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Abalone

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Abalone is a beautiful shell showing a color playing of bright blues and turquoise across a polished surface. Shells are the outer housing (exoskeleton) of sea-creatures, and is an organic gemstone which has been used in jewelry making and religious ceremonies for countless ages. Usually the abolone can be found off the coasts of South America, Japan, and China.

Mother of Pearl and Paua shell is simply the dark blue and pearly lining of the Abalone shell.

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Abalone is reported by intuitive sources to stimulates psychic development and intuition, and promotes imagination in a healthy way.

Nicknamed the sea ears, the Abalone's flattened, oval shape with iridescent interior was used by the Native Northwest American Indians as a natural vessel for cleansing, offerings and prayers.

Abalone is purported to be useful for handling and calming emotional situations especially, and be very soothing to the emotions.

Someone is said to be beneficial, and to promote cooperation if you have abalone nearby when working through an emotional situation with . Abalone is reported by intuitive sources to stimulates psychic development and intuition, and promotes imagination in a healthy way.

Mystical Lore and Folklore says that abalone is helpful for arthritis and other joint disorders, muscle problems, the heart, and digestion.

HEALING PROPERTIES

Abalone is very healing to the body and especially the first three chakras. It is also calming to high strung people.

Abalone is used by athletes to help build and protect muscle tissue. Also benefits the heart and helps in digestion.