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Astra is a wonder sapphire talisman. She has been adorned at her base with a a copper crescent moon embellished with a sparkling orange sunstone. She has been set in electroformed copper.
A feminine name of Greek origin, the meaning of Astra is 'of the stars'. Derived from the Greek word 'astron', Astra also means 'divine strength', 'relating to stars', or 'relating to celestial objects'. In Hinduism, Astra is the name of a supernatural weapon that is ruled over by a specific diety.
The sapphire has, for centuries, been seen as a symbol of the heavens, a guardian of innocence, a bestower of truth, a promoter of good health, and a preserver of chastity. It is believed to brings gifts of fulfillment, joy, prosperity, inner peace and beauty.
Sunstone is said to be a stone of leadership, encouraging the wearer to be open, benevolent and willing to bestow blessings upon others. Also known as a stone of joy, sunstone is believed to inspire good nature and an enjoyment of life.
Astra measures 2.25” in height and .75" in width. She rests below an 18” nickel free copper chain.
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