African Green Malachite Handcrafted Stone Jewelry Box
A small handcrafted Malachite stone box! The material came from the Katanga Mine area in the Congo, Africa.
This superbly crafted box is just 1.5 inches long by not quite 1.25 inches wide and almost 1 inch thick.
The walls are 4 mm thick.
The material is high grade and the pattern is beautiful!
Malachite is a copper carbonate. This semi precious stone material is found in the oxidation zone of major copper deposits.
Malachite's name is from the Greek, malache, - "mallow" in reference to its green leaf color.
Metaphysical Properties: Malachite is a very protective stone, being especially helpful for general protection, protection from evil, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, and protection for children. It is also an excellent protection stone during flying and other travel. Using this stone, one can counteract self-destructive romantic tendencies and help encourage true, pure love. Malachite is also good for enhancing emotional stability and balance in general.