Total length 19 1/2"
Highly protective stone. Hawaiians used lava rocks to build heaiu,
which were centers of religious and magical activities such as healing.
A volcano is an ancient symbol of creation. When erupting it represents
the four elements at work: earth & fire mix to create lava, which
possess liquidity (water), and smoke (air) rises from the center.
These Moon and Water ruled "gems" enhance sincerely, truth,
and loyalty. They bring a calming reflection, as well as attune the
wearer to the ebb and flow of life. They are told to give purity,
promote faith, charity and integrity, especially personal integrity.
Due to its watery and lunar elements, it is quite balancing for the
emotions, especially to water signs. Pearls help one connect with
the Goddess, the ultimate feminine energy. They are absorbing by nature
and because of this they must be used with caution. If feeling excessively
negative while wearing a pearl, it will hold that energy until it
is worn again. Being that a pearl is created by layer upon layer of
substance produced to counteract irritation...it is very nurturing.
If used properly, it can lessen stress and it's resulting maladies,
such as hypertension, headaches, and exhaustion. They were once thought
to be the tears of gods.
Black metal toggle.