This piece was made in honor of the warrior goddess Morrighan, with protection in mind. It features spiderweb jasper in a rainbow of neutral shades, smooth and faceted black agate, a bit of black obsidian, magnetic hematite and bright copper beads, along with a bronze skull pendant. The findings are bronze-finished steel or Tibetan silver.
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Agates are stones of protection, harmony and strength. It is helpful in summoning creative energy and easing anxiety, and is a wonderful stone to use in children’s jewelry and charms, with how strong a protector agate tends to be. It is also a fantastic stone for neutralizing or dispelling negative energies. Depending on the variety of agate, it is well used in chakra balancing; just match the color of the stone to that of the chakra.
Hematite is a very grounding stone, often used in various forms of healing. Black and similar, dark colors are associated with the root chakra, which governs our relationship with the physical world and self-preservation.
Jaspers are calming stones. Egyptians saw jasper as a tool for increasing sexual energy, while the Bible claims it is a gift from the Christian God. It is fairly universally considered to be a healing stone. Various jaspers are helpful in chakra cleansing, used according to color. This stone aids in astral travel. It is a warding, energizing stone.
Copper tends to stimulate and encourage optimism, independence, harmony, luck, sexuality, intuition and general vitality. Copper is a wonderful conductor of healing energy and its properties are useful in many areas of healing.
The total beaded length, including clasp, is approximately 26.25″. The pendant, including the black agate bead the skull is suspended from, hangs down about another 3.25″.