Abalone Shell is said to enhance feelings of peace, compassion and love. It has a lovely warm, gentle vibration. It is great in times of tough emotional issues, soothing the nerves and encouraging a calm demeanor. It is said to gently help open our psychic and intuitive connections. This abalone shell is sourced from New Zealand where the Paua abalone are ethically harvested by hand by expert divers. There are very strict standards about how many can be collected each day, making this a sustainable source for this most beautiful shell.