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Agate: Acceptance, grounding, emotional and physical balance.
Agate (blue): Promotes balance and relaxation, harmony. Enhanced intuition and communication. Grace. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Agate (Moss): Forms a bridge to nature for our subconscious. Helps balance the left and right sides of the brain. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Amazonite: Soothing to nervous system. Aligns spiritual and mental bodies, enhances most vibrational remedies. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Amber: Amber is a fossilized pine tree resin. It adds vitality and strengthens the aura. It also absorbs pain and trauma.
Amethyst: A symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind. It protects, reduces negativity and brings spirituality. Creativity, sobriety, courage. intuition, self-esteem. Transform old habits, relieves depression. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Aquamarine: Mental clarity, spiritual inspiration, calming. Aquamarine was used for protection of sea travelers, calming fears while at sea. Enhances self-expression. Its light blue arises feelings such as sympathy, trust, harmony or friendship. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Aventurine: (green quartz) Joy, mental clarity, calming. Helps release emotional stress and exudes a positive attitude. Green is the color of healing – with aventurine the all-purpose healer. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Carnelian: Strengthening creativity, prosperity. Encourages opening and curiosity. Releases blocks to the second chakra (sacral).
Chalcedony: Place in a dish of water to cleanse the environment. Attuned to the female body and human sexuality. Chalcedony is said to augment emotional balance, vitality, stamina, endurance, kindness, charity and friendliness.
Chrysocolla: Alleviates fears, guilt, tension. Helps clear subconscious imbalances. Activated feminine qualities. Amplifies fifth chakra (throat) for creative expression.
Chrysoprase: Balances neurotic patterns. Eases depression and sexual imbalance. Helps one see clearly. Brings out inner talents, lightheartedness, joy. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Citrine: Breaks up energy blocks in body, strengthens will, vision, balance, self-confidence. Helps in letting go of addiction. Stimulates imagination. Calms anger. Releases blocks to the third chakra (solar plexus).
Coral: A product of marine life. Calms and attunes to earth. Wisdom.
Diamond: Removes blockages and negativity. Draws toxicity from body. Self-esteem, jealousy, mild aphrodisiac. It is an amplifier, intensifying any thoughts or feelings an individual may have.
Emerald: Improves relationships, meditation. Relaxant, heart balancer. Strengthens clairvoyance and psychic abilities, aids in mental illness. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Fluorite: It helps to establish inner mental balance. Strengthens ability to perceive high levels of reality. Considered a powerful healing stone.
Garnet-Red: Stimulated blood flow and inspires love. Enhances passion. Releases blocks to the second chakra (sacral).
Hematite: Increases self-esteem, aids in astral projection. Protection. Grounding and soothing energy. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Iolite: Intuition. Leadership. Releases blocks to the head region, from the throat chakra (fifth) to the crown chakra (seventh).
Jade: Serenity. Generates Divine love. Encourages an altruistic nature and feelings. Strengthens earth-connections.
Jasper (all colors): A variety of Chalcedony. Powerful healer on the physical body. Soothes nerves.
Labradorite: Helps in intensifying one’s heat sensing apparatus. Aids in seeing auras.
Lapis Lazuli: Increases psychic abilities, thought amplifier. Aligns mental and spiritual bodies. Increases expression. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Malachite: Balances left/right brain. Helps with mental illness. Inspires giving of self, self-expression. Brings change. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Moonstone: Opens one to feminine qualities – receptivity, sensitivity, intuition, clairvoyance. Food for macho people. Emotional balance.
Obsidian: Protects sensitive people, wards off negativity, reduces tension. Aids in letting go. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Onyx: A variety of chalcedony, relieves stress, balances male/female polarities. Aids detachment. Higher inspiration. Enhances emotional balance and self-control.
Opal: Protection. Enhances cosmic consciousness, intuition, harmony, emotional balance, joy and creativity.
Pearl: An extremely calming stone. Emotional balancer.
Peridot: Enhances clarity and patience. Calming, balancing, aligns all subtle bodies. Increases clairvoyance, encourages positive emotional outlook on life. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Prehnite: Strong ability to support “life essence” over great distance. Hold during meditative travel and out-of-body work. Connects the will and the heart. Inner knowledge.
Pyrite: Eases anxiety, frustration, depression. Good for circulation. Helps with creative thought, which can bring abundance into one’s life. Releases blocks to the third chakra (solar plexus).
Quartz (clear): This is an all -purpose healing tool. It cleanses and balances the physical, it stabilizes the emotional, it gives clarity to the mental as well as focus, and aligns ones spiritual energies with the rest of the system. It alleviates energy imbalances and blocks on all levels. Quartz has been used for spiritual upliftment, protection, concentration, meditation, speeding up the physical healing process and the development of psychic abilities. Releases blocks to the seventh chakra (crown).
Quartz (blue): Detoxification, creativity, cooling, calming.
Quartz (lemon): Clarity, communication, happiness.
Quartz Phantom: Reconnects with past lives. Helps evaluate the level of personality for identification and positive development of each level.
Quartz Rutilated: Pierces through and dispels layers of dark spiritual density through positive meditation with the stone. Dramatically dispels negativity. Very powerful healer. Opens a connection to spirit guides. Releases blocks to the third chakra (solar plexus).
Rhodonite: Improves memory, eases physical/emotional trauma. Reduces stress, calms mind. Self esteem, confidence. Enhances energy levels in body/mind. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Rose Quartz: Increases confidence, personal expression and creativity. Emotional balance and self-love. Comfort. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Ruby: Heart, spiritual balance, confidence, flexibility, energy, vitality, devotion. Leadership. Releases blocks to the second chakra (sacral).
Sapphire: Elevates mood. Stimulates clairvoyance, telepathy, feminine qualities. Improves expression, communications with one’s spirit guides.
Smokey Quartz: Increases fertility, creativity, joy. Balances emotional energy, grounding. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Sodalite: Encourages harmony, balance, courage, communication. Alleviates subconscious fear and guilt. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Tiger’s Eye: For beginning detoxification. Works on mass consciousness to separate false desire for need. Releases blocks to third chakra (solar plexus).
Topaz: Assists understanding, balances emotions. Helps in letting go of the past. Enhances creativity, relaxant. Helps us communicate what we know is true. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Tourmalinated Quartz: Clear quartz with black tourmaline crystals inside. Balances male/female polarities. Aids in balancing extremes, grounding very protective.
Tourmaline: Dispels fear, negativity, grief. Promotes healthy environment, tranquil sleep, balance in relationship, self-expression. Eases compulsiveness. Protects against negativity. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Tourmaline (black): Establishes a deflective field of anti-negative energy. Helps release all fears. This is a protective stone when you feel threatened at a survival level. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Turquoise: Strengthens whole body. Promotes absorption of nutrients. Increases psychic and communication skills. Protection from harm.
Zircon: Strengthens the mind. Emotional balance, self-esteem. All around healer.
Disclaimer: This information regarding the metaphysical and other properties and purposes of these minerals are provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended for diagnosing illness, prescription or advice and should not replace proper medical attention.
MANE ANTU PLANTS TREES:
When you acquire one of our silver and gems trees, you are helping us to plant new alive ones. As you know, Mane Antu is devoting part of their incomes to reforestation projects in Costa Rica. The project aims to protect and restore the local rainforest from the aggressive deforestation that these areas have been submitted.
The forestry model farm project run by Desarrollos Sostenibles Selva Talamanca, is planting many endangered native species, in finca Noneco at Esperaza de Atirro in Turrialba, Costa Rica. This model organic farm is intended to be a reservoir of botanical species, as well as serve as a nursery to nurture with native species the future reforestation of the area. Mane Antu is always open to consider new projects to contribute with, so if you have any proposal, please, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Among the species to be planted:
-Níspero (Manilklra Chicle)
-Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa)
-Caoba (Swetenia macrophylla)
-Ron-ron (Astronium graveolens)
-Guapinol (Hymenea courbaril)
-Ciprecillo (Escallonia mytilloides)
-Mora (Maclura tinctoria)
-Tempisque (Sideroxylon capiri)
-Chirraco (Myroxylon balsarum)
-Cristóbal (Platymiscium pinnatum)
-Cachimbo (Platysmiscium parviflorum)
-…and many more
We love trees, and we believe in the reasons:
TOP BENEFITS OF PLANTING TREES
Here are 22 of the best reasons to plant and care for trees or defend a tree’s standing:
Trees combat the greenhouse effect
Global warming is the result of excess greenhouse gases, created by burning fossil fuels and destroying tropical rainforests. Heat from the sun, reflected back from the earth, is trapped in this thickening layer of gases, causing global temperatures to rise. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major greenhouse gas. Trees absorb CO2, removing and storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. In one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the amount of CO2 produced when you drive your car 26,000 miles.
Trees clean the air
Trees absorb odors and pollutant gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulfur dioxide and ozone) and filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves and bark.
Trees provide oxygen
In one year an acre of mature trees can provide enough oxygen for 18 people.
Trees cool the streets and the city
Average temperatures have risen 6°F in the last 50 years as tree coverage has declined and the number of heat-absorbing roads and buildings has increased.
Trees cool the city by up to 10°F, by shading our homes and streets, breaking up urban “heat islands” and releasing water vapor into the air through their leaves.
Trees conserve energy
Three trees placed strategically around a single-family home can cut summer air conditioning needs by up to 50 percent. By reducing the energy demand for cooling our houses, we reduce carbon dioxide and other pollution emissions from power plants.
Trees save water
Shade from trees slows water evaporation from thirsty lawns. Most newly planted trees need only fifteen gallons of water a week. As trees transpire, they increase atmospheric moisture.
Trees help prevent water pollution
Trees reduce runoff by breaking rainfall thus allowing the water to flow down the trunk and into the earth below the tree. This prevents stormwater from carrying pollutants to the ocean. When mulched, trees act like a sponge that filters this water naturally and uses it to recharge groundwater supplies.
Trees help prevent soil erosion
On hillsides or stream slopes, trees slow runoff and hold soil in place.
Trees shield from ultra-violet rays
Skin cancer. trees reduce UV-B exposure by about 50 percent, thus providing protection to children on school campuses and playgrounds – where children spend hours outdoors.
Trees provide food
An apple tree can yield up to 15-20 bushels of fruit per year and can be planted on the tiniest urban lot. Aside from fruit for humans, trees provide food for birds and wildlife.
Studies have shown that patients with views of trees out their windows heal faster and with less complications. Children with ADHD show fewer symptoms when they have access to nature. Exposure to trees and nature aids concentration by reducing mental fatigue.
Trees reduce violence
Neighborhoods and homes that are barren have shown to have a greater incidence of violence in and out of the home than their greener counterparts. Trees and landscaping help to reduce the level of fear.
Trees mark the seasons
Is it winter, spring, summer or fall? Look at the trees.
Trees create economic opportunities
Fruit harvested from community orchards can be sold, thus providing income. Small business opportunities in green waste management and landscaping arise when cities value mulching and its water-saving qualities. Vocational training for youth interested in green jobs is also a great way to develop economic opportunities from trees.
Trees are teachers and playmates
Whether as houses for children or creative and spiritual inspiration for adults, trees have provided the space for human retreat throughout the ages.
Trees bring diverse groups of people together
Tree plantings provide an opportunity for community involvement and empowerment that improves the quality of life in our neighborhoods. All cultures, ages, and genders have an important role to play at a tree planting or tree care event.
Trees add unity
Trees as landmarks can give a neighborhood a new identity and encourage civic pride.
Trees provide a canopy and habitat for wildlife
Sycamore and oak are among the many urban species that provide excellent urban homes for birds, bees, possums and squirrels.
Trees block things
Trees can mask concrete walls or parking lots, and unsightly views. They muffle sound from nearby streets and freeways, and create an eye-soothing canopy of green. Trees absorb dust and wind and reduce glare.
Trees provide wood
In suburban and rural areas, trees can be selectively harvested for fuel and craft wood.
Trees increase property values
The beauty of a well-planted property and its surrounding street and neighborhood can raise property values by as much as 15 percent.
Trees increase business traffic
Studies show that the more trees and landscaping a business district has, the more business will flow in. A tree-lined street will also slow traffic – enough to allow the drivers to look at the store fronts instead of whizzing by.
Trees make flow inner-peace
As human, we evolved for most of our filogenetic history in forest areas. Our brain-mind is build on in contact with natural enviroments. Trees awakes our ancestral memory, we feel confortable and peacefull next to a tree.
CONTRIBUTORS to the reforestation project:
We would like to give many thanks to:
On the past 21 of June Mane Antu was invited to be part of the Klaus Steimetz Art Gallery exhibition, where many of the more creative jewellers in Costa Rica showed their last creations.
Mane Antu exhibited some of their rainforest, and pre-columbian designs, inspired pieces.
It is summer time in Costa Rica, sun is shinny and the weather is sweet, people is smiling on the street, so as usual Mane Antu starts its tour around Costa Rica.
We’ll be offering our handcrafted jewelry in several beautiful points of this geography, participating in festivals, and art exhibitions.
We’ll be bringing our art to the public. And, at the same time, we’ll be promoting the Bitcoin network in Costa Rica among our customers and fans.
Mane Antu believes in the potential of the Bitcoin to generate new spaces of freedom and opportunities for a real democratic social eviroment. Let’s give back the power to the people.
Due to problems with our hosting service our Web page was down for the last four days.
Yes, right, we could not work on Black Friday!
Although we worked very hard during the previous week, and although we were very excited to open and offer our art in silver to all of you on Black Friday, events sometimes are not fortunate, and our effort was not enough to be ready and working on that date, sometimes events are out of control.
So, after our disappointment, we learnt an important lesson. We have built our website more solid, now we a ready again.
We we’d like to maintain our offer, so we will be giving for free traditional kimono silk bags with every piece purchased during this week, and also, we’ll be still shipping for free anywhere you are ordering from.
Thanks for your patient, and sorry again.