Custom Buddha Necklaces and Spiritual Necklaces for Yoga - The inspiration for custom Buddha Necklaces made by April Star comes from the ancient healing arts and yoga. All our necklaces are designed and handmade by April Star, a Chicago-based jewelry artist. April is a fervent enthusiast of spirituality, yoga, and meditation. Her necklaces and malas are not only made with the finest materials, including precious metals, precious and semi-precious gemstones, such as diamonds and various beads, more importantly, they are made with care and love. April's necklaces also include plenty ancient symbols, such as Star for journey; Buddha, the awakened or enlightened one; Om (or Aum) for pure exhausted body, speech, and mind of the Buddha; Hamsa for blessing, Fluerdelee for courage; Snake, as the protector; Cross for faith; Tree of Life, signifying wisdom, strength, and continuous growth; Lotus as the flower of beauty and mental purity; Wheel for completeness and protection (no beginning and no end); as well as an Endless Knot, the symbol for all things in the present and future that are tied to the past.