Malachite is a carbonate mineral of copper, which as you probably know is great at conducting energy. Malachite has been used by ancient cultures as a very transformative stone including the Ancient Egyptians, who used the power of malachite to effect great change within their physical bodies, believing it helped to heal at the cellular level. They used it in jewelry & carved ornaments out of it. With its green colors, It is associated with the heart chakra (energy center) in the body but also said to help cleanse and clear all chakras. It is thought that the more bullseyes a piece has the more powerful it can be energetically.
This particular piece is from the earth in The Democratic Republic of the Congo from a woman owned mining operation! It was hand polished into this bowl shape.
It is a little over 5 inches in diameter, 1.5 inches tall, it weighs 9.4 oz. This one has more of a bronze color edge.
**Malachite is primarily made up of Copper, Do not get this stone wet, it can become toxic if you soak in it, make a gem elixir or handle it wet. It is perfectly safe to be handled dry. To clean use a soft cloth.
Information provided about crystals are for information purposes only & is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please speak with a medical professional if you have a medical issue, need medical treatment, or need medical advice.