DISCOVER CHALCEDONY GEMSTONE
Posted on 05 July 2017
A natural form of silicon dioxide, Chalcedony is a cryptocrystalline variety of Quartz mineral. It has a waxy lustre (cloudy) and may be semitransparent available in white, gray, or blue translucent.
~ Mined in Uruguay, India, Madagascar, Myanmar (Burma), Mexico, Brazil and Southwestern Africa, USA
~ 7 in Mohs scale of Hardness making it scratch resistant
‘Chalcedony’ originated from the latin word 'Chalcedonius', which is thought to be derived from 'Chalcedon', an ancient seaport of Asia Minor, now Kadikoy, Turkey.
Blue Chalcedony is a demure crystal quartz , subtle and mystic, cool and serene, ethereal yet solid. It can come in a variety of colours and is great for dying in yellow, green, blue and orange.
IN MYTHOLOGY, LEGENDS SAY...
Chalcedony was considered a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, using it to promote stability during their ceremonial activities. It is still in use today for meditations, and as a pathway for receiving successful thought transmissions.
When you look at it and its colour, it emits a flowing, soothing, and compassionate energy like the sound of the waves of the sea. Wear this stone to alleviate stress and tension to quiet the mind while travelling and be inspired by its legends, who knows, it might just work its magic!
~ Symbol of peacefulness, generosity, harmony, friendship
~ Great for meditations as it aligns the mind, body and spirit and builds self-confidence.
HOW TO WEAR Chalcedony:
Blue chalcedony is a lovely companion for your everyday to evening wear, an ideal gemstone to make you shine whatever the occasion.
Gift this stone to someone who loves the sea, needs peace and harmony!