Flint is a chalcedony type and carries a long history of mankind. The stone is gray black to beige brown in color which can appear as bands and swirls. Chalcedony has been known to mankind since ancient times, the Stone Age started with this stone. This stone is also known as firestone. The ancient people constructed their first flint tools, such as spearheads, because it splits into fragments with sharp cutting edges. Because the stone has the ability to give off sparks, flint was also used to make fire. The name flint comes from the Latin word sagetag, namely burning.
Flint has been used for protection throughout history. In both Scotland and Ireland, flint was used as an amulet worn to protect against evil. Shamans around the world have used this stone in ritual circles, as remedies for clearing unwanted spirits and negative energy, and for rituals to cast out earthbound spirits from places that are being pursued. Flint can be used as a protective weapon during astral journeys or spiritual quests.
Flint stands for self-esteem and courage. The stone can be used well to overcome shyness. Flint shows us how we can stimulate intellectual, rational and physical strength. It is also very useful during confrontations, quarrels and disputes, because it helps us to take the higher path of understanding from a more rational point of view. The stone can be placed under the pillow at night to avoid nightmares or an overactive mind resulting from these confrontations of disputes. It helps us to understand how to deal with opposite consequences. Help us break emotional ties that keep us tied to stressful situations, ties to your past, or anxious situations. Flint should be used as a talisman to banish everything you want to remove from your life, including illness, addiction or bad wishes.
Each stone will vary in size, shape, color and pattern. Sizes:
20-30 mm / 7/8 “- 1 3/8”
The stones have been cleaned before shipment.