Octagon-shaped Abalone pendant. Nature's beauty, the Abalone shell:
The Metaphysical and Healing Properties of Abalone Shells
Abalone Shell is a colorful shell that incorporates the beautiful colors of the Sea. It has its own Metaphysical and Healing properties, even though it is not of the “Crystalline Family.” Like other sources of vibrational healing from Nature, Abalone shells have a strong elemental bond with the Earth and its healing capabilities. Abalone is closely connected to that of the Water element and the vibrations of Love, Beauty, Gentleness, Caring, Compassion and Peace.
Abalone Shell has been used in jewelry making and religious spiritual ceremonies for countless ages. It is also known as “the Sea Ears” because of it’s flattened, oval shape with iridescent interior. It was used by Native Northwest American Indians for cleansing, offerings and prayers. Usually Abalone is found off the coasts of South America, Japan and China.
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Embracing the colors of the ocean, the shell displays iridescent colors in its blues, greens, purples and yellows. This unique shell embodies all the aspects of the water element including love, beauty, gentleness, caring, comfort, peacefulness, delight and solace. It is soft to the touch from repeated tumbling in the sand and water. Abalone is useful for handling and calming emotional situations and is very soothing to the mind/body. When working through any emotional situation, have abalone nearby as it is believed to be beneficial and promotes cooperation. Abalone is associated with all the Chakra energies. In particular, it seems to work the best on the Solar Plexus Chakra, stimulating that gut feeling. Abalone is especially good for the Heart Chakra, as it gently clears the heart of fear, sorrow and negative emotions. Abalone allows your intuitive resources to stimulate psychic development and intuition through the Third Eye Chakra.