modern ritual x olivia moray collaboration.
faceted rubies and 14k gold fill beads surround a moonstone heart, strung on brown silk cord.
14k gold fill clasp.
about the crystals —
revered in many cultures throughout history, rubies have always been talismans of passion, protection and prosperity. the ruby symbolizes the sun, and its glowing hue suggests an inextinguishable flame within the stone that legends claim would shine through even the thickest clothing and could not be hidden. this exquisite crystal actively stimulates the base chakra, increasing vitality and chi throughout the physical body and into the spirit. it promotes a clear mind, increased concentration and motivation, and brings a sense of power to the wearer, a self-confidence and determination that overcomes timidity and propels one toward prosperity and achievement. ruby initiates the sensual pleasures of life. it stirs the blood and stimulates the heart, encouraging one to enjoy being in the physical world. it increases desire and sexual energy, and may be used to activate the kundalini. ruby has always been associated with love, especially faithful passionate commitment and closeness. in antiquity rubies were considered to be perfect wedding stones.
moonstone is associated with the root chakra. It calms and balances the emotions so that they can be integrated and internally unified. moonstone guards the entry to one’s subconscious and protects against unpleasant and unwanted feelings. use moonstone to strengthen your intuition + awareness, revealing subtle nuances in non-verbal communication. moonstone is a very feminine stone, but will help men to synchronize more with the feminine aspect of their nature. physically, it stimulates the pineal gland to help with growth + development, and can be an aid to clearing the lymph node from congestion.
hand made by andrea + olivia in sebastopol, california.