Alexandrite is one of the rarest of precious stones in the world and possesses the unique property of turning green in the sunlight and a tender red colour under artificial lighting. It was discovered in 1830 on the birthday of the heir to the Russian throne and future Tsar Alexander II, and named in his honour. Alexandrite helps to balance the emotional condition, increases self-confidence, enhances the ability to achieve positive change in life. It brings happiness and success in every undertaking. In increases love and sensuality. It helps the imagination, inspires confidence and enhances creativity. It also enhances spiritual growth and makes anyone who wears it calmer and more well-balanced. Thus is it suitable for people with a tempestuous nature.