Pendants – Calcite is calcium carbonate and is the main constituent found in
sedimentary rock especially limestone. The most common colors of calcite
include white, yellow, green, orange, blue and pink. The colors of calcite are
due to traces of iron, magnesium, zinc and cobalt.
The origin of the
name Calcite derives from the Latin word ‘Calx’ and the Greek word “Chalix’
which translates to lime.
Calcite has been
found in various places around the world. The larger deposits have been
discovered in Brazil, Mexico, USA, Africa, Germany, India and England.
Calcite is a
great gemstone option for pendants. It’s more commonly carved or faceted into
different shapes such as ovals, cabochon, octagon, and other forms.
Each color of
Calcite have their own metaphysical meanings. For example, Orange Calcite helps
improve happiness and is the stone of protection. Red Calcite helps with
detoxification, it’s grounding, removes negative emotions, improves sensuality
and gives guidance to find love. Yellow Calcite improves overall wellbeing,
improve intellect, remove negativity and brings good fortune. Green Calcite
enhances immunity, calms the heart, balances emotions and brings about peace
and joy. Blue Calcite opens all channels of communication, alleviate feelings
of over burden, helps bring about patience and peace.
It is the
birthstone for July and also the stone for all the chakras.