Beryl is a beryllium and aluminum silicate mineral. Its color can be very diverse, and depending on the color, several types of beryl are distinguished, which have their own names.
Beryls include aquamarine (blue), vorobyevite (pink), heliodor (yellow), emerald (green). In ancient times, only yellow varieties of the mineral were called beryl, that is, the current heliodor.
The stone got its name from the Greek “helios” – the sun, and literally it means “the gift of the sun” – probably from a rich golden yellow color. Heliodores also include yellowish-gray or yellowish-white beryls.
It is believed that the sun stone heliodor bestows wisdom, peace of mind and cheerfulness to its owner.
Heliodor is a stone of cheerful people. It dispels boredom and despondency, evokes a craving for a full-blooded life, new impressions and the desire to make new friends.
All beryls are active conductors of cosmic energy, and powerful defenders. Beryls are often used as talismans and amulets that have healing powers.
These stones can attract material well-being and good luck to their owner, and are also able to guard the house and cleanse the space from evil spirits and hostile subtle entities, thereby making the road to the set goals safer.
If a woman wears a heliodor jewelry, this can significantly increase the number of her admirers. Therefore, heliodor is a stone for unmarried women who want to meet their chosen one as soon as possible.
Astrologers associate heliodor with the signs of Leo and Gemini.
Beryl affects mainly the heart chakra (Anahata) and the solar plexus chakra (Manipura).