Rudraksha are the seeds of Rudraksha fruit. The tree of this fruit grows in Nepal, Burma and Indonesia. Rudraksha the tear of Lord Shiva. According to a Hindu legend Lord Shiva went in a deep meditation for the well being of all living creatures. When he woke up a tear felt on the earth. This tear was the seed of the first Rudraksha tree.
From that moment on the Rudraksha is known to protect its wearer.
Rudraksha beads give peace of mind and are also a shield against negativity.