Color meanings Blue: healing, harmony, insight, truth. Brown: earth, stability. Green: prosperity, fertility, abundance, hope, healing. Purple: spirituality, wisdom, royalty. Red: vitality, passion, bravery, confidence.
Green Aventurine – Compassion, empathy, perseverance, prosperity, decisiveness. Comforting and healing. Promotes well-being and calm. Good for leaders and managers. Moss Agate – These beads can vary in color from green to blue.
Green stones can help promote feelings of balance, energy, fertility, happiness, self-respect and stability.
A black bead signifies Protection, strength, good fortune, vigor and health. Yellow beads: It is associated with stability and energy flow.
Waist beads hold deep cultural significance peculiar to the different African societies. Worn by women or sometimes men, these beads are viewed as a symbol of femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being.
Black beads are believed to symbolize the ability to hold onto hope in the face of adversity and also to be positive in unhappy times. By keeping hope and keeping the faith when the going gets tough, you think something great could come out of it.
Since white dresses are a reflection to purity and cleanliness, wearing white beads also promotes sincerity, honesty, purity and cleanliness. The hidden meaning in the color is basically an attraction.
Those bracelets were made of bones and shells, and they used to wear it as a symbol of an evil spirit. Wealthy people wore bracelets to display their power and status in their society. In some countries, bracelets have been used as a requirement of faith and devotion.
For beginners, we recommend wearing 1-3 strands. The more you get used to wearing waist beads, the more strands you may add.
Waist beads are designed to be worn by women of all shapes, sizes, and races.
Gold promotes a general sense of wellness with positive use of personal power. It aids in strengthening the ability to manifest goals. Silver is excellent for mental, emotional, and physical releasing and cleansing.
Ogún is the god of iron, war and labor. He is the owner of all technology and because this technology shares in his nature, it is almost always used first for war. As Elegba opens the roads, it is Ogún that clears the roads with his machete. He is recognised in the numbers 7 and the colors green and black.
Bold and beautiful the color black in African waist beads also represents elegance and sophistication. White represents purity and innocence. It is also used to represent morality and goodness in African jewelry, especially African waist beads.
A broken mala represents a broken cycle. While that might make you feel sad at first, it is traditionally viewed as a sign of good luck. A broken mala symbolizes spiritual growth. The intention you set for it may be completed or you are in a different place in your life and you may need new energy and intentions.
Waist beads are a piece of jewelry worn around the waist or hip area. Originating in Africa, waist beads are traditionally worn by women as a symbol of waist size, beauty, sexuality, femininity, fertility, well-being, and maturity.
It is said that beaded bracelets give the wearer a certain luck and energy. It was also believed that the meaning of the bracelet and what it symbolizes depends on what color the beads are.
Here’s our ‘Top 5’ list featuring the best gemstones for relieving stress and anxiety:- Labradorite. Labradorite is a grey gemstone with iridescent golden, green, blue, and sometimes even purple flashes.
Yellow Beads. Yellow symbolises the gift of prophecy, referred to as isithunywa in Zulu. Healers will use a combination of prophecy, prayer and water during their rituals.
Depending on how you want to wear your waistbeads, you can measure yourself above your navel, just at your navel, or right above your hips. Use a tape measure and measure against your bare skin without sucking in your stomach. You shouldn’t hold the tape loose nor too snug. Think about where you want to wear the beads.
We don’t believe you need to be religious or have a spiritual practice to wear mala beads—you can simply wear them as a reminder of personal intention you’ve set, or when seeking a calmer mind, body, and spirit.
The color of a bead held a special significance (see chart), and to a lot of Native Americans the blue bead was the most prized of them all. Various tribes saw the blue beads as a symbol for water, clouds, life, and lightning, and occasionally referred to them as a piece of the sky.
Purple mala beads
A very spiritual color, purple is linked to the third eye chakra and can enhance your intuition during meditation. Amethyst: enhances meditation, develops spiritual abilities, clears negative energy, helps sleep issues. Sugilite: develops spiritual awareness, increases intuition.