Abalone connects with the element of water, and taps into the soothing, grace, beauty & calm of the sea. Soothing & healing to the overall emotional body, Abalone can ease anxieties and nervousness. As it naturally holds colors of the rainbow within its shell, it is said to balance & heal the meridians. Abalone, being a water element, aids in communication, the flow of expression & ideas, strengthens ones compassion, and also commitment to ideals & relationships. For relationships, Abalone can help one to understand both sides of a situation, and approach situations and one’s partner with empathy, compassion, and compromise – it helps you to ebb and flow through your life, while still allowing you to speak your truth from a place a wholeness.
An important tool for the Native Northwest American Indians, this shell has been used as a natural vessel for cleansing, offerings and prayers. In the Apache tradition a disc of abalone shell is worn on the forehead of Apache girls, on the morning of their initiation into womanhood. Many use Abalone shells during smudging, letting it hold and carry the herbs, sage or smudge bundles as they burn.
Blue Topaz can clearly provide an enhancement of one’s mental processing and verbal skills, as well as improving one’s attention span and ability to concentrate on mental tasks. It can help one conceive and achieve perfection in various projects and aspirations, as well as assisting one in making clear discriminations about what one does and doesn’t want in one’s life.
Blue topaz is a natural magnifier of psychic abilities, and it can assist those who wish to attune to inner guidance, as well as those who hope to serve others through doing reading or spiritual healing work.