WHAT IS CHALCEDONY? Chalcedony is a compact, microcrystalline form of Quartz. Gemstones that are specifically named Chalcedony are mainly translucent and one color. The rest is sold as its type of chalcedony like red or pink Chalcedony or as Agate or Jasper. The highest quality Chalcedony would be translucent or pigmented in color. Named after the ancient port of Chalcedon where people would mine and trade gemstones. There are various types of Chalcedony including Agates, Carnelian, Bloodstone, Jasper, Chrysoprase, Flint, Onyx, and Sardonyx.
WHY IT'S AWESOME? Named for the Greek city Chalcedon, in ancient times chalices carved from Chalcedony and lined with silver were believed to prevent poisoning. Chalcedony has been used as early as the Bronze Age and was considered a treasured gem at that time. There have been Chalcedony seals, tools, and jewelry that date back to 1800 BC found in areas where Romans, Greeks, and Babylonians lived. Indigenous tribes also consider chalcedony to be sacred and it’s used in special ceremonies. At one point in time, people used Chalcedony to make goblets that were lined with silver. This was supposed to prevent poisoning.
MYSTIC LORE, LEGEND & DISCLAIMER: Through the ages, crystals and stones have been collected and prized for their timeless beauty, for their rich history and even their potential spiritual and metaphysical properties! At Spirit Magicka, we love the idea that crystals may have mystical properties, but please be aware... nothing we sell comes with any sort of mystical guarantee! 😉
👉 Chalcedony is considered a powerful cleanser, absorbing negative energy and dissipating it to prevent onward transmission. It removes self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection, creating an open and enthusiastic persona. Chalcedony is believed to be closely linked to the moon and is considered a calming stone.
👉 In crystal energy work Chalcedony is associated with the Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Crown Chakra and is used to cleanse and align All Chakras.
WHERE IS IT FOUND? USA, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland, England, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, Morocco. Chalcedony is compact silica that is found mainly in sedimentary and volcanic environments.
Palmstones - Palmsize
*All sizes are approximate and may vary somewhat.
*Each crystal & stone will vary slightly in appearance. Each beautiful and unique in it's own way.
*Many people like to keep palmstones in their pockets and rub these for tension relief. It is smooth and polished and feels great in your hand.