Nothing says ocean like Paua Shell and Pearls. Here the two are paired with a small piece of block turquoise to create a simple but stunning earring that will quickly become one of your go-to pieces. The stunning variety of blues and teals in the Paua Shell combined with the white pearl reminds me of the whitecaps on an ocean wave.
The Gorgeous Paua Shell rounds measure 1 inch in diameter, and the earrings have an overall total drop of 2 1/4 inches from the gold filled posts.
THE STONE AND SHELL MEDICINE:
Abalone is reported to stimulate psychic development and intuition. It promotes imagination in a healthy way. Nicknamed the sea ears, the Abalone’s flattened, oval shape with iridescent interior was used by the Native Northwest American Indians as a natural vessel for cleansing, offerings and prayers. Abalone is purported to be especially useful for handling and calming emotional situations, and be very soothing to the emotions. Having abalone nearby when working through an emotional situation with someone is said to be beneficial, and to promote cooperation. Abalone stimulates psychic development and intuition, and promotes imagination in a healthy way. Abalone is very healing to the body and especially the first three chakras. It is also calming to high strung people.
In traditional thought, Turquoise unites the earth and sky, bringing together male and female energies. Turquoise is a stone of “earth-grounding” and is valuable in preventing one from losing touch with the conscious mind during deep meditations. It provides strength and protection. Did you know that it is said that turquoise connects with its owner and will grow pale in color if the wearer becomes ill, sometimes losing all color if the wearer passes away, only to regain color when worn again by a new, healthy owner.