LEGEND and LORE
Associated with ancient Taino folklore, the indigenous people of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. According to Taino legend, Duho, goddess of the sea, lived deep in the ocean and was guardian of the precious blue stone, which was believed to have fallen from the sky. The Tainos believed that the blue stone was a gift from the gods and that it held powerful healing properties.
Legend tells of a young Taino girl named Anacaona, who had the ability to heal people with the use of a blue stone. She was said to have lived in a cave in the Bahoruco Mountains, where she would heal the sick and injured with the help of the blue stone. Some people believe that this blue stone was larimar and that it holds powerful healing properties.
one little word affirmation charm with larimar
METAPHYSICAL and MEANING
Called the Dolphin Stone, larimar is considered a powerful healing stone, regarded as a stone of truth and inner wisdom, and believed to enhance communication and self-expression. Some other metaphysical properties are:
- anti-stress and anxiety
- promotes peace and tranquility
- improves overall well-being
- associated with the throat chakra