Blue Chalcedony Tumbled Stone
About the stone: Blue Chalcedony refers to the blue variety of chalcedony, which is cryptocrystalline or microcrystalline quartz.
Chakra(s): throat, third eye, and crown
Astrological sign(s): Libra, Aquarius
Mohs scale: 6–7
Spiritual uses: Chalcedony is named for the ancient seaport of Chalcedon. Cylinder seals made of this stone date back to 2500 BC. Chalcedony was used in the Jewish High Priest’s Breastplate with inscribed gems representing the twelve tribes of Israel, worn by Moses’ brother Aaron. This historical lineage provides into the spiritual power and innate wisdom carried within this stone. 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.
Mental uses: The pastel blue of this chalcedony elicits the soothing energy of a peaceful lake. Use this stone to help turn off the incessant chatter going on in your mind.
Emotional uses: Blue chalcedony relieves hostility and irritability. It promotes feelings of kindness and compassion.
Physical uses: Blue chalcedony tumbled stone is useful for healing problems associated with the throat, neck, or head. Use this stone for a headache, a sore throat, or an earache.
Divine guidance: Are you feeling angry and frustrated? Are you having trouble finding the right words? Are you looking for inspiration? Know is the time to quiet your mind and tap into the higher frequencies of the angelic realm. By doing this, you’ll release the anger and frustration, because you’ll have tapped into inner knowing and find peace.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo