Chalcedony name may be derived from the Greek port city of Chalcedon. Chalcedony is known as the Speaker's Stone, the stone of one who must measure his words.Blue Chalcedony brings a strong energy to the Throat Chakra and is a calming and warming stone. It encourages reflection and meditation. Chalcedony is an excellent crystal for public speakers and those who speak for a living. Lawyers and political speakers might benefit from touching this stone to the tip of their tongue while listening to their opponents to enhance their counter arguments. Chalcedony improves mineral assimilation and combats mineral buildup in veins. Lessens the effects of dementia and senility. It increases physical energy. Heals the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood and circulatory system. Chalcedony will allow you to turn your focus to the spiritual world without losing your objective or your positive look at the future. It will strengthen your ability to make positive changes in your life. In ancient times, chalices were carved of Chalcedony and lined with silver to prevent poisoning. Chalcedony was attributed with the power to drive away phantoms and visions of the night. Chalcedony was used by ancient seafarers as an amulet to prevent drowning.
Crystal: Chalcedony. Country of origin: Utah. Chemical composition: SiO₂. Hardness based on Mohs scale: 6 – 7.