Malachite Cabochon

Light Malachite Oval Cabochon

The unusual malachite gemstone cabochon shown here is 24mm long.

Malachite has a high copper content, which is what gives it that fabulous green colouring. It was given its name because of its resemblance to the leaves of the Mallow plant. Read more about Malachite here.

I used this cabochon to create this custom piece:

Malachite and Sterling Silver Ring

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