Amazonite is a soothing stone. Wear it and you will immediately feel a sense of inner peace and balance. It possesses a powerful energy, like the river of which it bears the name, but it is nevertheless capable of taming and calming negativity and anger.
This splendid Mala Prayer Bead piece is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine Matte Amazonite, Jasper and Agate Stone beads as well as a beautiful tassel. The Matte Amazonite, the Agate and the Jasper gemstone beads are 8 mm in size. The guru bead is made with zirconium. Your mala can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation and prayer. The length is about 49 inches (124 cm). Hand-knotted.
Jasper is a stone of physical strength and energy, it stimulates gently and steadily, enhancing stamina and endurance, and increasing the amount of chi, or life force, in one's aura. It is a stone of health and passion and brings the courage to face unpleasant tasks and to rectify unjust situations.
Amazonite is a mint green to aqua green stone said to be of truth, honor, communication, integrity, hope, and trust. It is said to enhance intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and psychic ability. Amazonite is often associated with the throat chakra, and as such, said to be beneficial to communication. It is also associated strongly with the third eye chakra. It is said to align the physical and astral bodies. It is noted mystically to lessen stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building self-esteem. Amazonite is believed in crystal healing to heal emotional disturbances and the after-effects of emotional trauma.
Mala Prayer Beads 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.