Symbols can hold great significance for a life filled with purpose and spiritual growth. For this reason, a symbolic gift carries a potency unmatched by other sentiments.
Symbols hold a lot of power in our psyche. They have been used since ancient times to signify cultural and spiritual beliefs. A simple graphic can express emotion, feeling, and intuitive understanding of ideas that may be difficult to interpret. Symbols can also be used as a reminder queue to bring about mindful moments and reflections on its meaning.
Some symbols have universal meaning. For example, it is common to see charm necklaces featuring crosses or angels such as St. Michael who is known as the great protector. Or as the giver of the gift, you can also assign your own meaning and intention behind the gift. Here are our top five favorite symbolic jewels that are sure to hold special significance in the heart of its wearer.
1. Lotus Hoop Earrings
As the expression goes, no mud, no lotus. The lotus plant grows from the depths of the mud to rise up through the water and greet the sun. The lotus symbol inspires you to liv with faith and purity and find your zen in the messiness of life’s ups and downs.
2. Ganesha Charm Necklace
Ganesha is a notable Hindu god who is the remover of obstacles and is especially helpful when embarking on new endeavors or pursuing success with any task, big or small. This charm necklace makes a special gift for one starting a new business or venture, changing jobs, buying a house or entering a new relationship. It is especially helpful with any obstacle that may impede success.
3. Compass Charm Necklace
This beautiful compass charm encourages you to stay the course and to know that your path is perfect, for it's the way you've chosen. Whether you feel a little lost or are in valiant pursuit of a goal, the compass reminds you that you are being divinely guided and there are no mistakes. This necklace is a wonderful talisman for all walks of life and makes a thoughtful gift for those going through transition.
4. Evil Eye Charm Necklace
The evil eye is an ancient symbol first recorded by the Mesopotamian about 5,000 years ago in cuniform on clay tablets. It is found in Jewish, Christian and Muslim culture as well as Buddhist and Hindu societies. It offers protection everywhere you go and is a wonderful talisman for warding off bad energy. It is perfect for new babies, new businesses, housewarmings, and even new cars, any occasion where a ‘good luck’ wish is called for.
5. Dove Charm Necklace
Doves represent peace and are a symbol of survival, sacrifice and soul. This necklace is a wonderful talisman for light bringers and peace advocates who embody the "be the change" mentality and lead with love. This necklace also makes a beautiful gift offering the sentiment of peace and tranquility for its wearer.
6. Feather Charm Necklace
Feathers represent freedom, inspiration and ascension, symbolic of the spirit of a bird who soars high in the sky, close to the gods and goddesses. Many native American tribes used feathers in sacred ceremonies and the Iroquois used them to give thanks for their bounty. In some traditions feathers are also associated with fertility.
7. Quartz Point Necklace
This is the perfect piece for infusing personal intentions and keeping the crystal's energetic support close by. Quartz crystal amplifies energy and is wonderful for storing information. This piece radiates beauty, love, and light. It's a secret weapon for amping up style and sending out all the good vibes at the same time.
This necklace features two sides, one with a beautiful om and the other with the spiral that is symbolic of mother earth. Om or aum represents source energy, the vibration and consciousness of the entire universe. The spiral represents pachamama, mother earth, the feminine nature symbolic of fertility, generosity, love and compassion. This necklace is a wonderful talisman to represent your connection to the greater whole, that the entire universe dwells in you. Given as a gift, it offers the sentiment of connection and support for its wearer by acknowledging that you are never alone.
9. African Turquoise Bar Necklace
African turquoise helps with growing and evolving on your path with new ideas, accessing ancient wisdom to slowly awaken to your true purpose and shining so bright that you leave sprinkles of positivity everywhere you go. As the 'stone of evolution' this sweet little necklace offers the perfect energetic support for shedding the old and coming into your highest expression. It adds an eclectic vibe and is perfect for layering or wearing alone.
10. Go Lightly Stacking Bracelet
Playful dalmatian jasper and African turquoise meet half way to terminate in a mix of rose quartz, howlite, rhodonite, labradorite, and kiwi jasper. These crystals are perfect for new beginnings and evolving on your path with a balanced, light and joyful heart.
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