Beautiful blue green Chrysocolla is best known as a stone of communication and positive energy. It is related to the throat chakra and stimulates a flow of positive energy that helps you adapt to changes during a spiritual transformation. Chrysocolla has an innate ability to assist in the releasing of emotional pain and works to balance your heart center. It is a great stone for balancing your metabolism and healing feminine problems.
Chrysocolla crystal stone was named by Theophrastus, a Greek philosopher, after the words for “gold” and “glue.” It’s historical uses often relied upon its unique coloration. Chrysocolla was used to solder gold due to the copper ore within it. It was also ground into a fine powder used to create pigment for paint during the Renaissance period. Cleopatra was said to have carried this Chrysocolla crystal with her, and it was also believed to be used by Roman Emperor Nero, who dusted the chariot race arenas with the stone's powder.