(Pendant measures approximately 1.5" x 0.75" including bail)
Best used for:
Peace, calm, and harmony
Rediscovering happiness and joy
Protection, clearing, cleansing, and renewal
A bluish-green variety of Chalcedony, unique in composition and differing from Chrysoprase and Gem Silica— its color is believed to be due to the presence of chromium and nickel
Chalcedony is a cryptocrystalline form of silica composed of fine intergrowths of Quartz and Mogánite, two silica minerals (SiO2) with slightly different growth structures
Newly discovered in 2013 by veteran gem explorer, Yianni Melas; independently tested and verified by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in 2015
Named for the beautiful shades of blue— suggestive of the waters of the Aegean Sea and the lush green vegetation surrounding Greece, Melas’ homeland
May also contain pockets of druzy quartz, inclusions of metal oxide; iron, vanadium, and copper have also been detected in specimens
Primary source: undisclosed location in Africa
Availability: Rare Hardness: 6.5 - 7
Suggested Cleansing Methods: Moonlight, Sunlight, Sage Smudge / Incense, Sage Spray / Energy Spray, Sea Salt (Dry), Sea Water / Salt Water, Fresh Water, (All methods typically okay)
(Aquaprase SS pnd B)
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