Black Onyx Mala Prayer Beads
- Made in the USA by Sakura Designs, unless otherwise noted
- Free Brocade Mala Bags with Malas made by Sakura
- Craftsmanship Guarantee, 30 Day Warranty for our Malas
- Sakura Designs hand-selects natural materials used in crafting each mala
- 108 main counting beads with various additional markers on full Malas
- Our beads are carefully "calibrated," to ensure regularity, and range from A to B grade
- Traditional 8mm beads, and approx. 18-21" long (36" circumference) unless otherwise noted
About this Mala:This mala has 108 8mm Perfectly smooth Black Onyx Beads with snowflake obsidian and silver markers, finished with a Natural Cotton Tassel.
About Black Onyx:Gemologically, natural onyx is similar to other cryptocrystalline quartz and is much harder than some varieties sold as onyx, which are much softer and are made of calcite. Onyx may be a multilayered black and white stone, usually with a black base and a white upper layer.†
Healing Properties:Black Onyx: Helps one to change bad habits. One may have found it helps people notice their chakras when placed on each chakra. (This can be done one chakra at a time.) It is a great grounding stone. Grounding stone. Really puts one in their body. This is extremely strong. Black stone in the Feng Shui tradition is considered "Yin" and is folklored to help with emotional protection and increased power. It is associated with the root "chakra" and can be grounding.
Onyx is mined in the US, Italy and Mexico. The color of black is also used extensively in Zen Buddhism. Enjoy the richness of this mala, appropriate for men or women. *(Guru Bead may be made from obsidian or black onyx as shown below depending on current availability.)Snowflake Obsidian: clears negative thoughts and inspires new, self-improving ideas to help one's situation in a positive direction. It can also improve psychic links to lost ones and previous lives.
All malas with tassels have a 30 day guarantee to protect from breakage. Complimentary Silk Mala Bag included!
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