This stone gets its color from copper and not photosynthesis, but you'd be forgiven for thinking about plants as you gaze into the green. The big stone is surrounded by a shiny silver bezel and sits on top of a double band shank.
Size US 10
sterling silver, chrysocolla
Prized for it's bright range of blue and green colors, chrysocolla has been used for thousands of years in jewelry and decorative art. The mineral composition of different types of chrysocolla varies widely, but they typically contain a basic copper silicate and some aluminum.
Chrysocolla is a softer stone, so it should be worn gently. Clean only with warm soapy water and avoid harsh chemicals.