Karelianheritage.com tells us that, "wooden jewelry is known as the most ancient form of jewelry, still popular due to its powerful natural energy, genuine simplicity and uniqueness, with a strong connection with the Earth and nature. "Wooden jewelry possesses healthy elements contributing to their overall healing effect. Like crystals, different tree species have their own sacred energy and metaphysical properties. Their energetic potential may help with stress or mood changes, attract good fortune and help illnesses."
Touchwoodrings.com tells us that, "Native American teachings speak of trees as 'The Standing People'. These Native teachings speak of the special lessons and gifts each Standing Person has to give humankind.
Birch gives the essence of truth. It is considered the 'giving tree'.
Walnutteaches us clarity and focus, using our mental gifts wisely and how to best use our intelligence.
Oak teaches us strength of character and how to keep our bodies strong and healthy.
Cherry teaches us the lessons of clearing the pain of the heart and relating to others in a compassionate manner. Cherry is the tree of the heart.
Pine is the tree of peace.
Ash is peace of mind and promotes good health.
Maple is the tree of offering, giving of one's self so that others may benefit."