Abalone is a natural stone which is actually the exoskeleton of a mollusk, a sea creature called abalone. Made of a calcium carbonate, Abalone shell is a exotic mix of purple, turquoise, blues, greens, blacks and browns. It's beautiful pieces are often found set in jewelry in touristic areas of tropical countries.
It is thought to encourage mental growth and helps to remove negative emotions. It stimulates creativity and heightens intuition. It's calcium content makes it a great stone to use in order to protect bones and joints, often used to ease arthritic pain and inflammation.