(Type I) Elite Shungite/Silver Shungite also known as Noble Shungite - 90% or greater carbon content. Less than 1% of all found Shungite falls into this category. Very brittle and fragile, it is never shaped or carved and almost always used in its raw form. The most prized of this variety is 98% or greater in carbon content and exhibits a silvery metallic luster on its surface.
*Includes a 30" cord which can be tied to wear, or put up where needed.
Natural irregular pieces measure approximately between 0.5" to 0.75" - please allow us to intuitively choose the right one for you!
A rare carbon-based material of organic origin,
almost 2 billion years old from Karelia, Russia
Best used for:
Neutralizing harmful substances and energies
Supporting the immune system
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¨ Contains fullerenes - a recently discovered carbon formation which is a natural antioxidant: believed to support the immune system and suppress the development of many allergic diseases
¨ Helps to neutralize and shield against harmful electro-magnetic radiation (EMF)
¨ Absorbs and purifies: a strong cleanser of air and water, helps to neutralize harmful substances, free-radicals, and negativity
¨ A substance of low-resistance to energy, it conducts and filters while energizing
¨ Restores balance on a deep physical level
¨ Transforms stress, relieves fatigue
¨ Soothes and balances emotions, eases pain, encourages healing
¨ Primary source of this stone is the Zazhoginsky mine in Karelia, Russia; typically contains 30% carbon, 57% silicates, and 13% other materials
¨ Russian Tsar Peter the Great, ruled from 1682 to 1725, was well aware of the benefits of this stone and was known to use it for its purification and health benefits; used by the Russian army as well as in health spas and therapeutic treatments
¨ A sacred spring near Lake Onega in Karelia was considered sacred and long revered for its “Living Waters” known for its healing properties; when investigated further, it was found the waters flowed forth from a bed of concentrated Shungite
¨ Lake Onega, from prehistoric times, was found to be an important location where people flocked over the ages for its treasured waters— unusually pure; the lake bed in that region was found to be embedded with Shungite deposits
*Shungite is very ancient charcoal - wear with care as may stain light-colored clothing.
Stones are natural and may differ slightly in appearance from shown example.
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