In the Christian faith, it is said that Christ left the sand dollar as a symbol to help the evangelists teach the faith. The five holes commemorate the five wounds of Christ, while at the center on one side blooms the Easter Lily, and at the lily’s heart is the Star of Bethlehem. The Christmas poinsettia is etched on the other side, a reminder of Christ’s birth. According to this legend, if you break the center, five white doves will be released to spread goodwill and peace. Sand Dollars live in a hard surface and often change their positions. This symbolizes their strength. This animal totem gives us inspiration, encouragement for success. They show the way to build something in life. They show the influence of having a clear path and correspondences. Sand dollar shows as a spirit guide when…We are caught in a decision, when we need an inspiration, when we need to protect ourselves, when we have a weak mentality or when we need to understand the value of teamwork. Copper is considered a mineral of energy and mental agility. Copper is an excellent conductor of energy, from electricity to the mystical subtle energies emanating from higher planes, etc. Thus, copper is said to enhance and transmit thoughts, even over long distances. Copper is used in traditional folk remedy and crystal healing lore to bring in additional energies for all types of healing. Amethyst was used in ancient times to recover from both physical addictions as well as addictive relationships and became known as the “Stone of Sobriety”. A natural stress reliever, Amethyst can encourage inner strength.
The strong healing energy of Amethyst can transmute lower vibrations to higher frequencies, transforming negative energy to love energy. Amethyst connects the physical plane with higher realm, making it a good choice when working with the Third Eye Chakra. Amethyst also provides a wonderful peaceful energy for meditations and helps with developing intuition and psychic abilities. Clear Quartz is known as the “Master Healer”, with its very high vibration, and is the most versatile healing stone among all crystals. Clear Quartz is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention. Clear Quartz is said to protect against negativity, attune to your higher self, and relieve pain. Clear Quartz has been shown to enhance and strengthen the aura. As gifts from our Mother Earth, Clear Quartz comes to us with information for the higher self to assimilate in the process of one’s spiritual growth. Sodalite encourages being true to self and standing up for your beliefs. A stone of self-expression and confidence, Sodalite can aid in issues of self-worth, self-acceptance, and self-esteem. Sodalite promotes intuition and a trust in one’s own judgment, which can be a great ally in daily life. Sodalite helps to achieve emotional balance, releasing old conditioning and programming of the past which no longer serves. A stone of awakening, Sodalite stimulates the Pineal Gland and the Third Eye, and deepens meditation. Mushroom is 4 1/2″ x 4″