Mars Mala - Faceted Carnelian Beads with Gold Filled Accents

This Mars mala has faceted carnelian beads that are hand knotted with carnelian counter beads and gold filled accents. The Guru bead drop is a large faceted carnelian bead and the mala has a golden tassel.

This is the standard 108 bead mala composed of 9 sets of 11 beads and then the counter bead. Malas are used to count prayers, japa - repetition of Holy names and mantras, and to keep track of breathing exercises in meditation.

The mala is 42" in length and weighs about 3 ounces.

Carnelian is a gemstone used to strengthen the planetary influence of Mars.