Malachite Tumblestone Pendant With Metal Loop
Wisdom, Truth, Healing, Nature, Abundance
Chakras: Solar Plexus, Heart
Hardness: 3.5 - 4
Composition: Carbonate mineral
Malachite is a green copper carbonate hydroxide mineral and it is one of the first ores used to produce copper.
It has been used as a gemstone for thousands of years and is very popular to this day.
Metaphysical Healing Properties
Malachite is one of the most powerful stones for protection against negative energies.
It is a purifier absorbing negative forces as well as pollutants from the surroundings and the physical body. It emanates positive vibrations which enrich ones auric field strengthening ones natural energetic protection field, responsible for screening out negative forces.
It can enhance ones intuition making it easier to sense the presence of danger before it comes.
Malachite is known to be the stone of the heart emanating healing energy patterns aiding in the healthy function of the heart.
It stimulates the solar plexus chakra enhancing ones will power, enabling one to refuse temptations more easily. It helps one in achieving and maintaining emotional balance and it can help one to see and avoid emotional pitfalls.
The stone is known to encourage risk taking and changes, it breaks un-wanted and outworn patterns, teaching one how to take responsibility for their actions.
Malachite can help to balance mood swings and alleviates disorders such as PMT and help to ease the symptoms of menopause.
It can boost the immune and nervous systems and stimulate the liver to release toxins.
Harmonizes /Combines with:
Tiger Eye, Morganite, Azurite, Turquoise, Chrysocolla, Ajoite
Malachite’s name is derived from the Latin work “melochite” alluding to the minerals resemblance to the leaves of the mallow plant.
The mineral has been extensively mined in the United Kingdom 3,800 years ago at the Great Orme Mines using primitive tools made from bone and rock.
It is estimated that the Malachite mined at that location produced up to 1,800 tons of copper by 600 BCE.
Malachite has been crushed and used as a pigment for thousands of years, it is one of the oldest green pigments to be used in paintings.
Ancient Egyptians wore Malachite in jewelry and used it in carvings and ornaments, the erliest Egyptian mines of malachite are located between Mount Sinai and the Suez and are dated as far back as 4000 BCE.
The image if the Sun God Ra was carved into amulets and worn to protect the wearer from evil spirits, Malachite was considered to be a protective gem for children.
Disclaimer: Crystal properties are listed for information purposes only and are not intended to replace medical advice. Always consult a physician for proper medical treatment.