Chrysoprase (Green Chalcedony) Tumblestone
25-30mm - Sold Individually
Chemical Composition: SiO2 (Silicon Dioxide). Hexagonal
Hardness: On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 7 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
Colour: The colour of Chrysoprase can be lighter to more intense apple-green, though deeper colours are more desirable.
Uses: Crystals are a gift of nature that have been cherished and appreciated by humankind for for millennia. There are countless ways we can incorporate crystals into our daily lives. Placed around the home, worn as jewellery or simply held in the hand they remind us of our relationship with nature and Mother Earth.
It is known that crystals, due to their atomic makeup, hold heat and focus light energy, the often used example is quartz crystals being used in watches to generate an electric charge. Beyond this, it is said that crystals and gemstones have different energies that can be used to enhance your own energetic vibrations. Each gemstone is known for its unique 'energetic' properties.
Properties: Strength - Courage - Insight
If you believe in the power and energy held within natural stones, then green chalcedony is certainly not to be overlooked. Overcoming adversity is thought to be easier with green chalcedony, as it helps eliminate unwanted feelings – particularly sadness and self-doubt, which are often unproductive and leave you stuck. With enhanced self-confidence, life will feel more balanced.
As a nurturing stone, green chalcedony also heightens emotions associated with goodwill and fraternity. In groups, you will experience more efficient means of communication, which will ensure a better chance of stability for collective wellbeing and harmony.
Tip: The colour of Chrysoprase may occasionally fade in prolonged light exposure, so care should be taken to keep these gemstones away from repeated exposure to strong lighting or sunlight.
Historical Uses/Folklore: The name is derived from Greek:chrysos, meaning 'gold and prasinon, meaning 'leek', referring to the green colouring of it. It was highly prized by Greeks, Roman and Egyptians alike for its many great powers and alluring soft color. According to Greek legend, chrysoprase ensured a happy marriage and good health, and its power was 'recharged' when placed out in the open during half-moons.
Chakra: Heart Chakra
- Each crystal is unique so the size, shape and colour of the product you will receive may differ slightly from the products shown in the image.
- Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Mandara Crystals does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.