May Birthstone Bracelet Chrysocolla with Carnelian, Lapis and sterling silver spacers and lotus charm
May Birthstone Bracelet Chrysocolla with Carnelian, Lapis and sterling silver spacers and lotus charm

May Birthstone Bracelet Chrysocolla with Carnelian, Lapis and sterling silver spacers and lotus charm

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May birthstone bracelet with a round lotus charm.  Seventeen 8mm Chrysocolla beads, three 8mm Carnelian beads, three 7.5mm Lapis Lazuli beads and two silver spacers on super-strong elastic.  7 inch circumference.

May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian calendar and the third of the seven months that have 31 days.  

In the northern hemisphere, May is the third month of spring and the third month of fall in the southern hemisphere.

The month May was named for the Greek Goddess Maia, who was identified with the Roman era goddess of fertility, Bona Dea, whose festival was held in May. Conversely, the Roman poet Ovid provides a second etymology, in which he says that the month of May is named for the maiores, Latin for elders, and that the following month, June, is named for the iuniores, or young people.

Mayovka, in the context of the late Russian Empire, was a picnic in the countryside or in a park in the early days of May, hence the name. Eventually, mayovka, specifically, proletarian mayovka, came to mean an illegal celebration of May 1 by revolutionary public, typically presented as an innocent picnic.

The Eta Aquariids meteor shower appears in May, visible from about April 21st to May 20th each year with peak activity on or around May 6th.

The Arietids shower appears from May 22nd to July 2nd and peaks on June 7th.

The Virginids also shower at various dates in May.

Following an ancient Roman calendar, the festival of Bona Dea fell on May 1st, Argei fell on May 14th or May 15th and Agonalia fell on May 21st. Ambarvalia fell on May 29th.  Floralia was held April 27th during the Republican era, or April 28th on the Julian calendar, and lasted until May 3rd.  The Lemuria Festival fell on May 9th, 11th and 13th under the Julian calendar.

The College of Aesculapius and Hygia celebrated two festivals of Rosalia.  One on May 11th and one on May 22nd.  Rosalia was also celebrated at Pergamon on May 24th through the 26th.  A military Rosalia festival called Rosaliae Signorum was held  on May 31. 

Ludi Fabarici was celebrated on May 29th though June 1st. Mercury would receive a sacrifice on the Ides of May (May 15th) took place on May 23rd as well as in March. These dates do not correspond to the modern Gregorian calendar.

Chrysocolla meaning:

The name, Chrysocolla, is derived from the ancient Greek words, chrysos kalla, which mean gold glue in reference to the substance that was used to solder gold, first used round 315 BCE.  

Chrysocolla properties:

Chrysocolla is such a great fairy crystal. Wear it and ask the fairy kingdom for assistance, such as manifesting specific amounts of money, recognition, promotions, trips to the ocean or sea, profitable business, or good old luck. 

Carnelian meaning:

Carnelian agate is a truly magnificent crystal. The name Carnelian is from the Latin words cornu which means horn and cornum which means cherry.  There is also a Latin word, carneus, which means flesh or made of flesh.

Carnelian properties: 

Carnelian healing properties include opening up your heart chakra, bolstering your courage, alignment with your purpose, speaking to you of your passion, harmonizing you with your children, especially your first born, and turning up the joy.  Carnelian is great for heart health.  Carnelian feels good just holding it and even better wearing it.  A Carnelian bracelet allow you to take this powerful life amplifier with you.

Lapis meaning:

Lapis is one of the master crystals that does so much so well.  Great for throat, esophagus, larynx or upper bronchial inflammation - just hold it over the affected area. 

Wearing Lapis Lazuli jewelry helps your mind focus by releasing stress and anxiety. 

Lapis Lazuli properties:

Stimulates the lymphatic system, pituitary and thymus.  Use for any issue concerning spleen, lungs, lymph, throat and thymus.  Removes toxins from the body and even your refrigerator. 

Lapis Lazuli can be used to safely access and released repressed emotions, which is why it is considered an important tool for psychotherapists. 

Shy individuals feel more comfortable within themselves and around strangers when they wear Lapis Lazuli.  Helps you stay aligned with your Higher Self.  Placing Lapis Lazuli under a pyramid-shape keeps it energized.

Lotus flower meaning:

A lotus flower emerges from the muddy waters pure and beautiful, untouched by the murk of its environment.  Not even rain disturbs the lotus bud or blossoms.  Rain droplets bead up and roll off back into the pond.  Wearing a lotus blossom charm is an everyday reminder to practice spiritual detachment from all of the distractions of the noise and sensationalism in the world. 

Every time you see your bracelet, you can remember to let others' negativity be like water off a duck's back.  

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