Larimar is a stone found exclusively in the Dominican Republic side of Ayiti. In the southern caves this stone reminds us of the ocean representing it in all of its forms. The foam produced by the waves, the deep blue of deepness and the point on the horizon where the sky and ocean seem to become one.
When I envisioned this offering back in October of 2021 I imagined each piece holding the symbol for birds. I assumed it was because of many reasons. I didn't get clarity until summer solstice of 2022.
My archeological adviser Domingo Abreu is the leading specialist on Taino caves in the Dominican Republic. He and I communicate often about the dilution of our identity and new age intrusion into our spirituality. Back in 2020 he was able to identify the marker of winter solstice in Las Cuevas de Pomier, our "Mecca' or Rome.
He and I agreed that our ancestors didn't celebrate the spring solstice as an annual marker. He was determined to prove that. On June 21 2022 he did by finding the marker for Summer Solstice in Pomier. The marker is the bird hieroglyph.
I realize now that our ancestors were preparing me to announce this discovery by inspiring me to develop this offering.
For months I worked to find a responsible source. The cooperative in Barahona has become that partner for us and we have committed to support them as they defend against the encroachment of Chinese interests. We will support them by working with them and connecting them to others looking to honor this stone.
Each piece is .5cm to 1cm thick. They are priced by gram because that's how our partners measure.
Larimar Healing Properties:
-Promotes peace, relaxation, and serenity
-Helps relieve stress and anxiety
-Works to balance the Throat & Heart Chakras
-Helps combat fear based thinking
-Helps one speak their truth, authenticity
The Pajaro design is wonderful and the conversation we had was amazing. Thank you! ❤️
Pajaro Engraved Larimar