Gem quality Spinel has long been used for Jewelry, including in the British and the French Crown Jewels. Spinel is the magnesium /aluminum member of the larger spinel group of minerals. The Spinel gem has a strong hardness of 8 on the Mohs scale ’ (the fourth hardest gem, after diamond at 10 , moissanite at 9.5 and Sapphire [corundum] at 9 ) which enhances its gem quality and durability. The most famous Spinel gemstones (mistakenly defined as Ruby) are the Black Prince s Ruby ” and the Timur Ruby ” in the British Crown Jewels. Spinel usually found in the market is originated mainly from Africa, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.
In March 2020, for the first time in recorded history, an Official Discovery of Precious Spinel in the Holy Land was declared after found in the Kishon Mine.
Holy Land Spinel is composed of the same mineralogical properties of common
spinel, and comes in a shiny opaque empowering black representing the color of strength from the eternal source of glory. High gem quality Spinel originated from the Holy Land are RARE.
Mineralogical Metaphysical and Energetic Properties:
Mineralogical composition: Spinel has the formula MgAl 2 O 4 in the cubic crystal system. Spinel crystallizes in the isometric system; common crystal forms are octahedra, usually twinned . It has an imperfect octahedral cleavage and a conchoidal fracture. Its hardness is 8 , its specific gravity is 3.5 4.1 , and it is transparent to opaque with a vitreous to dull luster.
Physical possible effects: Helps with all problems that arise through over acid conditions, for example rheumatism and gout, and will decrease excessive ac id formation in the stomach. Helps to relief diarrhea. Helps to relief Pregnant vomiting. Loosens cramp and relaxes muscles, for example in migraine, cramp-like headaches, cramp in the circulation, stomach and intestinal cramps and gallbladder colic. Increases blood circulation, makes the walls of the blood vessels tough and elastic, and expands the blood vessels sur rounding the heart, thereby improving the functioning of the heart muscle. Decrease the rate of skin aging. Decrease the rate of cell cancer development. Helps to relief Osteoporosis. Helps to relief Incontinence
Psychological/mental possible effects: Has a calming effect on nervousness, fears and feelings of guilt. Encourages the facility to express feelings, and to release behavioral patterns of holding onto things and holding back. It also stimulates a desire for change and alteration. Promotes a peaceful disposition and is effective against nervousness, fearfulness, hypochondria, schizophrenia and dampens excitability, irritability and aggression.
Spiritual possible effects: Can help with a loss of identity, finding out again who we really are and what our task is in life. It encourages a sense of rea lity, soberness and alertness at any given moment. Aids the recognition of the seductions of modern life as the illusions they are and helps us to deal with them. Promotes a positive attitude towards life. It helps us accept ourselves for who we are and to love ourselves. This gives us the gift of cheering up others and encouraging them, solely through the atmosphere we create