This mala is part of our exclusive InspiredbyKat Signature Collection. This piece was handcrafted with a 108, bloodstone stones, hand knotted and accented with our very own IBK guru bead. The guru bead is handmade with top grade pewter and plated in 24k gold with a matte finish. The necklace measures 44" in length, including tassel. Beads are 8mm & guru bead is 12mm.
Bloodstone is a variety of jasper, where the dark green color of the stone is flecked with red. This gives the appearance of blood on a green surface. This stone is often used as a reminder that we should not allow struggles to overwhelm us, but instead embrace the as a part of life and a way to make us stronger. Wearing bloodstone can be highly comforting during intense struggles. The stone can actually absorb some of the pain of the situation into itself. Is a very protective stone and it will assist in grounding you in the physical world, while keeping you focused on the "here and now" and the next steps that you need to take in order to solve a problem.