||Prehnite can be cut into either cabochons or faceted stones, but faceted stones are very rare. The colors range from yellow-green to a brown-yellow. Although the hardness is not bad, it does suffer from good cleavage which can make setting the stone a bit more difficult. catseye prehnite is also know.
It is rarely seen in jewelry and is more of a collectors stone in both the cabochon and especially the faceted stones. It was named for its discoverer, Hendrik von Prehn, a Dutch colonel.
Below is an examole of a simple prehnie cabochon.