Chalcedony is one of the most important jewelry and ornamental stones of all-time. Unlike many other colored stones, chalcedony can often be found in local jewelry stores, especially common varieties like agate, carnelian and onyx.It is a favorite for both hobbyists and professional jewelers, owing to its affordability, abundance and variety of glowing translucent tones, colors, shapes and patterns. Month after month, many of the most elite jewelry magazines, such as Modern Jeweler, Lapidary Journal, and Metalsmith feature exquisite chalcedony gemstone jewelry.
Chrysoprase, an apple-green variety of chalcedony, and rare'gem silica' are the most valuable chalcedony varieties. They can easily command extremely high prices and are often set into high-end designs. Actual chalcedony' has only recently become popular for use in gemstone jewelry, although it has been used for centuries for decorative arts and traditional jewelry. All chalcedony quartz is perfectly suitable for any type of jewelry design imaginable, including pendants, necklaces and even daily-wear gemstone rings. Chalcedony has the durability and hardness required for mainstream jewelry, making it very resistant to wear-and-tear.It can be classy, traditional, urban or tribal depending on how you wear it and it rarely requires any special maintenance. Chalcedony is a favorite for both men and women owing to its versatility. Pendant size: approximately 6030 mm. Natural Chalcedony beads size: approximately 8 mm. Thank you for taking the time to look at my shop.