women's lapis lazuli shiva shakti mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made with grade AA+ denim lapis lazuli, white wood, 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. lapis is known as the “stone of total awareness”. carrying many properties, this natural stone provides activation and energizing of the throat and third eye chakras. it enhances intuition and provides objectivity, clarity, and mental endurance. lapis also assists in tuning into the creative source and awakening to the perfection of self.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 6.25" - 7" wrist