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 connection to the wisdom of the plant kingdom.
This Pinecone has been imprinted with the 64 Star Tetrahedron, cast in Sterling Silver. Envisioned as a 3-dimensional model of the I Ching, an ancient set of oracular Chinese Hexagrams, this emblem symbolizes the Creator, or the Great Void – the fundamental pattern that creates all matter.