Sandalwood is a traditional material used in making malas. A soothing, peaceful and fragrant wood- it is said to attract positive subtle vibrations, enhances perception, promotes tranquility and helps bring a positive frame of mind. Sandalwood is known as an anti-depressant, antiseptic, insecticidal and sedative wood. The scent of sandalwood is said to bring you closer to the divine. It attracts positive energy, its soothing aroma is used to support meditation, spirituality and calms the mind
Silver is associated with Moon and exhibits its qualities. It is a reflective metal and is said to be a mirror to the soul, promoting greater self-understanding, calmness and balance. It is said to protect and alleviate negativity and negative emotions. Wearing silver in combination with gemstones is said to attune one to the ebbs and flows of the universe.