Physical Characteristics: Small bats carved from assorted Gemstones that can be used as a totem animal. Approximately 1 inch.
Onyx (Option 1): Onyx is a member of the Quartz family (Chalcedony). Hardness of 7. Onyx is black, and often has parallel banding. It can be found in Uruguay, Argentina, Australia, Yemen, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, and the U.S.
Goldstone (Options 2 and 3): Made from glass (usually containing high quartz content) with copper crystals in a special process.
Tiger Eye (Option 4): Tiger Eye is a metamorphic member of the Quartz family, a silicone dioxide mineral. Hardness of 7. Found in South Africa, India, Burma, Western Australia and the U.S.
Onyx (Option 1): Onyx is a stone of strength, protection, and grounding. It can aid in self-mastery and determination when it is required. When used with other stones, it can help to bring their energies to Earth.
Goldstone (Options 2 and 3): Many do not believe that a manmade stone can contain metaphysical properties. But according to various sites on the internet, Goldstone can help with grounding, as well as with dispelling negative energy. It can help create a space of calmness in the midst of chaos. It can also help to create harmony for mind, body, and spirit. It will balance the sacral chakra, and aids with creativity. It can also help to connect with Mother Earth.
Tiger Eye (Option 4): Tiger Eye represents the energies of both the Sun and the Earth. It is a good grounding stone, and helps to bring a peaceful energy. When used by an "earthy" person it can enhance psychic abilities. It promotes intuition originating from the solar plexus chakra. It can help relieve the "blues", and can help one to become more practical. It helps to balance yin/yang energies. It can bring awareness of personal needs as well as the needs of others.
Please Note: These pieces all measure the same, weigh the same, and are priced the same. The option pictures will show various views of the same sample piece for that option.