On this page you can see my handmade Chalcedony pendants and View Chalcedony Necklaces. There are also more than 50 different types of other necklace charms to be found. If you are interested in other gemstones, check out the pagegemstone necklace .
Discover how I create my unique necklace charms!
1. The right stone
The process of making the pendants starts with finding the right gemstone. The shape and size are important and only if they meet the requirements will it be made into a pendant.
2. Drilling the gemstone
Then in the stone using adiamond drilla hole is drilled, this is done in water to cool the stone and drill.
3. Processing the eyelet
Then an eye is made of itsilver ,gold filledor14 karat goldwith which the pendant is attached to the stone. Discover all gold chain charms on the pagegemstone pendant goldand all the silver chain charms on the pagegemstone pendant silver .
4. Take pictures
Each pendant is then photographed individually so that you can choose which one to buy. Discover the different shapes and sizes on the product pages!
What gemstone isChalcedony ?
Chalcedony is a gemstone belonging to the quartz family. It is a microcrystalline variety of quartz and has a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale. The color of chalcedony varies from white, gray, blue, purple, yellow, brown to reddish brown. It has a waxy or glassy sheen and is usually translucent to opaque.
Chalcedony is found worldwide, but mainly in countries such as the United States, Brazil, India and Madagascar. It has been used for jewelry and decorative items for thousands of years because of its unique colors and patterns. Chalcedony is also used in medicine and spirituality for its purported healing and protective properties.
How do you recognize quality ofChalcedony ?
The quality of chalcedony can be judged by the following properties:
Color : High quality chalcedony has a vibrant and even color. The color should have a rich hue without impurities or color variations.
Transparency : High quality chalcedony is usually translucent to opaque. The transparency must be uniform and without irregularities or breaks.
Abrasion Resistance : Chalcedony has a Mohs hardness of 6.5 to 7, meaning it is relatively hard and resistant to scratches and abrasion.
Where does the name come fromChalcedony from?
The name Chalcedony comes from the ancient port city of Chalcedon (now called Kadıköy) in Asia Minor, located on the Bosphorus opposite Byzantium (now Istanbul). The ancient Greeks believed that the gemstone was first discovered in Chalcedon and so named it after this city.
Calmness, Communication & Comfort
Chalcedony has great healing properties. It brings peace and relaxation, both emotionally and physically. In case of feelings of anger, being touched or offended, it provides cooling and calmness. It brings peace and comfort to melancholy and depression and helps you to feel understood. He teaches you to listen to yourself, your body and others.
Chalcedony dissolves old patterns of oppression and the fear of being rejected. It activates communication, increases eloquence, stimulates a new way of communication and makes expressing feelings easier. Chalcedony helps with everything connected to the throat chakra such as talking, swallowing, emotion, stuttering, hoarseness and sadness. This soft stone improves memory and reduces stress and is therefore good for exams.
Chalcedony helps you to be in the now. He heals patterns of deep anger and wounds in the aura and stimulates telepathy and communication with other worlds. This stone is in contact with the subconscious and can bring out wisdom from past lives. It helps you to get in touch with your higher self, so that you discover more and more aspects of yourself and can understand the other better.
Did you know...
... Chalcedony is a type of agate? It is also called 'blue lace agate'.
Throat Chakra (5th Chakra) & Third Eye Chakra (6th Chakra)