These are delightful and cute plates shaped into the triple goddess or triple moon symbol.
The material of these bowls is Strawberry pegmatite, which is also known as "strawberry jasper" and "pink seashell jasper". It is blend of pink and yellow jaspers, deep red and pink calcites and other minerals such as quartz. This stone is very unique and native to Pakistan. It is striking due to its blend of creamy egg yolk yellow inclusions, custard whites, grayish-pinks, and assortment of heavy pink and red rod and "disc" inclusions of calcites which resemble scarlet crinoids or broken pieces of dark rose pink seashells.
This stone symbolizes love, relationships, emotional dexterity, romance, emotional intelligence, mental acuity, grace under pressure, patience, completion, care, passion, hopes, aspirations, dreams, memories, sentiment, emotional fluidity, forgiveness, intuition, loyalty, fidelity, integrity, euphoria, happiness, joy, harmony, balance, and spiritual realization.
Each plate loosely around 4.4"(L) x 2.5" (W) x 0.4" (H) and between 122g - 176g.
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.