuth, a single element. Purifiers are stones composed of a single element.
The Purifiers are all crystals that are composed of but a single element. Everything on this planet is made up of elements. They are the building blocks of matter. Because they combine with other elements to form compounds, most elements are not found in a pure state in nature. The uses of the natural element class of crystals include promoting honesty, building faith, working for peace, giving joy to others, supporting charity, becoming humble, achieving spiritual growth, building virtues such as patience and courage, and protecting innocence. The pure motives align with the pure elemental power of the Purifiers.
Bismuth crystals are very protective and offer you a retreat, the safety of being hidden from your enemies. Use the as protective amulets. Keep one near your front door.