Tongue shaped semi precious gemstone green striped Ricolite designer cabochon 39 mm long by 21 mm wide at the top and 4 mm thick.
This lovely deep green variety of Serpentine with pale green banding is known as Ricolite and comes from New Mexico. It makes lovely designer cabochons.
Serpentine cabochons have a hardness of about 3, but usually take a high polish. Care must be taken in setting, wearing and cleaning your cabochons.
Metaphysical Properties: Serpentine is said to be soothing to the emotional body, allowing one to release fear of change or hardship and to look forward to the future with expectation and excitement.