Commonly Used Symbols in Mala Jewelry
Infinity Symbol - used to convey endless love and connection.
Dragonflies - Dragonflies symbolize our ability to overcome times of hardship.
They remind us to take time to reconnect with our own strength, courage and happiness. It is also believed that dragonflies have an extra set of wings to carry visitors from heaven to see you.
Butterflies – Butterflies symbolize moving through different phases of life.
A metamorphosis as it were, letting go of old habits and finding your true inner self. Butterflies teach you to appreciate the struggle and recognise the beauty within.
Elephants – Elephants symbolize protection, strength, social connection, wisdom & leadership.
Elephants are also seen as a symbol of good luck in many different cultures. It is said that an elephant will clear a blocked path, you just need to be patient. Lastly, elephants teach us the importance of Family & Belonging.
Ohm – Ohm represents inner peace & Tranquility.
Ohm is the all-encompassing cosmic vibration, consciousness and sound of the entire universe.
Lotus Flower – Struggle through difficult times to emerge triumphant.
Lotus is something very beautiful emerging from a dark and gloomy surroundings. The lotus is a symbol of purity and beauty and teaches us that we can grow despite of our own gloomy situation or atmosphere.
Buddha - The word Buddha is not actually a title, but a type of person, an “awakened one” who demonstrates that – by practicing patience, compassion and loving kindness, we can all live the good life
Buddha himself was a prince who left his home in search of truth to find the meaning of life. A laughing Buddha symbolizes happiness and abundance.
Hamsa – is an amulet that helps banish evil or any negative energy.
It brings happiness, luck and good fortune to its owners.
Tree of Life - We grow stronger together.
The tree's branches reach high into the heavens, their roots dig deep into the earth... Yet all are woven together. This symbolizes the connection between all things in heaven and earth.