108 Labradorite Mala
108 is an auspicious number for many reasons. Some believe there are 108 stages on the journey of the human soul. While others connect the number to astronomy, energy lines in the body, and the Sanskrit alphabet. It's also tradition for a Mala to have 108 beads, plus one guru bead.
Rudraksha: Rudraksha seeds grow inside of what look like blueberries on trees South East Asia. In Buddhism and Hinduism, the beads are believed to provide inner calm, peace, and free one from negative thought. The beads get darker over time as they absorb your oils and energy. This is thought to strengthen the rudraksha.
SIZE & FIT
108 beads at 6 mm each.
Hangs 48 cm. Length is approximate as each piece of jewelry is unique.
About Mala Collective
- Our gemstones are never dyed. The colors in the stones vary naturally as they are from Mother Earth.
- Our malas are hand-kotted between each bead while our bracelets are hand-strung. Hand-kotting is a traditional way of making mala necklaces, and is meant to help ease your meditation practice.
- We use only natural materials in our products. Cotton threads. Undyed gemstones. Rudraksha seeds from South East Asia. And sandalwood from India.
- This piece was and made by a female artisan who was provided fair wages and a safe and supportive working environment.