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Malachite ~ Such Beauty in a Green Stone

Updated on September 10, 2014

Malachite Green for Anyone

What a gorgeous mineral stone, Malachite, such a natural beauty. The name given to this stone is derived from French, English and Greek names meaning "Mallow Green Stone". Green has become my favorite color in my "older" years!

It is found deep beneath the earth and lucky for us, they can mine it and make it into all sorts of beautiful objects. It also has a high content of copper, which is believed to have healing properties for many. It's distinctive striping makes each piece an individual beauty.

My favorite is the malachite jewelry, which is very becoming, and would make a special gift for someone for St Patrick's Day, or just about any time of the year! Or you can also find some other great possibilities, such as paper weights, soap rocks, tumbled malachite rocks for any use, and even a sliced stalactite which would be great as a conversation piece.

(Legend says that if you are not wearing green on St Patty's Day a Leprechaun will pinch you! So protect the ones you love with some Malachite!)

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Malachite Keeping Boxes - Malachite boxes ~ Hand made in Zaire

What better to keep your gorgeous green malachite treasures than a gorgeous green malachite treasure Chest? These boxes are some of my favorite choices if I were to have one for myself. I call them keeping boxes because that's what I would do, KEEP my Malachite in there for safe keeping when I am not using it :)

Gorgeous Malachite

Sterling Silver Irish Claddagh Ring with Simulated Malachite Heart
Sterling Silver Irish Claddagh Ring with Simulated Malachite Heart

This Irish heritage ring is so poular and will be a very welcome gift for someone really special.


Genuine Malachite Necklace

This necklace is so beautiful as it has a double strand of malachite decor. I love how they incorporated the circular beads with the elongated ones. It would be so becoming on someone's neck with a complimentary color blouse or dress.

Things ...Malachite

A little selection a different types of items in malachite. Just a few of many.

A Unique Malachite Clock

I find this Malachite Clock to be such a wonderful piece. It has such a natural design coming from the earth. I would be honored to have such an ornate and different piece in my home to admire.

Malachite Charm Bracelet

Look at the beautiful variation of colors on each of these exceptionally beautiful beads. The Green colors are just flowing together to make a beautiful presentation to wear.

Beautiful Green Malachite Jewlery

You can find many pieces of jewelry made from malachite. It is a very commonly made item, and easily found. Here are some pretty pieces for you to enjoy.

Do you enjoy the look of Malachite ?

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Pretty designs! I have a Malachite box.

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      Ben Reed 4 years ago from Redcar

      It looks amazing,

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      KamalaEmbroidery 4 years ago

      I love malachite.

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      Vikki 5 years ago from US

      I really love malachite---and that clock is amazing!

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      RinchenChodron 5 years ago

      Yes, I do very much enjoy the beauty of malachite! The boxes are great, my favorite.