Natural round teardrop and doughnut shaped faceted ruby beads with round natural color freshwater pearls on gold filled (partially 14kt. gold) necklace with small gold vermeil (24kt. gold heavily electroplated on sterling silver) “elegant” style granulation (granulation is a sophisticated silver/goldsmithing technique where multiple small elements are fused onto a larger base piece) adi shakti (1 ﾝ/2.5cm high). Approx. adjustable length 15 ﾝ-18 ﾝ/38-45.7cm.
Ruby stimulates the flow of life-force energy or chi through the body, strengthens one’s ability to meet one’s needs and manifest one’s desires, and can be a catalyst for the activation of the kundalini energy. It is particularly good at attracting prosperity. Rubies eliminate feelings of hopelessness or defeat from one’s thoughts, and they open the wellspring of optimism and determination needed to accomplish difficult goals. Ruby is a stone of courage. It assuages doubt and assists one in dealing with anxiety. It helps one become comfortable with the unknown and teaches one not to fear death. Ruby inspires the protective aspects of one’s character. It encourages one to step forward and stand up for those who are threatened, whether they be friends, children, animals, trees, a homeless stranger or victims of war in another country. Ruby helps one to manifest the attributes of the spiritual warrior.
Cultured freshwater pearls are symbolic of prosperity and beauty and are thought to enhance integrity. They are used in the treatment of digestive disorders and for increasing vitality and understanding.
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.
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. 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.