This set of Ninhursag pocket prayer beads consists of twelve beads joining the string is a pendant, a symbol representing the goddess. Ninhursag's symbol closely resembles the Greek letter Omega, and is believed to represent the womb.
It is made with 10mm rose-turned fire-polished Czech glass, separated by silver-toned metal spacer beads, and glass seed beads to provide a comfortable transition from one bead to the next and to make the piece lightweight, supple, and easy to handle.
The string itself is approximately 11" (28cm) in circumference and is designed to be used in prayer and meditation, to decorate an altar or shrine, and/or to adorn a statue. The small size makes it easy to keep on hand in a drawer, a purse, or a pocket.
The beads come with a prayer to Ninhursag, written specifically to be used with this prayer bead design, and with a cotton muslin bag for storage.
You can, of course, use the beads with any prayers, or for any god or gods, that you choose or that resonate with you.