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Dog Paw/Cat Paw Print Basalt Sand Carved Focal Bead

Dog Paw/Cat Paw Print Basalt Sand Carved Focal Bead

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Paw Print. This dark gray basalt focal bead is hand crafted here in the US in Washington State. I sand carve the cat/dog paw print into a tumbled Mexican beach pebble. The carved part of the stone shows a natural contrast with the polished surface.

Basalt is a mafic extrusive igneous rock formed from the rapid cooling of magnesium-rich and iron-rich lava exposed at or very near the surface of a terrestrial planet or a moon. More than 90% of all volcanic rock on Earth is basalt.

This is for a single bead. Multiples are show to demonstrate the variety in the stones.

Material: Basalt

Shape: Oval

Weight: 4.5 grams (ranges form 2.8 to 5.7 grams)

Height: 322 mm (ranges from 12 to 26 mm)

Width: 17 mm (ranges from 15 to 21 mm)

Depth: 6 mm (ranges from 4 to 8 mm)

Hole: 2 to 3.5 mm

Raw Material Source: Mexico

As each piece is handmade from a tumbled beach pebble. The size on each piece will vary slightly from that shown.

Metaphysical Properties

Basalt is a dark, volcanic rock that is caused by the rapid cooling of basaltic lava. It brings stability, raises energy levels, and promotes courage. It opens one up to creativity and gives courage to follow one's happiness.

Emotional Healing Properties: Basalt helps with difficult transitions, providing confidence, stability, and support. Connect with the energy of Basalt to help shift one's mentality. This crystal offers calm and goal-oriented focus which will help to encourage and motivate you to keep pursuing positive progress. It is used to enhance warmth and stimulation.