Howlite Gemstone Necklace with Tree of Life Drop
White Howlite gemstone tumbled chips and barrel accent beads finished with a toggle clasp. Length 18" plus Tree of Life bezel drop.
The Ancients believed Howlite is the “Stone of Peace and Insight” which relieves stress of all kinds, reduces insomnia, helps the wearer to overcome critical or selfish behavior, and increases self-confidence.
Meaning and History of the Tree of Life
The ancient people of the Celtic Isles believed in the Tree of Life or Yggdrasil. Early Celtic mythology tells the story of the Tree of Life connecting the two worlds of Father Heavens and Mother Earth. When a Celtic tribe cleared new land for settlement, they always left a great tree in the middle known in Ireland as the crann bethadh, Gaelic for “Tree of Life.” Embodying the integrity of the Celtic people, chieftains were inaugurated under the sacred tree, for with its roots stretching down to the lower world and its branches reaching to the upper world, it connected him with the powers of both this world and the “other” spiritual world. Read more...