The Chrysoprase of Chrysoprase beads is a variety of the mineral chalcedony, with which it shares chemical, optical and physical properties. The name of the Chrysoprase beads has everything to do with the color. The name of the Chrysoprase beads comes from the Greek: Chrysos is gold, Prason is leek (from Prasinon: green. Chrysoprase is the rarest and most valuable apple-green gemstone from the Chalcedony family. It was sometimes confused in ancient times. with Emerald but unlike Emerald, which owes its color to chromium, Chrysoprase owes its bright spring green color to the presence of small amounts of nickel.
Chrysoprase was already used by the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians for making seals, jewelry and all kinds of ornamental objects because of its vibrant color. Chrysoprase is also known as the stone of Venus.
How Chrysoprase beads work
What is said about the functioning of this type of stone.
The Chrysoprase bead has a strong purifying effect, both mentally and physically. It reduces dependence on the love and approval of others (and therefore jealousy and heartbreak) and counteracts obsessive thoughts and actions. It reduces sleep problems and nightmares and claustrophobia. The stone enhances creativity and appreciation for beautiful things and art. On the body, a Chrysoprase bead has a strong detoxifying and detoxifying effect and stimulates liver activity. The bead has a positive effect on skin conditions, eyes, gout and infertility in women especially if it is caused by an infection. Chrysoprase beads in combination with Smoky Quartz help with fungal infections.
Chrysoprase hardness is 6-7, density is 2.6
Chrysoprase beads belong to the Libra zodiac sign.