Hand carved skull in natural amethyst stone
Stone : Amethyst
Size : 3 x 2.5 x 2 inches (lxbxh)
Weight : 430 gms
Knowing about death and life, skulls have been utilized by both of religions, Hindu & Buddhism in depictions and art of deities. Actually, skulls in symbology are so significant that they have been tracked all of the way back into the dawn of the Hindu culture – over 5,000 years back. Back in India, skulls adorned goddess and gods as bracelets or necklaces, revealing their ability. Nataraja, an incarnation of Shiva, dances the dance of creation with a necklace of skulls. He is identified by the garland of skulls around his throat as the passing of all beings, along with time. Skulls are used to represent the seat of power and the house of the soul as known in Celtic culture. Also used to celebrate the memory of the dead and as a good luck charm and to signify appeal and fashion because some people just think they are cool.
Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone and is a natural tranquilizer. It relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. It also alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping one become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation. Amethyst boosts hormone production, tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the immune system and reduces pain.