Pendants – Chrysophrase is an attractive light to dark green color and a
beautiful pendant stone to add in your jewelry collection. Green is well suited
for most styles. It is an earthy tone but can be worn with simple and
The origin of the
name derives from the Green work ‘Chrysos’ meaning gold, and ‘Phrase’ meaning
leek. The name refers to its leek green/ apple green color and the gold flecks
inclusions within the stone. Historically, the Egyptians, Romans and Greeks
utilized this gemstone for jewelry and creative ornamental objects.
mined worldwide, however the largest deposits are found in Australia, Germany,
Brazil, USA, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Madagascar.
Chrysophrase found in Queensland, Australia is considered the best quality
stone, as it rivalled that of a good quality Jade.
is said to increase awareness, optimism, acceptance and imagination. Physically
it is said to enhance healing time, strengthens the eyes and improve symptoms
of rheumatism and gout. It can also benefit the reproductive organs to aid in
It is said
Chrysophrase is for the solar plexus and heart chakra. It is the birthstone for
May and for people born under the Libra zodiac.
material is a hard and durable, which makes it perfect for jewelry making,
ornaments and carvings. The colors make it a perfect choice for both men and
women. The stunning colors and patterns are highlighted further when the gem is
inlaid in silver, white gold or platinum setting.