Hand carved skull in natural pyrite stone
Stone : Pyrite
Size : 2 x 2 x 1.5 inches (lxbxh)
Weight : 180 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.
Pyrite is a powerful protection stone which shields and protects against all forms of negative vibrations or energy, working on the physical, etheric, and emotional levels. It stimulates the intellect and enhances memory, helping to recall relevant information when needed. Pyrite assists one in seeing behind facades, promoting an understanding of that which lies beneath words and actions. The ancient Incas used Pyrite for meditation and divination. Pyrite inspires the universal energies to activate the nourishing energies of the body. It can be used in the treatment of bones and in the healing of cell formation. It treats lung disorders and bronchitis and has been used to reduce swelling and fevers.