Chalcedony (chal.ced.o.ny) is a cryptocrystalline (having a microscopic crystalline structure) form of quartz. The crystal list to the left are varieties of Chalcedony, for further information please click on their links.
Chalcedony is transparent or opaque and can be found as geodes and small masses. The colours of chalcedony are white, pink, blue, red or gray.
Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and goodwill and will enhance a groups stability. It can be used for telepathy and transmission. This stone absorbs negative energy and then dissipates it so that the energy doesn't move to someone else.
Chalcedony brings the mind, body and spirit into alignment. It sends feelings of generosity and benevolence to you. Chalcedony removes unwanted feelings of hostility and removes sadness. This stone removes self doubt and builds self confidence. Using this stone to meditate will help you become a more open and enthusiastic person.
Chalcedony is a powerful healer and cleanser. This stone helps if you have a lack of maternal instinct, lessens the effect of dementia and senility. Chalcedony balances the mind, body, emotions and spirit into a whole. It heals the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood and circulatory system.
As well as the general healing properties of Chalcedony the stones in the left panel have specialised qualities of their own.
Blue chalcedony is clear to translucent stone coloured by traces or iron, titanium, manganese or copper. Most blue chalcedony is more gray than blue. But when it displays a true blue it comes in a blue ranging from a violet-blue to sky blue or robin's egg blue.
A creative stone, Blue Chalcedony imparts mental flexibility and verbal dexterity. It stimulates the ability to learn new languages and improves memory. Gives feelings of light-heartedness and optimism. Improves self-perception. Aids regeneration of mucus membranes. Enhances the immune system.
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.
Blue chalcedony is a creative stone, It opens the mind with enthusiasm to new ideas and new horizons. This stone will clear rigid thought processes and open you to new possibilities. Blue chalcedony will increase your active listening skills and helps your ability to communicate effectively. It will help you to learn new languages and improve memory.
Blue chalcedony promotes peaceful assertiveness, peaceful well being and meditation. It will help when using speech, sound, and words to bring peace to any situation. Blue chalcedony will bring peaceful resolution to disputes. It will help political demonstrators, performers and activists maintain their peacefulness in violent surroundings. It will heal physical and non physical throat issues.
Blue chalcedony gives you a feeling of having a lighter heart and an ability to look forward with optimism. It improves self perception.
Physically blue chalcedony helps repair the mucus membranes and eases diseases of the throat, ears and sinuses that occur due to weather changes such as hay fever and sinusitis. Blue chalcedony builds the immune system and stimulates the lymph glands. This stone is an all round healer of the lungs and respiratory system.
Chalcedony Rosettes are a form of globular chalcedony that has a flat shape with rounded hills and valleys that may resemble the shape of a rose,
Colours are mostly pink, white and occasionally lavender
Chalcedony roses are often coated with sparkling crystals. recommended for specimens only.
Pink chalcedony is coloured pink by traces or iron oxide and manganese.
Pink chalcedony often occurs in a globular, form known as chalcedony rose. Some pink chalcedony's have light banding, dendrites or other inclusions.
Encourages kindness and all good qualities. Brings out a sense of childlike wonder and willingness to learn new things.
Pink chalcedony encourages love, sympathy and kindness. It brings out a willingness to learn new things. It is a creative stone that encourages story telling. Pink chalcedony is a spiritual stone that encourages empathy toward others and inner peace. It helps people with trust issues.
Pink chalcedony fortifies the heart and supports the immune system. Pink chalcedony helps with breastfeeding problems and stabilises the lymph system.
Pink chalcedony promotes compassion, heart opening, and heart maturity. It honours the oneness of all life and the sacredness of all that lives. This stone will make you aware of the suffering of others and of yourself. Pink chalcedony enhances peace and harmony within, self blessing and women's self image.
Purple/Lavender chalcedony is coloured by trace elements of manganese or iron oxide. Some purple chalcedonies have light banding dendrites or other inclusions.
help one rid themselves of unwanted things in one's life; aids in avoiding messy emotional involvements with cause distress.
Red chalcedony gives you strength of will and persistence in achieving you goals. It gives you confidence to manifest your dreams. Red chalcedony stimulates the circulation without raising blood pressure and encourages blood clotting. It reduces hunger pangs, if you feel nauseous while using the stone to reduce hunger please discontinue use.
Powerful cleanser including open sores. Fosters the maternal instinct and increases lactation, improves mineral assimilation and combats mineral build-up in veins.
Varieties of Chalcedony
Binghamite is a Chatoyant Chalcedony with fibres of Hematite or Goethite.
It appears as bands of Brown, Gold and Red.
Binghamite is a stone that is said to bring all manner of good things, particularly good fortune. It is also said to have the energies of fairies and elves, which is a very positive energy.
In crystal work, Binghamite is used to communicate with the inner child. It is also used by meta-physicians for clair-audience and communication with other worlds.
Physically, in crystal healing lore, Binghamite is used to regenerate energy flow in the body, renew cells, eases disease, Theta brain wave patterns, burns, convulsions, anaemia, and ear nose and throat problems. Binghamite is also used in crystal healing to energise and direct other minerals energies.
Bloodstone also known as Heliotrope is a green chalcedony quartz crystal flecked with red or yellow jasper.
Bloodstone cleanses the blood and is a powerful healer, It has mystical and magical properties. It has the ability to banish evil and negativity and to direct spiritual energy. Bloodstone heightens the intuition and increases creativity. It is a grounding and protecting stone that keeps out bad influences. It also stimulates dreams and is a powerful energiser.
This potent stone is associated with honesty and integrity. It can be used both to promote a calm, tranquil atmosphere or to revitalise insufficient energy an invigorate the owner. As such, this is a great stone for mental exhaustion and depression. A potentially excellent addition to a prosperity spread or spell, it attracts prosperity, abundance and good luck. Use on the heart chakra to benefit sufferers of anxiety; use on the base chakra to help you if you are seeking prosperity.
Bloodstone gives courage and teaches you how to avoid dangerous situations. It encourages you to adapt to every situation and come out on top. It grounds you in the present. Mentally Bloodstone calms the mind, dispels confusion and enables decision making. It can energise you if you are mentally exhausted. It helps you to adjust to the unexpected.
Bloodstone helps in grounding the heart energy It reduces irritability aggression and impatience. Spiritually bloodstone helps you to bring the spirit into you daily life.
Bloodstone is an energy cleanser and immune stimulator for any rapid onset infections. It stimulates the lymph glands and the metabolic processes, revitalises and re-energises the body and mind when it is exhausted. It will help purify the blood. It detoxifies the liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and bladder. Bloodstone benefits all blood rich organs in the body it regulates and supports the blood flow and aids the circulation. It is helpful for blood disorders such as anaemia, lymphoma, leukaemia, sepsis, haemophilia and blood clots. Bloodstone can be used to heal the ancestral line by clearing past hurts. It cleanses the lower chakras and realigns their energies.
Merlinite is a dendritic included form of chalcedony and is it composed of a combination of manganese oxide with inclusions of both potassium and barium.
A lot of confusion surrounds the name of this stone. Merlinite is actually a made-up name for Dendritic Chalcedony. Sometimes the name is also applied to Dendritic Agate, and other times to the druzy form of a black mineral called Psilomelane, also it is sometimes sold as Dendritic Opal or Merlinite Opal but it isn't an opal.
Merlinite is a magical stone that holds the imprint of the combined knowledge of shamans, alchemists, magician-priests, and other workers of magic.
Its dual colouring blends the spiritual and earthly vibrations together, giving access to the spiritual and shamanistic realms. This stone supports shamanistic practices or magical ritual. It facilitates reading the Akashic Record, including travel into past or future lives to gain insight on how to live life in the future. Merlinite can bring magic into your life.
Merlinite can be used for past-life healing and to bring harmony into the present life. It balances yin-yang and masculine and feminine energies. It balances conscious and subconscious with the intellect and intuition.
Wear merlinite around your neck or place behind the ear to access past lives.
Merlinite has been used in the treatment of skeletal structures and disorders of the veins and arteries. It is also said to promote physical growth and to facilitate the flow of blood through the body. It is a cleansing mineral for the body and one which can enhance lymph flow and excretion. It also helps with both the effects of colds and the effects of smoking too.
Merlinite can help us to remain both open and approachable even though we may have suffered from bad experiences ourselves. It promotes better contact with our environment and with our fellow human beings too. Merlinite can also enhance our organisational capabilities.
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