Agate Chalcedony Polished Oval

Chalcedony is found in all types of colors, and its varieties are named based on color.
The chalcedony family refers to quartz based minerals that are microcrystalline or cryptocrystalline in structure. Like quartz, chalcedony minerals have a hardness of 7.
The stone was given its name by Theophrastus, a Greek philosopher and naturalist, who discovered the stone along the shore line of the river Achates sometime between the 4th and 3rd centuries BC. Colorful agates and other chalcedonies were obtained over 3,000 years ago from the Achates River, now called Dirillo, in Sicily.
The lovely color patterns make this semi-translucent gemstone very unique.
This stone carries a quiet energy that works on the subtle bodies, and are great for achieving stability and balance in many aspects of one's life.
Chalcedony minerals tend to have a smooth and waxy feel / luster which make them excellent candidates to be cut and polished for gemstone jewelry.
They come in most colors with the most common being white, gray, yellow, orange, red, brown and black. The designs / patterns on chalcedony minerals are also varied.

Babylonians believed that agate chalcedony properties could be used to dispel evil energy.The ancient Chinese believed that the meaning os this gem was one of spiritual protection, and could stimulate one's life force while cleansing their mind to make space for good luck and fortune. By the Medieval times, the belief surrounding agate properties was that it could deliver a plentiful harvest if tied to the horns of an oxen.
Carry this stone to promote creative ability in any project or goal. It encourages one to find solutions rather than focusing on negative aspects of daily challenges. Crystal healers like to use Agate for its soothing and calming qualities. Agate energizes the auric body and encourages eternal and constant love by bringing in the energies of Universal and Unconditional Love. Agate is a reminder that we are love and compassion in action.
This gem is believed to improve mental functions and can help where issues of clarity and stability are concerned. It is also helpful in overcoming negative emotions by bringing love into the chakras. Although they work very slowly and deliberately, their gentle nature helps them to have a lasting impact.

Length: 45 mm (1,77")
Width: 30 mm (1,18")


SKU: 2951
Healing Stones
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