CHRYSOCOLLA: THE STONE OF TOLERANCE, MEDITATION AND LOVE
It is not surprising for anyone that some precious stones as the time goes by are used in practices that go beyond beauty, and the wide varieties of stones that can be found in nature are almost unlimited. You can find varieties that can be relatively soft, and others whose hardness is impressive, varying these prices becoming very cheap and even some reaching high costs. And it is believed, then, that each stone has a special property that goes beyond the decorative properties.
One of the stones that has been used since ancient times has been the Chrysocolla, it is employed for so many things such as the manufacture of jewelry and it is highly valued for its beauty and its colors, it has also been an object of attention for all those gem collectors and for gem experts known as gemologists since they use this stone in gem therapy for its beneficial qualities, which according to experts, are very helpful for humans, especially in the modern era, where the human being is exposed to a lot of stress.
The Chrysocolla is a mineral that belongs to the group of Silicates, and at the same time is a sub-group of the “Phyllosilicates”. This mineral can be found in nature, in formations embedded in rocks, in the shape of stalactites in caves or by filling veins of some other material, and it has a blue pigmentation, even becoming a bluish green. The copies of greater purity, when polished are used in decorative ornaments, and these are very appreciated between the jewelers.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CHRYSOCOLLA STONE
The Chrysocolla is a secondary formation mineral and this mineral is formed in the upper part of the copper veins, calling this area that is superimposed and is the first to be sighted when extracting the materials, “oxidation zone”, so it is easy to associate this stone with other copper-compound minerals such as Cuprite, Azurite and Malachite since these stones are usually found in the same deposits. This feature was used by the miners of antiquity to facilitate the detection of copper deposits and was replaced over the years by complicated metal detection instruments.
The Chrysocolla is generally found in the natural state in the form of masses in the shape of buds similar to a cauliflower, they are also found in rounded rock shapes and as barks attached to the rocks. It is very common that this stone is confused with the Turquoise due to its light color.
The name of the stone comes from the Greeks, who previously considered that this stone had the property of attracting metals, more specifically it was believed that it attracted Gold and because of this it was given the name of Chrysocolla which translated from ancient Greek means “Gold lover”. This stone is closely associated with the female sex, it is considered the ideal stone to deal with all the disorders that a woman may suffer, such as depression caused by menstruation, irregular and painful menstrual cycles, as well as pain in the area of the back, more specifically the lower back and pains in the ovaries, it also prevented the appearance of cysts in them.
It was recommended by the ancient doctors and healers for people who had skin problems, and it helped to calm the pain of burns, prevented the appearance of sores on the skin and eliminated them, as well as it could fade external and internal ulcers.
IT CONTROLS THE EMOTIONS
With regard to emotions it can be very helpful to maintain control over the impulses that can cause negative energies, calmingthe internal pain and those sorrows that may suffer a person and is capable at the same time, to infuse peace in the home, serenity and consolation. It is considered a stone to treat any imbalance related to throat problems and is even recommended by experts to help treating problems in the thyroid, vocal disorders, pharyngitis and other diseases.
The expert shamans consider the Chrysocolla a quiet stone that is able to offer support to its carrier and helps to reinforce the meditation and improves the capacity of the person’s communication. If the presence of negative energies in the home are noted, it is advisable to use it in the house for its energetic properties, since the positive energies emanating from this stone are capable of expelling all those dark energies that are clogged in the home.Some experts recommend them to couples who have had bad times, or that are facing a tough time, since it is able to stabilize the relationships and energies of the home.
ASSOCIATED WITH THE CHAKRAS
It is also very associated with the chakras, and it is said that it is even capable of soothing, cleansing and energizing them, it is also capable to align them and provide a better perception of everything divine.It is believed that using this stone in strategic points of the body you can get different benefits depending on the point where it is placed, for example, if it is placed in the solar plexus chakra is able to expel the negative emotions that inhabit the person, while if it is placed in the throat chakra it is capable of giving a better communication to the person, and also helps against shyness and is highly recommended for those people who have problems when it comes to socializing.
On the other hand, if this stone is used in the heart chakra, this stone significantly increases the capacity of love and also heals the pain related to the heart at the level of health, and sentimental level. It is recommended to always carry it in the form of a pendant, so that it acts as a protective talisman at the same time that it acts in the other mentioned ways.