"Black Butterfly, sailed across the waters
Tell your sons and daughters
What the struggle brings
Black Butterfly, set the skies on fire
Rise up even higher
So the ageless winds of time can catch your wings."
(lyrics by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, 1982, song performed by Deniece Williams)
Black Butterfly features red and green jade and black onyx gemstone beads with accents of gold crystal beads, and a black stone butterfly.
Symbolism: Black is a color of power, and honors your attributes and values your presence. Black onyx helps release negative emotions, has protective energies that guards against negativity, and fortifies self-confidence. Red is a color of passion, change, revolution, and love. Red jade is a stone of physical vitality, strength and passion that brings forth energy of a warrior. Green is a color of life, renewal, rebirth, and growth. Green jade is a stone of love that is self-healing, protects against misfortune, and brings forth prosperity. Gold is a color of wealth, knowledge, and wisdom. Butterflies represent transformation, change, and renewal, and synonymous with faith and hope.
Chakra: Root, Heart, and Solar Plexus
Fit: Each strand wraps one time around the waist. For multiple strands, add desired number of pieces per style to your cart.
Length: Customized to your waist size, please provide desired length during checkout. Need help measuring your waist? Check out Ayodele's "How to Measure" video
Each waist bead is made to order by hand and customized to specifications indicated in each order including measurements, type of closure, and charm placement if applicable. When ordering multiple waist beads, measurements should vary at least 1/8 of an inch in difference.
Seed Bead Size: medium - xlarge: 8/0 - 6mm
All waist beads are smudged/cleansed with sage or palos santos. Please indicate in the notes during checkout if you have any preference to this process.
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