Gemstone: Chrysocolla

Chrysocolla” was first named in 315 BCE by Theophrastus, a Greek philosopher and botanist. Chrysocolla has had many uses over the centuries: ancient goldsmiths used it as solder, Renaissance painters ground it as pigment for paint, and modern jewelers use it within their designs.
MOHS Hardness: 6.5 to 7
Origins: North America
Care: Warm soapy water and a soft toothbrush
Healing Properties: Communication, expression of the sacred, goddess energies, gentleness and power