Beads have found their way into many sacred objects. The use of beads as a way to count prayers is universal and is thought to date back to the late bc’s.
Strongbeads is like a little black dress, every wardrobe needs one.
All types of beads were used for trade, adornment, currency, magic, medicine & ritual. All beads have accumulated great ‘energy’ over the centuries. In many cultures it is believed that the bead sanctifies the wearer and in turn the wearer gives life to the bead. A mutual exchange of spirit.
Beads of any material decorated with circular patterns resembling human or animal eyes are desirable for symbolic and superstitious functions such as averting the evil eye.