Blue and green with black speckles semi precious gemstone Azurite Malachite drilled stone bead pendant. It is top drilled from side to side with a 4 mm hole for stringing on your own cord or putting into your unique bead creation!
Freeform shaped beautiful Azurite Malachite focal point bead is 48 mm long by 12 mm to 18.5 mm wide and 9.5 mm thick.
Azurite Malachite is a very popular semi precious gemstone used for designer cabochons because of its unparalleled colors, a deep royal blue called "azure", hence its name Azurite, and a contrasting leafy green Malachite.
The word Azure is derived from the Arabic word for blue. Malachite gets its name from the Greek, malache, "mallow" in reference to its green leaf color.
Azurite, Malachite and Cuprite are copper carbonates and are usually found in copper mines.
Metaphysical Properties of Azurite Malachite: Azurite is believed to stimulate intellect as well as intuition, and is great for those studying new or challenging subjects. Malachite is a protective stone, and it is believed it can help one overcome fear of confrontation or fear of self-expression.