Malachite Lion - 165gms
This special piece has been carved from a mass of high quality Malachite. One-of-a-kind and hand carved with beautiful patterning.
Size: Stands 84mm in length and weighs 165gms.
The Lion is symbolic of personal strength, courage and leadership. The male Lion is considered the King of Beasts and few animals will dare to challenge the Lion. He is a relentless warrior and will die fighting for what is necessary for him and his Pride. The female Lions work together to care for the young and hunt for their community. The Lion reminds us to keep our heads held high with poise and dignity, no matter what is thrown your way. Be a warrior and fight relentlessly for what is true to your path and necessary for your health and happiness.
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.