This is a beautiful pendant hand-crafted by Peruvian Artisans. The overall shape of the pendant represents the "Chakana", which is the Andean Cross Symbol referred to as "Chakana", and is a sacred symbol of the ancient Inca civilization. It represents the four corners of the Inca World, the four directions and the four organizing principles of the universe. The four elements of the sun, the moon, water, and air are inlaid into the four corners of the piece using Orange Spiny Oyster, Peruvian Turquoise, Mother of Pearl, and Abalone. On the front we find a triangle inlaid from Shell represents the three worlds and the center of Orange Spiny Oyster represents where all three worlds meet. The back we find seven inlaid stones representing the chakras, Mother of Pearl, Coral, spiny oyster, shell, green chrysocolla, turquoise, sodalite and purple spiny oyster. These seven stones are worn above the heart and the belief is the line of gemstones will help to open all of the chakras of the owner with the corresponding colors.The length is 2", and the bale is decorated by a pear of Mother of Pearl Shell.