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37 kilos of silver jewelery from Jaipur in India, 17 new tumbled stones from South Africa, Blue Aragonite angels from Argentina, 11 new flat stones, 4300 kg Calcites from Mexico, Pink Calcite in boxes, Rainbow Obsidian hearts, spheres etc. 5 Cargoes arrived with a lot news! We expect containers from Morocco & Brazil next week. The webshop is open and our wholesaler remains open BY APPOINTMENT! What is unfortunately not a nice development are the freight rates that are actually up to 5 times higher than normal! 

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Lapis Lazuli skull from the artist "Rama Ketut"

Lapis Lazuli skull from the artist "Rama Ketut"

Product

Lapis Lazuli skull from the artist "Rama Ketut"

Description

Besides a Brazilian, Peruvian and two Chinese skull engravers we have teamed up with a new engraver in Indonesia, who also again makes very special and beautiful stone engraving knowing how to find the right passion.

Dimensions

11-x-10-x-15-cm-2,4-kg

More information

The crystal skulls are from quartz or rock crystal faceted artwork in the shape of human skulls. This appeared in the second half of the nineteenth century and were originally assigned to various precolumbiaansebeschavingen. Research in the last decade of the twentieth century, among other things with the aid of a scanning tunneling microscope showed that in each case a number of these skulls are counterfeits. These are made with grinding tools which until the second half of the nineteenth century developed werden.Er is a strong presumption that produced some of the crystal skulls were commissioned by the French dealer Eugène Boban and sold by him. One of the most famous skulls is the Mitchell-Hedges skull. This would have been found by the British adventurer FA Mitchell-Hedges in a space under the ruins of Lubaantun in Belize. Later he appeared to have this skull bought privately in the London auction house Sotheby's. His wife gave as his reason that he gave the skull just as collateral to someone and it had repurchased through Sotheby's. After the death of Anna Mitchell-Hedges, the skull came into the possession of Bill Homann. In the nineties it became clear that the Mitchell-Hedges skull was a fake. In the meantime, the necessary hypes and legends formed around the crystal skulls. Their so-called site they'd centuries ago by the Mayans, the Aztecs or even 0udere precolumbiaansse civilization were manufactured. Would have these psychic abilities and would never right may look in the eyes. According to another legend, they would have an extraterrestrial origin. There would find thirteen of on earth. Once reunited, they would share their knowledge with humanity. Even now play the skulls still has a role in some of the New Age community.

In fiction:
• In the movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull from 2008 all the above legends are combined.
• The hidden crystal, a book by Manda Scott, is about the crystal skulls and the 2012 phenomenon of the Maya.
• In the 21st episode of season 3 of the science fiction series Stargate SG-1 2000 (Crystal Skull) Daniel Jackson disappears when he looks into a crystal skull.
• The Assassin's Creed series refers to the skulls, where the ancient artifacts with mysterious powers.

Gemstone skulls. Gemstone skulls are already popular and mysterious to many cultures since many decades. The skulls have a very different meaning. Celtic skulls symbolize Time, Strength, creation, initiation and concentration. Celtic culture believes the skull is a seat of power and strength. Some texts refer to the cranium as the seat of the soul. Archaeological findings tell us that the ancient Celts skulls sacrificed to holy wells. The skull is universally recognized as the symbol of life and death. More recently, the skull linked to death and embracing our mortality. In ancient times, the skull was sometimes for life. Skulls and skeletons are the symbol for the Mexican holiday, the day of death. The skull and crossbones is a popular symbol for pirates and poison. Some healers use skulls to see visions of the past, present and future. including rose quartz, rock crystal, rhodonite, aventurine and hematite.


The skuls mystery

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