This moon mala has pearl beads that are hand knotted with larger pearl counter beads and sterling silver accents. The Guru bead drop is a large coin shaped freshwater pearl and it has a white 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 28" long and has a 2" white tassel. The weight of the mala is 1 1/4 ounces.