Chrysocolla Malachite Polished Hand Craved Stone Seashell
This lovely Chrysocolla Malachite hand carved seashell is 67 mm or 2.6 inches long by 1.7 inches wide and 1.3 inches thick.
Chrysocolla, a copper silicate, blends well with Malachite, a copper carbonate. This colorful gemstone cabochon material is found in the oxidation zone of major copper deposits.
This material was found in the Bagdad Copper Mine in Arizona.
Chrysocolla is known as a healing stone among Native American Indian cultures where it was used for strengthening the body's resistance and bringing about calm feelings where there is upset.
Chrysocolla is named from the Greek chrysos - "gold" and kolla - "glue" in allusion to the name of the material used to solder gold.
Metaphysical Properties of Chrysocolla and Malachite: Chrysocolla is associated with serenity, tranquility, peace, patience, tolerance, acceptance, unconditional love, meditation, calmness, hope gentleness and sensitivity. Malachite is a very protective stone, being especially helpful for protection from evil, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, and protection for children.