This special piece has been carved from a mass of high quality Malachite. One-of-a-kind and hand carved with beautiful Malachite patterning. Insurance within the U.S. included.
Size:Measures 5.5" in length and weighs over 2lbs! (991gms).
Bear Symbolism: The bear is emblematic of grounding force, strength, sovereignty and motherhood. She reminds us to take control and leadership of our own life. She is admired for her strength and her presence commands respect. The bear is an animal who is greatly in touch with the earth and the cycles of nature and will take lengthy rests when necessary. This reminds us to listen to our bodies and take time to heal and restore.
About Malachite: Malachite is a copper-bearing mineral that is well known for its beautiful fibrous and botryoidal growth. It is a stone of vibrancy, and with its bright earth green energy, it is useful in clearing and rebalancing the chakras, particularly the heart chakra. Malachite is a powerful stone of creation, development and spiritual growth.
Throughout history Malachite was often carved into amulets. It is believed to have the ability to foretell impending disaster by breaking into pieces when trouble is near. Malachite is also considered a guardian stone for travelers, a piece of malachite bearing an eye pattern were often worn or carried to protect against the evil eye.