Each of these exquisite necklaces is crafted with a hand-knotted string of 108 Mala-beads, representing the ancient practice of meditation by repetition of a mantra 108 times. This piece features 10mm white turquoise beads and a hand-carved deer bone skull pendant. Because the "chain" portion of this necklace is endless, it can be worn long, knotted, or lariat style, depending on your mood-- four styles are shown in the images here.
This necklace measures a total of 23.5 inches in length. The skull pendant measures 1.3 inches long, 0.8 inches wide and 1.1 inches deep. Made in Brooklyn, NY.
About the materials: White turquoise has always been popular as a protective amulet and is the symbol of friendship. This stone is believed to bring peace to the home, to enhance and strengthen the aura, strengthen the organs, bring balance to the subtle systems (particularly the heart, thymus and throat chakras), neutralize environmental negativity, calm overactive thoughts and to cool emotions. This stone is further believed to enhance intuition and psychic skills and connect the wearer to the Spirit world. Necklace made in Bali.
The hand-carved bone skull is sourced in Mexico. Each of these skulls is unique, as each piece of deer bone reveals different characteristics during the carving process.