This very striking and fashionable necklace is hardly a pushover! The unique and solid pendant holds bits of Malachite surrounding an onyx center stone, The gold in the pendant is brought out with the additional Antique gold beads that float with larger Malachite and black ceramic beads. This necklace measures approximately 25 1/2".
Malachite often results from the weathering of copper ores and is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. This opaque, green banded mineral crystallizes where the water table and hydrothermal fluids provide the means for chemical precipitation. In ancient times, Malachite was used to ore copper and also as a green pigment.
A 17th-century Spanish superstition held that having a child wear a lozenge of malachite would help them sleep, and keep evil spirits at bay.
An extremely powerful metaphysical stone, Malachite is often called the “stone of transformation” and is used for deep energy cleaning, bringing healing and positive transformation to the wearer. Malachite reminds us to turn over a new leaf. If you are attracted to the vibrant Malachite crystal, it could mean that it’s time for a change. Known as the stone of transformation, the Malachite crystal meaning helps bring energy and focus to new growth while shaking off the what holds you back. Known in the crystal healing world as a warrior stone, Malachite serves as a guardian of the heart.