Hand knotted lava bead mala necklace.
Lava Stone is a grounding stone that strengthens one's connection to Mother Earth. A calming stone, it is very useful in dissipating anger.
Each bead is approx. 5mm
Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity.
In traditional Tibetan Buddhism, mala beads are created using 108 beads, as a 108-bead mantra repetition represents the 108 worldly sins in the Buddhist doctrine.