Oval shaped Blue Chalcedony designer cabochon 49 mm long by 25 mm wide at its widest and 10 mm thick.
A pretty lavender colored 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.