Tridacna is a stone that will help to balance your mind and emotions which will help to prevent or soothe stress. Tridacna is a genus of saltwater clams that have heavy shells with folds in them. The stone is made from the clam that produces pearl-like stones, and the shell is also used.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
This pure white stone helps to stabilize your mood while clearing worry out of your mind. This will help to balance your mind and emotions which will help to prevent or soothe stress.
The Physical Connection:
Tridacna stone is thought to help soothe frazzled nerves to calm the entire body and also help ease insomnia. It’s also said to reduce blood pressure, promote good metabolism, and provides anti-aging benefits. It is also thought to help prevent and ease the effects of osteoporosis.
The Chakras Connected to Tridacna:
Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.
Locations Found & History:
Found in the Indo-Pacific in coral reefs in places like the Philippines. They are also sustainably farmed for seafood and the stone. Tridacna is known as one of the Seven Treasures of Buddhism, so it’s always been highly regarded by Buddhist monks and those who practice Buddhism. They believe it will protect you from evil spirits which is why it is highly valued. They make beads and bracelets out of the stone to wear for protection and spiritual strength. There are hundreds of carved Tridacna shells all over the world from Italy to the Middle East.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Tridacna is the whitest stone in the world and a very rare gemstone that has been used in Buddhist relics. This is a clamshell that has a glossy pearl luster with pure white color. Tridacna clams produce large white pearls which are highly valuable because of their rarity. The largest pearl is known as the Pearl of Lao Tzu or the Pearl of Allah and it weighed 6.4 kilograms and was found by a diver from the Philippines in 1934.
How to Use Tridacna:
Wear Tridacna stones or beads on a necklace or bracelet to feel the soothing effects of this stone.