men's heart and solar plexus chakra mala bracelet made with African opal, citrine, hematite, and black lava rock. opal is a stone of many varieties that share common energies. it is a stone of hope, inner peace, love, and inspiration. it inspires and renews the heart chakra, unconditional love, imagination, and brings strong creativity to the spirit. it is useful for self-esteem, self-worth, and releasing harmful inhibitions, and has been used for protection, clarity, and to calm turbulent emotions. it is known as a very spiritual stone that brings courage, happy dreams, fidelity, and eases the process of change and letting go. it is believed to aid eyesight, parkinson's disease, headaches, diabetes, pre-menstrual symptoms, and the immune system. it has been used to support the heart and crown chakras, and is helpful for a variety of chakras based on its color.
in vedic astrology, citrine is associated with the planet jupiter, which is the planet of good luck and good fortune. it is a stone of success and manifestation, generosity, and personal empowerment. it is also known as a protection stone and is said to dispel negativity, alleviate depression and self-doubt, diminish irrational mood swings, and increase mental clarity. it is beneficial for spiritual growth, meditation, and never needs energetic cleansing. physically, it has been used to aid digestion, to support restful sleep, for heart and thyroid issues, and ailments associated with the center of the body and the solar plexus chakra.
lava rock is a stone of strength and stability in times of change. it supports grounding, is very protective, and absorbs harmful energies. it is associated with the root or base chakra, and embodies the fire of kundalini, which is the eternal force that activates the chakras. it strengthens our connection to the earth, provides guidance and understanding, and allows us to root scattered energy. it promotes focus, balance, and centering by embracing practicality.
8mm beads. 18 counted mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord with hematite accents. please note that each size is counted differently for an 18 count. the small size includes all round beads and the metal bead. the medium does not include the opal in the count, and the large counts only the lava rock. this design originally listed 10/2011.
small (18 bead) - fits a 6" - 6.5" wrist
medium (18 bead) - fits a 7" - 7.5" wrist
large (18 bead) - fits an 8" - 8.5" wrist