Gem grade natural lapis lazuli inlaid handle and scabbard/sheath panels with a stainless damascus steel blade (ladder pattern). Overall length 6.25"/16cm and blade length is 3.1"/8cm. The entire handle and scabbard of this Kirpan is made from TruSilver® a 92.5% sterling silver alloy which has tarnish resistant properties 4–5 times that of traditional Sterling silver.
All engraving, carving of the blade spine and 24kt. gold inlay as well as setting of over 260 full cut diamonds/4.5 carats, 3 carats of tanzanite and 2 carats of yellow sapphire were done by Julie Warenski-Erickson. Approximately .6 ounces of 24 karat gold have been utilized in the gold inlay work all over this Kirpan.
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The Golden Temple in Amritsar India, considered the most sacred Sikh shrine in the world is engraved in 24K gold on the scabbard and has diamonds and yellow sapphires set around it. A woman kneeling and holding a sword is pictured on the other side of the Kirpan, championing womens empowerment, also inlaid in 24K gold and surrounded with diamonds and yellow sapphires. Diamonds and tanzanite are set around the majority of the edge of the handle and sheath/scabbard.
This ‘one-of-a-kind’ Kirpan was created at the request of a client, open to our input and suggestions, to be given as a gift to his wife. On one side of the blade inlaid in 24 karat gold are the Gurumukhi words 'Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa ~ Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh'. On the other side of the blade is the nucleus meaning of these words 'I am the divine - so my attributes and so my actions' also inlaid in 24 karat pure gold. Nucleus meaning by my late teacher - Yogi Harbhajan Singh
item created: 2021
Lapis Lazuli augments strength, vitality, 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 one's 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 one's courage in activities culminating in the advancement towards universal wisdom. It assists in balancing the yin-yang energies.
Diamond Long held in the treasuries of kings and queens, diamonds were believed to offer access to the Divine energies. This is one reason why diamonds have been set in crowns. Putting such a stone near the brain, particularly at the forehead, can enhance one's inner vision and intuitive connection with the higher Spirit realms. Worn in everyday life, diamonds can intensify one's ability to focus consciousness on manifesting one's goals, dreams and destiny. They seem to emanate more energy for their size than any other stone, and may amplify the power of any emotional state, from uplifted to depressed. They can work therapeutically to "burn through" underlying emotional issues. Diamonds encourage us to see the Light within and to radiate that light outward, illuminating ignorance and illusion. Diamonds often carry the energies of angelic beings who are aligned with both courage and light. They encourage us to express our most sacred self.
Tanzanite is one of most valuable of all metaphysical stones. It is the stone which most effectively integrates the energies of the mind and heart, helping one to remained centered in the heart’s wisdom while evaluating the ideas of the activated mind. It opens a cascade of thoughts and insights, but it keeps one calmly anchored upon the inner throne of compassionate humanity, thereby insuring that one be not carried away on mental tangents of little true value. When one’s eyes rest upon Tanzanite stones of good quality and color, one is stirred by their beauty, and the ‘beauty’ one appreciates is a reflection of the mental and emotional qualities these stones awaken in the self. It is good to wear Tanzanite as jewelry, because in making these stones visible to others, one is spreading the self-awakening Tanzanite can bring. And of course, keeping these stones within one’s auric field is the most beneficial choice of all, because they create a resonance which blends in and can bring one’s consciousness to a permanently higher state.
Yellow sapphire has long been recognized as a stone of prosperity. Those who embrace the metaphysical, often use yellow sapphire not only to assist in bringing financial abundance, but also to manifest any vision one wishes to realize. Yellow sapphire stimulates the 2nd and 3rd chakras (energy centers in the body), allowing one to put one's creative energy to use through action. It assists one in formulating plans and following them to completion. It also will assist to develop and align one's personal will with Divine will. It can help one see where perserverance is required to overcome obstacles, or where obstacles may be pointing to a misalignment with Divine will. Yellow sapphire can help one distinguish when one is being called upon to overcome a problem from when one is being asked to go in a different direction. Yellow sapphire carries a joyful, exciting energy that can stimulate visions and one's desire to manifest them. It is a wonderful ally for overcoming procrastination or fear around taking action. It can help one feel more bold and willing to take risks that may allow one to reap much larger rewards than if one "played it safe." Yellow sapphire assists one in feeling delight in the process of creation - not only in the attainment of one's goals. It sitmulates creativity and artistry and can bring new ideas of what is possible.
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 one's current experiences. Gold can assist one in overcoming paralysis and fear, allowing one to move through difficult circumstances. It evokes strength, determination and will and 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 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 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 system's ability to fight infection.
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