Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and good will and enhances group stability. It can be used to assist thought transmission and telepathy. This stone absorbs negative energy and then dissipates it to prevent onward transmission. In ancient times, chalices would be formed out of Chalcedony and lined with silver. They were said to prevent poisoning. Chalcedony brings the mind, body, emotions, and spirit into harmony. Instilling feelings of benevolence and generosity, Chalcedony removes hostility and transforms melancholy into joy. Psychologically, Chalcedony eases self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection. It creates an open and enthusiastic persona. It absorbs and dissipates negative thoughts, emotions, and bad dreams.