Chalcedony is a cryptocrystalline colored quartz gemstone with many color classifications. Grease luster to vitreous luster. No cleavage, conchoid fracture. Mohs 6.5 ~ 7 degrees, some higher but not as good as ruby sapphire. The rarest are those with high transparency, vitreous luster, fluorescent or cat’s eye and dazzling effects, because the relative rarity of the best chalcedony is in no contrast to common varieties. From the color point of view, golden yellow and red are the most precious, from the texture point of view, the more transparent and pure the more precious, in short, as long as it is natural, bright color, pure texture, there will be excellent decorative effect and certain collection value.
Chalcedony is one of the oldest varieties of jade in human history. In the Neolithic period in our country, it has already appeared as an ornament, and it has continued to be used in subsequent generations. Because of its rich color and transparent texture, chalcedony is generally used as a raw material for high-end crafts for carving creation, and is also commonly used as a portable ornament such as bracelets, necklaces and pendants. Among them, ice colored chalcedony, commonly known as ice chalcedony or ice color chalcedony, is the most scarce variety in the chalcedony family. The finest ice chalcedony, especially the scarce varieties with bright colors, is mainly used for high-end jewelry inlays and high-end buttons for made-to-order fashion, etc., and is highly sought after by fashionable people and has become a vassal of high society.
Chalcedony forms at low and low temperatures and occurs in cavities in ejected rocks, hydrothermal veins, hot spring deposits, clastic deposits and weathered crusts. Some chalcedony nodules contain water and bubbles, which is very interesting. Its physical properties are the same as quartz. The main countries where chalcedony is produced in the world are the United States, Russia, India, Brazil, Uruguay and other countries. China’s chalcedony production is also very rich, and the distribution of production areas is also very extensive, mainly in Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Ningxia, Xinjiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei, Yunnan and other places. A few varieties of chalcedony have a halo effect and a cat’s eye effect.
There is a pair of ice species flowers chalcedony bracelets in the text, one of which has an emerald green color dispersion and uniformity, color distribution throughout the bracelet, the color is fresh and elegant, jade transparent and delicate, elegant and fresh; The other is ice transparent and delicate, emerald flowers, and with some rare yellow, elegant and clean and beautiful, the texture is moist and translucent, and the luster is bright. Natural ice chalcedony is a very valuable gemstone, because of the rich variety of colors, can be made into exquisite ornaments, is one of the most collectible colored treasures.
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