Wear this beautiful hand knotted Mala Necklace, to captivate the calming spirit of the ocean and connect you with the origins of life on earth, the ocean! It is made from 108 hand picked Angelite, Turquoise, Opalite, and White Howlite 6mm gemstones, masterfully stung to finish this amazing necklace. The bottom of the necklace features a Sterling silver Guru Bead with tassels. Hand Knotted 6mm stones 33'' long necklace and the mala could also be worn as a wrap bracelet 4 times around measuring out to a size 8'' ►Mala Who? A Mala is a hand knotted necklace consisting of 108 beads which is traditionally used for keeping track of mantras during meditation. Many traditional malas feature a "Guru Bead" which is added at the bottom to help you keep your place, create intention, and remind you why you are meditating. It represents the teacher. There is also a Tassel on traditional Mala necklaces hanging below the Guru Bead. Recently, Malas have become extremely popular as they are a great style piece that can be worn by anyone! The term "Mala" comes from the Sanscrit translation meaning Meditation Garland. Malas from Hidden Jewel of the south end are authentically made using only the finest gemstones, hand knotted on nylon thread, often with a silk tassel added. ►Metaphysical Properties Angelite is said to heighten perception. It has long been known as a powerful stone for healers, especially since it provides protection for the body. Angelite helps you to speak truthfully, and it promotes communication and self-expression. White Howlite- Howlite is a great aid for those who have trouble sleeping, especially when caused by an overactive mind. Howlite helps with achieving your goals, strengthens your memory increases desire to learn. It teaches patience and helps to lessen anger and stress. Turquoise-The most legendary of all the stones, Turquoise is the "rock star" in the world of healing minerals. From its history in ancient Egypt around 6000 BC as seen with the likes of King Tut and Cleopatra it has long been a popular gemstone. Likely one of the very first gemstones ever to be mined, Turquoise was considered a sacred stone by Native Americans, who claimed it assisted in the connection between heaven and earth. Turquoise is considered the master healer because it possesses the highest vibration of love, a super stone for healing. Opalite -It is a stone of love, but only rewards faithful lovers. It is said to help form lasting romantic bonds. Opalite is believed to alleviate depression, soothe frayed nerves and help us to step away from anxiety. It is said to bring inner peace and a sense of calm in any situation. ►Handcrafted in our shop in the South End, Boston Massachusetts.