Octahedron The third of the platonic solids in the octahedron having 8 triangular sides. It symbolises the element of air. It is linked to the Heart Chakra; the center for love, compassion & our spiritual nature. This chakra is where we access our healing
They are geometrical forms which are said to act as a template from which all life springs. They are named after the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. To the Greeks, these solids symbolized fire, earth, air, spirit (or ether) and water.