Sand Dollar

Sand Dollar

The sand dollar is a sea animal that has a firm, compressed, disk-shaped shield, it has a body structure that is formed with tightly united plates.

These are just beneath their slender skin.

They have small spikes that tightly cover up the entire shell and enable the sea creature to burrow in sand just below the surface.

Some symbolic meaning of sand dollar is given below

  • Transformation.
  • Internal strength.
  • Bravery.
  • Planned Activities.
  • Encouragement.
  • Freedom Movement.
  • Socialism.
  • Reformation.

Sand Dollars can change their place frequently and move freely without hesitation. Sand Dollars can choose their living place. They transform their position all of a sudden.

Sand Dollar as a totem animal

Their symbols deal with appearance, feelings, morality. Their color transformation has also symbolic significance.


Sand Dollars live in a hard surface and often change their positions. This symbolizes their strength. This animal totem gives us inspiration, encouragement for success. They show the way to build something in life. They show the influence of having a clear path and correspondences.

Inspiration and self-defense

They live beyond the low water line or just underneath the exterior surface. Their living area includes both sandy and muddy terrain. Sand Dollars often hide themselves under the surface and also change color.

They can make their own preferred and secured living place. These characteristics symbolize their inspiration to live and also their self defensive mentality. It can encourage one to choose their own path, and also the need to teach one on how to protect themselves.

Symbolic colors

Sand Dollars are found in different colors. Their green color signifies healing or treatment, blue shows emotional feelings, purple shows spirit of life.

Understandings of the sand dollar

Sand Dollars live in groups, even when they move freely, they move all together. They are often found all together. It is related with their liking for flexible underside areas. It helps in their reproduction.

Creativity and Planning

Sand Dollars have mystery characteristics. Biologists discovered Sand Dollars can clone themselves. Sand dollars have larvae that clone themselves as a method of self-protection. They double their number although successfully maintaining their dimension. This symbolic totem teaches us how to keep our existence even in worst situations. Their technique can make us think about the backup way of avoiding dangers.

Their mentality to change plan and their togetherness shows a great virtue.

Sand dollar shows as a spirit guide when

  • We are caught in a decision.
  • We need an inspiration.
  • We need to protect ourselves.
  • We have a weak mentality.
  • We need to& understand the value of teamwork.

Call on sand dollar as a spirit guide when

  • You need to make a decision right away.
  • You feel you are losing the reason to go on.
  • You feel like your safety is in jeopardy.
  • You wish to strengthen your mental capacity.
  • Everything seems to be disconnected in a team.

By Florance Saul
Mar 26, 2013