The mineral owes its fame to the greatest commander of history – Alexander the great, who used the stone kak talisman.
The conqueror of the world wore chrysoprase on his belt, believing that it helps to make decisions, gives courage, strength and endurance. An ancient legend says that the day before the death of the commander of the snake stole the talisman while the Macedonian bathed in peke.
A little later, the stone became popular y ancient Greeks, who made jewelry out of it, carved portraits of idols and heroes, wore a kak amulet. Translated from the ancient Greek language chrysoprase means "Golden leek». The name is a little strange, though, if you look closely, you can see some similarity of the mineral c leek leaves.
Medieval fashion for jewelry c mineral started Emperor Frederick the Great. Along with the great, he believed that the talisman brings luck, strength, endurance.
Fashion quickly spread among the courtiers – chrysoprase became a symbol of wealth, patronage, power. More than two centuries after the stone was considered a constant and mandatory attribute among the nobility.