This is a very beautiful mala. Lapis lazuli has been an significant stone in many cultures for millennia. In the Buddhist tradition, lapis lazuli is the stone to bring inner peace and freedom from negative thoughts. Lapis lazuli is also considered the stone of self-knowledge and reflection and is therefore favoured by spiritual seekers and students.
This mala is knotted and arranged in the Zen style - it has four gold filled beaded beads, studded with tiny lapis lazuli, as marker beads. 108 6mm lapis lazuli beads are divided into sections of 7/14/66/14/7 between the marker beads. Finished with a gold filled beaded bead as guru bead and a fuchsia tassel. 96cm - 114 with guru bead and tassel.
Chakras: Third Eye (6th), Throat (5th)