SHUNGITE 5 ELEMENTS SETS (PLATONIC SOLIDS)
5 elements (or Platonic solids, of Platonic shapes) are tetrahedron, cube (or hexahedron), octahedron, dodecahedron and icosahedron. They have one thing in common - they are constructed by congruent regular polygonal faces with the same number of faces meeting at each vertex. Five solids meet those criteria, and each is named after its number of faces. They are named for the ancient Greek philosopher Plato who theorized that the classical elements were made of these regular solids. Plato wrote about them in the dialogue Timaeus c.360 B.C. in which he associated each of the four classical elements (earth, air, water, and fire) with a regular solid. Earth was associated with the cube, air with the octahedron, water with the icosahedron, and fire with the tetrahedron. The fifth Platonic solid, the dodecahedron, Plato obscurely remarks, "...the god used for arranging the constellations on the whole heaven".
Platonic solids, made from stone, are used for meditation and as a metaphysical tool. We offer shungite platonic solids, or shungite 5 elements, in 2 sizes - 20mm and 30mm.