Natural Large 8.5mm-bead hematite stone tasbih/prayer beads with a 3 bead adjustable place marker. 99 beads with double dividers at every 33 beads. Has an Alif made from round hematite stone beads along with a 10-bead counter. Comes in a gift box. Made in Indonesia. *Limited edition! Small quantity available! Hematite in Islam Hadid-i Sini (Hadid chini, Hadid THeen) coming from the Arabic (حديد صيني ) Hadeed “Iron” and Seeni “Chinese”. Hadid theen is believed to refer to the gemstone hematite. It is thought that Ali wore this gem for strength. Islamic lore cautions against wearing hematite constantly; instead it should be worn for protection when confronting a tyrant or an oppressor. Hematite as a Stone Hematite, an iron oxide, derives its name from the Greek word for blood, since it is red when sliced thinly or powdered. Hematite is one of very few gemstones with a metallic luster. Hematite is always opaque and is typically a blackish grey. When highly polished it can sometimes look like silver. Hematite is a remarkably dense material, with a specific gravity much higher than corundum or zircon. Hematite in Metaphysical and Crystal Healing Hematite is thought to stimulate the absorption of iron and in turn, improve the supply and circulation of oxygen in the body. Hematite is also used for the relief of fever and pain from cramps. It is considered to be a grounding stone that has a cooling and calming effect. Mentally, it is thought to help calm the mind and clear the way for enhanced focus and concentration. Hematite is also an important stone for Chinese ‘Feng Shui’. In Feng Shui practice, hematite is used for its protective force and for its ability to energize its wearer. Overall, hematite is an excellent gemstone for mental, physical and spiritual healing.
- Carnelian stones (red agate) tasbih with choice of various ornament tassel charms
- 8mm 33-bead tasbih carefully hand-crafted in Turkey by Muslims
- Choose the star-crescent (Kizilay), dervish, leaf, feather, sword or tughra charms
- Comes in a small gift box, limited quantities available in each style
- Ornamental charms and accents are made from a metal alloy NOT sterling silver