authentic arizona turquoise and sandalwood lotus mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made with double-sided indian lotus coin and tibetan carved lotus mantra conch shells. this turquoise comes from the kingman mine which is now closed and is unavailable. turquoise is most famous as an amazing healer for illnesses in the physical body and mental/emotional issues. it is also known as a stone of protection and communication on every level. turquoise is wonderful for the throat chakra, to encourage communication between the heart and mind, as well as to express desires and dreams. it opens the throat chakra, for clear communication, creativity, serenity, and spiritual bonding through verbal expression. it is known as the stone which connects heaven and earth, it balances yin and yang, and energizes, cleanses, and clears the meridians or nadis of the body.
naturally fragrant and calming, sandalwood is believed to be good for general prosperity and promotes tranquility as an aid to meditation. excellent for grounding and removing negative emotions. supports the first chakra and assists in achieving personal goals.the lotus mantra (om mani padme hum), translated as the "jewel in the eye of the lotus," is known as the mantra of compassion. it is considered the highest mantra and protects from all harm, sufferings, and ill health. it purifies and frees us from all negative emotions of the mind and speech. doubles as a necklace and wrap bracelet. 8mm beads. 108 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord to accommodate being worn on the wrist. small size is made without brass spacers throughout the mala. this design originally listed 10/2011. Sizing Info:small - fits a 6.25" - 7" wristmedium - fits a 7.5" - 8" wrist