The Antique Turquoise & Conch Shell Japa Mala is a unique and spiritually significant piece of prayer jewelry that combines the beauty of turquoise gemstones with the sacredness of conch shells. This mala holds deep roots in various spiritual and cultural traditions, symbolizing protection, purification, and spiritual connection.
Turquoise gemstones have been revered for centuries for their vibrant blue-green color and spiritual properties. They are believed to enhance communication, promote healing, and provide protection. Turquoise is often associated with the throat chakra, facilitating clear expression and spiritual alignment.
Conch shells, on the other hand, hold significant symbolism in many cultures and spiritual practices. In Buddhism, the conch shell represents the deep and melodious sound of the Dharma teachings, calling beings to awaken. It is also associated with purity and auspiciousness.
The Antique Turquoise & Conch Shell Japa Mala typically consists of 108 beads, although variations in bead counts are possible. The alternating combination of turquoise beads and conch shell beads creates a visually striking and spiritually uplifting design.
Each bead is individually knotted on a durable thread, symbolizing the interconnectedness of all beings and the unity of body, speech, and mind. The mala may also feature a larger guru bead or meru bead at the center, symbolizing the starting and ending point of the mala and representing the guidance and wisdom of the spiritual teacher or guru.
The Antique Turquoise & Conch Shell Japa Mala is not only a beautiful piece of jewelry but also a powerful tool for spiritual practice. It can be used for japa, the repetition of sacred mantras, to focus the mind and deepen one's spiritual connection. The combination of turquoise and conch shell beads enhances the energy and intention of the practice.
Wearing or using this antique mala allows individuals to connect with the beauty and symbolism of both turquoise and conch shells. It serves as a reminder to cultivate clarity, purification, and spiritual alignment. The mala's design evokes a sense of sacredness and reverence, creating a space for deepening one's spiritual journey.
Whether used for personal meditation or as a cherished gift, the Antique Turquoise & Conch Shell Japa Mala encompasses the richness of spiritual traditions and the beauty of natural elements. It invites individuals to embark on a path of inner exploration, healing, and spiritual growth while honoring the symbolism and significance of turquoise and conch shells.
Conch shells are prized for their purity and for their ability to help you unwind by lowering your tension and anxiety levels. By expelling the bad energy inside of you, beneficial astral energies may then gradually permeate your body and enhance your life in a natural way. The ideal combination to support you in all of your mantras and meditation is the carnelian stone, often known as the motivational stone.
10 × 5 × 10 cm
- Materials: Conch sell, Turquoise Stone, Carnelian stone, White metal rings
- Size of beads: 8 mm conch shell, 10 mm turquoise stone, 6 mm carnelian stone
- Number of beads: 108, excluding special beads
- Mala’s Length: 21 inches
- Red String with fixed knot
- Handmade in Nepal