Chalcedony

ChalcedonyAppearance: Irregular shape (droplet), white-bluish with slight transparent stripes, translucent, semi-opaque, smooth, sleek
Zones: Brazil
Description: Variety of agate, milky white colored, slightly bluish, pink, violet, orange. Chrysoprase, onyx, jasper, blood stone, sardonyx, carnelian are all varieties of chalcedony
Note: Pink chalcedony can be mistaken for carnelian.
 
Metaphysical features:
• Strong protective role
• Brings peace, abundance, good will
• Decreases depression, fear, nervous tension, fury
• Brings success in law suits
• Protective role while traveling
• Protects against evil spirits and negative energies
• Helps at overcoming crises of despair, jealousy or other extreme emotions
• Brings success in businesses
• Purifies the environment

Effects on health:
• Helpful in cases of bronchitis
• Beneficial for the old (mitigates senility)
• Helpful to assimilation, circulation
Legend: During the 16th century, it was used by magicians in order to dissipate fantasies and illusions. It was once worn by seamen in order to protect them against drowning. In Italy, women wear chalcedony in order to increase lactation.

Astrological correspondences:
• Cancer, Virgo, Leo, Sagittarius
• Governing planet: Mercury, Jupiter
• Corresponds to number 6 and 9 (people born on the 6th, 9th, 15th, 18th, 24th, 27th of the month)
• Elements: air and fire
• Chakras: Anahata, Vishuddha