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Malachite has historically been worn as a healing gemstone. It was used as a protection against the evil eye and given to children to wear to protect them from having nightmares. Even today there are people who use Malachite as a gemstone for holistic and spiritual purposes. Malachite is used mostly as a bead gemstone for necklaces and bracelets. Cabochons are occasionally also cut, and these may be in various jewelry forms including pendants. Due to its softness and patterns, Malachite is a popular carving gemstone, with animal carvings and ornate small boxes and bowls carved out of it.