These are delightful and cute plates shaped into the triple goddess or triple moon symbol.
The material of these bowls is Lemon (yellow) serpentine. It is sometimes referred to as "yellow jade" or "new jade".
Lemon serpentine symbolizes happiness, youth, optimism, newness, mutual understanding, spontaneity, positivity, goal setting, curiosity, enlightenment, intuition, emotional intellect, leadership, sexual confidence, peacekeeping, good intentions, good luck, high energy, promises, protection, joy, and honor.
It is tied to the solar plexus and sacral chakra, the sun, the element of fire, the astrology signs Leo and Gemini, and the African goddess, Oshun.
Each plate loosely around 4.5"(L) x 2.4" (W) x 0.4" (H) and between 110g - 130g.
They have a slightly shallow dip in the center. So they can be categorized as small plates or bowls and they can hold small items such as jewelry pieces, crystal tumbles, beads and so forth.
They can also be used as sphere holders/stands for spheres that are small to medium in size. They make a wonderful and unique sphere display, especially for altar spaces, curio cabinets, crystal display shelves and more.
The triple moon symbol is a well-known pagan or Wiccan symbol which represents the three phases of the lunar (moon) cycle, the goddess trinity:
- Waxing Crescent Moon
- Full Moon
- Waning Crescent moon
These phases of the moon also correspond to the life cycle or stages of a woman or the goddess. There are many expressions of triple goddess deities and symbolism among various cultures and beliefs throughout history:
- Maiden - stage of development, the season of spring, purity, new beginnings, growth, learning, enthusiasm, sunrise, daybreak, youth, lessons, awakening, exploration, absorption, curiosity. discovery, creativity, expression, innocence
- Mother - stage of fertility, production, identity, confidence, abundance, fulfillment, life, prosperity, nurture, protection, power, manifestation, responsibility, stability, fruitful connections, sensuality, sexuality, dynamic expression, the season of summer
- Crone - stage of wisdom, maturation, death, rebirth, acceptance, endings, knowledge, transference, transformation, ascendancy, self-reliance, assurance, the season of autumn and winter, guidance, intuition, vision, teaching, matriarch
These plates can be used for spiritual intentions, rituals, meditations, prayers, symbolic home decor, offered as gifts, or even creatively made into large, hanging, wire-wrapped, necklace pendants.