Serpentine Stone Egg Carving
This pretty Serpentine semi precious stone egg is 2 inches or 50 mm in height.
It is lovely speckled green banded Serpentine with silver shimmers that is a metamorphic rock found in South Africa.
It 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.