Ankh of Love

Encaustic Mixed Media, Quartz & Coral Stone Grid
24”x 36”x 3”

This ankh of love features the Venus array of stones.  Quartz, blue lapis lazuli, tigers eye, jade, kyanite, black and red coral are used for their energetic properties to enhance the formation and energy of love. 

The encaustic painting is over the digital artwork that forms the base of this encaustic original work on wood.  The stones and carving into the encaustic medium add texture and depth for an interesting finish.  The sides are carved with a wrap around design.  The digital artwork underlay comes from Sedona’s Sacred Spaces an original work that was displayed in SLOMA at the Brushstrokes 2015 Museum show. 

The sides of the encaustic art are carved with the words for love in French and Spanish, Aimer and Amor respectively.  They are carved into the artwork according to the Hado principles set forth in Dr. Masaru Emoto’s work as a means of enhancing the energy of love. 

Use this work to uplift your environment with the energy of love.  Place those you love behind the stone on the reverse to enhance the connection and energy of love between them and yourself.   

QUARTZ is a receiver, amplifier, conductor and generator of energy. Used for meditation, transformation, stability, knowledge, protection, healing, and enlightenment. It increases the auric field.

It is one of two minerals in the mineral kingdom that never needs cleaning or clearing.  It will not accumulate or retain negative energy or vibrations.  The energy of kyanite is unlimited in application making it one of the very best attunement stones.   It aligns all chakras automatically and immediately with no conscious direction.  If directed with the consciousness of the user, it can also open the chakras.  Conscious direction of the energy can also align the emotional, intellectual physical, spiritual, ethereal, astral… bodies.   It brings tranquility and a calming effect to the whole being, with particular focus to the throat chakra and the third eye.  It stimulates communication and psychic awareness on all levels.

LAPIS LAZULI is not a single mineral. It is a combination of lazurite, calcite, and pyrite, with small amounts of other minerals.  Contrary to common belief, it does not contain lazulite. Lapis Lazuli literally means "blue stone" from Latin and Persian or Arabic.  Lapis Lazuli is said to help create and maintain a connection between the physical and celestial planes, creating a strong spiritual connection. This may be related to its property of assisting in contact with guardian spirits.   Intuitive and psychic awareness are energies Lapis Lazuli enhances and brings to the fore. As it is also a stone that helps with writing, it can also be used for automatic writing.  Lapis Lazuli is a manifestation stone. It is also an excellent meditation stone. Meditating on a goal or quality you wish to manifest can bring this strong manifestation energy in. It is also a powerful crystal for positive or white magic.  As a protection stone, Lapis Lazuli protects from psychic and physical attacks. It can be used in protection grids, worn, or carried to bring these protection energies. It can also be used for protection of an environment when placed in the four corners.  Lapis Lazuli is a stone of communication that can bring truthfulness, openness, and mental clarity. It is used to help you say just the right thing, as if by magic.

TIGERS EYE stone is a crystal with lovely bands of yellow-golden color through it. This is a powerful stone that aids harmony and balance, and helps you to release fear and anxiety.  It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions.  Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill wishing, and is known to give you courage, self-confidence and strength of will.  It enhances creativity and is one of the stones that aid kundalini awakening. This natural crystal balances the brain, so it may be of benefit to help those who are suffering from mental disease or with personality disorders.

JADE - Brings peace, calm and stabilizing effect on the body. This stone is great for courage, clarity and tranquility of the mind. It erases stomach and digestive disorders.

CORAL comes from the sea and is the vacated housing of a marine animal. The color range includes: black, pink, red, white, and blue.  It represents diplomacy and concurrence.  It is also said to quiet the emotions and to bring peace to within the self.  It facilitates intuition, imagination, and visualization, and helps one to both understand and to use the qualities of the mystic; it can bring one into communication with the past spiritual masters of this world and can expedite and accelerate the transfer of knowledge.  It can be used to strengthen both the circulatory system and the bones of the body.  It can be used to stimulate tissue regeneration and has been used to nourish the blood cells.  It can also be used in the treatment of disorders of the spinal canal, the alimentary canal, the nervous system and the thalamus.  Vibrates to the master number 22.

BLACK CORAL is reported to both absorb and transform negativity when worn, carried, taken as an elixir, or placed in ones environment.  It elevates the aspect of the significant creative forces and imparts tranquility to action.  I can dispel fear of darkness and can bring hidden matters to the forefront, allowing one to utilize original thinking and the meditative state to actualize the elimination of problems.  It is a stone of “regeneration and purification” and can be used in the treatment of disorders related to the internal organs, to the skin and the pores, and to the elimination of toxins.  Vibrates to the master number 33.

RED CORAL helps one to become in harmony with the natural forces of the universe and with the wilderness within ones own being.  It provides for practicality with respect to ones avocation, balancing the material with the spiritual, and further aligning one with the source of all wisdom.  It both opens and activates the base chakra, stimulating the energetic pursuit of predetermined goals.  It is also said to protect one from depression and despondency.   It has been used in the treatment of hiccups, colic, and heartburn.  It is also used to stimulate the metabolic processes and to provide for release of impurities from the muscular system.