Sword and scabbard - 36 inch Damascus steel blade. Ivory handle with milled slots showing carnelian (red agate) insert. Blued steel guard and pommel (sword) and throat and tip (scabbard) engraved and inlaid with 24kt. gold by Ron Skaggs. 18kt. gold braided bands flank ivory handle. Three 18kt. gold bands are on the sterling silver scabbard. Entire Japji Sahib (1st daily prayer for a Sikh) is laser engraved on scabbard.
Having, wearing or keeping Steel close to oneself can offer strength, courage, grit and determination in our lives.
item created circa: 1992
Carnelian is usually smooth and often translucent, a durable stone and a dependable lifetime gem. Known to have electromagnetic 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.
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 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.
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