Malachite is a highly protective stone, absorbing negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere and from the body. It is a powerful stone for the Heart Chakra, strengthening the auric field and helping one to maintain a harmonious emotional balance. Malachite is known to enhance willpower, confidence and self-responsibility. It is also believed to be a lucky stone, and offers protection during travel.
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Malachite is a powerful stone for the heart, alleviating heartache and balancing emotions. Place it in the bedroom for healing and protection. Malachite protects against negative energies and pollutants in the atmosphere. Keep it near electronics and appliances in the kitchen, living room and office. Malachite is also a wonderful stone for the garden. It personifies the deep healing green of nature and assists in growth.
This intense green stone with beautiful banded masses is a copper-based mineral. It’s often found together with Azurite and Chrysocolla.
Malachite has been valued as a gemstone since ancient times, used as an amulet against enchantment, and considered a Goddess Stone, representing seduction, beauty, and the arts. A copper based stone, Malachite was crushed and used as pigments. Archeological evidence indicates that the mineral has been mined at Timna Valley in Israel for over 3,000 years. In ancient Egypt the color green was associated with death, resurrection as well as new life and fertility. They referred to the paradise of afterlife as the ‘Field of Malachite’.
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