Rudraksha Earrings with .925 Sterling Silver setting. The term "Rudraksha" has been derived from the combination of two Sanskrit words Rudra meaning "Lord Shiva" and Aksha meaning tears. Based on Vedic and Hindu scriptures, the mystical powers of the Rudrksha beads are said to bring the wearer health, happiness, and success, and to facilitate meditation. Rudraksha is a seed and each has naturally formed sections called "faces" or "mukha" in Sanskrit. Measures 1.5 inches and are for piereced ears only. Made for us by our Fair Trade partners in India.