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.
These particular pieces are from the earth in South Africa, from a very small mine whom I met with the owner. He polished the malachite into these tiny stones. They have an incredible variety of lines, each one is unique & they are not perfect, some do have little marks and dents, they have been priced accordingly. Photos are of what is available, I will intuitively select your stone for you.
They are tiny buy mighty - the perfect size to take with you in your pocket - however malachite is a softer stone so be careful of other stones or objects that may scratch it. (Mohs hardness of 3.5 to 4.0) To learn more about caring for crystals check out the article on our blog here. Malachite is also made up of almost all copper, so do not use this for an elixir or add to a bath. Keep dry.
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