Chalcedony and Hematite Blacks Necklace
The centerpiece stone of Black Chalcedony shows brown and tan hues, with six smaller Chalcedony pieces. Hematite beads in various shapes alternate with the Chalcedony, with khaki colored seed beads of Czech glass. Brass lobster style clasp.
Black Chalcedony is found in Brazil, California, Nevada, and Oregon. It is considered to be a protective stone that promotes harmony of energies.
Chalcedony is a cryptocrystalline form of silica composed of fine intergrowths of quartz and moganite. Chalcedony is found in Alaska and the Yukon, and colors range from white to gray, grayish-blue, and brown to black.
The dense Hematite crystal has a metallic-like luster and a high iron content. Hematite has been used by prehistoric peoples to draw on stone and was ground into pigment.