Hippo Black Obsidian Hand Carved Gemstone Animal Totem Statue Stone Sculpture
Hippos, one of the largest of the land mammals in existence; can weigh up to 3 tons. Their symbolic history goes back to Ancient Egypt and they were highly revered by the Egyptians as a powerful, strong, and "bull" like protection. The word Hippo itself is from ancient Greek for "River Horse". If the Hippo is your Totem, certainly your attention is on power and moving through life in a powerful way.
Obsidian - volcanic glass; Usually dark in appearance, the color can vary depending upon impurities. All natural gemstone. Absorbs negativity; excellent shield/protector from negative environmental energies; Aids in grounding. Helps to discover hidden knowledge, particularly about one's self. Useful for divination. Working with obsidian with direct intent can stimulate creativity in one’s life pursuits.
Each hand carved sculpture is unique.
Length: 57.00 mm or 2.25 inches - more or less
Width: 31.00 mm or 1.25 inches - more or less
Weight: 42.00 grams - more or less
NOTE: Gemstones have great variance in the color, and striations of patterning. We have taken pictures of a fairly common representation and take great care in selecting material that you will be happy with; please give us the grace of slight variations from the picture - and we guarantee that you will be happy with our selection!