Chrysoprase aka Green Chalcedony...

For Divine Truth, Joy, Happiness and Healing

Written By Liz Oakes

Chrysoprase is a delightful stone of the green ray.  It has metaphysical properties for healing as well as being a stone to attract new love, abundance and prosperity.

It promotes joy and happiness and brings through the vibration of Divine Truth, while helping to heal the heart of the energy of depression and anxiety.

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It is a variety of chalcedony, which is a type of quartz, and is one of the more valuable stones of this group.

They are lovely green healing crystals for you to make use of to  promote feelings of love and of forgiveness, and will help you to release ego based negativity associated with co-dependent relationships.

They will empower you to understand more deeply, the concepts around Divine Truth, as you center yourself within your heart.

Where Is It From? Chrysoprase Meaning

The meaning of Chrysoprase comes from two words, chrys being the Greek for 'gold or yellow' and prase from the Greek for 'leek', referring to the green coloring of it.

The colors of the natural stone varies, depending on how much nickel there is them.

In the past the gold or yellowish green colored stone may have been more common, but these days the apple green Chrysoprase is the most common variety and the lighter Citron Chrysoprase is getting easier to obtain.

This stone is a type of green chalcedony, and deposits of this stone have been found in Russia, Brazil, Madagascar, Tanzania, South Africa, Poland, Australia and the USA.

Pieces of this stone are often very beautiful as the nickel creates lovely patterns in the stone. They may be quite different to each other, and may be bright green through to a pale yellowish green, with nickel inclusions through them.

Who Should Use It?

Through the heart chakra, Apple Green Chrysoprase has a wonderful energy of love, and through the solar plexus chakra, it brings you the energy of abundance on all levels.

These two energies combine to bring an abundance of love and prosperity into your life, and the possibility of attracting new love, if that is what you desire.

This lovely crystal helps to bring acceptance and healing into the cells of the body, and prepare them for deep healing.

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It is an excellent companion stone to use when you need specific healing within the heart, as it works to aid other healing stones to work more effectively.

This is a crystal for happiness, that helps anyone who needs a lift. It promotes joy, self acceptance and independence, as well as forgiveness and compassion towards others.

As it promotes joy and happiness, it will assist many who have been finding life difficult to learn more about being happy.

If you are in a co-dependent relationship, their energy will also help you to understand the circumstances that created this dependence.

This will help you to let of people in your life that are holding you back, and aid you to become independent.

Why Would You Use It? Promotes Divine Truth

This green crystal is predominantly a heart chakra stone. This is a stone that is a useful crystal for combining with other stones, so it is an aid for either self healing or for professional healers.

Although most stones are the apple green color, some have quite a bit of yellow within them. The pale yellowish green stones also vibrate to the energy of the solar plexus chakra.


This green crystal opens up your heart in order to assist your heart to heal. If you are feeling depression or anxiety, it brings you hope, as it aids you to release these feelings. 

By promoting Divine Truth you learn to live your life in accord with the Divine plan for your life, and its heart based energy will bring through joy and happiness. You can all use these attributes in your life.

Like many green ray stones, it has a strong connection to nature and to the elemental beings. It brings the gift of natures growth and may connect you to Mother Gaia and to earth spirits. 

Green Chrysoprase brings through the energy of Divine Truth and a sense of justice, with the ability to release energy around and related to ego based issues from the past.

How To Use It

This lovely stone is on the zodiac birthstone list, and wearing it as jewelry will be beneficial. It is also easy to buy a Chrysoprase stone to keep in your pocket, and as it is an excellent stone to use for meditation, this may be helpful.

The energy of this stone may induce deep meditative states. During meditation with this crystal, you will be enabled to make a connection with the Divine mind.

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This stone embodies a strong vibration of forgiveness. This energy makes it a strong stone to assist you when you need inner child healing, as an important part of that process is forgiveness.

This vibrations works powerfully within the heart or higher heart chakra, or you may choose to use this green stone at the sacral or navel chakra for this use.

It is a Libra birthstone that will keep you centered within the heart energy. As it is important to keep this stone within your aura if you wish to get maximum benefit, wearing it may be a good way to utilize it. 

Beautiful apple green Chrysoprase jewelry such as earrings and pendants are lovely to wear. It is on the list of birthstones by month as it is both a May birthstone and a June birthstone. So you should be able to buy lovely birthstone jewelry made from Chrysoprase gemstones.


How Will Chrysoprase Help You?

These green crystals will help you in many ways including:

Abundance and prosperity will be accentuated by this stones energy, especially if its is a more yellow green color.

If the stone you use has a more yellow shade within its color, the vibration of the solar plexus chakra will resonate along with that of the heart chakra.

  • These crystals have a good healing energy, and may aid the healing of eye problems, as well as strengthening your eyesight.
  • Combine them with third eye chakra stones, as this may enhance the development of your intuition.
  • You may choose to put one of these stones under your pillow to create restful and peaceful sleep.
  • This green crystal will assist you to make use of gifts and talents you may not have been using, and may elevate feelings of joy and happiness within you.

These green stone are known to aid hormone balancing and recuperation from illness generally.

They are excellent stones to use in combination with other healing stones, as they help to prepare the cells and ready them for healing.

"Truth comes out of error, more easily, than out of confusion." Francis Bacon.

Combining It With Other Stones

To accentuate the strong vibration of truth within this stone, you may choose to use it with Shattuckite, Blue Sodalite, Clear Topaz, Lapis Lazuli, Montebrasite or Sunstones.

Some stones are of particular significance to use with it and may be especially helpful to combine with it.

Stones you might like to use includes Variscite, Green Calcite, Emerald stone, Pink Kunzite, Morganite, also known as Pink Beryl and Rhodonite, as this connection will accentuate the loving heart energy and aid forgiveness.

This stone has a lovely energy that may stimulate joy and feelings of happiness within you. To accentuate this energy you may choose to use it with other stones that also have this effect.

Some stones you may like to use with it for this purpose could be Peridot, Euclase, Ocean Jasper, Sillimanite, Sardonyx, Green Tourmaline, Adamite and Rainforest Jasper,  as they can stimulate optimism and joy in your life.

Pink Danburite is also a stone that embodies the loving heart energy, and along with other high vibration crystals, and Ajoite in quartz, will aid you by linking the heart with the crown chakra.

Danburite is a high vibration crystal, and like all of this group will raise the vibration of the stones that are combined with them.

Other high crystal energy stones that will work well with green Chrysoprase, to strengthen the energy of the heart chakra vibration, includes Phenacite and Moldavite.

Green Chrysoprase combines very well with most stones, and of course will resonate specifically well with solar plexus chakra and heart chakra stones.

To alleviate depression and anxiety, powerful stones to combine with it includes stones that contain lithium, such as Amblygonite, Holmquistite, Lithium in Quartz and Lilac Lepidolite.

More Pictures Of Chrysoprase

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When you buy a new stone or crystal, it is advantageous to use it on its own first. Once you are fully aware of its energy, you may choose to combine it with other stones. Combine stones for short periods to begin with, as individuals may react differently.

But knowing how you can combine various stones may be helpful, as this allows you to get the most from your crystals, and may help you to solve specific problems in your life.

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