Abalone Shells have been tossed in the flow of the ocean for many years, giving it a slow calming vibration connecting one with the sea. Abalone brings energies of protection, emotional balance, and tranquility. It enhances feelings of peace, love, and compassion, bringing harmony and balance to ones-self and relationships. Bringing protection, strength, and courage, it allows one to view situations from a more understanding viewpoint, enhancing expression, and allowing feelings to flow freely. Used as a smudging bowl it combines Air, Earth, Fire and Water to cleanse and bless a person or space. In Native American cultures Abalone shells are used as smudging bowls, and believe the shell and sage will carry their messages up to the heavens.