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Chrysocolla

Although as you can see, chrysocolla is a beautiful mineral with its wondeful turquoise tones and flecks of gold, it was once crucial to ancient jewellery processes.

In Greek chrysos means "gold", and kolla "glue", and it got its name from being the glue used since ancient times to solder gold. Amazing, then, that is appears to have gold flecks in it!

Chrysocolla is actually created by the oxidisation of copper ore, and that accounts for the green tinges.

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  • 138 x 138 cms (54" x 54")
  • 100% pure silk
  • Printed in Italy near Lake Como
  • Dry clean only
3 in stock
£85.00 (185.00)

ABERGAVENNY MICRO AGATE
ABERGAVENNY MICRO AGATE
Magnificently micro
£79.00 (185.00)
PORTMEIRION AGATE
PORTMEIRION AGATE
Italian brio!
£75.00 (185.00)
VOLCANIC AGATE
VOLCANIC AGATE
Lava rainbow
£85.00 (189.00)
HEAVENLY CALCITE
HEAVENLY CALCITE
A favourite of the gods
£79.00 (189.00)
CHAROITE WATERFALL
CHAROITE WATERFALL
Stunningly Siberian
£85.00 (185.00)
CHRYSOCOLLA
CHRYSOCOLLA
Mapping the world with minerals
£85.00 (185.00)
ORBIT JASPER
ORBIT JASPER
Planet earth
£75.00 (189.00)
FLOWING JASPER
FLOWING JASPER
Bejewelled jasper
£69.00 (189.00)
SUNRISE JASPER
SUNRISE JASPER
Dawning of a new world
£75.00 (189.00)
LARIMAR
LARIMAR
Caribbean snorkelling
£85.00 (185.00)
TIARELLA TURQUOISE
TIARELLA TURQUOISE
Sunshine islands
£85.00 (185.00)
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