The 'Rest and Recover' Mala
This mala has been created to induce and encourage a state of relaxation in readiness for a calmer night’s sleep that will carry over into your daily life. The tassel is made from vegan bamboo silk and hand-dyed in Somerset, UK, using only plant-dyes. The tassel cap is fairly-traded Balinese sterling silver. I deliberately leave the tassel long so that you can cut it to your desired length.

Amethyst guru bead: Amethyst is known to be a ‘master healer’, meaning that it works on numerous levels and has benefits for also every aspects of our being: emotional, spiritual, physical and mental. Amethyst dispels fear and anxiety and alleviates sadness and grief as well as helping with insomnia. It calms the mind and aids meditation, stimulating the third eye. It is a high vibration stone that transmutes energy into love. It has the power to block negative environment energies and enhance higher states of consciousness.

Howlite beads above the guru: This is an extremely calming stone, linking to spiritual dimensions, opening attunement and preparing the mind to receive wisdom and insights. Howlite formulates ambitions, both spiritual and material, and aids in achieving them, teaching patience and the helping to eliminate rage and uncontrolled anger.

Lavender Amethyst: this form of Amethyst contains all of the benefits of Amethyst but will a higher, finer vibration.

Rainbow Moonstone: Rainbow Moonstone intensifies your feminine 'Goddess' energy, holding within it the deep seated nature of feminine energy, which will help to balance the masculine-feminine vibrations within your body, and nurture your spirit. It activates the Kundalini energy in women and balances emotions in men.

Charoite marker beads: Charoite stimulates inner vision and spiritual insight, synthesising the heart and crown charts to cleanse the aura and stimulate unconditional love - everything you need to cope with great change at a spiritual level. It provides deep physical and emotional healing, helping you to accept the present moment as perfect.

Lepidolite beads behind the neck: Lepidolite dissipates negative energy and insists on being used for the highest good. It activates and opens the throat, heart, third eye and crown chakras, clearing blockages and bringing a deeper state of awareness.Lepidolite is excellent for overcoming any kind of emotional or mental dependency, helping you to severe ties that do not serve you. It encourages independence and achieving goals without outside help. It also the power of objectivity and concentration, helping to speed up the decision-making process to provide focus and determination.

Sodalite beads behind the neck: Sodalite relates to the Ajna chakra and is said to be an excellent stone for bringing mental clarity and encouraging rational thought. It is also said to calm the mind allowing new information to be processed and taken in. It brings joy to a heavy heart and encourages self-esteem, self-trust and self-acceptance. In healing Sodalite is believed to balance the emotions and calm panic attacks. It is also said to balance the metabolism, boost the immune system and help to relieve insomnia.

Purple Lava Stone beads behind the neck: Powerful Lava stone has within it the energy of fire and earth because it was once in the elemental form of fire, and now transmuted to the element of earth. It can be very useful for those who are indecisive, timid, or who are generally feeling weak. Lava stone can also assist one develop stronger ties with the earth. It can also be beneficial for those who feel they are "too fiery", by bringing a natural balance with the blending of earth's grounded energies. These beads are naturally porous and therefore are excellent for using with essential oils. Just put a drop of your favourite oil on each bead and inhale it’s beautiful scent all day (or night!) long).

Rudraksha Seeds: The bead of Rudraksha has Ayurvedic qualities and its bark leaves and outer shell of the beads all are used to cure various ailments like mental disorders, headache, fever, skin diseases, and also to heal the wounds. Wearing and worshipping Rudraksha is beneficial to the nervous system, it controls blood pressure, paves towards mental stability, removal of stress and helps one to retain healthy body.