In this article, we will share the history, significance, and advantages of using red coral prayer beads in your dhikr or meditation practices, along with the unique features of these beautiful beads.
Before we look into the significance of these beautiful exotic coral prayer beads, let us first explain what they’re history, what they are made of, and why they are so important.
Since ancient times, red coral, also known as “Marjan” in Arabic, has been utilized in prayer beads. These prayer beads are made of natural red coral, a marine organism that grows in warm waters worldwide. Red coral has been used in jewelry and decorative objects for centuries, holding special significance in many cultures worldwide.
According to this very interesting article on guardian.ng, the use of red coral stone dates back to The Ancient Kingdom of Benin (nationalgeographic.org) in the 1400s A.D. and hold uttermost significance to the fashion, lifestyle, culture and tradition of the tribe. These coral beads signify power, dominance and hierarchy.
This stone has been known to have a million benefits since ancient times. In ancient Egypt it was believed to have protective properties and used in amulets and talismans. In Hinduism, red coral is associated with the planet Mars, believed to bring courage, strength, and vitality to the wearer. In Tibetan Buddhism, red coral is considered a precious material and often used in high-quality prayer beads.
The use of red coral prayer beads is believed to have numerous benefits. Red coral is thought to have healing properties and help with issues related to the blood and circulation. It is also believed to promote a sense of inner peace and harmony, making it especially helpful for those dealing with negative emotions.
Red coral is also significant in Islam, with several benefits attributed to it. Interestingly, the name of the coral stone is mentioned in the verses of the Qur’an, specifically in verses 22 and 58 of Surah Ar-Rahman. The mentioned verses indicate that coral is a stunning and beautiful stone.
Turkish Tughra charms are intricate designs that were originally used as royal seals by the Ottoman Empire. They are made up of calligraphy and decorative elements and are often used in jewelry and other decorative objects.
The significance of Turkish Tughra charms is rooted in their history and cultural significance. They are a symbol of power, authority, and protection.
These exotic red coral prayer beads emanate elegance and beauty. They are a true testament to the beauty and craftsmanship of Turkish jewelry-making. These unique handcrafted red coral tasbihs consist of 33 beads, measuring 10-mm each. The prayer beads are accented with silver-tone (NOT sterling silver) dividers and embellishments.
What sets these prayer beads apart is the 5-chain tassels held with a silver cone having a raised kizilay (crescent moon and star) on both sides of it. There are 5 Turkish Ottoman tughra (signature) charms at end each of each tassel. The tasbih measures 11-inches (28 cm) from end to end, with a 13-inch (33-cm) inside diameter.
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Avoid exposing the beads to direct sunlight or harsh chemicals which can cause the color to fade and the beads to become brittle. Store your beads in a cool, dry place, and avoid exposing them to extreme temperatures or humidity. You can clean your beads gently with a soft cloth and mild soap, taking care not to scratch the surface of the beads.
To summarize, red coral prayer beads have a rich history and cultural significance that distinguishes them as distinct and important. TheTasbih’s exquisite red coral prayer beads with 5-chain Turkish Tughra charms are no exception. These prayer beads are handcrafted with care and feature 33 natural red coral beads enhanced with silver-tone divisions and embellishments. The 5-chain tassels with Turkish Ottoman Tughra charms provide a one-of-a-kind touch to this beautiful set of prayer beads.