Square blue chalcedony ring made in multiple metals. 90% is sterling silver (925), 10% are decorative copper elements. Contact between copper and skin is limited.
The ring will be sized to order from 16 to 20 EU
On a ring shank, 3 mm wide, decorated with a copper wire.
The untreated chalcedony gemstone measures 8×8 mm (0.3×0.3 inch).
You will probably see chalcedony’s of more vivid color online. But this stone shines with a subtle light of an untreated, undyed, unheated gem. Pure nature. Also useful for healing and other esoteric properties.
The ring your see is not finished! As you see there is a floss thread which will be used to leverage the stone. Then the ring will be sized, soldered and finished. The stone will be set. It sits very tight therefore a leverage is needed.
Blue chalcedony is a member of the Quartz family. Its name may be derived from the Greek port city of Chalcedon. The ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and Rome used varieties of Chalcedony in jewelry and carvings, and, as gems of antiquity, they were believed to imbue their holders with certain powers.
Chalcedony is known as the Speaker’s Stone. The great Roman orator, Cicero, is said to have worn one around his neck. Blue Chalcedony is an excellent crystal for public speakers and those who speak for a living.
Considered a nurturing stone, Chalcedony absorbs negative energy and dissipates it before it can be passed on. It promotes brotherhood and goodwill, opening the mind to new ideas, instilling feelings of benevolence and generosity.
Chalcedony is useful for treating chronic hoarseness and inflammation of the throat. It protects against weakness in general, bad moods, obsessive jealousy, and depression.
Chalcedony was considered a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, using it to promote stability during their ceremonial activities. It is still in use today for meditations, and as a pathway for receiving successful thought transmissions.