Rare tiny rainbow tourmaline & big braised sterling silver cross hanging below with a purple tear drop Amethyst Gem on one side of cross. 26 1/2″
Rainbow Tourmaline: Tourmaline also has many positive attributes in the spiritual realm. It is thought to bring healing powers to a shaman or medicine man. It is what is called a “receptive stone,” which means it is soothing, calming, inward, and magnetic, promoting meditation, spirituality, wisdom and mysticism.
It is believed that tourmaline is found in all these colors because it traveled along a rainbow and shone in all the rainbow’s colors.
Tourmaline was known for centuries by the name schrol, but the name tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese (Sri Lanka) words tura mali meaning “unknown gemstones of mixed colors.” Colored tourmaline crystals would be grouped together in tura mali parcels in Sri Lanka and exported to Europe in the beginning of the 18th century.
There is a tourmaline color that can mimic almost any other gemstone. This is why it is one of the most interesting gems to gemologists and jewelry designers. At one time, red tourmalines were thought to be other gemstones! Many stones in the Russian Crown jewels from the 17th century–once thought to be rubies–are actually tourmalines.
Tourmaline is renowned as the gem of sensitive poets and creative artists. (Shakespeare even had a small collection of tourmaline jewelry to help him overcome writer’s block.) Tourmaline is believed to inspire creativity and was used extensively as a talisman by artists and writers from the Renaissance through the Victorian Age.
The rarest member of the tourmaline family is the pink tourmaline. In fact, it is even rarer than a ruby!
Tourmaline is thought to be for people who bear a broken heart, as it encourages love, gently disperses emotional pain and dissolves disruptive feelings. It calms the negative emotions that upset relationships. It is also considered an aphrodisiac, helping people realize when it is safe to love and when it is time to overcome sorrow or traumatic memories. It introduces the presence of compassion and wisdom when dealing with others because it is thought to promote flexibility of thought and open-mindedness.
All colors of tourmaline are thought to be powerful. Each person seems to have a different reaction to tourmaline.
Pink tourmaline is highly valued by people that have difficulty dealing with fear and suffer from panic attacks or are in need of something to help them heal their inner chaos and dread. Pink tourmaline represents a love of humanity and humanitarianism. It is worn to promote sympathy towards others. It is an excellent stone for healers and counselors because it promotes better listening and understanding. It carries the virtue of unconditional love and friendship. In fact, pink tourmaline radiates the highest amount of love of all the different colored tourmalines.
Watermelon tourmaline (pink with a green outer edge) has been said to be a stone of reconciliation, a stone that fosters compassion and cool headedness, radiates the energy that attracts money, healing and friendship while stabilizing, grounding and reaffirming our Earth roots.
Sterling Silver Cross: Neutralizes negative energies or feelings, aids compromise and adaptability.
Helps reduces stress and fear.
The cross symbolizes life, immortality, and the union of Heaven and Earth. It possesses spiritual power, embodying sacrifice, triumph, and salvation. When you carry the cross, infinite love surrounds you. Love of spirit, love of the flesh, love of the self and love of humanity are the four energies that make up this Cross. With the energy of this Cross, humanity leads the way for you. This is about getting people into the flow of love for themselves, each other and love of humanity. The cross is God’s statement of just how much He loves you. When you think of the immensity of God’s love, the first thing the Bible often asks us to do is to consider the price that was paid. This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us.
In one of the most widely known scriptures, Matthew 17:20 Jesus said, ” Because you have so little faith Truly I tell you, If you have faith like a grain of a mustard seed, you can say to the mountain, ” move from here to there.”..and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. You are loved.
Purple Amethyst Gem: Amethyst is an extremely powerful protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love. A natural tranquilizer, Amethyst blocks geopathic stress & negative environment energies. Its serenity enhances higher states of consciousness & meditation. Amethyst has strong healing & cleansing powers, & enhances spiritual awareness. Traditionally, It helps to overcome addictions & blockages of any kind. Used at a higher level, Amethyst opens to another reality. Amethyst is extremely beneficial to the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. Mentally, it helps you feel less scattered & more focused. It enhances the assimilation of new ideas & connects cause with effect. Amethyst balances out highs & lows, promoting emotional centering. It dispels anger, rage, fear, & anxiety. Alleviating sadness & grief. Amethyst is the most spiritual stones, promoting love of the divine, giving insights into its true nature, & encouraging selflessness & spiritual wisdom. It opens intuition & enhances psychic gifts.
The color purple relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts.
Purple assists those who seek the meaning of life and spiritual fulfillment – it expands our awareness, connecting us to a higher consciousness. For this reason it is associated with transformation of the soul and the philosophers of the world are often attracted to it.
In the meaning of colors, purple represent the future, the imagination and dreams, while spiritually calming the emotions. They inspire and enhance psychic ability and spiritual enlightenment, while, at the same time, keeping us grounded.
is color relates to the fantasy world, and a need to escape from the practicalities of life. It is the daydreamer escaping from reality.
From a color psychology perspective, purple promote harmony of the mind and the emotions, contributing to mental balance and stability, peace of mind, a link between the spiritual and the physical worlds, between thought and activity.
This color inspires unconditional and selfless love, devoid of ego, encouraging sensitivity and compassion.
Purple encourages creative pursuits and seeks inspiration and originality through its creative endeavors. It likes to be unique, individual and independent, not one of the crowd. Artists, musicians, writers, poets and psychics are all inspired by this color and its magic and mystery.
Purple is the color of the humanitarian, using its better judgment to do good for others. Combining wisdom and power with sensitivity and humility, violet can achieve a lot for those less fortunate.
The color purple is specifically associated with royalty and the nobility, creating an impression of luxury, wealth and extravagance.
Purple has power. It has a richness and quality to it that demands respect. Purple is ambitious and self-assured, the leader.