Called the 'stone of courage' amazonite is named after semi-mythical 10th century BC Amazon women warriors, that adorned their shields with this stone. This is a strong emotional healing stone for women and helps to balance the throat and heart chakra. The marker stones each 27th bead is Smokey Quartz and used to facilitate a grounding energy. The Sandalwood beads are a natural relaxant and a perfect combination to this mala. The Russian Amazonite Dagger is a 'stunner' and is a beautiful focal point.