women's shiva crown chakra mala bracelet, made with mint green pearls and bronze shiva. 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.
pearls were once thought to be the tears of god and are often referred to as the queen gem. they bring love, calm, success, and happiness. rich in symbolism and associated with the crown chakra, pearls have been associated with instilling faith, self-worth, integrity, truth, and loyalty, while providing balance, centering, introspection, reflection, and new beginnings. they have been used for digestive disorders, muscular systems, to aid fertility, and childbirth. their lunar energy is used for healing and understanding, sustaining and maintaining, and intuitive knowledge.
6mm stones. 27 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord. medium size is made with spacers between each bead. this design originally listed 11/6/2011.
small - fits a 6" - 6.5" wrist
medium - fits a 7" - 7.5" wrist