men's balancing mala bracelet made from indian bloodstone and garnet. bloodstone is a deep green stone with mossy tones and occasional small red flecks. the small red flecks are where the stone gets its name. it is an excellent stone for centering, grounding, and calming. it has been used to increase adaptability and ease stress, anxiety, emotional trauma, and grief. it is a stone of balance, and releases mental, physical and emotional blockages. it attracts abundance, prosperity, success, enhances the intellect, and is said to be helpful for blood disorders, the cardiovascular and endocrine systems, diabetes, kidneys, bladder, and post-surgery healing.
garnet is often associated with love, passion, and fire. it is a stone of faith, devotion, stability, and trust, and balances the emotions. it soothes emotional stress and anger that is held in and is not expressed. it encourages an inner strength and personal power, which increases success, a positive attitude, and sparks the energies of creativity. it is known in indian mythology for persistence, stamina, and energizing the fire of kundalini, which is the eternal force that activates the chakras and begins the path to awakening and enlightenment. it has been used to release bad karma, negative energy from the chakras, bring stability and order from chaos, and is associated with the root and heart chakras. it is a stone of protection and general healing, and is said to be useful for blood disorders, the heart, adrenal glands, the reproductive system, and malnutrition.
8mm stones. 18, 21, 24, or 27 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord with bronze accents. small size doubles as an 18 or 21 count depending on whether the garnet is counted. medium size is the same and doubles as a 21 or 24 count. both counts include the bronze bead in the back of the bracelet. large size is a straight 27 count with no back bead. this design originally listed 11/13/2014.
small (18 / 21 bead) - fits a 6" - 6.5" wrist
medium (21 / 24 bead) - fits a 7" - 7.5" wrist
large (27 bead) - fits an 8" - 8.5" wrist