Our Beads

We use beautiful beads to create our malas – most of them are natural stone beads but we also have some wooden beads, metal beads, some seed beads, and some beads handmade from paper by women in Uganda available.  Here are some of the most popular beads that we use along with a few of their most notable properties.

  • Howlite – peace, sleep, stress-relief
  • Lava Rock – strength, courage, stability through change
  • Amazonite – truth, honor, integrity, creativity, hope
  • Gray Agate – grounding, harmony, balance
  • Yellow Jade – friendship, loyalty
  • Blue Jade – spiritualism,  serenity
  • Green Jade – protection, nourishment, wisdom
  • Green Aventurine – creativity, imagination, positivity
  • Snowflake Obsidian – protection, removes negativity
  • Landscape Jasper – earth energy, stability, strength
  • Tourmaline Quartz – balanced energy, positivity, healing
  • White Jade – peace, harmony, good decision-making
  • Lapis Lazuli – healing, truth, relieves anxiety
  • Labradorite Larvakite – confidence, motivation, adaptability
  • African Turquoise – friendship, truth, wisdom
  • Sodalite – logic, clear thinking, communication
  • Moss Agate – courage, balance, strength
  • Flourite – peace, focus, confidence
  • Lotus Jasper – healing, peace, comfort in grief
  • Rhodonite – grace, unconditional love, inner growth, self-compassion
  • Calcite – protection, inner peace
  • Tiger’s Eye – protection, stability, integrity, will-power, self-confidence
  • Orange Aventurine – good fortune, self-worth, creativity
  • Indian Agate – meditation, healing, security
  • Magnesite – relaxation, flexibility, meditation
  • Unakite – love, compassion, kindness, nurturing
  • Amethyst – patience, peace, balance, meditation
  • Cherry Quartz – heals emotional wounds, eases tension
  • Rose Quartz – unconditional love, soft feminine energy
  • Picture Jasper – comfort, surfaces hidden thoughts and feelings
  • Tourmaline Agate – joy, combats negativity
  • Black Onyx – strength, supports in times of stress, transforms negative energy
  • Carnelian – creativity, individuality, courage
  • Red River Jasper – fairness, justice, strength, healing
  • Opalite – communication, spirituality, energy
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