Septarian Eggs start out as concretions, which are basically solidified balls of mud. Concretions generally form around a nucleus of organic matter, such as a shell and are almost always found in sedimentary rocks that were deposited underwater. 

These concretions then become cracked through geological processes. Mineral rich fluids seeping through the surrounding rocks deposit minerals within the cracks. Typically siderite or aragonite gets deposited first and then calcite crystals grow on top of these deposits. The mineral/crystal filled cracks are known as “septa”. It is still under debate exactly how the cracks in the concretions occur, but many mechanisms have been proposed. Dehydration and resulting shrinkage of the concretions; expansion of gases produced by the decay of organic matter of the concretions core; fracturing due to earthquakes; or some other yet to be determined process(es).  Sometimes larger, crystal filled voids will remain at the center of septarian nodules, which would technically make them geodes. The presence of these voids would seem to point to some gas expansion, rather than shrinkage being involved in their creation. 


Septarian is a healing stone beneficial to overall health and well being. It opens psychic abilities, relieves muscle spasms, and nurtures and grounds. Septarian brings calming energies which have a caring feel to them, and can bring feelings of joy and spiritual uplifting. Septarian is used to enhance and nurture communication with groups, making it much easier to speak clearly and kindly in group settings. Septarian is also used to assist with communication with the Earth Mother. It is said to bring unconscious foreknowledge needed by the user to help him or her always be prepared for what is coming up. In crystal healing folklore, Septarian is used for healing of the blood and kidneys. Septarian is related to the lower chakras, root, sacral and solar plexus. Septarian is a "concretion" stone. Concretions are protective stones, providing both grounding and shielding of the physical, mental, and emotional bodies. It is a stone for regulation of spiritual, mental, and physical prowess. It promotes both calming and understanding on the emotional level. Septarian enhances feelings and the condition of well-being and provides for a merging with and amplifying of ones energies. It is also quite useful in determining the direction in which to progress. Septarian loves to be held, emanating a loving, kind, and sincere energy pattern. It is said to be a speaking stone and enhances communication on multiple levels.

Septarian Egg


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