Hand carved skull in natural lapis lazuli stone
Stone : Purple Fluorite
Size : 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches (lxbxh)
Weight : 362 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.
A stone of protection that may be worn to guard against psychic attacks, Lapis Lazuli quickly releases stress, bringing deep peace. It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge. Lapis Lazuli bonds relationships, aiding in expression of feelings and emotions. It boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation. It helps in alleviating insomnia and vertigo, and overcoming depression.