Pietersite Sphere From South Africa Weighing 2.3 Pounds and 3.75 Inches
This Pietersite specimen from South Africa was cut, hand-ground, and polished into a 3.75 inch, 2.3 pound sphere.
This is a natural stone, with no enhancements. Of note: All of our spheres come from natural stones that have been formed over millions of years. Polishing enhances the natural occurring colors. Please note that the cut and polish may not remove all inclusions, natural lines or indentations. This is normal and part of the natural material.
Pietersite was discovered by Sid Pieters in 1962 while he was prospecting some farmland in Namibia, Africa. After his discovery, he registered the find in the mineral records of Britain. His discovery was published in 1964, and the material was named Pietersite. Currently there are only two known sources of Pietersite: African and Chinese. African Pietersite is the most sought after Pietersite due to its wide range of colors.
Pietersite is considered a type of tiger's eye, having the same properties as tiger's eye but with different patterns due to its brecciated formation. The fibrous structure in Pietersite has been folded, stressed, even fractured and/or broken apart via the Earth's geologic processes. Thus the structure of the fibrous streaks in Pietersite may appear rather chaotic, and can flow or exist in many directions side-by-side like bold paint strokes.
Pietersite also provides a unified activation of the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras, as well as the Third Eye, creating a powerful increase in the energy of personal will and intuitive abilities. It grounds the body's physical energy centers, not to the earth, but to etheric realms. This rare ability increases the focus of one's aim in life, enhances meditation, visionary and telepathic powers, and allows spiritual journeying and access to the Akashic Records. [Simmons, 305-306][Melody, 489][Hall, 218]
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