This chrysoprase sphere is from South Africa. Chrysoprase is a green Chalcedony, a member of the Quartz group with a hexagonal crystal system and a hardness of 7. Chrysoprase was used as a gemstone in ancient Greece as far back as 400 BC. It has been found in Australia, Brazil, Madagascar, South Africa and Russia.
Chrysoprase helps one remain centered in the heart, providing the courage to face difficult or threatening situations with steadfast resolve and truth-centered compassion.