Eros - attraction
Facet Dalmatian jasper and African glass trading beads. Dalmatian jasper synchronizes all emotions into a flowing stream. It's a balanced, purifying gemstone that may be used to maintain each chakra, or energy center to promote the body's overall health. Named after the Greek god of desire, attraction, love and procreation, Eros. In this case we are focused on not just physical desire, but a capacity to cultivate mental desire.
Through the ages, beads have been used by nearly every culture as a form of art, prayer, a symbol of an individual’s social status, and as a medium of barter for supplies. Today and for the unforeseeable future, the art and love of beading will continue to be an important part of every culture worldwide.