A Bola and a Mala, all in one. To support you and your baby during and after pregnancy. The Bola is a delicately chiming xylophone bell which was traditionally worn by pregnant women in Mexico. At about 20 weeks the unborn baby begins to hear and recognize sounds. By wearing the Bola near the belly, the soft angelic chime of the pendant comforts the baby inside the womb. Wear this Bola Mala on your growing belly to soothe your unborn baby. . . But this Mala is not just for pregnancy. It will continue to comfort your baby after birth too, as its beautiful sound will be familiar, calming and relaxing to your baby. It will be your and your baby’s little secret. Plus this piece is perfect for if you are nursing or bottle feeding your baby, giving them something to focus on and remain calm. . . The Bola Mala comes in two different designs to choose from. Each one with a combination of carefully selected gemstones to support the passage to motherhood and strengthen the bond between mother and child. The natural fragrance of sandalwood has a calming effect on the baby. Hand knotted on pure silk and finished with silver and gold vermeil accents. Tender Nurturing Bola Mala: A combination of tender Rose Quartz, Amazonite and Blue Lace Agate. Rose Quartz is the stone of infinite love and kindness. Amazonite connects the heart with the spoken word and helps with expressing oneself from the heart. Blue Lace Agate is a relationship stone with a gentle nurturing energy. It helps with truthful bonding and being trusted. These three stones enhance each other’s qualities and help fortifying the bond of communication between mother and child. The Bola is silver plated brass and made in Mexico. . . Loving Guidance Bola Mala: A combination of tender Rose Quartz, light Amethyst and Smokey Quartz. Rose Quartz is the ultimate love stone and promotes infinite kindness. Light Amethyst has a gentle healing energy and brings guidance and a feeling of trust in the universe. It fortifies your intuition and you’ll find the answers and knowledge within your own heart. Smokey Quartz has a strong grounding energy and helps you to be completely present in the moment. It helps also to ground your baby in this physical world. These three stones enhance each other’s qualities to bring a feeling of trust and inner knowledge and strengthen the bond between mother and child. The Bola is gold plated brass and made in Mexico.