One has only to hear about malachite, and the image of the Mistress of Copper Mountain immediately rises before his eyes. The writer Pavel Bazhov incredibly beautifully described the keeper of underground treasures, adding Russian tales to the image of a mystical stone. What hides malachite?
The history of this mineral does not begin in the Urals field, but much earlier, on the hot shores of ancient Egypt. Even then, people highly valued malachite and created jewelry with its use. And beautiful women received shadows and eyeliner from crushed stone.
For its rich color and fascinating patterns, the stone has won the love of people and gods. Products made of malachite were brought to the temples as sacrifices, they were decorated with altars and interior items.
What is so liked green mineral to humanity? In addition to external beauty, malachite was endowed with magical and healing properties. One of its most pleasant features is fulfillment of desires. In different centuries, people believed that decorations and products made of malachite help to concentrate the will and attract the execution of the conceived.
On the other hand, malachite is called female stone. He is often given to unmarried women in order to make it easier to find his chosen one.
The healing properties of malachite are diverse. Combs and hairpins with this mineral is used to strengthen the hair. Stone powder eliminates allergic reaction and rash. Jewelery pendant on the chest will help to mitigate and reduce the number of attacks of asthma. And this is not a complete list of ailments in which healers turn for help to a green stone.
Astrologers believe that products made of malachite are particularly suitable for the following zodiac signs:
- A lion.
If you find your sign in the list, think, maybe it's time to get an amulet from the "wish-fulfillment stone"?
Malachite has become synonymous with royal luxury. Products from it decorated personal collections of the imperial family and the highest aristocracy. During the war with Russia, Napoleon dreamed of bringing a malachite collection. Fortunately for us, he failed.
In the Hermitage there is a Malachite Hall, in which more than 200 works of art are represented. Among them are decorations, vases, tables, columns and much more.
Malachite and still remains a strong talisman and elegant decoration, while maintaining a relatively low price. Perhaps it's time to add some bright green malachite stone magic to your life?