This splendid mala bead necklace is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine Tiger Eye and Aquamarine 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).
Tigers Eye is a powerful stone that aids harmony and balance, and helps you to release fear and anxiety. It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions. Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill-wishing, and is known to give you courage, self confidence and strength of will. It enhances creativity and is one of the stones that aid kundalini awakening and balances the brain.
Aquamarine is the stone that will help you be in touch with your spiritual being. This stone is used in deep meditations. It has been called "Water of the Sea", because of its color. Aquamarine is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors as a talisman of good luck, fearlessness and protection. It was also considered a stone of eternal youth and happiness.
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.