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.
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.
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.
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.
Jasper is known as the Supreme Nurturer. It acts as a reminder that one is not here, on this physical plane, just for oneself, but is also to bring joy and service to others, assisting them in releasing their bonds of constraint. Jasper protects against negativity and helps one to be grounded to the stabilizing energies of the Earth. It steadies ones presence, providing a cleansing effect to smooth dysfunctional energies, and remove negativity. Jasper is a healing and sustaining stone and can assist in keeping ones energy high, in difficult situations. It supports tissue deterioration of the internal organs and is good for soothing the nerves.
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.
Quartz (clear) 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.
Rose Quartz is the quintessential stone of love love for oneself, one's life partner, children, family, friends, community, the Earth, the Universe and the Divine. Meditating with one of these stones provides an envelope of love energy around oneself and activates the heart chakra for the emanation of one's innate love. Rose Quartz helps dissolve one's boundaries of isolation and mistrust and moves one into the sense of union with the All that is the essence at the core of the heart. Healing the heart of its wounds and reawakening its trust is one of Rose Quartz's gifts. Its soothing vibrations are a balm to the emotions, and they calm and cleanse the entire auric field. It engenders the release of tension and stress, the dissolution of anger and resentment, the dispelling of fear and suspicion, and the rebirth of hope and faith in the benevolence of the Universe. Rose Quartz is clearly feminine in tone, and it is one of the stones of the Great Mother. It not only activates the human heart chakra it also links one's personal heart to the heart of the Earth and the Heart of the Universe. Its love vibrations can penetrate down to the cellular level, reprogramming the cells for joy and longevity rather than despair and death. This reprogramming capacity is the source of the healing potential of Rose Quartz. Rose Quartz is one of the most important stones to wear; to use in meditation, sleep and body layouts, and to keep in one's environment. Rose Quartz can stimulate the crown chakra, (energy center in the body) third eye and throat chakra, bringing them into harmony and unity with the heart.
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.
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.