Legend - The name Chrysocolla first appears (315 BC) in the writingsof Theophrastus and is of Greek origin, chrysos meaning "gold" and kolla meaning "glue," in reference to similar-looking material that was used to solder gold but long applied to various green copper minerals.
Properties - It is said to be good for creativity and communication as it is believed to be a tranquil and sustaining stone.
Description - These Chrysocolla beads are a rich green/blue and may show the occasional inclusion of pyrite. It is possible that some strands have been colour enhanced. Sold as temporary strung 40cm (approx) strands.