The owl is sacred to the Greek goddess of learning, Athena and is even depicted on some Greek currency as a symbol of status, intelligence and of course, wealth.
In ancient Egyptian, Celtic, and Hindu cultures the symbolic meaning of owl revolved around guardianship of the underworlds, and a protection of the dead.
In this light the owl was ruler of the night and seer of souls. A misunderstanding of this necessary relationship gave the owl some negative associations with death.
It should be clear that the owl was honored as the keeper of spirits who had passed from one plane to another. Often myth indicates the owl accompanying a spirit to the underworld – winging it's newly freed soul from the physical world into the realm of spirit.
Being aware of the owl's symbolic meanings is a good way to connect with these fascinating creatures, and also become more in-tune with the owl's wisdom. The owl symbolises:
As the owl is an animal of the night, it's also important to consider its nocturnal symbolism. It is the bird of dreams, shadows, secret knowledge and psychic awareness.
The owl is very much connected with the moon. Luna's domain doesn't only include the sea (her element is water), because the moon is also queen of the night, her kingdom includes all nocturnal creatures too. The moon is all about mystery and secrets, and the owl carries her secrets.
In mythological terms, Marcasite is linked with properties that are similar to pyrite. This talisman is quite popular among Greeks, Chinese and Mayans since thousands of years back.
Marcasite is well composed of the calming effect which attracts the wealth and inspires the creativity of the beings. After wearing this charm, the owner gets free from his feelings of over sensitiveness, hopelessness and assists him to re-calibrate, reincarnation, release, re-design and re-access. It proves to be gentle towards its wearer and makes him balanced and grounded.
In magic, Marcasite, a glorious talisman is an emblem of expressiveness, wisdom, courage and equity. It allows the owner to enter into the conscious mind. Simply by making the personal power of the wearer stronger, Marcasite is recognized as a happy family life charm and also built the harmonized soul.
Many people believe that Marcasite guards the owner from ongoing control. Traditionally it is also said that it offers the power to balance and avoid the altering power without allowing the tuner getting upset or angry.
A piece of Marcasite is well known for fortifying the surrounding aura and passes on a direct shoot up in life. This talisman inspires the creativity in architecture and arts and also helps the being to overcome the intellectual fatigue which occurs because of lethargy of the nervous system.
Embrace the powerful energies of Marcasite with this handmade owl! It's made of sterling 925 silver hand crafted as an owl which holds the glistening stones. The measurements are as follows:
1.4 cm wide
The piece will be sent with an adjustable black cotton strap but it also looks great with a silver chain.
If you have any questions feel free to ask!
Happy buying 🙂