This splendid Mala bracelet is carefully handmade with 108 Amethyst crystal beads. It can be worn as a bracelet, necklace or used for meditation. Length is about 23 inches, elastic. Beads are 6 mm in diameter.
Amethyst has healing powers to help with physical ailments, emotional issues, and in Energy Healing and Chakra balancing. Amethyst crystal therapies are primarily associated with physical ailments of the nervous system, the curing of nightmares and insomnia, and balancing the crown chakra. It is a powerful and protective stone that helps relieve stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation.
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.