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Malachite

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An extremely powerful metaphysical stone, Malachite is said to be one of the most important healing stones. Its opaque green bands give it a distinct character and, fitting, it’s known to carry the unique power to absorb radiation. Good to keep in rooms that contain a television or computer!

 

About Malachite

Malachite can be found worldwide, but the best quality malachite is found in Africa. Malachite forms as a secondary mineral of copper when copper minerals are altered by other chemicals. This occurs when carbonated water interacts with copper minerals or when a copper solution reacts with limestone.

 

History of Malachite

Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans would grind Malachite and use it for its rich pigment as eyeshadow. They believed it would protect them from the evil eye. All thorough history Malachite has been used to protect children from dangers of the world and is known as the guardian stone of the travellers as it provides protection and security.

Malachite forms as a secondary mineral of copper when copper minerals are altered by other chemicals. This occurs when carbonated water interacts with copper minerals or when a copper solution reacts with limestone.

 

Pairing malachite

Malachite’s adaptable, almost turquoise green complexion, makes it a diverse stone that can pair comfortably with many metal types. However, mounting the stone on gold is said to increase its healing strength.  

Choose malachite from a range of semi-precious stones when selecting a piece of jewellery from our online collection. All of the jewellery in our collections is handcrafted and can be made using the malachite stone.

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