women's water sapphire om mala necklace or wrap bracelet, made from tibetan sandalwood, grade A+ water sapphire, labradorite, and indian chalcedony om guru bead. each one of these guru beads is handmade and inlaid using old coin silver over antique chalcedony. the vibration of the om mantra is said to be the first primordial sound of existence. it represents the manifestation of the supreme being, the universe, past, present, and future, and the cyclical nature of beginning, transformation, and end. it is the reflection of the absolute reality, without beginning or end, and embraces all that exists. when taken letter by letter, A-U-M represents the divine energy united in its three elementary aspects: creation, preservation and liberation.
water sapphire is also commonly known as iolite, and is considered to be one of the best stones for healing, meditation, and spiritual growth. it stimulates the third eye, throat, and crown chakras, intuition, visualization, and growth in a gentle fashion. it supports communication and relationships of all kinds, and has been used physically for varicose veins, the respiratory system, addiction, alcoholism, the liver, and to maintain sobriety. labradorite brings forth each person's strengths to share with the world. it helps one find their originality and brings easier, more restful sleep as it has a very calming effect. this also makes it a wonderful stone for reducing stress and anxiety. it helps us relate to others, opens energy flow to the solar plexus and third eye chakras, and whatever energy centers are most in need. at the solar plexus chakra it gives power. at the brow chakra, it encourages deep insight and focused intuition. labradorite also has an umbrella effect when it comes to energy. it is used to dispel negativity, prevent the draining of energy, and helps to form a barrier of protection around its user. it is a stone of illumination, assists in easing any transformation, and allows one to engage a higher level of consciousness in the process. 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.this piece doubles as a necklace and wrap bracelet. 8mm beads. 108 mala prayer beads. strung on strong stretch cord to accommodate being worn on the wrist. please note that this is a LIMITED EDITION mala. i only have so many of these and once they're gone, they're gone. i would love to be able to offer this mala at a lower price, but these old indian guru beads are about $20 a piece. this design originally listed 9/9/2014. Sizing Info:fits a 6" - 7" wrist