It is believed that abalone shell carries energies of protection and emotional balance. It brings with it a natural shielding that blesses the person holding it with tranquility. Abalone healing is said to be especially helpful for those going through emotional turmoil or those having a hard time dealing with a situation in a relationship.
In Native American cultures, the abalone shell is used as a smudge bowl to burn sage in. They believed that the abalone and sage together will carry their messages up to heaven. In the Apache culture, abalone is used in The Sunrise Ceremony, a ritual that marks a girl’s passage into womanhood.
The shells are unprocessed straight from nature so they all look different. The photo is just to show how they generally look. They are also great as soap dishes or to keep your jewlery and crystals!