Lapis Lazuli Turtle Carving
This poky little friend has been carved from Lapis Lazuli and has carving detail on both the top and underside of the piece. You will be receiving the exact piece shown in the photos. Measures 2.1" in length.
Turtle Symbolism: The turtle is a sacred figure in Native American symbolism as it represents Mother Earth. The turtle can live up to 150 years, and thus symbolizes good health and long life. He teaches us the importance of walking our path in peace and with resilience, determination and serenity. Traditionally, the turtle is symbolic of the way of peace, whether its inviting us to cultivate peace of mind or a peaceful relationship with our environment.
Lapis Lazuli: Lapis is a powerful stone of the Third Eye Chakra. It is a stone of Truth, Wisdom and Enlightenment. The deeper the blue within the stone, the more valuable it is considered to be. It is a highly prized mineral that is said to have been in existence since the birth of time. Lapis Lazuli was highly valued by the ancient Egyptians and they often carved it into amulets and other semi-precious jewelry. Jewels made of Lapis Lazuli were discovered in the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun.