Bracelet No. 87 - Daily Bracelets and Bead Kits designed by AnitaNH. See them at Anita's Beads of Wakefield, New Hampshire
Monday, April 25, 2011
About Stones: Abalone Shell
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Chakra: Root, Solar Plexus
Lore: Abalone shells are used to enhance smudging activities. The shells, one of the earliest forms of wealth, were revered by ancient tribes as magical gifts from the sea. They stimulate fertility of mind and body, improving self-image and physical power.
Biology: Abalone are mollusks with one-piece shells. They belong to the genus Haliotis which means "sea ear." They are rounded or oval with a row of respiratory pores along one side.
Locality: Mexico, Philippines.