Derived from the Sanskrit word "upala" (meaning "valuable stone"), this stone consists of both colloidal silica and up to 20% water – bringing the fortitude of earth with the unfathomable mystery of water. It is considered to be the crystal of the New Age, and has been beloved by alchemists and mystics throughout the centuries for its reputed ability to facilitate connection to the higher self and to the wisdom of the Ancients. Mexican Fire Opal in particular is prized for its ability to super-charge one's vitality, creative energy, and sexual potency.
This pendant is adorned with a Honeycomb Emblem, cast in 24k Gold. Bees have been a mystical icon in cultures throughout the ages, and their six-sided honeycomb has been associated with the sacred geometrical symbol of the Merkaba. Due to their association with light and the golden color of honey, bees were referred to as the solar insect, and are associated with many properties of the sun in astrology.
The back of this Pinecone has been anointed with our "Third Eye" emblem, cast in 24k Gold. This powerful icon is a fusion of the Egyptian "Eye of Horus" -- a source of protection, good-health and power -- and the "Om" symbol -- a sacred symbol of the omnipotent, omnipresent divine, and of spiritual ascension.