This splendid mala prayer bead necklace is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine Black Onyx and African Turquoise gemstone beads. Your mala can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation. The beads are 8 mm. Length is about 33.4 inches (85 cm).
Black Onyx is a powerful protection stone that absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.
African Turquoise a stone that brings structure, balance and prosperity where it is due. African Turquoise is a stone that hands over a key to new life with its offerings. This is a stone that awakens the soul to its intended purpose, encouraging the being to make positive impression while gaining and giving positive wisdom.
Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. This sādhanā (practice) is known in Sanskrit as japa. Malas are typically made with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads.