This large, gorgeous and exceedingly collectible Multicolor Banded Onyx Gemstone Egg was mined, sculpted and richly polished by hand to a high gloss finish in Pakistan - the home of the highest quality and most beautiful Multicolor Banded Onyx in the world. Highly sought after by both beginning and serious gemstone egg collectors and home decorators alike, it is an excellent example of this how this lovely translucent, semi-precious gemstone grows deep within Mother Earth.
The beautiful and captivating natural patterns of White Onyx combined with banded colors of light to medium shades of brown, orange, peach and rust make this marvelous Multicolor Banded Onyx Gemstone Egg truly one of a kind. It will certainly make an impressive and beautiful addition to any new or existing gemstone egg collection, a wonderful Easter, or spring time display, as well as a thoughtful and sure to be treasured unique gift! And remember - gemstone eggs are perfect for use in crystal healing, chakra therapy, meditation and therapeutic massage too!
This Multicolor Banded Onyx Gemstone Egg is the size of a duck's egg and measures approximately 2 15/16" L - 2" W and weighs 278 grams or 1390 carats. The crystal clear acrylic display stand is included.
Please note that this is a 100% natural, polished Multicolor Banded Onyx Gemstone Egg with natural banding, striations and veining, as well as some small natural flaws that occurred during the Onyx's growth process which add interesting and unique characteristics to the gemstone. Said striations, veining and natural flaws are not considered a defect, but rather a characteristic of the natural beauty and wonder of the earth's geology.
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Gemstone Information :
Multicolor Banded Onyx, as well as all colors of Onyx, is the alternate birthstone for the month of February.
Multicolor Banded Onyx, as well as all colors of Onyx, is the zodiac stone for those born under the astrological sign of Leo.
Multicolor Banded Onyx, as well as all colors of Onyx, is the 7th wedding anniversary gemstone.
Chakra application depends upon the stone's color.
Metaphysical Properties: Multicolor Banded Onyx, also known as Banded Onyx, or Pakistani Onyx, has been used to banish grief, enhance self control, stimulate the power of wise decision making and to encourage happiness and good fortune. It helps one to absorb from the universe those energies which are needed and helps one to become the master of ones own future. It can also be used to deflect or absorb the negativity of others.
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Egg Symbolism And Gemstone Eggs :
Throughout time the egg has symbolized new beginnings, protection, resurrection and the spark of creation for many religions. Considered a powerful symbol of fertility, purity and rebirth in traditional folk religions, magic rituals often use eggs to promote fertility and restore virility of the body and mind. Christians embraced the egg symbol long ago and likened it to the tomb from which Christ arose.
Archeologists have discovered clay eggs in prehistoric graves, but it was the Ancient Romans who actually began the tradition of decorating eggs to celebrate the Vernal Equinox, also known as the spring equinox, or the first day of spring - a time of renewed hope for those who had made it through a difficult winter. And of course the egg is an important part of Easter celebrations worldwide.
The gemstone egg is a very important and versatile tool in crystal healing. Whether the egg is natural in shape, or carved by man, the metaphysical properties are the same. Gemstone eggs are also used for acupressure, reflexology, scanning the auras, Shiatsu, zone therapy, or to simply massage and soothe sore areas of the body. The curve of a gemstone egg fits perfectly into the curvature of the hand, making it perfect to hold during meditation, or use either end to apply gentle pressure to soothe sore areas of the body.