Monday, April 25, 2011

About Stones: Cowrie Shell

Astrological Sign: Pisces

Chakra: Sacral

Lore: The cowrie is an ancient symbol for creation, birth, and re-birth. It can help us actualize a spiritual re-awakening. Used for manifestation, it will bring good fortune and affluence. The cowrie can inspire the creativity of excellence. They are a favorite element of female adornment in the African culture, and are a symbol of power in the Fiji and Solomon Islands.

Biology: Cowries are snails in the family Cypraeidae. There are over 250 known species living in warm sea areas.