ORENDA - Garnet on silver
ORENDA - Garnet on silver
ORENDA - Garnet on silver
ORENDA - Garnet on silver
ORENDA - Garnet on silver
ORENDA - Garnet on silver

ORENDA - Garnet on silver

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This Amulet Name is ORENDA,

which means  "a mystical force present in all people that empowers them to affect the world, or to effect change in their own lives "  in Iroquoian, and is a vintage Garnet set on the finest sterling silver. designed with great purposes. (fitting size 7)

The Garnet itself was hand-cut in the mid-70s and was hand collected from the fields just outside of Oberon NSW  before being taken hand-cut and polished by the same hands at extracted it ethically sustainably in a geology field trip with friends. 

Legends and folklore place garnet among the most ancient of talismans. Not only was it prized as an ornamental jewel, but its strong curative powers and protective energies made it invaluable.

Garnet is also known for its utilization of creative energy. It grounds spirit forces within the body and helps in the ability to work lovingly on the physical plane. Yet Garnet is a sensual stone. It represents primordial fire, the creation of the world out of chaos, purification and love. It is a stone of strong, intense feelings. 

This amulet it to serve as the seed of force to ground and help strengthen and protect its wearer 

The distinctive title Garnet is derived from the Latin name Granatum, a pomegranate.

Garnets were used in the former Czechoslovakia as far back as the Bronze Age, and in Egypt more than five thousand years ago. They were used in Sumeria around 2100 B.C. and in Sweden between 1000 and 2000 B.C. They were also popular in ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. According to the Talmud, the only light on Noah's ark was provided by a large Garnet. In Europe during the Middle Ages, Garnet was used to enhance truth, faith and constancy, and to dispel melancholy.  As a Warrior's Stone, Garnet served as a talisman in the Crusades for both the Christians and their Muslim enemies. 

Garnet is said to have been one of the twelve stones in the Breastplate of the High Priest, and has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, the African tribal elders, and the Mayans. It acts with speed to expand one's awareness due to the flash of lightening contained within, and enhances one's internal fire to bring creative powers to implementation.

f this amulet feels right for you please take the time to sit with it.

Also, know  $10 ( the equivalent of 30 meals) of every  Amulet sold will go to the to Alimenta La Solidaridad Petare foundation which is an independent locally run food and aid program helping to nourish the lives of children and pregnant woman by providing free meals in 30 locations in the most vulnerable arias of Venezuela. ( more in the about page)