Chalcedony is a cryptocrystalline form of silica made up of Quartz and Moganite, another silica mineral with a monoclinic crystal structure. Chalcedony has a waxy luster, and may be semitransparent or translucent with a wide range of colors, including white to gray, grayish-blue and a shade of brown ranging from pale to nearly black. Chalcedony sits a 6-7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness.
These Grey Chalcedony 6mm beads are rounds with a smooth polish. They would add that refined, elegant look to any project that you've been looking for! These beads have a definite semi-transparent quality, and as a neutral they pick up on brighter colors making them very versatile!
Chalcedony is believed to be a nurturing stone, promoting goodwill and group work. It is thought to absorb negativity and harmonize the body, mind, emotions and spirit. It has been referred to as the "Speaker's Stone" for encouraging reflection before speaking.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive a strand similar to those in the listing.