This necklace pairs a clay amulet (hand-carved in Thailand), featuring a large meditating Buddha figure on the front and nine meditating Buddha figures on the back, with natural raw rubellite (pink tourmaline) for a natural look with a pop of subtle color.
Necklace Length: 34 inches
Pendant Drop: 2.1inches
Pendant Width: 1.85 inches
Hand-Knotted (no clasp)
RUBELLITE: a gemstone whose colors range from purple-pink to purple-red and is in the tourmaline. It symbolizes committed, deep love.
NINE (9): Nine is believed to be a sacred number symbolizing leadership and wisdom. In Buddhism, Buddha was believed to have nine virtues (below); and most rituals and practices in Buddhism have 9 steps.
(1) Accomplished (2) Self-Enlightened (3) Endowed with Knowledge (4) Eloquence (5) "Knower of Worlds" (6) The Guide Unsurpassed of Men (7) Teacher of Gods & Men (8) Enlightened (9) Blessed