Known as the "Tempest Stone" because of its connection to the storm element, Pietersite is said to hold "the keys to the kingdom of heaven." It stimulates the third eye, endocrine system and pineal gland, and is often used for vision quests and shamanic journeying for its ability to bring one quickly to a state of heightened awareness. It also promotes walking one's own truth, aiding in overcoming the obstacles to speaking one's mind and living with greater authenticity.
This piece bears a Sterling Silver Sri Yantra (literally meaning "holy instrument") Mandala, symbolizing the junction between the physical universe and its unmanifest source according to Hindu Mysticism. Four triangles face upwards to represent the Divine Masculine (Shiva), and five triangles face downwards to represent the Divine Feminine (Shakti). The Sri Yantra is often referred to as the Chakra Raja – King of all Chakras – making it a supreme instrument in the path of spiritual advancement.