Thursday, November 1, 2012

Hematite Shields Up!

We're going through some serious 'blood feud' transits currently (Saturn, Sun, and North Node in Scorpio, Venus square Pluto), and the themes are going to be with us for a while.

In addition, Juno and Mars in Sagittarius squaring Pallas Athene in Pisces are kicking up sneak attack etheric catfight action, and it can be very difficult to put our fingers on exactly what is going on.

People (and energy dynamics, in general) are looking for weak spots, and it's best that we protect ourselves on metaphysical as well as physical levels.

I've found that hematite is a great material for deflecting nasty emotional and psychic energy. I have a pendant and ring I wear a lot, and hematite beads can be made into other jewellery. 
Hematite is the mineral form of iron oxide. Some of it is red, and its name was derived from the Greek word for blood. Some varieties are even referred to as "blood ore." I have a hunk of that stuff, and it's pretty primordial feeling. 
Did I mention it's good for dealing with 'blood feud' energy?
The hematite that is processed for beads and jewellery becomes a shiny, gun metal grey. It's extremely hard but not brittle. In other words, it can withstand and deflect some major abuse.

Hematite beads
Hematite was discovered on Mars, astrology's war planet, which gives it a sort of hardcore fighting connection.

To me, it's a very Plutonic material. It has an industrial feel and would possibly be too heavy for a strongly lunar or Neptunian person, but I find it protective and shielding in difficult circumstances. It both deflects energy and absorbs and draws it away. It also seems to have a clearing effect on electromagnetic excess.

If you're going into a situation that instantly makes you think "yuck," or if you're going to be in contact with people you will possibly be frictional with, this stuff can help you through it.

Plutonic/Scorpionic types often unintentionally trigger nasty reactions in other people. Hematite can keep us safe from those reactions, which are often directed toward us.

As far as metaphysical protection, one can conjure up in the mind's eye a shiny, gun metal grey hematite shield covering the entire body. Any slings and arrows tossed our way are easily deflected, and nothing can penetrate through it to injure us. As far as I know, it's pretty much indestructible. Just make sure it's covering every inch of exposed self, and pay special attention to buffering your known weak spots.

Whenever your Scorpionic spidey sense starts going off in a bad way and things start looking a little dicey, you can call "Hematite Shield!" and place it around you.


Lea said...

Thank you. Not a moment too soon. Very slippery, passo-aggresso interactions since Tuesday and will be in one again today . I do have some hematite stones I will start carrying in an amulet pouch in my bra. The more he goes for my weak spots the clearer I am getting about my absolute bottom line. But I am getting exhausted and he seems to be just getting into it. Are you selling bracelets or pendants, such as when I bought that beautiful cloisonne necklace from you last year?

Willow said...

Sorry I missed you last night, Lea!

Ugh. Passo aggro is so hard to deal with.

I do have a few items at the jewellery site made with hematite. I think I also have some spare beads, so I can whip something up.

Daniel said...

Thanks Willow, I knew that Hematite was a good grounder but didn't know about the protection it brings. I use Black Tourmaline and it is a dear protective friend. I have several beautiful pieces.