WHAT IS SALT STONE? Salt stones are the remnants of seabeds that crystallized 600 million years ago. The Himalayan mountains were originally formed due to massive pressure of the Indo-Australian tectonic plates. Once the surrounding ocean dried up, huge deposits of salt were left behind and now is mined for salt stones that come in many sizes and shapes, and has thousands of uses around the world. The pink rocks are turned into table salt, lamps, statues and are sold at a premium in Western countries.
WHY IT'S AWESOME? Technically speaking, anytime you are eating salt, you are eating crystals. Folklore legend says that salt stones were discovered when Alexander the Great crossed the Jhelum and Mianwalki region on one of his campaigns and there the army's horses were found licking the stones, when the curious men licked the stones, they discovered they were salty and thus the discovery.
MYSTIC LORE, LEGEND & DISCLAIMER: Through the ages, crystals and stones have been collected and prized for their timeless beauty, for their rich history and even their potential spiritual and metaphysical properties! At Spirit Magicka, we love the idea that crystals may have mystical properties, but please be aware... nothing we sell comes with any sort of mystical guarantee! 😉
👉 It is said that the salt rock emits spiritual energy that is grounding, and balancing. Many people have salt stones in their environment, using them as a purifier in the aid of removing negative energy. Popular for tension relief as this stone resonates at the same frequency as the earth.
👉 Salt is believed to serve as a protection stone during ceremonies and rituals in witchcraft.
👉 In India, a gift of salt is considered as a potent symbol of good luck, which makes this a beautiful stone to gift to anyone needing some extra luck.
👉 Salt has been used to preserve Egyptian mummies and in 1933, it is reported that the Dalai Lama was buried sitting up in a bed of salt.
👉 In crystal energy work, Salt Stone is used with all the chakras but is mostly associated with the alignment of the Heart Chakra.
WHERE IT'S FOUND? Salt Stones come from the massive salt beds left inside the moutains of Pakistan. It's mined deep inside the mountains of Pakistan at the Khewra Salt Mine.
*All sizes are approximate and may vary somewhat.
*Each crystal & stone will vary slightly in appearance. Each beautiful and unique in its own way.