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Chrysocolla

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Chrysocolla gemstone is a sleek and stringy stone. Many times it is translucent or opaque. When looking at this stage, one might feel the appearance of a greenish blue gemstone. Also, often one might get the delusion of a Calsidona or turmleen gemstone when you see this gemstone.

Made up of crystal opal, Chrysocolla gemstone is often used to make parts of jewelry. This gemstone also possesses a small amount of copper in it and this is the reason why it is usually found near the caves where copper is found.

The gemstone Eilat, is known as a part of the range of chrysocolla gemstones and it is also found in the range of a mixture of blue and green colors.

Chrysocolla when found in the purest form, is too soft to be used for making jewelry but when found in the form of quartz, it is harder and so it can be put to better uses.

This gemstone is found in green and blue colors. But, when it is discovered in a greenish blue color, chrysocolla is considered as a very expensive gemstone as compared to other stones.

Also, when Chrysocolla gemstone is used for making jewelry, it should be well taken care off. Chrysocolla gemstone should be cleaned in soapy water and then dried with a soft cloth to avoid any kind of scratches since this gemstone is very soft and delicate.

For thousands of years, as legend tells it, chrysocolla has been a stone of conciliation and reassurance thought the world.  In ancient Egypt, it was called the 'wise stone' as those who wore it generally came up with clever comprises when it seems and unbearable pass in negotiations.  It was also thought it would protect the wearer against psychological damage as well.

Lore also tells that this stone had the power to make more violent people more sensitive and tolerant, which is apparently why Cleopatra carried chrysocolla with her everywhere she went.

In some lore, chrysocolla have been used by musicians, perhaps because of its reputation for having healing properties for throat and lungs.

Astrological : Taurus, Gemini and Virgo

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Chrysocolla is generally associated with peace and tranquility, as well as intuition, patience and unconditional love.  Chrysocolla is often thought to offer gentle and soothing qualities, it is believed to be a powerful source of life-force energy, as well as a stone for feminine empowerment; helping to build feminine energies and cam emotions.

Chrysocolla helps to clear the subconscious of negative feelings of guilt, fears and tension, and brining up inner strength.

Chrysocolla aids in releasing old resentment and in forgiving people you've been holding resistance to.  It is exceptionally helpful in dealing with the anger and pain associated with rape, or abuse of any kind.

Chrysocolla is a stone that is excellent for reading layouts or for jewelry, psychic impressions suggest that this stone is a master healer, through emotion expression.

It is told to be quite useful to one for expressing those emotions which are fire based, such as anger, fear, passion or excitement. Chrysocolla has been known to raise the metabolism to assist in rectifying an imbalance or to help in losing weight.

Chrysocolla is known to promote level headedness, encouraging clarity of thought and a neutral, calm attitude during turbulence. It can also be used to decrease nervousness and irritability.

Chrysocolla is best known among Native American Indian cultures for its capability of strengthening the body's resistance and bringing about calm feeling where there has been upset and turmoil.  Chrysocolla enhances creativity in all, female energy and communication, as well as relieving ulcers and arthritis.

HEALING PROPERTIES

Chrysocolla treats arthritis, bone disease, muscle spasms, blood disorders and lung problems.  It detoxifies the liver, kidneys and intestines.  Re-oxygenates the blood, regenerates the pancreas and regulates insulin.  Strengthens muscles and alleviates muscle cramps.  Chrysocolla heals infections, lowers blood pressure and soothes burns.  Treats PMS and menstrual cramps.

Chrysocolla rough and facet stone