For thousands of years, Turquoise stone has spanned all cultures, prized as a symbol of wisdom, nobility and said to poses the power of immortality. Studies show that native and tribal people around the world have been found to have very similar beliefs about Turquoise. The general belief that they share is that It was put on earth from the great ones above and that it brings good health, happiness and prosperity to its bearer. The owl spirit animal is emblematic of a deep connection with wisdom and intuitive knowledge. If you have the owl as totem or power animal, you’re likely to have the ability to see what’s usually hidden to most. When the spirit of this animal guides you, you can see the true reality, beyond illusion and deceit.
Handcrafted sterling silver with turquoise stone. Each stone is unique and will vary from what is pictured here.
The work begins with maximum boiling, bringing the metal to its purest form, ensuring a clean, strong stone. This is a technique of power and blesses the skull with the essence of fire. As the melting gives protection, the craftsman also gives his soul to the skull. The formation of the stone requires torching and boiling as the elements come together; but to be extraordinary, the skulls demand blood and sacrifice. The smiths work, every detail small carved with a great deal of blood, sweat and the mastery of a true professional. The devil’s in the details my friend, the true spirit is to master the lessons and let the universe reveal itself.
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