This splendid mala prayer bead necklace / bracelet is carefully handmade with 108 natural Indian Onyx and Blue Apatite gemstone beads. It features a beautiful spiritual pendant of your choice. Your mala can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation. The beads are 8 mm. Length is about 35 inches (91 cm). Bracelet length is about 18.5 cm. Make your selection between the necklace, bracelet or necklace & bracelet set using the drop-down menu above.
Blue Apatite is a motivational stone, promoting independence and ambitiousness. A stone of the Throat Chakra, Blue Apatite helps with public speaking and enhances group communication. Meditating with the crystal will enhance self expression, communication and patience. Apatite is reputed to have potent healing properties for the physical body, especially for the digestion, metabolism, and endocrine system.
Onyx is a powerful protection stone that absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.
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.