Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~Albert Einstein
Looking like the coat of a “fire engine dog,” Dalmatian Stone is comprised of feldspar and quartz and presents in shades of pale gray, cream, or beige-brown with black or brown spots of iron oxide, tourmaline, or other minerals.
Mistakenly referred to as “Dalmatian Jasper,” this fairly common igneous rock is found in Mexico and is a 5.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness (ranging from 1 to 10).
Ancient peoples used Dalmatian Stone as a protection amulet. It’s believed to boost the immune system, assisting with bowel disorders and skin problems.
The energy of Dalmatian Stone brings childlike joy and playfulness into your life. It’s said this stone is a “people stopper,” in that even strangers will notice you wearing it and will turn around for another look!
Dalmatian Stone readily accepts dye and can be found in bright colors such as blue, red, green, and purple. Often made into beads, it’s especially elegant when paired with black stones like Onyx or Obsidian.
While not a traditional or natural birthstone, nor a zodiac gem, Dalmatian Stone is beneficial for those who are overly analytical. It’s also a wonderful sleep aid, protecting against nightmares. It’s thought to convert negative into positive energy, helping you let go of old ways of looking at the world.
Dalmatian Stone is a good stone for veterinarians, calming and soothing animals. It helps athletes deal with sprains and cartilage problems. It cleanses the aura and dysfunctional energies, renewing your faith in others and lessening a desire for revenge.
Opening the base, sacral, and earth Chakras, Dalmatian Stone helps you move forward and discover your true purpose in life.
Feng Shui experts say Dalmatian Stone uses earth energy and should be placed where you rest, so you’ll feel safe and protected.
Clean your Dalmatian Stone with a soft cloth and warm, soapy water.
Note: The claims here aren’t meant to take the place of medical advice. They’re based on folklore and other sources, and likely “work” best if one’s belief is strong enough!