Dimensions: These vary with individual piece. An average size would be 7 cm x 3 cm. But they can vary. Some are bigger. Some fatter etc.
Each of these fossils is unique. The top side is highly polished and rounded. The back is not polished and is flat.
More About Orthoceras
Orthoceras is related to the squid and the chambered nautilus. It lived 500 million years ago and is now extinct. Orthoceras fossils are most often found on a black background with white and silver flecks. When polished they can look quite striking. It is often said that Orthoceras have protective properties. Spiritually many appreciate the sense of awe holding a fossil such as this can give, holding something that was last alive 400-500 million years ago.
Orthoceras means “straight horn”. Chambers lined the shell and as the soft body grew it would create a new chamber leaving the old behind. By filling a chamber with air it could achieve some buoyancy and through pushing water out could achieve a level of propulsion. Fossils such as this remind us that energy is transmutable and cannot be destroyed and give us a sense of connection to ancient civilisations who would have also held fossils like these.
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I love the price of this fossil, low priced for such a powerful stone - thank you. After cleansing, it's good to sleep with under one's pillow, results are that you begin to listen to yourself more, feel more grounded to Gaia, anxious energies lessen and you allow yourself permission to be in the now. Then after few months - begins the fun and games, as you can use this to enhance your telepathy...