It is said that the meaning of the name of this crystal dates back to when it was originally used by people soldering gold… and the name comes from the Greek word ‘chrysos’ meaning gold and ‘kolla’ meaning glue, together meaning ‘Gold Glue’. The spelling may vary as it is easy to misspell, and various spellings are common, such as Chrysacolla and Chrysocola being used in some places.

Metaphysical Healing Properties of Chrysocolla

Chrysocolla is a stone of empowerment of the feminine energies. It emanates gentleness and power, teaching that genuine power best expresses itself through gentleness. It is a stone of the Goddess, and those who resonate with Chrysocolla will likely feel her ancient and enduring energies rising within themselves. Chrysocolla stimulates the throat chakra for clear communication of one’s inner wisdom. It can even be an aid to learning what that wisdom actually is. Those who have had the experience of being surprised by hearing oneself speak a thought more profound than that which one had in mind will know what is meant by this. The process of formulating and speaking one’s ideas, especially when it is done spontaneously, can reveal one’s true innate wisdom. Wearing Chrysocolla, particularly wearing it near the throat chakra, can facilitate these and other gifts of expression. Wearing Chrysocolla is also known to benefit singers and musicians, as its energy is very supportive for anyone doing activities related to sound. It may be particularly helpful if you play or sing; as it has a good action to boost musical activity.

Chrysocolla is closely attuned to the vibrations of the Earth and can facilitate one’s empathic connection with the Earth’s consciousness. In addition to activating the throat chakra, it can harmonize and balance the heart chakra and can link both heart and throat chakras with the base chakra, for greater life force and physical vitality. Chrysocolla is a cardinal Water element stone, governing the flow of energy and communication. It is powerful for opening and cleansing the throat chakra, allowing one to channel the loving knowledge of the heart to others. It assists us in owning the power of our words and in recognizing how the words we use affect our reality. It facilitates the expression of our heart’s deepest truth, as well our mind’s greatest knowledge. Chrysocolla is the ‘teaching stone.’ in that it encourages one to speak one’s highest knowledge so that others may benefit from our experiences. This teaching may come in the form of speaking lovingly to a friend and offering one’s insight into his or her life situations. It may come in the form of taking on the role of teacher with a student—offering the benefit of your experience as you open to learn from others. Or you may teach by simply modeling the power of words—choosing your words consciously and with full knowledge of their impact in the world. Teaching can take many forms, but true teaching is the act of speaking one’s truth from the heart and sharing the knowledge one has gained through experience. Chrysocolla is a valuable ally for those who speak for a living. It can help open a channel between higher consciousness and verbal expression, allowing for divinely inspired speech and communication. It is also helpful to those who are afraid to speak their hearts, or who may not realize that their words of experience are filled with wisdom which could help others. This stone encourages all of us to share our true selves, without artifice or masks, so our wisdom—not just our information—can be conveyed through our words and our energies. Chrysocolla is a powerful model for consciously considering the way one puts one’s energy into the world. One can speak and say nothing, or remain silent and speak volumes. Chrysocolla teaches the value of both sound and silence. Its calming, soothing energies facilitate flow in one’s life and one’s energy. It can aid in dispelling fiery energies, angry words, or fear-filled sarcasm, so our most valuable truth is shared through our words or our silence.


Chrysocolla is a tranquil and sustaining stone. It helps meditation and communication. Within the home, Chrysocolla draws off negative energies of all kinds. It can help you to accept with serenity situations that are constantly changing, invoking great inner strength. It is beneficial to relationships that have become rocky, stabilizing and healing both the home and personal interaction.


Chrysocolla governs all aspects of sound healing, whether through words or sound frequencies. Its energy teaches us how sound affects our physical reality and how we can change that reality by adjusting the way we use our words. Chrysocolla’s energy facilitates true communication between all beings by promoting the expression of heart energy.


Chrysocolla assists one in owning the value of one’s experiences, knowledge and contribution. It helps one feel more secure when communicating with others and helps dispel fear in social situations or when one is speaking in a highly charged emotional situation. It assists one in releasing patterns of sarcasm, criticism and facetiousness in one’s communications with others, as well as releasing the fear from which these patterns stem. Psychologically, Chrysocolla encourages self-awareness and inner balance, and imparts confidence and sensitivity. It enhances personal power and inspires creativity. Overcoming phobias, it draws out negativity and supplies motivation for those who lack it. Mentally, Chrysocolla reduces mental tensions and helps you to keep a cool head. It promotes truth-telling and impartiality. Emotionally, Chrysocolla alleviates guilt and brings in joy.


Chrysocolla assists in the release of stress, anxiety and other fear-based imbalances in the body. It can assist in the regulation of the thyroid and adrenals. It is excellent for sore throats, laryngitis and for support of the larynx in general.


Chrysocolla treats arthritis, bone disease, muscle spasms, the digestive tract, ulcers, blood disorders, and lung problems. It detoxifies the liver, kidneys, and intestines. It reoxygenates the blood and the cellular structure of the lungs, giving greater lung and breathing capacity, and regenerates the pancreas, regulates insulin, and balances blood. This stone strengthens muscles and alleviates muscle cramps. With its cooling action, it heals infections, especially in the throat and tonsils, lowers blood pressure, and soothes burns. It relieves arthritic pain, strengthens the thyroid and is beneficial to the metabolism. An excellent stone for women, Chrysocolla treats PMS and menstrual cramps.


5th Chakra – Throat Chakra

Chrysocolla calms, cleanses, and reenergizes all the Chakras and aligns them with the divine. At the solar plexus chakra, it draws out negative emotions such as guilt, and reverses destructive emotional programming. At the heart chakra, it heals heartache and increases the capacity to love. At the throat, it improves communication but helps you to discern when to keep silent. At the third eye, it opens psychic vision.


Gemini, Virgo, Taurus








Peace, Wisdom, Love

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