• »

About shungite and Karelia

Shungite is a black, matte or shiny mineral with healing properties. It is found in Russia, particularly in Karelia, and is estimated to be about 2 billion years old. The chemical composition of shungite including carbon and various minerals that are believed to give it its unusual properties.

The mineral is used for physical and emotional healing as well as water purification. It is also sometimes used to make jewelry and other decorative items.