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. Sterling Opal specifically is thought to uplift the aura, illuminating ones best traits and supporting the offering of these gifts to the world.
This Pinecone is adorned with a 24k Gold emblem of the Cube of Metatron. Comprised of all five of the Platonic Solids that form the building blocks of matter in the Universe, Metatron’s Cube is present in many of the ancient mystical teachings of the world. It also represents the transformation from 2 to 3 dimensions, and as such is useful as a tool for creation and manifestation.