This ancient Shungite stone has been shaped into a reflective pyramid...It measures 1" tall, 1 1/4" wide at the base and weighs 0.8 oz (23 grams.) Ready to enjoy or inspire something of your own creation! Shungite is over 2 billion years old and only found in the Karelia area in Russia. Place shungite in your water....it attracts and neutralizes waterborne contaminants. Shungite has been used commercially in Russia for water purification since the 1990s. Bacteria (and other microbes), nitrates, heavy metals, pesticides, volatile organics, pharmaceuticals, chlorine, and fluoride are contaminants shungite removes from water. Shungite water is known for its antioxidant effects. Pyramids are an ancient sacred and powerful shape...the word comes from the Greek root Pyra for fire and Latin word Mede for middle. Its energy generating properties shed light on the origins of its name.... Pyramids focus the Earth's energy and generate a protective shield around the body/area it's located in. Wonderful for doing chakra work, pyramids have a lovely torus of energy circulating through its base out its point fountaining back down and around again. "Shungite cures, rescues, purifies, heals, protects, normalizes, restores and even stimulates the growth. Amazing rock: it kills and devours anything that harms people and other living beings, and concentrates and restores all that is good. The scholars who have studied shungite in one voice declare, it is a miracle! " -From the book by A. Doronina "Shungite - the stone-savior"