Gem Story

Chalcedony occurs in many varieties and colors, with the main colors being blue, gray, and white. Believed to be one of the very first raw materials used by mankind, chalcedony is considered a powerful talisman. It has been treasured by humans since prehistoric times. Native American Indians considered it sacred and used it in their ceremonial activities.

Chalcedony meaning is stability and balance. Wearing this stone enhances compassion and affection. Its gentle healing power increases endurance and promotes emotional balance, kindness, and friendliness. Rings from the gem that were worn by ancient Romans are still found in remarkably good condition today.

Chalcedony is the birthstone for May.