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Himalayan Bone & Dzi Necklace

  • This traditional Tibetan style necklace is hand strung at the DharmaShop with natural bone beads and a true agate Dzi bead from Nepal.
  • Made of yak or water buffalo bone, these beads are a great way to reflect on the Buddhist teachings of impermanence in your daily practice.  They are a great reminder to live in the present moment.
  • Sourced in Kathmandu, these Lotus Dzi beads are high quality with rich detail and stunning color. 

Dzi beads are believed to offer protection for the wearer.  A Lotus Dzi bead possesses the power to purify the mind and heart, leading to a more calm and clear mind.  This Dzi can help to improve well-being by protecting the owner from negativity and bringing peace.

A note about bone beads:  In the Himalayas, it is typical for large animals such as yak or water buffalo to be used for service, food, clothing, and ritual items.  Given the limited amount of resources and the religious practices of the people in the region, it is important that none of the animal goes to waste.  These amazing bone beads are handcrafted by artisans who recycle and reuse everything in daily life and spiritual practice.

Necklace measures approximately 34 inches around when fully opened and can be tightened to desired length.  Bone beads are about 10mm.  Dzi bead is about 15mm.