Chrysoberyl

Chrysoberyl

The shiny chrysoberyl is known for its beautiful luster and is famous for its variety’s color change alexandrite and cat’s eye chrysoberyl. The alexandrite gemstone, depending on the light source, changes of color and are if you like a great cat’s eye gem be sure to look for the golden honey colored cat’s eye chrysoberyl.

 

Spiritual meaning chrysoberyl

Chrysoberyl belongs to the chakra: plexus solaris

Alexandrite, variety of chrysoberyl is one of the birthstone of the month June

 

History chrysoberyl gemstone

Just like the chrysoprase, the name chrysoberyl contains the Greek "chrysos". Combined with beryllos it gets the meaning golden beryl, but keep in mind that this gem is not related to the beryl.

The beautiful chrysoberyl was popular in Victorian and Edwardian jewelry.

 

Where do you find chrysoberyl

The greenish yellow chrysoberyl is found in different countries like Brazil, Australia and Russia.

This gemstone has an excellent hardness (8,5 Mohs) only sapphire, ruby and diamond have a higher hardness.

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