compassionmalas

Artistic Mala Prayer Beads

San Diego, California | 2304 Sales

compassionmalas

Artistic Mala Prayer Beads

San Diego, California 2304 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   These beautiful malas are handmade with love and prayer from semi-precious stones, seeds & woods! I make these high quality mala prayer beads with awareness of the healing properties of stones and string them on strong, flexible beading cord, then make all the tassels. Wrist malas are strung on strong, clear stretch cord and last and last.
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~Laura

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Last updated on Oct 22, 2018

These beautiful malas are handmade with love and prayer from semi-precious stones, seeds & woods! I make these high quality mala prayer beads with awareness of the healing properties of stones and string them on strong, flexible beading cord, then make all the tassels. Wrist malas are strung on strong, clear stretch cord and last and last.
user id: 5866893
~Laura

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These chunky, natural turquoise beads with matrix of brown grabbed me at a gem and bead show and gently demanded I take them home and let them play with my lapis. I submitted and here is the result!
Guru/focal bead collection! People ask for mala customizations. I have these artsy beads that can replace the guru beads on any full length mala I make. They'd look great with rudraksha seeds. Convo if you'd like to add one.
Today the energetic combination of loving rose quartz and grounding/protective smoky quartz struck me. Because when we're in love, shouldn't we stay a bit grounded? #wiselovemala
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About

A quest for creativity in mala making...

I love to make malas - Buddhist and Hindu prayer beads. I'm detail-oriented, with a love for color and texture. I use the highest quality of beads that I can find.
Mala making is an art form and a meditative practice for me.
There's something about the intention behind making sacred art, craft, and jewelry that resonates with me.

Customer service is a big part of why I'm here. And of course, everything is strung with love and prayer.
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Thanks, Etsy, for the nice mention in this article!
https://blog.etsy.com/en/etsys-guide-to-custom-work/

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Shop members

  • Laura

    Owner, Designer, Creator

    I love to make malas and jewelry. Combining colorful stones, woods, and metals in ways that inspire the spirit is very satisfying! I've been actively selling online since 2008 and have met the most interesting people.

Production partners

  • Caster

    Carlsbad, CA

    This small caster works closely with me to carefully produce the cast metal charms and jewelry that I design. I carve the waxes, he makes molds, casts the items, polishes, and antiques. It's a very collaborative process. Charms coming soon!

Shop policies

Last updated on July 27, 2018
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Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
If you're unhappy with your purchase, contact me within 7 days of delivery. After communicating with me please mail it back securely packed with a return address, insurance, and delivery confirmation. It should be smoke-free and in original condition. Refund or exchange will be given as soon as your mala is received, minus shipping charges.

Please note that semi-precious stones and natural woods and seeds are used. Variations in the markings on the beads are natural and part of their beauty.

Guarantee - If there is a breakage of a mala within the first two months it will be restrung and shipped back at no charge!
Payment
Currently accepting Paypal as well as Etsy's direct checkout system.
Shipping
Shipping costs are easily visible in a tab above listing description and shown in the shopping cart. Costs are reduced for combined shipping - the second item and more have a reduced shipping price.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
Shipping is through the USPS, securely packed and clearly labeled.
The customer is responsible for any customs fees. Please watch for notices from customs that your item has arrived. Packages can't be marked as gifts.

Shipping is within 7-10 days unless you've ordered a special mala or restringing.
Additional policies and FAQs
FIT
Sizes are given in the mala listings - the measurement is in length, from top bead to the bottom of the tassel, not total circumference.
If your wrist mala doesn't fit well, simply return it for free resizing. All you'll pay is the postage each way.

MALA CARE
These malas are made to last.
Try not to wrap your mala tightly. Avoid putting stress on the cord, especially around the guru bead. Keep malas in a soft bag when they're in a purse or backpack to avoid scratching or breaking soft stones.
Wrist mala care: Avoid overstretching them. Lotions, sprays, or perfumes can weaken stretch cord over time.

May you be happy, may you be well.

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Thank you!