Sodalite is known for its beautiful blue hue and is often confused with its cousin lapis lazuli. Besides blue, sodalite can also be white, gray, green or even purple (hackmanite). Sodalite is named for sodium which it has in abundance in the form of a silicate. However sodalite is not a feldspar as there is no quartz in its formation. It usually forms in masses well formed crystals are quite rare. It is an easy stone to carve and polish which brings out its rich color. Sodalite has a balancing energy that helps to increase confidence and creativity. Its soothing energy helps to counter insomnia, and bring peaceful dreams.
The elephant is considered a very lucky animal symbol. It is said that an elephant by the front door protects the home from bad luck. Elephants walk almost noiselessly with a fluid grace that is contrary to their size. Elephants teach of not only strength but of wisdom too. They teach one when to walk softly and when to make their presence known. Their hearing, smell, taste and touch is acute compensating for poor eyesight; therefore, elephant totems speak of intuition. They assist one to work on gathering and responding to information sensed by means other than sight. Elephants teach one loyalty and respect.
Sodalite balances the mental and emotional bodies. It also cleanses the aura. It soothes and calms inflammations. Sodalite fuels your creative processes and enhances wisdom. It also helps one make clear rational, logical decisions. Sodalite helps one to speak their truth in a way others can understand. It is recommended you use this stone if doing presentations in a business environment. As a elixir it helps to give one self confidence. It also helps fight lymphatic cancer. One may use the elixir as a salve to treat inflammations. Sodalite may be used for massage in sphere, egg or wand form.