Gem Junkies

Courageous Chrysoprase

March 21, 2020 Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth. Season 3 Episode 8
Gem Junkies
Courageous Chrysoprase
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Gem Junkies
Courageous Chrysoprase
Mar 21, 2020 Season 3 Episode 8
Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth.

This week we're getting back to our roots and talking about a gemstone—chrysoprase. Its golden-green tone has a rich presence in history and folklore.  We also explore its healing properties and its ability to be a beacon of courage through a time of change.

00:00:00         Social distancing
00:55:00         2020 has already had it's high and lows
06:38:00         What gemstone are we talking about?
06:58:00         The meaning of chrysoprase 
07:37:00         Crystal structure
08:17:00         It’s colored by nickel
11:21:00         The finest color
12:13:00         This gemstone has a rich history
13:58:00         Storytime – negotiating a chrysoprase
14:47:50         First mention of it
15:07:00         Fun stories of chrysoprase
17:19:00        The stone of Venus
17:35:00        Healing/magical properties
18:20:00        To save those who were thieves, to be hung or beheaded 
18:53:00        Romanian folklore
19:49:00        King Frederick VII
19:59:00       Saint Wenceslaus Chapel
20:32:00       Assist you to embrace your courage
21:15:00       Emotional balance

Show Notes

This week we're getting back to our roots and talking about a gemstone—chrysoprase. Its golden-green tone has a rich presence in history and folklore.  We also explore its healing properties and its ability to be a beacon of courage through a time of change.

00:00:00         Social distancing
00:55:00         2020 has already had it's high and lows
06:38:00         What gemstone are we talking about?
06:58:00         The meaning of chrysoprase 
07:37:00         Crystal structure
08:17:00         It’s colored by nickel
11:21:00         The finest color
12:13:00         This gemstone has a rich history
13:58:00         Storytime – negotiating a chrysoprase
14:47:50         First mention of it
15:07:00         Fun stories of chrysoprase
17:19:00        The stone of Venus
17:35:00        Healing/magical properties
18:20:00        To save those who were thieves, to be hung or beheaded 
18:53:00        Romanian folklore
19:49:00        King Frederick VII
19:59:00       Saint Wenceslaus Chapel
20:32:00       Assist you to embrace your courage
21:15:00       Emotional balance