It is a variety of chalcedony. The most favorable pieces are a deep red to red-orange hue.
Chalcedony is a variety of the mineral quartz that occurs in a great variety of colors including blue, lavender, white, buff, light tan, gray, yellow, pink, red or brown.
If chalcedony is conspicuously color-banded, it may be called agate and with other minerals it has various other names including carnelian, mocha stone, onyx, bloodstone to name a few.
Chalcedony is a member of the Quartz family with a cryptocrystalline structure, perfect for magnifying its crystal energy to soothe and restore balance.
Its name may be derived from the Greek port city of Chalcedon.
The ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome used varieties of Chalcedony in jewelry and carvings, and, as gems of antiquity
It’s calming, and speaks of spirit and trust.
The biblical meaning behind the Chalcedony gemstone is the faithful serving in secret.
As long as it is in the house, chalcedony does not shine but under the open air, it brightens.
Chalcedony stone rise thoughts of the persons and feelings to become pure. It is considered powerful to get purity
It promotes brotherhood and good will, opening the mind to new ideas, bestow feelings of benevolence and generosity
As a calming stone, Chalcedony assists in meditation if your mind is naturally over-active.
Used to assist telepathy, Absorbs negative energy and dissipates it.Harmonizes mind, body, and spirit
It increases the sense of friendliness, and boosts the feeling of humanity and sympathy.
It also controls emotions and Increases stamina.
It also increases individuals patience.
It is believed that this gemstone increases the sense of attachment.
It protects against weakness in general, bad moods, obsessive jealousy and depression. It reduces sleepwalking, soothes chilblains, and is a source of protection during travel.
Blue Chalcedony encourages the flow of fluids within the body and reduces edema. It helps with sensitivity caused by weather changes or pressure, such as glaucoma, and stimulates milk production in nursing mothers.
Helps in healing plant allergies, hay fever, and other respiratory problems.
Assists in calming those with course of irrational anger, fear, panic or anxiety, and helps those who speak too quickly before considering the impact their words have on others
It is an excellent crystal for those who tend to worry, by encouraging life in the present instead of projecting into an imaginary future.
It is very beneficial in repairing wounds and deep anger patterns in the energy field.
Chalcedony is a powerful cleanser, including open sores.
Mothers use it to increase lactation, and it also fosters the maternal instinct.
It increases physical energy. Healers use it to decrease ill effects of senility as well as to heal the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood and circulatory system
Presently everyone is living in a chaotic energy surrounded with electronic environment, and without this gadgets human life is incomplete. To prevent the energy that is supplemented from these electronic gadgets these gemstones are used and this Chalcedony gemstone gives relief to human life in many ways
Chalcedony is a common quartz found in Austria, Czech Republic, Iceland, Mexico, Britain, New Zealand, Turkey, Russia, Brazil.
Presently it is found in Madgascagar, Brazil, America, China, Australia, England, India.