Inca Jade Palmstone with Pyrite inclusions 45-55mm Peru
The Inca revered the Leopard-This jade symbolizes the Leopards spots
The Sacred Stone of the Incas
The pre-columbian Inca people adorned themselves with Jade Jewellery for social and political power. They also made Jade objects for religious rituals.
Metaphysical: This is a sacred stone of ancient people. Traditionally it has been used for tools, ornaments and as a Talisman of protection to provide an invisible barrier against attack and illness. For this reason it is is also regarded as a "travellers stone". It is said to bring the user a long and fruitful life. It is also a "dream stone" as it brings realisation to ones potential and devotion. jade symbolized the five virtues of humanity: wisdom, compassion, justice, modesty and courage.