There is amazing flash in this carved Buddha head. Labradorite is a member of the Feldspar family and is treasured for its remarkable play of color, known as Labradorescence. The stone, usually gray-green, dark gray, black or grayish-white, is composed in aggregate layers that refract light as iridescent flashes of peacock blue, gold, pale green, or coppery red.
Labradorite is known as the Mystical Stone, because of its believed connection to "other worlds." It is a highly protective stone, a bringer of light. It raises consciousness and connects with universal energies. Labradorite deflects unwanted energies and protects the aura from energy leakage. It can take you into another world or into past lives. Lore has it that Labradorite can help treat the eyes and brain and assist with relieving stress and regulating metabolism. It may also be helpful with colds, gout, and rheumatism.