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Solid sterling silver and gold vermeil (100 millionths of an inch/industry standard of 24kt. gold heavy electroplate on solid sterling silver) natural gemstone handled LifeKnives with Celtic style hand engraving. Numerous gemstone handle and metal finish choices are listed below. Chains are 2.8mm solid sterling silver or gold filled (partially 14kt. gold) rope chain. Also listed below are the transformational properties of available gemstone handles for this classic Celtic LifeKnife design.
Large Celtic style dagger - 3.4"/86mm long with 24"/61cm long chain.
Amethyst is a powerful stone for spiritual protection, expansion and purification. It is an aid to meditation and can help to still one's thoughts. It can help curb overindulgence and assist one to give up unhealthy habits. It balances the nervous system and the brain. Amethyst builds a cocoon of light around one's aura or presence, creating a powerful resonant field that helps one remain clear and centered in the midst of negativity, while staying open to spiritual direction and intuitive information.
Rhodonite aids in perceiving where one’s talents lie, and in using those talents for the highest good of all. It is a stone of learning and development—encouraging one to expand or perfect one’s skills so those skills can be employed to help others. Rhodonite carries the energy of cooperative community. It speaks to us of our responsibility to use our skills to assist in the spiritual birth of the Earth and each other in these times of transformation. Rhodonite is truly a stone of power. Power is simply the ability to recognize where one can utilize one’s energy or talents to effect change on the Earth plane. Rhodonite supports one in perceiving one’s gifts and in utilizing those gifts to effect that change. On a physical level, Rhodonite strengthens the tissues, organs and glands. It supports the flow of chi through the meridians of the body and helps direct that vital force to the endocrine system, which in turn supports one’s energy and vitality. It is particularly effective in supporting the liver through the detoxification process. It can be helpful in stimulating the metabolism and in supporting one’s expression of energy through exercise or physical activity.
Black Obsidian’s energy is that of protection. Its frequency seals the auric field and removes energetic attachments, hooks and cords. Black Obsidian’s energy creates a protective shield that helps one remain centered when faced with negativity. Black Obsidian’s protective energy also extends to the level of the mind, illuminating negative thoughts and mental habits so action can be taken to clear their root causes. It allows one to perceive where one is creating negativity in one’s own life and guides one to change the underlying patterns that create a negative reality. Black Obsidian helps uncover unconscious thoughts and patterns that inhibit one’s spiritual and personal growth. These patterns can contribute to addiction, abusive behavior (toward oneself or others), negativity, scarcity and other undesirable traits. Black Obsidian gently yet firmly points out where one holds these patterns and assists in clearing them from the aura and cellular memory.
Jade is prized for it‰۪s healing and protective qualities. It harmonizes and balances the heart, aiding in both emotional and physical well-being. It helps strengthen and soothe one‰۪s nervous system. It assists one in learning to enjoy physical life. It reminds one to smell the roses, touch someone you love, and share your abundant heart with others. Jade is good for attracting abundance and prosperity and for broadcasting peace and loving-kindness to all in one's surroundings. It helps one to receive Divine abundance on all levels and to share that abundance with others, in affirmations of plenty. Helps heal scarcity-mindedness, fear of money and poverty and other symptoms of belief in money as a measure of worth.
Lapis Lazuli augments strength, vitality, virility, mental clarity and illumination. It is associated with expansion of awareness and intellectual capacity, and allows for conscious attunement to the intuitive and psychic aspects of ones nature, as well as the powers of love and healing. It has been used in treatment of conditions related to lymph, inflammation, and pain (especially in/on the head). It supports the psyche and helps relax an overactive mind. Releases tension and anxiety. Strengthens skeletal system. Activates thyroid gland, and stimulates emotional, mental and physical purity and clarity, supporting ones courage in activities culminating in the advancement towards universal wisdom. It assists in balancing the yin-yang energies.
Clear Quartz is a versatile and multidimensional stone. It‰۪s key properties are amplification, programability and memory. It's structure and range of resonance allow it to amplify any energy with which it moves into resonance. It will amplify the energy of any other stone and help make the effects of smaller stones more easily felt. Clear quartz can be programmed by one's focused intention to assist one in achieving virtually any goal whether in the inner or outer realms. This can be amplified by consistency in one's prayer, feeling or broadcast, to penetrate throughout the earths electromagnetic field and into the etheric realms. Clear quartz is excellent for meditation, healing and prayer work. It encourages clarity on all levels.
Turquoise is considered to be a healer of the spirit, provider of calm and peace of mind. It induces wisdom and understanding. Thought to combine the energies of the sky and earth, and considered Earth-grounding. Considered to provide strength and protection during vision quests. May enhance trust and kindness. Stimulates the throat, heart, and navel chakras (energy centers in the body). May bring communication and creative skills to emotional situations. Opens communication, expression, mental relaxation. Used in the treatment of headaches, regeneration of tissue, and relief to skin disorders related to stress.
Silver encourages self-containment and inward reflection. It provides one with patience and perseverance and can be a window to the Soul. It supports one's efforts to go within and explore the deepest aspects of the Self and Nature. It assists one in perceiving the truth behind surface appearances. It aids one in exploring the deep inner realms of emotion and intuition. It is a favorite of those who honor the feminine aspect of nature. Silver bring attunement to the emotional self. It can assist one in embracing mystery and surrendering to the unknown. Can aid in cooling excess heat in the body and bolster the immune systems ability to fight infection.
Rhodium is a precious metal, a member of the platinum family. Rhodium electroplating is used, especially on jewelry, to provide a surface that will resist scratches and tarnish, and give a white, reflective appearance.
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