The Carnelian Wrist Mala is used by yoga practitioners for the recitation of mantras in daily practice and also in retreat. Gemstone Malas are also worn as bracelets bring the blessing of the vibrations of the stone into the body's energy circuit. This wrist mala contains 21-24 beads.
Red Carnelian generates healthy energy and through the centuries has been used to promote fertility and healing at all levels from spiritual to the physical, for men and women. Carnelian is one of the power stones of earth. This translucent brown/orange gemstone has a kind, warming energy that connects to the earth and to the sun.
Best used for: Guards against poverty, Humor, Calming, Protection from Negativity
The beads measure 8mm in size and are strung on a durable elastic cord and are 7.5 inches or 18cm in length. The Mala is crafted by longtime Buddhists in Nepal working in a fair trade environment. We hope you will appreciate the beauty and power of these sacred beads.
For a frame of reference a dime is about 18 millimeters. 8 millimeters is a good size for the average wrist. 6 millimeters are usually preferred by women. And 10 millimeters are for those that have an average male wrist size but like the look of bigger beads; or for those with above average wrist sizes.