ECHOES OF THE ANCESTORS: ABALONE SHELL
Abalone strengthens the structure of the body and the functions of the heart chakra. Increased emotional expression and a strengthening of the immune system can also be expected. As well abalone encourages individuality and expansion.
Energy: sensitive, family-oriented
Uses: Abalone is especially useful for handling and calming emotional situations. Having abalone nearby when working through an emotional situation with someone is said to be soothing, and promotes cooperation. Mystical lore suggests that abalone is helpful for arthritis and other joint disorders, muscle problems, the heart, and digestion.
Star Sign: Cancer
TIPS FOR ABALONE SHELL
Wear abalone shell to let your femininity shine
Place abalone shell in your bathroom to help you relax
Hold abalone shell in a quiet place to help you release emotions
Put abalone shell in your work place to help relieve tension
Carry abalone shell to allow you to see the beauty in the world around you
Wear or carry abalone shell when you need more power for a special situation
TUNE INTO THE WISDOM OF YOUR ANCESTORS
WITH ABALONE SHELLS FROM THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA
Abalone shells are associated with healing, serenity, calmness, nobility, and honesty.
Use Abalone shells to stimulate psychic development and intuition
Abalone shells promote imagination in a healthy way.
A disc of abalone shell is worn on the forehead of Apache girls as they greet the sun on the morning of their initiation into womanhood.
Abalone has been used by Kemetic (ancient Egyptian), Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Italian (Stregha), Celtic (Druidic and Faerie), French, Spanish, Portuguese, Gypsy, Norse, Germanic, British, Scottish, African, Polynesian, Japanese, Chinese, Asian Indian, and Native American peoples.
Abalones are members of a class (Gastropoda) of mollusks having one-piece shells. They belong to the family Haliotidae and the genus Haliotis, which means sea ear, referring to the flattened shape of the shell.