An Eleke is a string of beads that can be worn by man or woman to help achieve their goal for the problem at hand.
The beads represent the energy of the various Orishas, Saints, and Spirits to guide us with spiritual awareness, inner peace, and positive transformation.
The beads are a vehicle to connect you to that energy on a daily basis. It’s like a mini shrine being placed on your person.
The color green "symbolizes the master healer and the life force."
The color green is the color of nature. We see it in grass, leaves, trees and other plants all around us. Green reflects life, fertility and growth. People with green thumbs are known for their ability to make things grow. Green vegetables are among the healthiest foods to eat.
A green color exhibits energies of growth and desires to expand and increase. Growth requires transformation and change, and the energy of the color green adds the ability to manage change.
Although green is thought of as a passive color, it is fresh and cool and has a soothing and restful effect, suggesting a respite from the worries and cares of the world. The color green offers a sense of renewal and freshness.
A green color suggests a sense of balance, well-being, harmony and a sense of order.
If you are feeling a need for more green energy in life, simply going outdoors and going for a walk, especially in the woods, can be very helpful. Contact with nature is very important if you want to be in balance and have a peaceful and harmonious life.
A green color is thought of as strong, helpful and friendly. It symbolizes learning and self-respect.
Green is also symbolic of money. We even call dollar bills "greenbacks". Green is associated with abundance. People who are drawn to the color green are often givers.
On a physical level, as with the heart chakra with which green is linked, the meaning of the color green is associated with the heart, lungs, bronchia and the blood supply.
Approximately 34 inches long.