The abalone shell is traditionally used to burn herbs and smudges. A stick can be leant against the edge while still alight. (Of course, never leave it unattended). Aside from being a wonderful smudging tool, Abalone also holds powerful magical correspondences as listed below.
Abalone Magical Correspondences:
Abalone Shells hold a powerful elemental bond with the Earth and harbour strong healing capabilities. Abalone is closely connected to that of the Water element corresponding with cleansing the aura, vibrations of Love, Gentleness, Caring, Compassion and Peace.
Abalone is a powerful tool of protection and has been used in this way for centuries in the form of jewellery, amulets and statues.
Abalone helps to stimulate psychic development and intuition while promoting the power of imagination. It has a soothing vibration that can help calm emotions, reduce stress and anxiety.
Environmental info: These abalone shells come from South Africa. They are farmed and are not caught in the wild. This means natural habitat is not destroyed and the supply is sustainable.