This splendid mala bracelet is carefully handmade with 108 natural genuine blue Apatite gemstone beads. It can be worn as a bracelet, necklace or used for meditation. Length is about 23.6 inches (60 cm) and it is elastic. Choose your favorite charm: Buddha, Lotus, and Ohm. Available in gold and silver.
Blue Apatite is a motivational stone, promoting independence and ambitiousness. A stone of the Throat Chakra, Blue Apatite helps with public speaking and enhances group communication. Meditating with the crystal will enhance self-expression, communication, and patience. Apatite is reputed to have potent healing properties for the physical body, especially for the digestion, metabolism, and endocrine system.
Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. This sādhanā (practice) is known in Sanskrit as Japa. Malas are typically made with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads.