Serpentine forms when peridotite, dunite, and other ultramafic rocks undergo hydrothermal metamorphism. It gets it name from its green color and raw slippery feel, much like a snake. Energy healers believe that serpentine stimulates energy. With its green color, its thought to be connected not only to the heart chakra, but the higher chakras, opening up the energy pathways. It can range from a 3-6 on the mohs hardness scale.
These serpentine spheres are from Brazil and were polished into this sphere shape. They are A-C left to right + top to bottom, individual photos in order. Please make a selection and the correct photo should populate. (photos are in order) They are about 2.25 inches in diameter and weigh 6-7oz - heavy for their size.