Abalone shell is a type of mollusk that comes as an ear-shaped shell that is very durable. It is traditionally used as a decorative item and for making jewelry.
Color of this shell depends on many things, it is variable from species to species, often reflects the animal's diet and ranges from silvery white color to red, green, pink, blue to purple. It is found all over the world except Antartica, United States east coast and South America Pacific coast.
Mineralogy: Coloured shell
Color: variable from species to species, silver-white, pink, red, green-red, deep blue, green to purple
Hardness: 2.5 Mohs scale
Spirituality: protection, security, happiness, joy
Emotions: helps insecurity, despondency, disappointment
Mental: helps with dealing with oneself and others
Physical: sensory organs, skin irritation, inflammation
Abalone shell is very durable and used by many ancient cultures for its healing properties. They used shells to burn sage believing that it will carry their message to heaven. It represents a human connection to the ocean, circle of life and protection on a voyage.
The energy of this interesting gemstone is associated with balance, protection and natural shielding. Persons wearing abalone shell gemstone should wear it with calmness. This stone is great for detoxification of the whole body, eyes, muscles, it will help you build physical strength.
Abalone shell is proven to be helpful for persons going through a rough emotional period of their life. It will provide calmness, bring harmony and help to deal with the situation. It is very helpful for people having problems in their relationship.
The soothing energy of abalone shell will provide an additional layer of protection to the spirit. It will provide the confidence needed to handle a hard situation and see it from a different perspective.
Abalone shell chakra healing properties are associated with the Heart Chakra.
Wearing abalone shell as jewelry is beneficial to the soft tissue, muscle tissue, heart, and joints. It will help you connect with the power of water, providing calming and subtle energy. This will help to guard you against negative energy, influence, and vibes.
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Please note that gemstones should not be used as a substitute for your prescriptions or alternative treatment for any illness or health problem. Healing gemstones are not the solution but additional help. Always consult your doctor.