Bloodstone, also known as Heliotrope, is considered to be the most beautiful of the Jaspers. Its energy carries the purity of blood and inherently speaks of life and birth, vitality and strength, passion and courage. It is both mystical and magical, and its virtues are protective and nurturing.
A faceted red Czech glass bead hangs from the center of the mala, along with the hand carved Ruby Buddha pendant. Ruby represents passion, protection and prosperity. It actively stimulates the Base Chakra to amplify energy and vitality. It promotes love of all forms.
Mala measures approximately 26 inches around. Beads are 6mm. Buddha pendant is about 1.5 inches tall from bale and 0.75 inch wide.