*HISTORY OF THIS STONE:
Spiritkeepers are generally rocks that are whole and unbroken, mainly so that it's clear I don't changes the natural shapes, (my own little rule). This particular piece of stone was a bit different. Being a conglomeration of fossils, the stone was whole at one time. Nature, however, found an interesting way of altering the shape when my former studio was rocked by an earthquake. Having been in my personal collections, the stone was broken by falling household debris. In my metaphysical opinion there was, at that time, a shift in the energy of the now stone shard. There seemed to be an electric like spark, near to an excitement, to the energy. Indeed, there is a heavy amount of quartz in the stone, a known energy generator, and the crystals of fossilized creatures can be seen along the broken edge in lovely tones of blue gray.
*About the Animal:
The Emperor Penguin is perhaps best known, recently, for the animated motion picture, "Happy Feet", involving the metaphysical concept of soul-mates. Emperor Penguins make a sequence of journeys, as adults, each year in order to mate and to feed their offspring. Emperor couples are known to court each other and recognize one another by their unique calls, having a wide range of vocalizations. The Emperor Penguin is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species and is found only in Antarctica. Like all penguins, it is flightless, with a streamlined body and flipper like wings for a marine lifestyle. The lifespan is typically 20 years in the wild, but some individuals may live to as much as 50 years of age.
The following was referenced for Emperor Penguin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Penguin
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