As a stone of transformation, Malachite encourages change and emotional risk-taking. It shows what is blocking your spiritual growth, draws out deep feelings and psychosomatic causes, then allows you to break unwanted ties and outworn patterns. It encourages the expression of feelings, alleviating shyness and teaching the responsibility for one’s own thoughts and actions. It supports friendships and empathy for other people
CABOCHON - A cabochon is a gemstone that has been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. The resulting form is usually a convex (rounded) obverse with a flat reverse.