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Vajra Hardwood Pendant

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$20.00
Cherry with 6mm Ethiopian Opal
SKU:
LT010128

A vajra is a weapon used as a ritual object to symbolize both the properties of a diamond (indestructibility) and a thunderbolt (irresistible force); the Sanskrit word has both these meanings. The vajra is essentially a type of club with a ribbed spherical head. The ribs may meet in a ball-shaped top, or they may be separate and end in sharp points with which to stab. The vajra is the weapon of the Indian Vedic rain and thunder-deity Indra, and is used symbolically by the dharma traditions of Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism, often to represent firmness of spirit and spiritual power. According to the Indian mythology, vajra is considered as one of the most powerful weapons in the universe.

This design measures 1.75 inches tall and comes hung on an adjustable cord.

Choose from our hand-finished solid ¼” Maple, Cherry, Walnut or African Padauk hardwoods. You may add one of our many high quality gemstone cabochons from the drop down menu on the right. Each pendant includes a free waxed cotton cord tied into an adjustable slip knot. 

  • Read about the cultural meanings of the woods we use here.
  • Read about the intentions behind our gemstones here.
  • Customize the back of your pendant by adding this listing to your cart!

We do all of our woodworking and laser cutting in house, and we take pride in our ability to create each item at the highest quality possible. We choose to use a natural mineral oil and acrylic lacquer to show off the color, grain and detail of the wood, rather than using stains or dyes. All orders ship from California, where they are produced. At LaserTrees, we create items as they are ordered, so please allow us a 1 week lead time to create and ship your order. If you have a need-by date to meet, or any questions to ask, please either make a note on your order during checkout, or feel free to email us at info@lasertrees.com.