Collection: Malachite

Malachite is a powerful metaphysical stone. It is a particularly powerful protection stone that shields you from any toxic or negative energy that may be in your space, repelling it away from you. As well as energy, it's also a great stone to use to block radiation. It clears out any unwanted energy that may be lingering around keeping you at a low vibe and is known as a stone of transformation. It's cleansing properties help promote healing of all kinds and encourage positive change and spiritual growth. 

Malachite helps you connect with your true self and inner wisdom, enhancing your intuitive skill and encouraging you to trust yourself. It promotes confidence and courage, inspiring you to step out of your comfort zone and embrace change. Its grounding energy also promotes balance of the heart and allows you to get rid of any emotional blockages, opening you up to welcome love and compassion into your life.

It is a stone of the heart and is a great stone for women to work with during pregnancy and labour because of its healing, protective and fertile properties. 


Malachite is derived from the Greek word Moloche which means mallow, because of the striking green shade it forms in is the same as mallow leaves. It has been used throughout history by many ancient cultures. Ancient Egyptians adorned themselves with it as jewellery and carved it into ornaments and amulets. Egyptian hieroglyphs describe Malachite as an integral part of their deities' existence. Ancient Greeks and Romans also carved it into decorative vases. Today it is a very sought after stone for its beauty and intricate patterns for decorative purposes, jewellery and collectors alike. 


Malachite is a carbonate mineral and is believed to be the earliest ore of copper. It is bright green in colour with bands of light green throughout. It forms in botryoidal, fibrous, or stalagmitic masses. It is a fragile mineral and has a hardness of 3.5-4 on Mohs scale. It can be located world wide with prominent deposits in Congo, Zambia, Namibia, Mexico, Australia with the biggest deposit in Russia.  


Malachite contains a high percentage of copper so can be toxic. It is important to wear protective gear including gloves, goggles and a mask when doing lapidary work with it. When touching raw Malachite it is best to wear gloves or wash your hands after use. Polished Malachite is safe to touch and wear.  It is a soft mineral so it is not able to be submerged in water for cleansing, it is also not recommended to drink Malachite infused water.