In Eastern philosophy, the lotus symbolizes purity and divine birth, or spontaneity. Out of muddy water emerges a magnificent blossom that is stunning in its perfection. So, too, can we tune into the perfect divine spirit within us, in any scenario, and allow our hearts to shine outward.
Amboyna burl comes from the Narra Tree. The burl itself ranges from striking red to golden yellow (see our other Amboyna burl pendants) and is considered one of the most beautiful wood burls in the world because of the striking colour and the amazing swirly patterns. A tidbit of interesting information is that Amboyna burl was once hoarded as treasure by Chinese Emperors and not allowed to be used by commoners.
The centre inlay is turquoise crushed shell. And it also is available with vibrant blue inlay:
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