There’s No Place Like Now Mala – Lava Rock & Serpentine


Hand knotted in the California sun, cleansed by the full moon, & made with the mantra “There's no place like now.”

There's No Place Like Now malas are a gentle reminder that we can only be in one place, and that place is the present moment. Traditionally the guru bead represents your own teacher or the higher, universal Self. In the place of the traditional gemstone, these malas contain a vintage watch face, pointing to Now, reminding us that we can learn from every moment, that every observation and interaction we have imprints itself upon us. If we remain receptive, our inner guide grows stronger, helping us along the path we choose to follow in life.

This mala is made of natural lava rock and vibrant serpentine beads, hand-knotted on teal nylon and finished with a unique silver octagonal vintage watch face. Lava rock is a stone of strength and guidance, and it is exceptionally grounding. It can help provide stability during times of change and is believed to calm emotions and provide clarity. Serpentine balances emotions and encourages us to release our fears of change. It will clear any chakra of blocked energy and is used to awaken Kundalini energies.

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The mala pictured is the actual mala that will be shipped to you.

There’s No Place Like Now malas are made from vintage watch faces. Each mala is unique. One may find tiny scratches on the watch face or the housing, though if there’s anything large I wouldn’t be using it to craft this item. I note the color of the watch metal below, but please note that I have no idea of the true contents of the metal in the watch piece.

This mala is made of 102 lava rock beads and 6 serpentine beads strung on teal nylon for endurance. The watch piece is a unique silver octagonal case with black accents, finished with a teal tassel. This watch keeps good time at “now”, not straying off course to the future or the past.

Bead size: 8 mm lava rock; 8 mm serpentine
Mala length (minus tassel): 40 inches, guru bead hitting close to the navel center

All malas are hand-knotted by me. I use “There’s no place like now,” as a mantra during knotting, and all malas are cleansed in the full moonlight before shipping. You receive a mala ready to be imbued with your energy!


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