Weight: 7.8 Ounces
The item pictured is the one you will receive.
Come with free stand.
Serpentine gemstone sphere with free stand from Peru. Is solid cluster of Serpentine crystal with hues of green to yellow color spotted in a few areas with small golden Pyrite crystals. The name Serpentine refers to a group of predominantly green minerals that occur in masses of small intergrown crystals. Its green color and scaly appearance is the basis of the name from the Latin serpentinous, meaning serpent rock. According to legend, Romans used this stone as protection against sorcery and the dark arts. In ancient civilizations, Serpentine was used as a talisman, it was said to protect against demonic powers as well as promoting fertility. In China and India, it is quite often incorporated into altars, carvings and temple decorations, as it is seen as a protective stone that will bring peace.