CHALCEDONY AND HEALING
The Book of Stones: Who They Are & What They Teach
Authors: Robert Simmons,Naisha Ahsian
Chalcedony is slicon dioxide mineral composed of submicroscopic Quartz grains, colored and sometimes patterned by other pigmented mineras. Its hardness is 7. Chalcedony differs from Jasper in that the Quartz fibers in Chalcedony are parallel and perpendicular to surface, macroscopically it displays raiating stalactite, grape like or kidney shapes. Chalcedony deposits are distributed all over the Earth, especially in India, Brazil, Madagaskar and Turkey. Chalcedonies range widely in color, pattern, location of origin and name.
The name Chalcedony may have been derived from Greek port city of Chalcedon. Varieties of Chalcedony were worked into jewelry and carving by the ancient civilizations in Eghypt, Greece and Rome. As gems of antiquity, they were believed to imbue their holders with various benefits.
KEYWORDS: Calm , balance, centeredness, inner knowledge, communication
When there is a need for softness in the auric field, at times when stresses mount and one’s center begins to wobble, Blue Chalcedony can restore calm and balance. This stone utilizes the energy-magnifying capacity of Quartz, its main constituent element, to beam out its serene vibrations in ways that soothe one’s whole being, from the conscious mind to the inner child, and all the way down to the animal self.
Because it is a strong representative of the Blue Ray, associated with the throat and third-eye chakras, Blue Chalcedony affects the mind on many levels. Its stimulates telepathy and all types of communications with the invisible realms. It helps one speak things which are below one’s normal conscious awareness and is this a good stones for those in therapy and an excellent tool for those engaged in counseling others. Because it connects to the subconscious, Blue Chalcedony can also assist in the remembrance of past lives, and its orientation towards iner healing means that the memories recovered witg Blue Chalcedony will be those most relevant to what is needed for one’s progress and growth.
Blue chalcedony harmonizes with Purple Chalcedony, Chrysoprase, Owyhee Blue Opal, Oregon Opal, Alexandrite, Petalite, Lapis and Ajoite. In particular, Ajoite and Owyhee Blue OPal assist in stimulation of the throat chakra. Purple Chalcedony links the throat to the Alexandrite and Oregon Opal open one to recollections of past lives, allowing Blue Chalcedony to assist one in articulation the regain wisdom. With Moldavite and Tibetan Tektite, Blue Chalcedony takes on a more dynamic energy of transformation throught inner work.
Blue Chalcedony touches the energy field like the sooting blue of a cool mountain lake. Its frequency is calming and centering and helps to soothe the emotional body. Blue Chalcedony is excellent for those who tend to worry, as it helps one to center in the present instea of habitually projectiong into an imaginary future.
Blue Chalcedony activates the throat and third-eye chakras, assisting one in speaking one’s deepest knowledge and guidance with ease. It is a powerful stone for communicationg with Spirit and can be useto encourage speaking in tongues or the language of light. It aids one in being more positive, conscious and clear in one’s communications. Blue Chalcedony is excellent for singers or others who may strain their vocal apparatus through overuse.
The frequency of Blue Chalcedony feels like a deep inner ice cube on inflammations or wounds in the energy field. It can help prevent energetic les and repair holes in the aura. It aids one in releasing deep anger patterns from the energy field. It is useful in alleviating feelings of desperaton, panic and anxiety.
This ally helps with divine communication, speech and channeling work. It assist in repairing the energy field and sealing leaks or holes.
For those who experience frequent bouts with irrational angeri feari panic or anxiety, Blue Chalcedony can assist in calming these emotional patterns and dissolving them in the energy gield. For those who tend to speak before considering the impact of their words, this ally helps one become more conscious of one’s wrds and the tone of one’s voice.
Blue Chalcedony is good all-around stone for throat chakra and physical throat health. It can help strengthen one’s vocal apparatus and to help prevent or heal vocal strain. It is an excellent choise for sooting sore throats and throat infections.
AFFIRMATION I am at peace with myself and my world, and awareness of all that I am is ever-growing.
The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones
Author: Margaret Ann Lembo
AFFIRMATION: I am calm and at peace within myself. I embrace the oneness of all life, and my peaceful attitude prometes goodwill for all. I am generous with my time, attention, and resources, and in this way, I spread love and joy.
SPIRITUAL USES: Chalcedony is named for the ancient seaport, Chalcedon. Cylinder seals made of this stone date back to 2500 BCE. Chalcedony was use in the Jewish high priest’s breastplate with inscribed gems representing the twelwe tribes of Israel, worn by Moses’ brother Aaron. The historical lineage associated with this stone provides spiritual power and innate wisdom. Blue chalcedony specifically can be used to tap into your connection with the ancestors and the wisdom and knowledge of those who have walked on this planet before you. Historically, chalcedony was scared to the goddess Diana.
MENTAL USES: The pastel blue of this chalcedony elicits sooting energy of a peaceful lake. Use this stone to help turn off the incessant chatter going on in your mind. Breathe deeply and relax. The calming vibration of this stone slows inner talk, aiding you in sorting out the mant mental images and conversations going on inside.
EMOTIONAL USES: Blue chalcedony relieves hostility and irritability. It promotes feelings of kindness and compassion. Just as the gentle lapping of the calm blue ocean on the shore promotes balance and healing, this stone brings your emotions to a balanced state when use with conscious direction. With this stone in hand, set your intention to realign your emotions and sort out all those unsettling feelings.
PHYSICAL USES: Blue chalcedony is useful for healing problems associated with the throat, neck, or head. Use this stone for a headache, a sore throat, or an earache. This stone is beneficial for calming inflammations and sinus conditions.
DIVINE GUIDANCE: Are you feeling angry and frustrated? Are you having trouble finding te right words? Are you looking for inspiration? Now is the time to quiet your mind and tap into the higher frequencies of the angelic realm. You’ll release the ange and frustration by doing this because you’ll have accessed inner knowing and find peace.
About the stone: Blue chalcedony refers to the blue veriety of chalcedony, which is cryptocrystalline or microcrystalline quartz.