Oval shaped translucent Blue Chalcedony designer cabochon 22 mm by 15 mm and 5 mm thick.
Though slightly cloudy-it is very translucent. It has a inclusion very near one tip.
A pretty lavender colored semi precious gemstone called Blue Chalcedony from South Africa.
Chalcedony (kal SED' nee) is a microcrystalline quartz.
Chalcedony is mentioned in the bible as one of the twelve stones set in the foundation of the Jerusalem Wall.
The name probably comes from Chalcedon or Calchedon, an ancient port city on the Sea of Marmara in modern-day Turkey. Chalcedonies usually have a waxy luster and a hardness of 7. They are tough gemstone cabochons, good for all jewelry and require no special care in wearing or cleaning.
Metaphysical Properties: Blue Chalcedony is said to restore calm and balance.