Chrysocolla Crystals gem meanings
The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health
Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.
In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling
Chrysocolla assists you in moving away from egocentricity by aligning your behavior with personal ideals. Worn at the throat, it can help you live in accordance with the truth and speak your beliefs. It can easy judgment and encourages compassion and forgiveness. It instills independence and trust within yourself. It is used as a powerful detoxifier and relaxant that relieves cramps and ensures peaceful sleep. Placed under the pillow, it can prevent nightmares. The stone was said to stimulate metabolism and assist the throat. It can also stimulate liver function and energetically mobilize heavy metals out of the body.