Beautiful and lush greens withs amazing pattern of dark greens makes of the Serpentine stone an amazing display in macrame jewellery and in any jewellery tecnique you choose to craft it in.
This cabochon was cut in our workshop from rough and carefully shaped into a wide tearshape.
Both sides are highly polished.
Serpentine is actually a group of magnesium silicate minerals, which are related but have different structures.
All variations of serpentine are a basic magnesium silicate, with many containing iron as well.
Serpentine may also contain smaller quantities of elements such as chromium, nickel and cobalt.
Serpentine is found in two aggregate structures: leafy serpentine (leafy antigorite) and fibrous serpentine (fibrous chrysotile), with very fine fibrous varieties designated as asbestos serpentine.
Serpentine has a greasy to silky luster and is sensitive to acids.
Colors are often spotty.
Serpentine is used mainly as a decorative stone or for ornamental objects.
Serpentine gemstones have been used as a source of magnesium, in asbestos and for personal adornment or sculpture throughout history.
Various serpentine minerals have even been used in architecture for thousands of years. This material sometimes is sold as canadian jade.
-Serpentine is believed to help establish control over one's life.
-According to metaphysical beliefs, serpentine provides a clearing of thought to better facilitate meditation.
-Serpentine is said to clear clouded areas of the chakras and stimulate the crown chakra, promoting spiritual understanding and psychic abilities.
-Serpentine helps us access our Kundalini Energy which is an ancient Tantra teaching that involves a vibration that sits at the base of our spine.
-Serpentine minerals have a harmonious connection with our heart center and assists in bringing our truest desires to life.
Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information.