Septarian has a nurturing and calming energy, reminding ourselves to nurture ourselves, others and ideas. As they're essentially a gift from the natural resource of the earth, they can also remind us to stop and give thanks to Mother Earth. The name Septarian comes from the Latin word, Septem, or seven. They're called this because when the balls cracked and created their unique designs, there are said to have been seven cracks in each direction. They comprise of calcite, aragonite and limestone which was formed millions of years ago at the bottom of prehistoric oceans. When these oceans dried out, they cracked and formed hollow interiors which became full of other minerals. This incredible Septarian Sphere measures 3.75" diameter approx.