Building Self Confidence Using Chalcedony
Color-White, Pink, Blue, Red, Grayish
Appearance-Transparent or opaque, sometimes banded, often seen as geode or small tumbled stone.
Attributes-Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and good will and helps in enhancing group stability. It is often used to assist thought transmission and telepathy. This stone absorbs negative energy and dissipates it to prevent onward transmission of it. Chalcedony brings the mind, body, emotions, and spirit into harmony and instills feelings of benevolence and generosity. It removes hostility and transforms melancholy into joy. On the psychological level, Chalcedony helps in building self confidence by easing self doubt and facilitating constructive inward reflection. It creates an open and enthusiastic persona. It absorbs and dissipates negative thoughts, emotions, and bad dreams.
Healing-Chalcedony is a powerful cleanser, including open sores. It fosters the maternal instinct and increases lactation, improves mineral assimilation, combats mineral buildup in veins, and lessons the effects of dementia and senility. Chalcedony is a wonderful stone for increasing physical energy. It balances body, emotions, mind, and spirit and heals the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood, and circulatory system.
Specific colors of Chalcedony have further healing properties in addition to the ones mentioned above.
Blue Chalcedony-is a highly creative stone. It opens the mind to assimilate new ideas and helps acceptance of new situations which also helps in building self confidence. Blue Chalcedony improves mental flexibility, verbal dexterity, enhances listening skills and communication. It stimulates the ability to learn new languages and improves memory. Blue Chalcedony gives a feeling of light-heartedness and the ability to look forward optimistically and improves self perception which helps one in building self confidence. This stone was traditionally used for clearing illnesses associated with changes in weather.
Physically, Blue Chalcedony aids regeneration of mucus membranes and improves disease caused by weather sensitivity or pressure, such as glaucoma. It enhances the immune system, stimulates the flow of lymph, banishes edema, has an anti-inflammatory effect, lower temperature and blood pressure, heals the lungs, and clears the respiratory system of the effects of smoking.
Dendritic Chalcedony-promotes clear and precise thought. This stone us useful when you are under pressure or attack as it facilitates calm communication while remaining relaxed. It also encourages building self confidence by encouraging living in the present moment, helping one in facing unpleasant matters, helps in processing memories and bring joy to life, supports an easy, friendly approach to other people, and promotes tolerant interaction without judgment.
Dendritic Chalcedony is a powerful healing stone for chronic illness. It helps with problems associated with smoking, strengthening the immune system, enhances the assimilation of copper into the body, detoxifies the liver, removes inflammations of the female sexual organs, and treats thrush.
Pink Chalcedony-encourages kindness and all good qualities. It brings out a sense of childlike wonder and willingness to learn new things. This stone encourages storytelling as a means of creative expression. Pink Chalcedony is a spiritual stone that encourages empathy, inner peace, and creates a deep sense of trust. This stone is particularly useful for treating psychosomatic diseasees. It fortifies the heart and supports the immune system.
Red Chalcedony-lends strength and persistence in reaching goals. It advises when to fight and when to give in gracefully. It is a highly confident stone helping one in building self confidence and helps to manifest dreams, devise strategies to bring these into being in the most positive way. It is a powerful healing stone in stimulating circulation without raising blood pressure, encourages clotting of the blood, and reduces hunger pangs. It should not be used for long periods as it may inhibit the absorption of nutrients and cause temporary nausea.
Appearance-Mottled, swirled and veined, often small to medium.
Attributes-Charoite is a stone of transformation. It is the soul stone that overcomes fear. It stimulates inner vision and spiritual insight, aids in coping with enormous change at the spiritual level, synthesizes the heart and crown chakras, cleanses the aura, and stimulates unconditional love. Charoite encourages vibrational change and links to higher realities while providing deep physical and emotional healing.
On the pshchological level, Charoite integrates negative qualities and facilitates acceptance of others. It releases deep fears, bestows drive, vigor, and spontaneity, reduces stress and worry, helps in overcoming compulsions and obsessions, balances the crown chakra, and assists in overcoming a sense of alienation or frustration. Charoite is an excellent stone for helping anyone who is driven by other people's thoughts and programs rather than their own.
Spiritually, this stone grounds the spiritual self into everday reality. It encourages a path of service to humanity. Charoite opens and balances the crown chakra, can bring insighful visions of past lives and suggests ways to redress karma on a personal and collective level.
Healing-Charoite transmutes negative energy into healing and converts disease into wellness. It reenergizes the body when exhausted, heals and integrates dualities, regulates blood pressure, and treats the eyes, heart, liver, and pancreas. It reverses liver damage due to alcohol, and alleviates cramps, aches, and pains. Charoite bestows deep sleep with powerful dreams, overcomes insomnia, gives children calm sleep, helpful where dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system is affecting the heart, and heals autism and bipolar disorders.
Building Self Confidence With Chrysanthemum Stone
Color-Brown, gray with white
Appearance-Resembles the flower of a chrysanthemum, medium stone.
Attributes-Chrysanthemum Stone drifts gently through time, facilitating time travel. In helps in building self confidence as it exudes calm confidence and enhances any environment with its gentle presence. It radiates harmony synthesizing change with equilibrium and shows how the two can work together. It helps you enjoy being centered in the moment and encourages the self to bloom. Chrysanthemum Stone inspires and energizes, brings endeavors to fruition, teaches how to remain childlike, fun loving, and innocent while on the spiritual path, and provides self-development. It has a strengthening character that helps in overcoming bigotry, ignorance, narrow mindedness, self righteousness, and jealousy. It encourages showing more love to the world which in turn brings more love into your life.
Mentally, Chrysanthemum Stone counteracts superficiality, adds depth to thought, guards against distrations, helps in perceiving the bigger picture, and brings stability and trust eliminating resentment and animosity.
Healing-Chrysanthemum Stone promotes physical maturation and transition. It treats the skin, skeleton, and eyes. It is a great stone for dispersing toxins and dissolving growths especially if worn on the body.
If you would like to get a visual of what these stones look like or would like to get a peak of some jewelry made of these stones, I would suggest visiting our Creative Expressions Store or get creative and make your own gemstone jewelry. You can find the stones and all the jewelry making supplies you will ever need at our store listed above, Create for Less, or Artbeads.com. They each have great prices and a large assortment to choose from not to memtion books to help get you started making your own fine jewelry. Making jewelry is a great way of creative self expression, is very healing, and you guessed it, helps in building self confidence. Go ahead, why not give it shot. Who knows the talent you may unearth. Enjoy your experience.
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