women's african turquoise shiva shakti mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made from tibetan sandalwood, matte finish african turquoise, and indian shiva parvati guru bead. each one of these guru beads is handmade in india using old coin silver.
in hindu tradition, the union of shiva and the goddess parvati is considered the most divine union. it is filled with love, hope, and devotion, and symbolizes the soul or atman merging into its divine source with the supreme being and ultimate reality. for yogis, it is a symbolic representation of liberation, love and devotion, and the merging of shiva and shakti. the word yoga literally translates as “union” and this unity is achieved once shakti is joined with shiva. it represents our union with the divine, our love and devotion to that union, and letting go of the illusion that we are separate from God.african turquoise is a stone of protection and grounding, gentleness and relaxation, tranquility and ease, and gentle change. it balances yin and yang energies, sustains and supports through times of stress, brings peace and emotional healing, and protects while absorbing negative energy. it attracts friendship, love, luck, prosperity, happiness, success, and courage, and has been said to aid in the release of shame and guilt. it promotes stability, comfort, and calm, is a powerful healer that empowers and re-aligns all chakras, and has been used to aid the liver, gallbladder, digestive system, and intestinal ailments.naturally fragrant and calming, sandalwood is believed to be good for general prosperity and promotes tranquility as an aid to meditation. it is excellent for grounding and relieving negative emotions, and supports the first chakra and achieving personal goals.Sizing Info:fits a 5.75" - 7" wrist