This splendid mala prayer bead necklace is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine Brown Onyx and Aquamarine gemstone beads. Your mala can be worn as a necklace or used for meditation. The beads are 8 mm. Length is about 35 inches (91 cm).
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.
The emotional healing properties of onyx are all about giving one emotional strength and fortitude. Onyx is a powerful gemstone with protective properties. It helps to shield the mind and body from negative electromagnetic energy. Onyx is a strength-giving stone and can provide support for self-discipline issues.
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.