PLATONIC SOLIDS from StoneBridge Imports in Canada.
In geometry, Platonic solids (sacred geometries) are the only geometric shapes with the same number of sides meet at each vertex with the same angle. These five shapes are:
Tetrahedron, Hexahedron | Cube, Octahedron,Dodecahedron, Icosahedron.
The name of each figure is derived from its number of faces: respectively 4, 6, 8, 12, and 20.
Used for meditation and as metaphysical tool, Stonebridge offers a large variety of platonic solids, or sacred geometry, cut and polished by hand (not tumbled polished) in Brazil. Rock crystal, quartz rose, amethyst, tiger's eye, sodalite, smoky quartz and other gemstones.
The aesthetic beauty and symmetry of the Platonic solids (sacred geometry) have made them a favorite subject of geometers for thousands of years. They are named for the ancient Greek philosopher Plato who theorized that the classical elements were constructed from the regular solids.
Platonic solids, or sacred geometry, include Tetrahedron, Hexahedron or Cube, Dodecahedron, Icosahedron. Used for meditation and as metaphysical tool, Stonebridge offers a large variety of platonic shapes cut and polished by hand, made in Brazil.
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