You will receive one Butterfly bead, measuring approximately 0.8" - 1" tall and approximately 1" - 1.25" wide, with a thickness of approximately 4mm - 6mm. These butterflies are made of dyed Howlite.
Butterfly shape varies, as these are hand-carved items. These are beads, drilled from the top of the butterfly's head to its bottom.
Specimens are made of dyed Howlite and may exhibit slight color variations from stone to stone. Veining, inclusions, or patches of underlying Howlite may be visible.
Symbolism of the Butterfly
The Butterfly is a captivating shape, often associated with the soul and transformation. They are Nature's reminder that we are all creatures of constant change, and they bring with them the fortitude and flexibility to adapt to new circumstances. The butterfly, like the phoenix, is a symbol of rebirth and reinvention, helping us shed the old so we can better appreciate the new!
Metaphysical Properties, Uses, and Meaning of Howlite
Howlite is a stone that relieves stressful energy and helps you to find your inner calm. It is a stone that soothes the mind and helps you to settle differences in your life, allowing you to let go of the “little things”. This stone absorbs negative energies and dark thoughts, providing Mental focus and better perspective to grow your ideal future. Howlite dissolves ambient negativity from outside sources as well, guarding against selfish actions and instilling compassion. It is the stone to work with if you find yourself in a persistently “bad mood” or must interact on a regular basis with people who put out “Bad Vibes”, as it helps to soothe the temper and allows you to maintain a baseline which is more centered and unruffled.
Howlite is a white or ivory stone with grey veins or stripes throughout. Depending on its source, it may also have brown or yellow-ish portions. Often it is dyed bright colors, with each shade being associated with a different chakra:
Maroon Howlite : Root Chakra
Red Howlite : Sacral Chakra
Orange Howlite : Solar Plexus Chakra
Lime Howlite : Heart Chakra
Blue Howlite : Throat Chakra
Navy Howlite : Third Eye Chakra
Purple Howlite : Crown Chakra