Rosewood belongs to the genus Dalbergiais, and is a traditional wood that has been used throughout the centuries to make japa malas. It is a dark-colored, hard wood that polishes well and is very durable. It is also widely used for all sorts of instruments, carvings and furniture.
Rosewood has been used for centuries to treat both physical and spiritual ailments, mainly through it’s scent, which has calming effects. The scent is said to relieve nervousness and headaches, and boost the immune system. It is also associated with relieving skin irriations. Rosewood is also known to have properties that are very grounding, and helps one to connect with the earth.
Overall, rosewood possesses a feminine energy which can help to awaken love and compassion in the wearer.
Measurements: 91cm long x 0.7cm beads (108 + 1 beads)
Details: Rosewood beads on red thread with knots separating the beads, and red tassel