Glow in the Dark Skull Black Horn Pendant Necklace
I attached a glow in the dark glass skull bead to a black onyx horn pendant. This comes with a 24 inch gunmetal chain. The skull glows in the dark and also under black light.
The Day of the Dead is a festival celebrated annually to honor the spirits of departed ancestors and beloved friends. It is believed that these spirits return on Dia de los Muertos to join in the celebration and partake of earthly pleasures such as food, drink, and tobacco. Originally celebrated only in Mexico, this holiday has spread out to other countries where Mexican nationals have relocated.
Human skulls have a greater visual appeal than the other bones of the human skeleton, and can fascinate even as they repel. Our present society predominantly associates skulls with death and evil. However, to some ancient societies it is believed to have had the opposite association, where objects like crystal skulls represented life.
The Celts saw the skull as the seat of power and the house of the soul. Skulls are the main symbol of the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday. The skull was often carved on early New England tombstones as a symbol of mortality, but the skull was often backed by a pair of wings, perhaps an indication of immortality as well.
The little horn or cornicello is an Italian amulet worn to protect against the evil eye. It is a symbol that originally resembled the twisted horn of an African eland and was said to bring good fortune. In ancient times it was most likely sacred to the moon goddess.
Black onyx is a chalcedony quartz that has a fine texture and black color; however some onyx also displays white bands or ribbons against a black or brown background. It can help release negative emotions such as sorrow and grief. It is used to end unhappy or bothersome relationships. It is helpful in letting go of attachments, and releases you from the past.
It is grounding stone as well as a balancing one. It is used to deflect the negativity of others. Onyx is reputed to improve concentration and devotion and is often used in rosaries. It is valuable in difficult times and enhances the self. It is also supposed to cure nightmares, fantasies and visions. It effectively wards off evil. Onyx jewelry is worn to defend against negativity.
Stones listed as natural, raw, or rough may have some imperfections and inclusions. Be sure to check all photos, including the zoom feature, for details about a particular stone. Please see photo with ruler for size.Colors may vary with individual monitors.
Many stones are susceptible to fading, and they should be kept out of direct sunlight. Do not use hot water or salt water to clean them. Stone properties and descriptions are for informational purposes only and do not offer any guaranteed outcomes. Also, they are not intended as a substitute for medical care.
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