women's garnet shiva shakti mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made with grade AA+ garnet, ebony, malaysian rhinestones, and double sided shiva / om pendant. elegant and understated, this mala falls just a few inches below the heart.
shiva is often referred to as the god of the yogis, self-controlled and celibate, while at the same time a lover. he is responsible for change both in the form of death and destruction, and in the positive sense of destroying the ego, the false identification with form. this includes the shedding of old habits and attachments. as truth, goodness, and beauty, shiva represents the most essential goodness, and he is believed to have strong purification power and offer protection. 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.tiger ebony is considered to be one of the most powerful woods and is said to bring strength and protection. it balances both the feminine and masculine energies, brings good luck, and is considered to be especially useful in the seeking of spiritual knowledge.this piece doubles as a necklace and wrap bracelet. 6mm beads. 108 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord to accommodate being worn on the wrist. made with gunmetal accents, and malaysian rhinestones. this design originally listed 2/2013.Sizing Info:fits a 6" - 7" wrist