Great colour and sparkle
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PREHNITE gemstone beads 8-11mm 10" line approx WONDERFUL !
Great color and clarity and graduated from 8 to 11mm approx in the centre. We have four lines of these.
Prehnite is named after Colonel Hendrik von Prehn, a Dutch mineralogist and early governor of the Cape of Good Hope settlement in South Africa, who first discovered the stone in the early 18th century. Prehnite has the distinction of being the first mineral to be named after a person.
The gemstone prehnite also goes by several nicknames. Early traders called prehnite "cape emerald", referring to the location where the stone was first discovered and its visual resemblance to emeralds. In China, prehnite is called "grape jade" due to its cluster formation habit that resembles a bunch of pale green grapes.
Healing Properties of Prehnite. This is the crystal to heal the healer. It enhances self-knowledge. Prehnite brings peace and protection. It teaches us how to be at one with nature. Helpful for “decluttering” ourselves of people and possessions that hinder us getting on with our lives. Prehnite alleviates deep fears. It is a stone for dreaming and remembering. Beneficial for hyperactive children. Prehnite heals the kidneys and bladder, thymus gland, shoulders, chest and lungs. It treats gout and blood disorders. Prehnite repairs the connective tissue in the body and can stabilise malignancy. Prehnite is also referred to as the "prediction stone", as some believe it can enhance dreams and memory.
Just received this stone. It is absolutely beautiful. Idar Oberstein does some of the finest gem cutting in the world! Had the chance to visit the town and see gems cut as a young man in the USAF in the 80's. Hope to get back there again. Anyway, your
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