Shape of the Turtle
You will receive one gemstone turtle, measuring approximately 2.0" x 1.3" across (including legs and head), and approximately 1.0" tall.
This gemstone turtle was carved of Black Obsidian, and features a mosaic inlay shell made of Red Goldstone (manmade), Sodalite, Amazonite, & Feldspar.
Turtles have long been a symbol of strong protection and perseverance, patience, and wisdom. It is a creature whose slow pace reminds us to take time and care with each task, ensuring that we accomplish the highest successes possible. The strength of its shell is both a shield against hardships and a safe, nurturing home. By honoring and connecting with the Turtle, we take on the wisdom of long years and slow deliberation, as well as the endurance to pursue those things we know to be meaningful.
Metaphysical Properties of Black Obsidian
Obsidian is a volcanic glass gemstone which clears negativity as well as voids and blockages from your aura and 3 bodies. it dissolves the negative clouds of energy and allows you to return to your most naturally positive self. It is also a protective stone that will safeguard you from psychic attacks and the negative attention of others. Obsidian surrounds you with its natural shield and keeps your mind clear of ailing energy.
Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass, and depending on the minerals found in it, it may exhibit splotches of other colors, or be a completely different shade. Black Obsidian is the most common, to the point that the word “obsidian” is synonymous with the color black.
Metaphysical Properties of Red Goldstone
Red Goldstone is an energy generator. It stores and expends energy in cycles which can greatly contribute Motivation and verve when needed. This also allows your Red Goldstone to absorb excess energy around you for later use. It is a stone that lends itself to decisions and consequences. When you work with this stone you find yourself thinking far more in-depth about who you are, what you are, what you can do, and the potential consequences of your actions. In this way, Red Goldstone allows you to cultivate stronger foresight, and then follow through on your plans, intentions, and goals.
Goldstone of any color is a manmade stone and does not originate in nature. It is a testament to the creativity and ingenuity of humanity, makes an excellent gift, and has been accepted by the gemstone community for spiritual purposes.
Metaphysical Properties of FeldSpar
Feldspar is group of gemstones that can encompass Albite, Adularia, Amazonite, Andesine, Bytownite, Gaspeite, Labradorite, Moonstone, and Sunstone. It is abundant in many forms all over the world, and exhibits varied coloration and inclusions. For obvious reasons, Feldspar is associated with accepting change in life. The gemstone can help you cope with difficulties, particularly when they are prolonged, and can promote healing of your mind and spirit. Feldspar's metaphysical properties ensure you have positive energy and positive strength in times of need, bolstering your endurance and self-esteem. Feldspar reminds you to trust yourself, your feelings, and your abilities. Feldspar's true meaning comes to life when it is used as a support stone, as it has a steady and encouraging energy that lends itself to overcoming blockages, obstacles, and hardships.
Metaphysical Properties of Amazonite
Amazonite is a microcline feldspar, and a stunning gemstone whose hues are inspiring for your spirit. Depending on its source, Amazonite may feature a soft pastel teal or a more vibrant blue-green shade. The gemstone has a tranquil balancing energy, and is known for inspiring honesty, loyalty, self-expression, and intuition. Associated with the Heart, Throat, and Third Eye Chakras, Amazonite allows us to see beyond the mundane, feel things authentically and deeply, and communicate more effectively. Because of this trifecta of abilities, Amazonite has been revered in many cultures and used in amulets and talismans across history. It is seen as a stone of luck and abundance, bringing us creativity, devotion, and more fulfilling relationships while helping us to better accept and value our own strengths.
Metaphysical Properties of Sodalite
Sodalite is a tremendous stone for encouraging communication and interaction. It offers greater expression and bonding between you and your loved ones, particularly if your love language is verbally based. Sodalite assists in opening the lines of communication to those from whom you have been estranged, or with friends who have grown apart. It will also provide emotional healing power for relationships that have deteriorated or become stressed over time. The capacity of Sodalite to inspire positive and honest interaction is well known, and it is naturally associated with the Throat Chakra for this reason.
Sodalite is a deep blue stone, often mottled with black or white. It can sometimes have brown or reddish-brown inclusions as well, depending on where it is sourced.