comes in staggering variety of colors. The variations in
color is the result of varied mineral infusions in the
stone. The name has been derived from the color and
appearances of the stone which resembles the skin of a
serpent. The best quality serpentine has fine textures with
Serpentine is the most common stone in use with varying
hardness. Most sculptors select the harder and more durable
serpentine for sculpting. The hardness ranges from 2.5 - 5.5
on Mohs scale.
In healing usage, serpentine is very powerful. It aids the
clearing of blocked areas, brings the chakras back in
balance and also is very beneficial for the heart chakra.
Its properties promotes good luck and helps people in
achieving their dreams and desires.
The notable areas where the deposits of serpentine occurs
are New Zealand, China, South Africa, Italy, England and the