Cuprite is a mineral form of copper oxide. The red cuprite occurs due to the copper content in the mineral. It often occurs in copper mines, with other minerals such as turquoise (blue-green), azurite (dark blues), chrysocolla (blue-green), malachite (greens), tenorite (black), and others. This combination of colors is what makes cuprite a very unique gemstone.
Cuprite is believed to be helpful with reducing stress and worries which one has no control over. Historically it has been said that cuprite can help heal one's paternal relationships. Mystical and traditional lore associates cuprite with security, confidence, will power, mortality, and masculine energy. In addition to this, cuprite can be used as an aid to recall and examine past life experiences.This pendant is set in sterling silver.