Oval shaped semi precious gemstone Blue Chalcedony designer cabochon 31 mm by 12 mm and 5 mm thick.
A pretty lavender colored very translucent semi precious gemstone called Blue Chalcedony from Turkey.
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.