In the ancient civilizations of America, serpentine was considered a guardian of vital energy as well as a protector of the soul against invisible powers.
In the Middle Ages, serpentine was used to house medicine as it was said to increase the healing powers of the medicine and to make it last longer. In China and India it is sometimes incorporated into altars, carvings and temple decorations as it is seen as a protective stone that will bring peace.
Approximate dimensions are: 11cm x 7cm x 2.5cm
Approximate weight: 300g