Metaphysical Healing Properties of Chalcedony

Nurture, Enthusiasm, Harmony

  • Nurturing stone yet powerful cleanser
  • Promoting brotherhood and goodwill and instills feelings of benevolence and generosity.
  • Enhance group stability.
  • Can assist thought transmission and telepathy.
  • Absorbs negativity in thought, emotion and bad dreams and dissipates so it isn't transmitted on.
  • Brings mind, body, emotions and spirit into harmony.
  • Eases self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection.
  • Creates an open and enthusiastic persona.
  • Said to improve mineral assimilation, foster maternal instinct to increase lactation.

Geological/Historical Information

  • Ancient times used to create chalices to prevent poisoning.
  • Chalcedony is a mineral group name - includes agate and aventurine, as well as an individual form - more geological information.

Special Notes

  • Small dyed "agate" geodes are also known as chalcedony geodes.
  • Petrified wood is usually chalcedony replacing wood.

  • Very hard if not impossible to identify by eyesite the difference between agate and chalcedony.




Additional Properties of Varieties




  • Enhances creativity.
  • Opens mind to assimilate new ideas and accept new situations creating optimism.
  • Imparts mental flexibility and verbal dexterity.
  • Enhances listening and communication skills including learning new languages and improves memory.
  • Said to ameliorate dis-eases related to weather sensitivity and pressure, enhances immune system and is anti inflammatory/
  • Also said to help lungs recovering from smoking.