Chrysoprase is a silicon dioxide mineral that that belongs to the chalcedony group of quartz crystals. The presence of nickel in the mineral has altered the normal colourless quartz mineral to a beautiful green translucent stone. The translucent apple green crystal is the most popular of these stones.
Chrysoprase promotes optimism and personal insight. Inducing deep meditative states, it imparts a sense of being part of the divine whole, This stone assists in looking at egotistical motives in the past and the effect that has had on hour development, and aligns your ideals with your behaviour.
Chrysoprase heals you inners child, releasing emotions locked in childhood, and, overcoming compulsive thoughts, turns your attention to positive events,. This stone stimulates acceptance of oneself and others.
In medieval times, chrysoprase was engraved with the image of a bull to give strength and protection to the wearer.