This powerful grounding mala is suitable for both men and women. It’s a good piece to wear on days you need extra grounding and protection. Black stones have protective energies in the sense that black is the absence of light, and therefore, can be used to create invisibility. The meaning of Black Onyx is self-control, decision-making, intuition and protection. It is regarded as one powerful protection stone as it absorbs the negative energy of people, releases mental stress and promotes emotional wellbeing. Hematite crystals have an excellent grounding and balancing energy, as well as being a powerful aid to stimulate the mind. They attract “kind” love and meaningful friendships. Rudraksha Beads are sacred seeds used by the Hindu’s for prayer and devotion. The seeds form naturally on the Rudraksha tree. Hindu mythology named these beads “The Tears Lord of Shiva”.