For this 108 Mala I used 6mm African Turquoise, brass spacer beads and a large vintage Buddha amulet from Thailand. The mala has been hand-knotted on an extra strong, nylon cord with one knot between each gemstone bead. It not only looks great, it also makes it easy to use it as a tool in your meditation practice.
Mala length: 37" (94cm). Amulet length: 2" long (50mm).
African Turquoise is a stone that brings you structure, balance, prosperity and a clear and focused mind. It will awaken your soul to its intended purpose and its encouraging energy will open your mind to the possibility of newness. It will renew your spirit, energy and path in life and help you bring about necessary change into your life. African Turquoise will help you stay true to yourself. It is connected to the Third Eye Chakra (intuition, knowledge, divine wisdom).
The Buddha is considered an ornament for purification, enhancing spirituality, good health and enables the wearer to rise above hallucinations brought about by materialism. The Buddha symbol represents your Dharma, finding your path.
Read more about gemstones and their healing qualities here. Gemstones are natural materials and each gemstone is unique color may vary within a single stone. The gemstone colors in the mala may vary slightly from the photos.