ART MALAS

~Abby Vakay

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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.

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"SO SO SUMMER" in the Hamptons. Floating shell focal bead, and on other end, 3 large aquamarines, surrounded by mother of pearl and art beads all around. This one is extra long and meant for layering.

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Aquamarine and pearls. The most fun to make, and wear so far! Double, triple wrap it, tie it, belt it , gotta love it! Tassels in three, very one of a kind, made in art-flow, on the go.

Custom design hand-knotted. $240 ~Abby Vakay

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What a way to move-on-from-winter combination this is. Aquamarine rules, yet consults often with its mother (of pearl).

Custom design (commision) all hand-knotted. ~Abby Vakay $(sold)

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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...

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MURKINESS in a good way!

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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!

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This is a long airey mala made of faceted hand-painted art glass beads combined with Chinese jade, along with the elephant focal bead. The custom tassel is natural sari silk combined with cotton.

Designed, handknotted ~Abby Vakay $180

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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...

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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...

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Onyx, Garnet, Blue jade, all hand-knotted. one-of-a-kind, silk and shimmery tassel Extra long, Designed, and handcrafted .~Abby Vakay $190

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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...

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The bead-by-bead mantra was: "Mix it up!" Art beads, Czech beads, antique glass beads, jade and amethyst mixed in. Something to be said for randomness.

Custom design, hand-knotted. ~Abby Vakay $180.

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Mixed art-mala full of watery summery inspirations, beautiful hand blown art-bead as the focal bead. Tassel designed, one-of-a-kind, silks of saris and more.

Designed, hand-knotted: Abby Vakay $108.

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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...

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Art-mala, bead-by-bead, open to randomness, with a taste of art-glass beads, wonderfully hand-picked antique glass beads, and tiny bit of sweet amethyst.

Unfolding design by ~Abby Vakay $150.

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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...

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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...

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