To the Tibetans, each of these symbols represents a specific meaning. They are precious possession to the Tibetan, with so many fascinating stories of its mystical power attributed to it.
dZi beads play an important role in Tibetan culture. They have been found also in neighbouring countries around Tibet. In ancient times, dZi beads are precious jewelry which is used for barter trade. Tibetans believe dZi beads to possess the power to bring about good influence associated with protection, prosperity, attracting wealth, fostering good health and ward against evil. These beads were etched dating back a few thousand years ago. New dZi beads is said to be those that were etched recently. Since the material used for both the old and the new beads is Agate, the difference between them lies in the TIMING the etching were done.
Formed under the earth a long time ago, Agate is one of nature's precious gifts to mankind and has been well accepted as a stone that radiate good energy. This earth energy gives the dZi bead its potency making it extremely auspicious to the wearer.
The price of dZi beads is based mainly on its quality. The size, the skin texture, the clarity of the etched lines and its overall appeal are among some factors to consider when buying a dZi bead, be it an old or a new piece.
The 1 eyed Dzi is very good for enhancing one’s self-confidence and strengthens self-determination. It is a Dzi for those who are in challenging jobs and helps the person to succeed. Best suited for those born in Horse, Sheep and Monkey.
If 2-eye Dzi bead is made as a pendant and strung with two rose quartz beads makes the perfect love charm for those who are seeking love. Wear it close to your neck to enhance your throat charka thereby creating positive energy and the chi for good relationships. Dzi beads are also believed to be capable of dispelling bad vibes and creating good energy along with good fortune. Make sure that you rinse the Dzi under a steady stream of clean water before drying it out in the sun to activate its powers. For those who are single, make sure that you wear this Dzi continuously for 2 weeks in order to achieve maximum effect. For those who are already married, wear this Dzi periodically to reenergize the passion and love of the marriage.
4 Eye Dzi Bead
This Dzi connects the energy from the 4 directions of the compass, and is believed to be associated with the 4 celestial guardians. It provides protection from lawsuits and removes obstacles. Best suited to Rabbit, Dragon and Snake.
5 Eye Dzi Bead
The Five Eyes Dzi - if strung with citrine - has the power to welcome in wealth from 5 different directions. Representing the Five Directional Wealth God, by wearing this Dzi, you be blessed with wealth, material gains, helpful people, good fortune and success.
7 Eye Dzi Bead
Use this Dzi to help you in gathering fame, perfection, career, wealth, health, longevity and get good relationships. Suitable for the Horse, Sheep and Monkey.
8 Eye Dzi Bead
8 eyes Dzi Bead helps to bring you all kinds of good luck. It represents the 8 auspicious objects - Conch Shell, The Wheel, Parasol, Lotus Flower, Vase, Double Fish, Mystic Knot and Banner. 8 eyes Dzi assists the owner in finding and staying on their proper path.
9 Eye Dzi Bead
The 9 eye Dzi brings abundant luck and good fortune in all things. Wear this Dzi around your left arm to ensure that good things happen in your life. Wearing Nine Eyes DZI bead, the owner is said to collect nine types of merits, which helps to purify negative karma, dissolving all obstacles and blocks to success. This DZI will enable the wearer to gain power and influence, and to enhance his/her reputation further. It also brings wealth and windfall luck to the wearer. Best suited to those born under Rabbit, Dragon and Snake animal signs, but everyone wearing the powerful nine-eyed DZI will gain benefits.
10 Eye Dzi Bead
The 10 eyes Dzi helps in the acquisition of power and enhances interpersonal relationships. Used as a stone for achieving your goals and perfection to life, this Dzi is best suited for those born in the years of the Rooster, Dog and Boar.
11 Eye Dzi Bead
Wear the 11 eye Dzi, if you need to enhance your wisdom and prosperity luck. Although this Dzi is best matched to those born in the years of the Horse, Sheep and Monkey, it is also good for those who find their 8-Characters (Ba Tzi) chart to be lacking in wisdom element.
12 Eye Dzi Bead
The Twelve-Eyed Dzi Bead (Best strung with faceted citrine donut beads) magnifies the wearer's Chi energy, enabling him/her to overcome all fears, both real or imagined. It symbolizes the fulfillment of all wishes and signifies the attainment of an excellent reputation. There will also not be a shortage of opportunities when the DZI gets worn daily. Best suited to those born under Rooster, Dog and Boar animal signs.
15 Eye Dzi Bead
The Fifteen Eyes DZI bead imparts to the wearer all of heaven’s blessings. This manifests in smooth sailing all the way in whatever endeavors and projects the wearer embarks on. It also brings good business luck and many opportunities to the wearer. Best suited to those born under Rooster, Dog and Boar animal signs.
21 Eye Dzi Bead
The 21 eye Dzi is believed to enhance one's energy and helps to overcome fear and stay firm and strong thru life's problems. It symbolizes the fulfillment of all wishes and promotes good reputation. Very well suited to the Rooster, Dog and Boar.