Chrysophase - Chrysoprase helps to make conscious what was unconscious. It strengthens the workings of insight and the higher consciousness. It encourages hope and joy, helps clarify problems, and has been used as a cure for restlessness and protection on sea voyages. Chrysoprase is used to speed the healing of any wound.
Chrysoprase Chrysoprase is a green Chalcedony, a member of the Quartz family group with a hardness of 7. It is one of the rarest and valuable of the Chalcedonies (a cryptocrystalline form of silica). Its beautiful green colour comes from nickel. The word chrysoprase comes from the Greek χρυσός chrysos meaning 'gold' and πράσινον prasinon, meaning 'green'. Current important deposits of Chrysoprase are in Australia.