Orthoceras fossil pendant – Unique. Orthoceras, also known as Orthoceratites, is a genus of extinct nautiloid cephalopod. Its name is derived from the words meaning “straight horn”, referring to it’s long, conical shell. These creatures roamed the seas during the Ordovician Period (485 million - 443 million years ago). Orthoceras can be found in sizes ranging from less than a centimeter to more than 14 feet long. Orthoceras is the ancestor of the Ammonites and squids. Fossils are believed to increase life span, reduce toxins, anxiety, stress, balance the emotions, make one more confident. Containing supernatural and physical healing powers. They promote a sense of pride and success in business. Healers use fossils to enhance telepathy and stimulate the mind. Traditionally, fossils have been used to aid in reducing tiredness, fatigue, digestive disorders, and rheumatism. Orthoceras activates our root chakra, grounding us down to this new earth with ancient energy. This fossil pushes us on a path of transformation, of not only who we are, but who we once were. Orthoceras helps us learn about the past lives in which our soul has lived. We can use the information gathered from visualizing these past lives and apply it to who we are today.