While the history of prayer beads is unclear to this day, the accessory has been used across cultures by people from many religions, including Buddhists, Muslims and Christians. Anyone looking for a tool to support their meditative practice, calm their psyche and focus their minds will benefit from the use of this spiritual item. Simply made of a string and beads, prayer beads are typically in the same style in any tradition, religion and lifestyle.
At Elizabeth Caroline, our prayer beads are not mass produced. They are all handcrafted with love and care. When you buy our prayer beads, you have more than a just a beautiful, handcrafted accessory – you have a potentially powerful marker to help you along your journey towards self-growth and a sense of peace.
Beads have been used as a tool for spiritual practice in multiple beliefs. Two of the most commonly recognised prayer beads are the rosaries used by Catholics and mala beads by Buddhists and Hindus. The style and number of beads found in authentic prayer beads can vary depending on the religion and usage. It is usually made of string with medium-sized beads, knots or seeds.