Fossilized Coral - Locations: Indonesia, United States
The oldest fossil corals are from the Ordovician period, over 450 million years ago. Fossils have been found of both solitary and large coral colonies. Sometimes entire coral heads are completely preserved, and they appear just as they did millions of years ago.
Fossil coral assists in understanding past influences and brings in a more positive approach to one’s emotional outlook. It also creates a sense of stability, fluidity and balance.
Ammonite - 350 million year old fossilized remains of an extinct relative of the Nautilus
Hardness: n/a Locations: Notable occurrences in USA, Canada, England and Madagascar, but found worldwide
Ammonite rovides stimulus to architects and those in the field of construction; Protective stone, giving stability and structure to one’s life; Encourages one’s survival instinct; It is also said to provide ease in birthing process by way of relaxation; provides for insight and it helps to assist one in seeing the whole picture; Gives stability to it's user.
Fossilized Sand Dollar - Locations: Mexico, Indonesia
Sand dollars and sea urchins are marine animals that are part of the Echinoderm phylum. Their ancient predecessors began appearing throughout the world’s oceans near the start of the Cambrian period, over 500 million years ago.
Fossil sand dollars are said to promote feelings of peace and calming as well as keep evil spirits away.
Fossilized Shark Tooth - A shark tooth begins its fossilization process when it is buried in sediment after being lost from a shark’s mouth. Generally, it takes about 10,000 years for a tooth to become a true fossil. The color of the fossil is determined by the color of the sediment in which it is buried.
Fossil shark teeth are thought to connect one with ancestors and promote strong bone growth.
Orthoceras - Source: Morocco. Ancestors of the modern-day squid, these fossils are dated back to the Silurian Age, over 400 million years ago. They could swim as well as crawl along the ocean floor. The name means “straight horn,” referring to the characteristic long, straight, conical shell.
Properties: These fossils are believed to increase life span; reduce toxins, anxiety and stress; balance the emotions and make one more confident.
Trilobite - Trilobites are hard-shelled, segmented creatures that existed over 500 million years ago. Trilobites were among the first arthropods, and flourished in the sea. When its body grew to large for its shell it flaked off the free checks and climbed out to grow another one. Their fossil distribution is found worldwide.