ROOTS, ROCK, REGGAE Howlite Gemstone smoking pipe!
Note: because these pipes are handmade using natural gemstones there are variations in color, location of inclusions and other variations.
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Stone of Reasoning & Discernment
Although cauliflower probably isn’t the first thing that pops into mind when thinking about Howlite, they do actually have a 6 degrees of separation connection. Howlite is found in it’s original state as large cauliflower-like masses. Originally named for Henry How, a 19th century mineralogist, as he was said to be the first to make this discovery in Nova Scotia. It’s natural color is white, gentle and clean with gray and black veins it may resemble Turquoise however is not the same chemical composition.
Mohs Hardness of 3.5
Monoclinic crystal structure
Howlite is a mineral that is more infamous for imitating other minerals than it is for it’s own qualities. Natural Howlite is always white or gray, it accepts a nice polish, and it’s procelaneous luster is actually quite attractive undyed. Which is the varity we use for all of our pipes!
California, is the source for almost all of the Howlite mineral. Nodules of up to 140 pounds have been found there. It is formed in continental evaporite deposits with other borate and evaporite minerals. It forms in nodules that appear like the heads of cauliflower. Veins of black web-like streaks often are interlaced throughout the nodules, adding to their character and appeal.
Howlite is best known for it’s strong associations with self-awareness, creativity, and improving emotional well being and attitudes. It is known to enhance character building, a sense of decency, and encourages the development of desirable personal aspect. It is also known to decrease the over critical mind, rudeness and offensive behavior, increasing subtly, decency, and tact. Meditating with a pipe of Howlite is said to assist one in journeying outside the body and gaining insight from past lives. Place upon the third eye, it is said to open memories of previous times and lifetimes.
Deities: Quan Yin
Powers: Patience, Peace & Insomnia
Candle Color: Grey
Zodiac Stone of: Gemini & Virgo
Associations: Moon & Earth
Howlite is said to be useful in protecting the upper 5th, Heart; 6th Third Eye/Brow; and 7th, Crown Chakras cleansing aura and purifying the blood.
NOTE: INTENDED FOR TOBACCO USE ONLY MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 18.