90mm ammonite fron Whitby UK 192 grams

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Dimensions (mm) 90 x 65 x 35mm
Weight (carats) 955 carats
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Whitby ammonites are usually dated to around 178 Million years old. If there is one ammonite genus that is typical for the Yorkshire coast, more specifically for the coast around Whitby, it has to be Dactylioceras. Often called Snakestones in this neck of the woods, they are part of legend and history.   The legend tells of a plague of snakes which Saint Hilda turned to stone, explaining the presence of the huge number of ammonite fossils on the shore; heads were carved onto these ‘petrified snakes’ to honour the legend. It was a custom for many years, for local artists to carve snakes’ heads onto ammonite fossils, and sell these relics as proof or her miracles.


Ammonites first appeared around 240 Million years ago during the Triassic period.   They descended from straight shelled Cephalopods, Orthoceras being a well known species characterised by its long straight chambered body.

Healing Properties. *  Ammonites activate personal empowerment and the spiritual will. *  Ammonite converts negative energy into postive energy. *  It is a powerful Karmic cleanser when placed on the third eye chakra. *  Ammonites stimulate your survival instincts and the knowledge that you will get where you want to go if you persevere. *  Feng Shui masters call ammonite the seven colour prosperity stone and it is beleived to bring wealth, health, vitality and happiness. *  If placed in the business premises it will promote beneficial business dealings. *  Ammonite is helpful for overall well being and longevity, depression, lbour pains, cell metabolism, osteomyelitis and tinnitus. *  Ammonite awakens Kundalini energy and cellular memory. *  Ammonite stabilises the pulse and overcomes degenerative disorders. It supports the cranium and inner ear, lungs and limbs.

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