ART MALA down to its last thread of silks! We've been celebrating progress made to see the majestic elephants roam free on the beaches, no more circuses, thank-you, ..look for the rose-quartz elephant focal bead in this one.
handknotted one-of-a-kind made by Abby Vakay ~200.more
Smoky quartz is a very protective and grounding gem stone. A root chakra stone, smoky quartz enhances survival instincts, and can help one reach personal and business goals. It is also used in assisting in making wishes come true by grounding their essence in reality. Smoky quartz also works energetically to assist in prioritizing needs and wants, and brings wisdom to every day life, can be considered a stone of serenity, can be very...more
Having worn this art-mala all day today, I can say it has pearl-power and helped me free up, and allow some playful pop-up on a greyful day, "upping spirits".
Custom design, hand-knotted 100%pearls. $220 (sold) ~Abby Vakay
I am in process of making others similar, but never duplicate, stay in touch!more
More traditional, in beautiful aquamarine gemstone. Qualities of this stone are contentment, peaceful feelings toward all, and a strong healthy sense of compassion.
Aquamarine evokes the purity of crystalline waters, and the exhilaration and relaxation of the sea. It is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. Aquamarine sharpens one's mind, calms emotions and improves visual sight. Excellent for...more
Turquoise is perhaps the oldest stone in man’s history, the talisman of kings, shamans, and warriors. It is a stone of protection, strong and opaque, yet soothing to the touch, healing to the eye, as if carved from an azure heaven and slipped to earth. Its unique shade of blue, often blue-green, lends it name, Turquoise, to all things of this tranquil hue, helps with confidence and promotes endurance. It is wonderful for promoting spiritual...more
Mother of Pearl brings the gentle healing power of the sea. It is a stress relieving stone; relaxing, soothing and calming to the emotions. Mother of Pearl stimulates our intuition, imagination, sensitivity and adaptability. It helps our emotions become more harmonious and balanced. Calming and soothing to temper or feelings of fear. It enables you to more easily express feelings of love. Mother of Pearl helps with clarity in decision making...more
Tribal Indians believed that pearls were tears of their gods. An Arab legend weaves a tale of dewdrops filled with moonlight that fell into the ocean and were swallowed by oysters, creating the precious pearls. The Gates of Heaven are made of pearl, according to the King James Bible. Pearls were rumored to cure hundreds of ailments. There are many more references to the pearl in works of great literature, and the lustrous jewels are often...more
Like soft pale petals of the rose. Rose Quartz, a stone of the heart and a Crystal of Unconditional Love. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion, peace, tenderness healing, and comfort. It speaks directly to the Heart Chakra, dissolving emotional wounds, fears and resentments, and circulates a Divine loving energy throughout the entire aura. Reawakening the heart to its own innate love, it provides a deep sense of personal...more
Yellow jade is energetic and stimulating but with a mellowness. It brings joy and happiness into your life. It teaches us that all beings are connected. So does the piglet. It helps the digestive and elimination systems of the body. Yellow jade aids meditation and visualisation. It helps you let go of material things, ego, selfishness and greed. This stone stimulates and heals the mental body. Promotes heightened awareness and...more