Created in a lab, Bismuth is a brittle, silver-white colored elemental metal with a tarnished iridescent finish. In the beauty product industry, Bismuth gives a opalescent quality to eye shadow, lipstick and nail polish. Bismuth is mixed with other metals to form low-melting alloys. These Bismuth alloys have been used in fire safety devices and safety plugs because of their low melting point. Bismuth is frequently associated such metals as nickel, cobalt, silver, tin, and uranium sulfides.
Metaphysically, Bismuth is a crystal token for travelers. Bismuth is helpful for a physical journey, as well as, being a great tool for astral traveling or shamanic journeying. Bismuth helps one to enjoy the journey. Bismuth is known as a “stone of transformation.” Bismuth may be helpful when dealing with feelings of isolation and supportive during periods of growth. Bismuth helps one to focus and move forward calmly during transformation. Bismuth fosters vitality and transmutes energy throughout the chakras. Bismuth encourages cohesiveness in groups and in relationships creating focus with a shared goal. Bismuth fosters the feeling of being connected with others and the greater sense of “All that is.”
In healing, Bismuth may be used in the treatment of digestive disorders and with infections of the skin. Bismuth may also be used to help diminish fevers.
Bismuth vibrates to the number 2 and is associated with the astrological sign of Aquarius.