What we non-scientific types of humans call Chalcedony, is actually a specific form of quartz, one who's crystals are so tiny they are hard to be seen by a normal microscope. On the Market, only solid colored stones that range from a soft gray to a very nice blue shade are sold as Chalcedony. Chalcedony stone with other colors or multiple colors are sold under their individual names.
You may be familiar with gemstone names such as agate, bloodstone, chrysoprase, carnelian, chert, flint, jasper, onyx, sardonyx, touchstone and petrified wood. They are all varieties of chalcedony stone. This article deals specifically with what is called Blue Chalcedony. It's properties, apply to all the forms of chalcedony listed above, plus they each have their own specific meanings.
Chalcedony stone is found in various places around the world including Brazil, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Zimbabwe and in California and Nevada in the United State of America.
Blue Chalcedony stone, has all of the properties of clear quartz crystals and is especially good at opening you up to spiritual enlightenment in an exceptionally peaceful way. The natural energy coming from Blue Chalcedony has been described as being almost dream like, gentle, smooth as silk and flowing like a breeze upon the skin.
Blue Chalcedony stone is the perfect stone to keep in an office where tensions might tend to run a little hot during certain times (like deadlines). It not only helps communications to flow smoothly but also helps keep emotions under control and promotes honesty, especially with the spoken word and brotherhood.
Blue Chalcedony is exceptional for use as a decoration in a childs bedroom. I have seen several stones added to a fish aquarium in a childs room, add on top of the soil in a plant and glued to the wall in a border around the room. Doing any of the above almost guarantees your child will not have bad dreams because the protective properties of Blue Chalcedony will keep all the things that normally cause a childs bad dreams away from the room so they can sleep in peace.
One blue chalcedony meaning makes it a natural amulet to protect against the evil eye curse, wear a blue chalcedony stone on or near your head so it can reflect the curse back to the sender.
There are many blue chalcedony meanings that can be used to help improve your psychic abilities. Meditating with one of more stones held in your hands can help open your abilities. Sleeping with one held to your third eye with a bandage or an elastic hair band, helps to develop those abilities also. You can also keep one or more stones with your tarot cards to help you attune to them and get a truer reading. Just keeping a blue chaledony stone near you, either during the day or at night helps you to open up your psychic abilities.
Several of the blue chalcedony meanings fall into the healing properties category. It has historically been used by wearing a blue chalcedony stone on a chain so it hangs over your heart area to help purify the emotions of the heart. If you are having problems with your eyes, whether from infection or your vision not being as sharp as it use to be, lay flat on your back and place a blue chalcedony gemstone on each eyelid. Relax for a while and allow the energies to do their work. To help purify the blood, wear two or more blue chalcedony stones on opposite sides of your body. For instance, wear one on the front and the back of your wrist. This is done so your blood flows between the two stones. This allows the stones to purify the blood as it moves through your body.
Make an elixir by placing one or more blue chalcedony gemstones in water held in a glass container. Leave the container outside overnight, so the moonlight can shine upon it. You can use the elixir to cleanse the skin around a wound to help it heal faster. To ensure you have enough milk to keep your baby fed, wear a blue chalcedony so it hangs between your breast and it will keep your milk supply at its best level.
To help a broken bone heal faster, wrap one or more blue chalcedony stones in an elastic bandage around the broken bone. This can go right over the outside of your cast. Just try to get the stones as close to where the break is at as possible. In need of physical energy to get through a strenuous task? Hold a blue chalcedony in your hand, close your eyes and feel the energies of the stone go into your hand, up your arm and around through your entire body, energizing you.
Wearing or carrying a blue chalcedony gemstone helps protect you from any type of negative magic. This includes not only the negative magic that is intentionally sent your way, but also the negative magic from people you do not even know. Those that get upset because you do not drive fast enough, or cut them off, or anyone else that sends negativity at you for any reason.
Main Chakra: Root and Sacral
Vibrates to the number: 3
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Chemical Composition and Name - SiO2, silicon dioxide
Hardness - 6.5 - 7
Specific Gravity - 2.58 - 2.64
Refractive Index (R.I.) - 1.530 - 1.540
Bi-refringence - up to 0.004
Optic Sign - Positive
Optical Character - Uniaxial
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