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The Magic of Malachite

Written by Dragana Ivanovska

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Posted on January 27 2020

Transform Your Vibes

Malachite is well known for its ability to help you transform yourself, let go of anything that doesn’t serve you anymore, as well as nourish and grow everything beneficial for you. It’s an amazing crystal of personal growth and transformation that helps in breaking off even the negative patterns with deepest roots. It is a green stone that radiates with energies that soothe and balances the heart chakra, but at the same time, it can be used to balance and remove blocks from other chakras as well.

Malachite is truly an amazing crystal to add to your crystal healing collection because of its ability to help you manifest the change that you so desperately need in your life as well as in yourself. Malachite holds also a very deep connection with Mother Nature, and it also resembles her beautiful shades of green that have such a healing effect on us whenever we spend time with her.

In fact, it resembles her colors so much that the name Malachite comes from the Greek word “malache” which means Mellow leaves. With its mesmerizing green transformations from lighter to deeper green, Malachite is one of the most beautiful and eye-catchy stones of the crystal world, and completely unmistakable for another crystal.

More about Malachite

Keywords for Malachite:

Some keywords for Malachite include transformation, personal growth, healing, and protection. Malachite’s power lies in its energy signature that is so gentle, yet so powerful. By prodding into the deepest layers of yourself, Malachite gently dissolves negative patterns, blockages, and especially emotional blocks caused by past trauma.

In a way, Malachite resembles a spiritual guide that shows you where you have been going wrong all along, and furthermore, it helps you gain the strength to break off those patterns. Malachite is also a well-known crystal for helping in opening our Heart Chakra and opening ourselves to greater universal love. By doing so, it can give you the courage to take emotional risks, which will result in your benefit.

Origin of Malachite:

Malachite is a crystal that has been embedded in our history even from ancient times. Most commonly, Malachite is produced in abundance in Russia, Arizona, Australia, South Africa, and Germany.

How To Tell If Your Malachite Is Real?

A couple of quick tips to check if your Malachite is real are:

  • The color will not be consistent all around, it should vary. Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.

  • Malachite will always be cold to the touch and heavy. If a Malachite is heavy and cold, yet warms up fast in your hand it could be just painted glass.

  • Malachite is always green and always goes by the name Malachite. Avoid any other type of Malachite offered such as emerald, blue or even copper Malachite

Mohs Hardness:

The Mohs Hardness for Malachite is 3.5 – 4 making it a soft, fragile stone. It should never be used in Gem-Water because it evaporates toxic fumes. Make sure you keep it away from moisture, and especially out of your bathroom.

How To Cleanse Your Malachite:

Malachite can be cleansed in a variety of ways. Smudging with sage, lavender or palo santo is a great way to cleanse your Malachite. Using a tuning fork will also do the trick. A very gentle tap or two will knock off any yucky energy. Leaving your Malachite under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly. No matter what way you chose to cleanse your Malachite, just be sure to set an intention that your crystal is cleansed with all that does not belong to you.

Chakras Malachite Connects Best With:

Malachite is a very special crystal because it’s used to balance the Heart Chakra, and yet it can also be used to deal with blockages in the Third Eye and Solar Plexus Chakras. Although the Heart Chakra is primarily our gateway to universal and infinite love, the Heart Chakra is also the center of self-acceptance, deeper understanding of ourselves and most importantly the center of harmony and balance.

Although all other chakras belong either to the chakras of matter or chakras of spirit, the Heart Chakra stands on her own, as a balancer, the bridge between spirit and matter. By working on your Heart Chakra with Malachite, you can gain a deeper understanding of yourself, of your very soul, and find the balance you needed to restore yourself. It’s also an excellent crystal to help you enhance your connection with the Heart Chakra, balance it and enhance its energy.

As a crystal that can also work with the Third Eye, Malachite harnesses a special connection that can help you with your visualization techniques. It’s best to place it on your Third Eye when doing so to enhance the image in mind.

As a crystal that also connects with your Solar Plexus, you can harness its power to release emotional blockages, especially ones connected with traumas from the past.

Birthstone Month for Malachite:

Malachite is the birthstone for people born in Spring – anywhere from late April or early May.

Zodiac Sign for Malachite:

The sign of Taurus is connected with Malachite, so if you were born in late April or Early May this is one of the best stones for you to use to get in tune with your sun sign and re-balance yourself and your heart chakra.

Planet Connected with Malachite:

If you are wishing to connect with Venus, Malachite is highly connected to this planet. Venus rules our emotions, true passions in life, the pleasure we take and pursue.

Element Malachite Connects With:

Malachite is connected to the element of Wood. Wood is believed to be the element of transformation, personal growth, self-nourishment and making yourself healthy again.

Affirmations Associated With Malachite:

Some key affirmations to use with Malachite are:

  • I allow myself to heal.

  • I am worthy of my love.

  • I am allowing change to take place in my life.

  • I am allowing myself to grow.

  • I breathe in the infinite love of the Universe.

  • I am worthy to be loved.

  • I am allowing myself to transform into a better version of myself.

  • I am rejoicing in eternal love.

The Top Ways to Use Malachite

There are soo many ways to use Malachite in your crystal healing work. The top ways are in a heart chakra meditation and in a crystal grid.

For Heart Chakra Meditation:

  • Lay down in a comfortable position

  • Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  • Place your Malachite on your chest, between your breasts.

  • Sit with the Malachite in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breathing.

  • When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe. Repeat whenever you need clarity

You can use Malachite for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your self-care and self-love. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here. crystal grid here.

Malachite Tumbled and Raw Stones

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