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Chalcedony

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

The Romans prized chalcedony as seals, and the Victorians carved them into an endless array of cameos and intaglios. Chalcedony was used in Renaissance magic for health and safety. In all ages chalcedony has been the stone most used by the gem engraver, and many colored varieties are still cut and polished as ornamental stones.

Chalcedony can be virtually any color of the rainbow. It is commonly pale blue, yellow, brown or gray with nearly waxlike luster. A white, buff, or light tan species of chalcedony are also occured.

Astrological : Cancer, Virgo, Sagittarius and Aquarius.

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Blue chalcedony is a stone with a gentle energy that feels a bit dreamy. It fosters balance between mind, body and spirit. It is a stone of calm and peace that reduces or negates hostility, anger, and irritation. Blue chalcedony soothes and fosters mental and emotional stability and can engender emotional honesty.

Blue, gray and purple chalcedony are told to help one rid themselves of unwanted things in one's life; aids in avoiding messy emotional involvements with cause distress.

Green chalcedony is told to focus attention on how to relate to others in a loving manner.

Pink chalcedony strengthens one's self-esteem; makes the wearer more caring of their personal appearance.

White chalcedony, also known as the "mother stone" is said to shield from negativity as well as cleansing the aura, it as others can stabilize the emotions during trying times.

Chalcedony stone is quite useful for though transmission and telepathy. It can absorb negativity and transfer positivity.

Chalcedony’s also known to encourage and enhance the feeling of brother hood and goodwill. It also increases the qualities of generosity and benevolence in humans and decreases animosity. Chalcedony helps a person to remove all self doubt and negativity and engage in a real inner appraisal.

People who wear Chalcedony stone become more enthusiastic, confident and open about life. It’s known to dispel bad dreams and negative mindset and emotions.

HEALING PROPERTIES

Chalcedony has great healing properties. It’s also known for its cleansing properties. Chalcedony helps to heal sores and also increases lactation in women. It also helps in enhancing the maternal instinct of a woman.

Chalcedony prevents cholesterol built up in blood vessels and increases mineral absorption in the body.

If you are feeling low on energy, Chalcedony can increase your energy levels.

Chalcedony stone can balance the mental, physical and spiritual aspects of your being. It’s a great healing stone for the eyes, bones, spleen, blood and the entire circulatory system. Chalcedony can also heal dementia and senility to quite and extent.

If you have neck problems or tonsils troubling you or malfunctioning vocal chords, then chalcedony is your stone. This stone can help protect against all sorts of infections and inflammation. Chalcedony can also be used to treat a hoarse voice.

Blue chalcedony has an anti-inflammatory effect and lowers temperature and blood pressure.  Heals the lungs and clears the respiratory system of the effects of smoking. Heals the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood and circulatory system.

Chalcedony rough and facet stone