Large carnelian, freshwater pearl and gold vermeil (24kt. gold heavily electroplated on sterling silver) beads with gold vermeil Khanda (symbolic Sikh dagger - serving as a reminder to 'cut through life's challenges and achieve excellence') necklace. Necklace is 36 ﾝ/91cm long.
Carnelian is usually smooth and often translucent, a durable stone and a dependable lifetime gem. Known to have electro-magnetic properties to help ground the wearer, feeding energy directly through the skin, instilling a feeling of well-being and inflowing power. It assists one to take action to manifest their highest goals, dreams and destiny. In communication it helps timid speakers become both eloquent and bold. Gives courage. Helps overcome fear of taking action or fear of doing the wrong thing. A symbol of the warm vitalizing and positive energy of the earth. When used in meditation it can help one understand how to bring a concept into being. Can assist those who procrastinate or are unable to decide on a course of action. It can lend physical vitality and energy to the body, personal power, creativity and compassion.
Cultured freshwater pearls are symbolic of wealth and beauty and are thought to enhance integrity. They are used in the treatment of digestive disorders and for increasing fertility, vitality, and understanding.
Gold revitalizes one s physical energies and magnifies the power of most gemstones. It supports openness and integrity and builds confidence in the wearer. It is related to worldly knowlege and an understanding of manifestation. It carries the energy of the Sun, stimulating one s will to grow and stretch beyond ones current experiences. Can assist one in overcoming paralysis and fear allowing one to move through difficult circumstances. It evokes strength, determination and will. Gold can augment low physical vitality and depressive tendencies.
Silver encourages self-containment and inward reflection. It provides one with patience and perserverance and can be a window to the Soul. It supports ones efforts to go within and explore the deepest aspects of the Self and Nature. It assists one in perceiving the truth behind suface 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 brings 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.