Antique Conch Shell Prayer Mala

$ 29.64



The Antique Conch Shell Prayer Mala is a unique and sacred piece of prayer jewelry that holds deep spiritual significance. This mala is crafted using conch shells, which have been revered in various spiritual traditions for centuries.

A conch shell is essentially the shell of a marine snail that has died naturally from old age and other causes. They are therefore extremely pure items because they are the leftovers of organisms that have broken away from the cycle of life. Additionally, it is stated that this shell is one of the eight fortunate signs and that it is "a gift from the stars" (Ashtamangala).

 They symbolize purity, auspiciousness, and the divine sound of creation. In Hinduism, conch shells are closely associated with Lord Vishnu, one of the principal deities, and are used in religious ceremonies and rituals.

The mala typically consists of 108 conch shell beads, though variations in bead counts are also common. Each bead is meticulously shaped and polished to bring out its natural beauty. The conch shell beads are known for their smoothness and soothing energy, making them comfortable to hold and use during prayer or meditation.

The mala is traditionally hand-knotted between each bead, symbolizing the interconnectedness of all beings and the unity of body, speech, and mind. This knotting technique also ensures the durability and longevity of the mala.

At the center of the mala, there is often a larger bead known as the guru bead. It serves as a focal point and signifies the starting and ending point of the mala. The guru bead represents the guidance and wisdom of the spiritual teacher or guru, reminding the practitioner of the importance of seeking guidance on their spiritual path.

The Antique Conch Shell Prayer Mala is not only a beautiful piece of jewelry but also a powerful spiritual tool. It can be used during meditation, prayer, or mantra chanting to help focus the mind and deepen one's spiritual practice. The conch shell beads are believed to carry the essence of the ocean's energy and can aid in purifying and calming the mind.

By wearing or using this mala, individuals can connect with the sacred traditions and teachings of various spiritual paths. It serves as a reminder of the divine within and invites a sense of peace, harmony, and spiritual growth into one's life.

Whether used as a personal tool for spiritual practice or as a cherished gift, the Antique Conch Shell Prayer Mala holds the essence of ancient wisdom and invites individuals to embark on a journey of inner exploration and connection with the divine.

Conch shells are well known for their beneficial effects, which include absorbing negative energy from your environment and transforming it into positive energy, relieving tension in your environment, lowering blood pressure, being a key component of Japa meditations, and helping with stomach problems. Additionally, blowing into a conch shell has been shown to reduce anxiety and tension.

All of these advantages are still present when a conch shell is transformed into a Mala, and it also offers the advantage of supporting your breathing and meditation techniques.

 Additional Information


90 g


10 × 5 × 10 cm


Conch shell

Knot Type



  • Materials: Conch shell
  • Size of beads: 8 mm each
  • Mala’s length:19.5 inches
  • The number of beads: 108
  • White thread with a fixed knot
  • Handmade in Nepal