Traditionally used for scrying during shamanic rituals, Tourmaline is regarded as an excellent stone for all types of spiritual work, especially for insight and direction. Watermelon Tourmaline in particular is known as the "super-activator" of the heart chakra – linking it to the higher self and fostering love, tenderness, and friendship. It also has a strong affinity for the garden and plants, and is thought to enhance one's "green thumb".
This Pinecone has been anointed with our "Merkaba" emblem, cast in Sterling Silver. Merkaba - "Mer" meaning Light, "Ka" meaning Spirit, and "Ba" meaning Body - is a powerful icon historically known as the "Vehicle of Ascension". The Merkaba opens the mind to increased awareness and promotes deep conscious interconnection.
The back of this Pinecone has been anointed with our "Third Eye" emblem, cast in Sterling Silver. 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.