Power & Benefits of Chalcedony:
Chalcedony is considered a powerful cleanser, absorbing negative energy and dissipating it to prevent onward transmission. It removes self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection, creating an open and enthusiastic persona.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Chalcedony promotes brotherhood and enhances group stability and can be used to assist telepathy.
It is a very calming stone that eases the emotions and mind. Balances mind, body, and soul causing a feeling of peace and relaxation. It helps ease bad dreams and nightmares.
The Physical Connection:
Chalcedony is thought to assist with recovery from drug or alcohol addiction or any other type of addiction. It is said to ease obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and dementia. It is believed to increase mineral absorption and prevent minerals from building up in the body. It is also thought to aid in the health of the gallbladder and spleen. It is said to help the circulatory system and cleanse the blood.
Astrological SignsConnected to Chalcedony :
The Chakras Connected to Chalcedony:
Cleanses and aligns All Chakras.
Locations Found & History:
USA, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland, England, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, Morocco. Chalcedony is compact silica that is found mainly in sedimentary and volcanic environments. Named for the Greek city Chalcedon, in ancient times chalices carved from Chalcedony and lined with silver were believed to prevent poisoning.
Chalcedony has been used as early as the Bronze Age and was considered a treasured gem at that time. There have been Chalcedony seals, tools, and jewellery that date back to 1800 BC found in areas where Romans, Greeks, and Babylonians lived. Indigenous tribes also consider chalcedony to be sacred and it’s used in special ceremonies. At one point in time, people used Chalcedony to make goblets that were lined with silver. This was supposed to prevent poisoning.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Gemstones that are specifically named Chalcedony are mainly translucent and one colour. The rest is sold as its type of chalcedonies like red or pink Chalcedony or as Agate or Jasper. The highest quality Chalcedony would be translucent or pigmented in colour. Chalcedony is a form of Quartz crystal found in abundance all around the world. Named after the ancient port of Chalcedon where people would mine and trade gemstones. There are various types of Chalcedony including Agates, Carnelian, Bloodstone, Jasper, Chrysoprase, Flint, Onyx, and Sardonyx. It has a Mohs hardness of 7.
How to Use Chalcedony:
Wear jewellery or place it on the appropriate areas of the body that need balancing.
* Please note that gemstones should not be used as a substitute for your prescriptions or alternative treatment for any illness or health problem. Healing gemstones are not the solution but additional help. Always consult your doctor.