Dionysus - fruitfulness
Rondelle sugilite and pewter beaded bracelet. Sugilite is a violet flame stone which brings purification and burns away negative attachments, and bad karma spots. Named after the Greek god of wine for its color. Dionysus also rules grape cultivation, fertility, ritual madness, and theater. Also known as Bacchus a nature god of fruitfulness and vegetation.
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.