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Himekawa Yakuseki from Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Available in two sizes: 8mm & 10mm

Stone Meaning: Health, Good sleep, Power of treatment

Himekawa Yakuseki is a type of igneous rock mined on the coast of Itoigawa City in Niigata Prefecture. In Chinese medicine, this stone was called “Tiger Stone” and has been used in medical treatment since ancient times.

There is a legend among local people that recommends holding this stone when you are in bad physical condition as it is said to improve one's immunity.  Since it contains radioactive elements such as tiny amounts of radium and thorium it generates radioactive gases. It is said this stone can introduce Hormesis effects (an adaptive response that allows the creation of resistance to a specific substance) leading to improve immunity to various elements.

These stones are certified by the Japan Stones Association

Each bracelet comes with a JSA certificate and paulownia box.

All pieces in this range are considered to be "MEISEKI". These are stones produced in various parts of Japan and they have been registered as exquisite based on the guidelines prescribed by the JAS (Japan Stones Association).

Please Note: As these items are 100% natural the pattern & colour may vary slightly from the image. Due to the nature of the stone, there are some deformations, dents, individual differences of some size, etc.


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