An Elephant figurine carved out of the crystal Bloodstone. With its trunk raised, it protects one against danger.
Bloodstone, or also known as green jasper was treasured in ancient times and believed to have great magical and protective properties, possessing the ability to banish evil, keep out undesirable influences and dispel negativity. Bloodstone heightens the intuition, gives courage and increases creativity. It is also a powerful revitalizer. Mentally, Bloodstone calms the mind, clears confusion and enhances the decision making process. Emotionally, it reduces irritability, impatience and aggresiveness.
The influence of the elephant on mankind has always been found to be fascinating, enchanting and charming. The role of the elephant in myth, legend, religion, history, folklore and war, has made it a symbol of splendor. Marveled by the Chinese, Indians and Africans as the most auspicious symbol from the animal kingdom embodying strength, dignity, virility, fertility, prudence, wisdom and intelligence, the elephant is worshipped and honored, sacred and loved.