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Mining the Facts: Blue Chalcedony
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Blue Chalcedony is a stone for creators. As a naturally occurring soft blue translucent stone, it is revered for its smooth ‘effortless’ quality that reflects and moves with light, much like water. This elusive and airy quality is what makes the stone so compelling...and difficult to capture in a photograph. So we made a video:







Known in antiquity as the Speaker’s Stone, Chalcedony is believed to have been worn by Cicero, the great Roman orator. This ancient connection solidifies Chalcedony as a stone that promotes expression, truth and a sense of optimism. It is a member of the Quartz family, a form of silica with a cryptocrystalline structure that incorporates Moganite along with the Quartz. Chalcedony can sometimes be further dyed or treated to create vivid colors but we find it best in it’s simple, natural state.


Blue Chalcedony pairs well with:






We know that these more expensive strands can be a little intimidating to buy online, and we want you to love your strands as much as we do. If they don't meet with your approval, or they won't work for your project, or you spent the kids college fund on beads, feel free to send them back.


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