High quality 8mm round black tourmaline beads make up this energy bracelet that can be worn alone or stacked together. Great as a meditation bracelet, mala bracelet and yoga wear! Black Tourmaline is a grounding stone and protects against negativity. It powerfully deflects/shields against unwanted or dark energies, (anger, resentment, or jealousy) especially for sensitive people. Encourages intellectual thought, vitality. Tourmaline is also the traditional October birthstone. Astrological associations: Capricorn. Chakras: root. The lotus flower symbolizes new beginnings, purity and enlightenment. Buddhists liken the unfolding of the lotus petals to the unfolding of the divine within the human self. The closed bloom represents the heart with its infinite potential for enlightenment; the open blossom represents the enlightened self. In Buddhism the lotus blossom represents a heart opening. The lotus flower blooms on the surface of water, with its roots deep below in mud - making it a symbol of light and beauty emerging from darkness. Bracelet fits a wrist approximately 6 1/2 - 7 1/2 inches around. Positive affirmation jewelry, lotus jewelry, buddha jewelry, energizing and healing gemstones... these will become some of your favorite everyday pieces.