women's malachite shiva shakti mala necklace and wrap bracelet, made with high quality malachite, double-sided brass shiva om pendant, and lotus mantra guru bead. malachite is a stone of transformation and helps with change and spiritual evolution. it has been used to clear, activate, and balance all chakras, especially the heart chakra. it bridges the energy of the heart and root chakras, and as such, it helps balance pure love, romance, and one’s own well-being. it is also a stone of good fortune, prosperity, and abundance, and is a very protective stone. it is said to be useful for asthma, arthritis, and tumors as well.
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.
shiva is often referred to as the god of the yogis, self-controlled and celibate, while at the same time a lover of his spouse shakti. 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. destruction opens a path for a new creation of the universe, and the destruction associated with shiva has great purifying power. as truth, goodness, and beauty, shiva represents the most essential goodness, and his name is believed to have strong purification power and offer protection. in shiva, the art of meditation takes its most formless essence. he represents the letting go of the world of form, and his path is one of the ascetic yogi.
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 brass and antique bronze accents with double-sided brass shiva / aum pendant and lotus mantra guru bead. the lotus mantra (om mani padme hum), translated as the "jewel in the eye of the lotus," is known as the mantra of compassion. it is considered the highest mantra and protects from all harm, sufferings, and ill health. it purifies and frees us from all negative emotions of the mind and speech. this design originally listed 11/2012.
fits a 6.25" - 7" wrist