BeadsWhen making prayer beads of your own, consciously chosen colors, numerical patterns, stones, elements and shapes can offer powerful personal reminders and meanings. When you take the time to tailor each string to your own particular situations, your spiritual practices can deepen and expand. The spectrum of such possible personalization is limited only by your imagination!

The following pages bring together a collection of information about common gemstones and organic materials from which prayer beads are made, the physical and spiritual powers they are said to posses, and how you might direct them to your personal benefit.