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The inner lining of an Abalone shell is composed of Nacre, also known as Mother of Pearl, which has beautiful iridescent colors and markings. Abalone Shells are oval shaped with natural imperfections such as grooves, and holes which are respiratory apertures which allows a living Abalone to vent water from its gills. The coloring varies from shell to shell.
The pastel rainbow colors of the Abalone shell enhance feelings of peace, beauty, compassion and love.
Work with the Abalone shell when you are facing tough emotional issues. Abalone will soothe the nerves and encourage a calm demeanor.
Abalone shell helps to gently open our psychic and intuitive connections.
Abalone Shell is an excellent companion when needing guidance in relationships. It enhances the four C's - communication, cooperation, commitment and compromise - which lead to harmony and balance. Abalone shell enhances expression, in both word and deed. It allows us to understand both sides of any issue by placing us in the other person’s "shoes".
The Abalone shell has been tossed and turned in the ebb and flow of the ocean for many years. Through this process, its true beauty shines through. The Abalone shell is a perfect gift for those who have survived traumatic experiences, to let them know that while they may have been tossed and turned themselves, in the end, their true beauty shines for all to see.
Abalone Shells are a great water element that can be used in the practice of Feng Shui or if you prefer, used as a Smudging bowl to burn Sage. They also make beautiful decorative pieces or a nice catch-all dish for small crystals or jewelry.
Physically, Abalone shell strengthens the immune system, energizes the body and aides in the assimilation of proteins. It can also benefit athletes by increasing strength and stamina.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for|
|PROPERTIES FOR STONE|
|Crystal Name:||Abalone Shell|
|Alternate Stone Name:||Mother of Pearl|
|Affirmation:||I am beautiful.|
|Question:||What did you find beauty in today?|
|Astrological Sign:||Aquarius (January 20 to February 18), Cancer (June 21 to July 22), Pisces (February 19 to March 20), Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)|
|Primary Chakra:||Solar Plexus Chakra|
|Secondary Chakra:||Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra|
|STONE NAME INFORMATION TAGS|
|Crystal System:||Orthorhombic Crystal System|
|Hardness:||3.5 to 4 Hardness|
|Numerical Vibration:||Number 7|
|Chemical Composition:||CaCO3, Calcium Carbonate|
|Physical:||Detoxifying, Heart Strengthening, Physical Strength, Stamina|
|Emotional:||Beauty, Calming, Choices and Compromise, Commitment, Communication and Expression, Compassion, Cooperation, Emotional Balance, Harmony, Love, Peace and Peacefulness|
|Extra Grade:||Beautiful combination of colors, high flash (chatoyancy)|
|A Grade:||Nice combination of colors, good flash (chatoyancy)|
|B Grade:||Poor color combination and/or poor chatoyancy|
Posted on March 12, 2013
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