Here we have a collection of approximately 140 natural Rudraksha Hindu prayer beads – the perfect ingredients to create stylish ethnic or tribal-like statement jewellery.
The possibilities are endless – exciting - the choice is yours to make.
The beads measure between 12-15mm each.
Rudraksha beads are the dried stones (pips if you prefer) of the blue-coloured inedible fruit of huge Elaeocarpus Ganitrus trees, which are found in several Asian countries, including Nepal, India, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.
The dried stones are highly revered and specifically used as prayer beads by people of the Hindu faith as well as by Sikhs and Buddhists.
This beads in this collection weigh approximately 100 grams, while the stones cost $0.85 each.
As legend has suggested, the Rudraksha stones are often referred to as the Tears of Lord Shiva.