Hyalite got its name from the Greek word hyalos meaning glass. Hyalite is a variety of transparent opal. The colouring the mineral is quite diverse. The most common minerals are of a bluish or yellowish tint. The luster is vitreous. The mineral’s hardness is 5.5-6.5, and its density is 2.1 g/cm3.
It is believed that hyalite is beneficial for the nervous system, and pituitary and pineal glands. It enhances the immune system of the human body and protects it against infectious diseases.
Hyalite has an amazing property of endowing its owner with a ‘sixth sense’. If you wear a work of this stone constantly for a year, you’ll start apprehending the danger. You’ll also start unveiling the lies, understanding the secret thoughts of your interlocutor, and feel other people’s emotions and feelings. Wearing hyalite for more than three years, you’ll start apprehending the troubles that your loved ones may face and hearing their thoughts over a distance (especially a call for help). Moreover, you’ll start guessing the others? actions. If you own the stone for more than a decade, the gem will disclose your clairvoyant, clairaudient and clairsentient abilities. You’ll start seeing prophetic dreams and visions. It is the stone that will tell you how to interpret them correctly.
Hyalite protects children under 16 from the adults? anger and teachers? discontent. It keeps them away from the temptation of various vices. You should pay attention that it is not recommended to wear this stone at the age from 16 to 25. At this age people can already stand up for themselves. However, they are not ready to embrace the stone’s mystical properties yet.
Astrologers advise wearing hyalite to the fire signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) and the Earth signs (Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo). Those born under the rest of the zodiac signs can also use the stone’s magical properties provided they chose to do humanitarian activities or decided to devote their lives to the pursuit of truth.
Hyalite is a talisman of philosophers, clergymen, writers, musicians, artists, fortunetellers, folk healers and visionaries. It gives them inspiration and hypersensitivity to what is happening in the world. The gemstone helps turn their work into the service to the cause of goodness and justice.