Chrysoprase - a versatile bead
The Chrysoprase of the Chrysoprase beads is a variety of the mineral chalcedony, with which it shares the 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 most rare and most valuable apple-green gemstone from the Chalcedony family, and in times gone by it was sometimes confused 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, the Romans and the Egyptians for the manufacture of stamps, jewels and all kinds of ornamental objects because of its vivid color. Chrysoprase is also called the stone of Venus.
The effect of Chrysoprase beads
The Chrysoprase bead works strongly purifying, both mentally and physically. It reduces dependence on the love and approval of others (and therefore jealousy and heartbreak) and counteracts compulsive thoughts and actions. It reduces sleep problems and nightmares and claustrophobia. The stone strengthens creativity and appreciation for beautiful things and art. On the body, a Chrysoprase bead works strongly detoxifying and detoxifying 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.
The hardness of Chrysoprase is 6-7, the density is 2.6
Chrysoprase beads belong to the zodiac sign Libra.