Chrysocolla Malachite Stone Seashell Carving
This Chrysocolla-Malachite scallop or clam seashell carving is hand-cut and 4.1 inches long by 3.9 inches wide and almost 1 inch thick.
It is very unique and absolutely gorgeous!
The deep blue of Chrysocolla, a copper silicate, blends well with other copper ores, such as green Malachite.
This material is found in the oxidation zone of copper deposits. Gemstone quality is found primarily in Arizona, the leading copper producing state. Copper was discovered in Arizona in the 1700's.
This material came from 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.
Metaphysical properties: Chrysocolla is a stone of peace, increased wisdom, discretion. It promotes levelheadedness, encouraging clarity of thought and a neutral, cool attitude during turbulence. It can be used to decrease nervousness and irritability.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I offer First Class or Priority Mail and charge actual USPS shipping. Overnight shipping might be available but you need to call me to request it.
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail or First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
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Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.