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 has been imprinted with a Toroidal Field cast in 24k Gold. The Torus represents the infinite and continuous flow and connectedness of all plant and human life in the universe. The Torus is the fundamental form of balanced energy flow found in sustainable systems at all scales.