Silver Jewelry

Chrysocolla

Chrysocolla is a hydrous copper silicate and is found anywhere copper exists. There are many forms and qualities of chrysocolla. Chrysocolla can form with a number of associated copper minerals such as malachite, azurite, cuprite and quartz.
The higher degree of silica or quartz the better the stone for cutting a decent and stable gemstone.
Parrot Wing is a name given to chrysocolla that has various colorful associated minerals in it such as deep blue and dark green to a bright yellow green. This unusual and gorgeous gemstone is one of our favorite stones.