Starry Night Mala
Our Starry Night Mala has a beautiful lapis pendant that adorns a hand-knotted sandalwood & lapis mala necklace.
Lapis is associated with wisdom, good judgment, creating new ideas, enhancing intellect, truth and understanding. In ancient Persia as well as ancient Egypt, Lapis Lazuli was a symbol of the starry night, while the Sumerians believed that the spirit of their gods lived within the stone.
Sandalwood with its sweet fragrance has been found to provide mental clarity and help reduce anxiety. It is also relaxing and calming, helping making one feel at peace without the feelings of drowsiness. Research has that sandalwood brings about a feeling of harmony along with present, clear and calm awareness. All of these factors make it a very popular choice in malas for meditation and daily wear.
- 108 6mm beads
- irregular cut lapis pendant*
- knotted on dark blue cord
- approximately 28 inches around
*NOTE: as each lapis pendant is unique, there are slight variations in shape and size.