Diopside derives from the Greek word 'di' meaning two, and 'opsis', meaning vision. Another name that has appeared over the years for Black Star Diopside is the Black Star of India.
Chrome Diopside's popularity rose in 1988 when material surfaced in Europe. Dealers raved about its green color that resembled that of Tsavorite and Chrome Tourmaline at a fraction of the cost. Since then, Chrome Diopside has been granted class one export status among Russia's mineral resources, a ranking that includes Diamond, Emerald, and Alexandrite.
A brown, green, or white stone found in Japan, Germany, Ireland, and the US. Diopside is found in similar colors and is mined in the USSR and India in addition to the countries already mentioned.
Astrological : Pisces
The month of birthstone : March
Diopside is a stone that is green to black-green to black.
Diopside is believed to be a creative stone, increasing creative visualization and helping to manifest desired goals. It has also been said that it can improve the wearer's intellect, particularly with regards to mathematical and analytical abilities.
Diopside is believed to alleviate aggression and stubbornness, and is said to be related to love, commitment, and the inner heart. It can also help with analysis and logic as an assistant to learning.
Diopside is also said to be related to love, commitement, and the inner heart. It is traditionally said to be helpful for healing trauma, partly by bringing cleansing tears. Sometimes it's even called the "crying stone" because of this. It can help get in touch with the feminine side, which can help heal aggression and stubbornness.
Mental clarity results from healing layouts that include Enstatite and/or Diopside. Diopside is recommended for public speakers, students, and surgeons.
Diopside is believed to heal the heart, lungs, the circulatory system, kidneys, muscle aches and spasms, and psychological disorders. It is also believed to aid with psychological disorders and weaknesses.
Diopside can help with emotional healing, by bringing an understanding of one's dual nature and how to integrate the two halves to form a complete whole.
Chrome Diopside can also be a wonderful aid during a time of recuperation from any illness.