Rainbow smudging shell, Haliotis Iris
Rainbow smudging shell, Haliotis Iris
Rainbow smudging shell, Haliotis Iris
Rainbow smudging shell, Haliotis Iris

Rainbow smudging shell, Haliotis Iris

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Dive into the enchanting world of the Rainbow Abalone (Paua) Haliotis Iris

a true masterpiece of nature harvested from the pristine waters of New Zealand. This remarkable gem not only showcases an incredible spectrum of iridescent colors that dance and shift with every angle but also serves as a testament to our commitment to both nature's beauty and cultural heritage.

Scientifically known as Haliotis Iris, the Rainbow Abalone captivates the senses with its dazzling play of hues, each transition more mesmerizing than the last. Its shell, adorned with intricate patterns and a lustrous finish, stands as a coveted oceanic treasure, a testament to the artistry woven into the very fabric of the sea.

We take pride in our dedication to sustainable practices, ensuring that each Rainbow Abalone is ethically sourced to preserve the delicate marine ecosystem. By choosing our product, you not only embrace the magnificence of this natural wonder but also become a guardian of the oceans, contributing to the harmony and longevity of their intricate web of life.

Ritual Explanation:

Smudging is a practice rooted in indigenous cultures and is commonly associated with Native American traditions. It involves the burning of sacred herbs, such as sage, cedar, or sweetgrass, to create smoke. This smoke is then used to cleanse and purify a person, space, or object of negative energies, stagnant influences, and impurities. The Abalone smudging shell serves as a vessel to hold and support the smudging herbs during the ritual.

Here's how the smudging ritual with the Abalone smudging shell typically unfolds:

1. Setting Intentions:

Before starting the ritual, individuals often set intentions for what they seek to achieve through the cleansing process. This could involve releasing negative energies, promoting positivity, inviting clarity, or connecting with higher spiritual realms.

2. Preparing the Shell:

The Abalone smudging shell is chosen for its natural beauty and symbolic connection to the ocean. It's considered a representation of the element of water, which is associated with emotions, intuition, and cleansing. The shell is cleaned and consecrated before use to ensure its spiritual purity.

3. Burning the Herbs:

A bundle of dried herbs (commonly sage) is lit and allowed to smolder, producing fragrant smoke. The herb bundle is then gently placed inside the Abalone shell, which holds the smoldering herbs safely while allowing the smoke to rise.

4. Cleansing:

Holding the shell in one hand and a feather or other sacred tool in the other, the smoke is wafted around the person, space, or object being cleansed. The smoke is believed to carry away negative energies and create a purified, harmonious environment.

5. Focused Intention:

As the smoke fills the air, individuals often visualize their intentions and blessings being carried by the rising smoke. This visualization enhances the power of the ritual and deepens the connection to the spiritual realm.

6. Closing the Ritual:

Once the cleansing is complete, the herb bundle is extinguished, and the Abalone smudging shell is carefully placed on an altar or another sacred space. Gratitude and thanks are offered to the herbs, the shell, and any spiritual entities that were invoked during the ritual.

It's important to note that while the Abalone smudging shell is a beautiful and meaningful tool in this ritual, cultural sensitivity and respect for indigenous traditions are crucial. Practitioners should approach smudging with reverence and understanding, seeking to learn and honor the cultural contexts from which these practices originate.

Size: ±12-14cm
Country of origin: New Zealand
Colour: mother of pearl, green, torquoise and blue


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