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When we talk about Chalcedony gemstone beads, whose name has been derived from the Latin word of calcedonius, it provides a strange feeling, like why in history this stone has played a unique role. You might have heard in history that this magnificent gemstone got its name from the ancient seaport of Chalcedon from Kardikoy, Turkey. It was believed that at that time this gemstone was mined and traded there. You may probably come across other facts pertaining to this gemstone, in which it has been mentioned that this gemstone belongs to the Bronze Age. Historical facts depict that historians have come across various tools pertaining to early humans, most probably the Bronze Age, like knife tips, bowls, cups etc., which were made from this gemstone.

Greeks were also a die-hard believer of this stone, as during their sea journeys they used wear chalcedony beads, with the hope that it would evade them from drowning. For Native American Indians, this gemstone was a sacred stone, which was used during spiritual times by its tribe.

This gemstone has also been used by Romans for seal making material. All the material used at that time seemed to be resilient and long lasting. There would hardly be any Roman who wouldn't have used a seal or signet ring prepared from this long lasting chalcedony gemstone.  Archaeologists have also unearthed various seals belonging to 500 BC used by ancient Babylonian and Assyrian cylinder. Thus this gemstone’s popularity can be established from its ancient usage. Various other countries were remained the source of this gemstone in the past viz., USA, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.

In the past this stone was also touted to be a Speaker’s Stone, as it was assumed that it helps in measuring and controlling words. Did you know that great Roman orator, Cicero, was using this gemstone, during his lifetime, [Megemont, 49-50]? It has also been established among the smokers they can benefit from wearing of gemstone chalcedony beads, as they have to tackle various health related obstacles in the long run.

Like other gems particularly Blue chalcedony gemstone has also been confused with sapphire at various occasions. This stone was also one of the popular gems which found its place in the foundation stones of the city of Jerusalem. People of different countries have established truth which showcases as to why they wear this stone. For example, Californian Indians use this stone in amulets. While Italian mothers acclaim that this gemstone has the capability of increasing the supply of milk.


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House of Gems CHALCEDONY BEADS 7MM ROUND
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Chalcedony Beads 7mm Round

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House of Gems CHALCEDONY BEADS 6MM ROUND
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Chalcedony Beads Round 6mm. Some Strands May Have Larger Beads. These Natural Chalcedony Beads On A 16 Inch Strand. Price Per Strand.


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House of Gems CHALCEDONY BEADS 8MM ROUND
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Chalcedony Beads Round 8mm. Some Strands May Have Larger Beads. These Natural Chalcedony Beads On A 16 Inch Strand. Price Per Strand  

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Chalcedony Beads Roundel Faceted Yellow Color 7mm. 17 Inch Strand. Price Per Strand.

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