There are many legends about staurolite. In Brittany, staurolite was said to have fallen from the sky. In North America, the legend says that staurolite stones were the tears of the Cherokee tribe of Native North Americans, who, in the 1800’s, were following the trail of tears to reservations after they were forced to leave their ancestral lands. But the most widely known legend says that staurolite was formed from the tears the fairies shed when they heard the news of Christ’s death. The fairies’ tears crystallized to form the shape of a cross. These fairies lived in the Fairy Stone State Park in Patrick County Virginia. At least three presidents of the United States carried staurolite with them as good luck charms. Presidents Wilson and Harding carried them, and President Roosevelt wore one mounted as a watch charm.
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Staurolite is said to be particularly helpful in relieving stress, as it stops the wearer from overworking himself. The stone is also used to help those who suffer from depression and addictions. It is often used to help those who are trying to stop smoking, as it helps the wearer understand the reasons why he might be addicted to nicotine. With this understanding, the wearer becomes more grounded, and therefore more able to quit. Throughout history, staurolite has been used in white magic ceremonies, as it was thought to strengthen the power of rituals. It is also thought to be able to access the ancient wisdom of the Middle East. Staurolite has always been carried around to protect the wearer against disease, accidents, and overall negativity. Physically, staurolite is used to treat fevers, as well as cellular disorders and growth.