Our bangles are handcrafted of copper, brass, and nickel by Tibetan Monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India. They are considered to have healing properties and balance the energies of the body. This is a Fair Trade item.
Copper: combats lethargy, passivity, restlessness, excitability. It stimulates initiative, optimism, diplomacy and independence. Copper provides a harmonic connection between the physical and astral bodies and aligns the subtle bodies. It is said to be a bestower of good, bringing benefit to its wearer. It opens an activates the base a sacral chakras, advancing and stabilizing the the energies of intuition, desire and vitality.
Brass: is rich with copper content; It consists mainly of copper & zinc, bronze consisting essentially of copper and less than 11% tin. Assists healing of skeletal structure. It aids in eliminating toxins from the body. Conducive for spiritual/mental healing, self-discipline & strength.
Nickel: the healing properties of nickel are thought to include cleansing, stimulation of the liver, soothing headaches, and easing fear, as well as promoting the energy of playfulness!