The name of the malachite is derived from the Greek word "malache" (for mallow) because its green color is very similar to the leaves of the mallow. Malachite was already well known among the Egyptians and Maya, in ancient China, in the Roman Empire and in ancient Greece. The Egyptians used it to make jewelry such as amulets and rings. The malachite improves perception, increases concentration and inspires the imagination. It helps to make the right decisions and provides more understanding and love for the environment. It provides more zest for life, balance, clarifies deferred needs and feelings and contributes to a harmonious partnership.