Every year Pantone releases their color of the year based on careful trend analysis of multiple fields from fashion, entertainment, travel, art, new technologies, etc. This year they are proud to introduce, Very Peri as the 2022 color of the year! This periwinkle shade combines “the faithfulness and constancy of blue” with “vivifying violet red undertones.”
How does that translate to jewelry? Blue Chalcedony fits this description perfectly!
Chalcedony is a form or quartz and occurs in many different colors. Typically the color varieties have different names to distinguish them --- for example, Chrysoprase is the apple green variety, Carnelian the orange variety and Blue Chalcedony refers to the translucent light blue, violet and grey-blue variety.
Chalcedony has been a treasured gemstones in many ancient civilizations. Chalcedony amulets, seals and tools have been discovered dating back to as early as 1800 BC. Ancient Romans, Greeks, Babylonians Assyrians and Indigenous Americans used this gemstone.
Blue Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that it is believed to absorb negative energy. It brings the mind, body, emotions and spirit into harmony. -- We could all use some joy and harmony right now, so maybe Chalcedony is just the ticket we need! Adorn your self in some Very Peri Chalcedony today!
Chalcedony Care: Measuring with a 7 on the Mohs scale, this stone is a good choice for everyday wear. Clean with a mild detergent, warm water, and a soft brush.