Mala Beads & Meditation

A mala is a strand of beads, typically knotted, that are used for counting and concentration during meditation or yoga. The number of mala beads on a necklace or bracelet can vary from 108, 54, 27, 21, or 19. Traditional malas, or Buddhist prayer beads, are made with Rudraksha beads, which grows on trees and embody … Continue Reading

Fairfield’s Holiday 2016 Gemstone Show

We are ecstatic to announce that our Holiday Gemstone Show will be held Thursday, Nov. 17th from 10:30am to 5pm, at our Beadworks Fairfield store located at 1700 Post Road. We are bringing out all of our best and sparkly gemstone strands to prep you for the upcoming holiday season. Shop our latest selection of faceted cut and mystic … Continue Reading

November’s Birthstone: Citrine

Citrine is the birthstone of November, along with Topaz. It is a beautiful, transparent quartz with yellow-orange hues. The name comes from the French word, Citron, which translates to lemon. Citrine is found in many different shades that can range from golden yellow to honey, and even light brown. It can even be found growing naturally in Amethyst, … Continue Reading