This splendid mala necklace is carefully handmade with 108 Garnet crystal beads and a raw Garnet guru bead. It can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation. Length is about 42 inches. Beads are 8 mm in diameter and the mala is beautifully hand-knotted.
Garnet cleanses and re-energises the chakras. It has the power to purify the energies in your body by getting rid of the toxins and restoring your body to its revitalized and re-energized state. It’s a stone that you must have if you want to achieve or regain your balance, if you want to feel safe and protected, and if you want to harness your inner strength. Garnet is also a gem at enhancing the laws of attraction, it opens the heart and bestows self-confidence.
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.