Copper is one of the oldest healing minerals of mankind. Used extensively in Egypt and ancient Sumeria. Copper stimulates optimism, independence, and taking initiative. Believed to stabilize the blood and improve circulation. Wearing a Copper bracelet is said to bring healing for the joints, and combat arthritis and rheumatism. Copper is also worn to prevent illness and ease motion sickness. Said to amplify thoughts and to be able to send and receive energy, and thus facilitate psychic communication. Historically, Copper has been believed to bring good luck and wealth. Copper works on all the Chakras, but is particularly effective on the root and heart Chakras. It is suited for physical healing and protection, as well as directing energy. Associated with the element of water and planet Venus.