Green Serpentine or New Jade Stone Egg
This pretty yellowish green slightly translucent Serpentine rock egg is 2 inches or 51 mm in height.
The material comes from China and the Chinese like to call it New Jade.
Serpentine is a metamorphic rock that was formed when water from magmas metamorphosed previous igneous or sedimentary rocks.
Serpentine is said to owe its name either to its serpent-like colors and patterns or from an old belief that the stones were effective protection from snake bites.
Metaphysical Properties of Serpentine: Serpentine is said to be soothing to the emotional body; allowing one to release fear of change or hardship and to look forward to the future with expectation and excitement.