Sterling silver pendant, Ag 925/1000. With genuine, natural gemstone - howlite. Massive pendant, skull, handcrafted. Howlite is on the goldsmiths coupling (silver wire inside the gem), it is not glued! Howlite is hand cut into skull shape by a combination of mechanical grinding and firing under high temperature (details). Howlite is a calming stone. If you put it under the pillow, it acts as an excellent remedy for insomnia, especially when caused by a very active mind. Howlite helps with the spiritual dimensions. It helps to tune and prepare the mind, that then could receive greater wisdom and is able to insight into the interior of the action. It helps when traveling outside the body and working with past lives. As long as you focus the mind on a piece of howlite, you can travel to another time or another dimension. Applied across third eye, it opens the way to memories of past lives, including "betweenlives" and time spent in the spiritual dimensions. Howlite gives verbal expression of ambitions and assists in their implementation. In the mental plane, it teaches patience while suppressing anger with uncontrollable wrath. Piece of howlite in your pocket can absorb your own anger, together with any anger hurled against you by someone else. It also helps to overcome selfishness and excessive criticism. It strengthens positive traits. Howlite calms the mind and acts perfectly during your sleep or meditation. It allows quiet and rational communication. It is a gemstone of memory enhancement, while giving rise to a desire for knowledge. Howlite can calm the troubled emotions, especially those, that are rooted in past lives. It reveals the fibers, that connects the old emotions with your life today, and which acts as their triggers. Gemstone characteristics: Type: Natural gemstone howlite. Country of origin: USA. Carat weight: 28.18 ct. Hand cut - skull shape, diameter ca. 16 mm. Color: White to white-grey. Clarity: Opaque. Luster: Opaque. Hardness: 3.0 - 3.5 Mohs. Specific gravity: 2.45 - 2.58. Refractive index: 1.83 - 1.608. Gemstone diameter ca. 16 mm, inner loop dimensions ca. 6x3 mm - suitable also for thicker chains.