Coral and Conch Shell
A spectacular brass pendant, hand made by Tibetan artisans living in Nepal with two dragons on a white Conch shell all encircled in brass. The dragon is a powerful symbol in Buddhism, who brings gentle power and is symbolic of the water element, and the dragon also symbolizes compassion. The pendant dangles on a necklace made with differing sizes of natural Coral separated by small pyrite spacers. Definitely! One-of-a-kind! The Back of the pendant is just as elegantly handcrafted as the front, with copious silver floral reliefs and a lone deer in the center. Tibetans consider the deer to be a Buddha-form that is imbued with sacred energy.
- Gemstone color: White, Metallic
- Stone: Coral, Pyrite
- Clasp: Lobster Claw
- Length 17 in. with 2 in. extender
Coral has been called the 'garden of the sea'. It was believed to prevent ill fortune and offer protection from skin disease. Coral is a good aid for meditation or visualization. White symbolizes purity and cleanliness. Strictly speaking, white is not a color, but the manifestation of the presence of all color - the complete energy of light. It stands for wholeness and completion. In many cultures it represents openness and truth.
Pyrite is known to remedy financial hardship and to attract abundance. The resemblance of pyrite to gold has made it a traditional symbol for money and good luck. It's sunny golden color associates it with the sun, and with fortification and strengthening of the mind. Pyrite makes a wonderful energy shield, blocking out negativity from various sources.
The conch shell represents the masculine and feminine energies as well as the energies of the sun and moon. The conch symbolizes the energy in nature.