Malachite is a highly protective stone, absorbing negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere and from the body. It is a powerful stone for the Heart Chakra, strengthening the auric field and helping one to maintain a harmonious emotional balance. Malachite is known to enhance willpower, confidence and self-responsibility. It is also believed to be a lucky stone, and offers protection during travel.
This intense green stone with beautiful banded masses is a copper-based mineral. It’s often found together with Azurite and Chrysocolla.
Malachite has been valued as a gemstone since ancient times, used as an amulet against enchantment, and considered a Goddess Stone, representing seduction, beauty, and the arts. A copper based stone, Malachite was crushed and used as pigments. Archeological evidence indicates that the mineral has been mined at Timna Valley in Israel for over 3,000 years. In ancient Egypt the color green was associated with death, resurrection as well as new life and fertility. They referred to the paradise of afterlife as the ‘Field of Malachite’.
Romania, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Russia, Middle East
Available in small, medium & large raw and free-form pieces, eggs, boxes and small & medium pyramids